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2011-04-14 15:15:09

A serendipitous discovery by academics at The University of Nottingham has shown that a simple illusion can significantly reduce — and in some cases even temporarily eradicate — arthritic pain in the hand.

2011-03-16 11:36:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI Healthcare, a national leader in adoption focused healthcare technology solutions, today announced its partnership with The Center for Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases in San Antonio, Texas.

2011-03-12 00:00:29

The Spondylitis Association of America's (SAA) online Screening Tool for Ankylosing Spondylitis was featured in a news story on ABCNews.com on March 8.

2011-03-08 15:44:12

Researchers in Europe reported that treatment with modified-release sildenafil significantly reduced the frequency of attacks of Raynaud's phenomenon in patients with limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (lcSSc), also known as scleroderma.

2011-03-08 15:35:49

A recent trial of rituximab in combination with a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor and methotrexate (MTX) in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) found the safety profile to be consistent with other RA trials with TNF inhibitors.

2011-03-02 07:00:00

ATLANTA and PORTLAND, Ore., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading patient advocacy organizations have joined forces to educate people about psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory disease that can lead to joint damage, especially if not diagnosed and treated early.

2011-02-03 18:50:13

The American College of Rheumatology today announced the release of two new provisional definitions of rheumatoid arthritis remission, which are to be applied to future RA clinical trials.

2011-01-27 14:24:50

Researchers in China have demonstrated interferon-alpha (IFN-a) is associated with increased risk of atherosclerosis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

2011-01-27 14:16:13

In a previous study, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who failed to respond to methotrexate were shown to experience positive results with fostamatinib disodium (R788), an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk) inhibitor that is thought to block immune cell signaling involved with bone and cartilage destruction.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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