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2011-10-27 06:25:44

Women with lupus are 50 times more likely to have a heart attack; and all lupus patients are eight times more likely to develop premature coronary heart disease than the general population.

2011-10-21 13:35:16

New research suggests African Americans have a higher burden of multiple, large-joint osteoarthritis (OA), and may not be recognized based on the current definition of "generalized OA."

2011-10-11 20:50:00

American College of Rheumatology celebrates World Arthritis Day Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 The American College of Rheumatology joins

2011-09-27 13:44:35

Adding another incentive to exercise, scientists at Duke University Medical Center have found that physical activity improves arthritis symptoms even among obese mice that continue to chow down on a high-fat diet.

2011-09-12 05:16:36

By the year 2030, an estimated 67 million people will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. But a commonly used drug may be able to prevent arthritis from happening to you.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.