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2014-08-27 12:30:09

Testing for the protein 14-3-3eta may improve the diagnosis of RA, including in early stages when treatment is most likely to improve outcomes MADISON, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A novel biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has significant potential to help physicians better identify early-stage disease, when treatment can often arrest further disease progression and disability, according to a new study in The Journal of Rheumatology....

2014-08-20 08:27:57

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 43,500 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 43,500 D.C. metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-08-18 12:26:55

Nearly 80 Percent of Surveyed Physicians Believe Xeljanz is Superior to Methotrexate in Inhibiting Structural Progression in RA, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the FDA approval of Pfizer's supplemental New Drug Application for Xeljanz in February 2014 to include the reduction of radiographic progression of structural joint damage has had a positive impact on U.S. rheumatologists'...

2014-08-12 23:06:16

Curriculum Developed by The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pharmacists across the country will soon receive specialized training to better support the unique health needs of those living with arthritis thanks to the launch of a new on-line education program designed by The Arthritis Society. Pharmacists who complete the training will receive certification and be able to offer a wider range of tailored consultations to their patients with arthritis. This is in...

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2014-08-11 04:39:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Arthritis is a very painful inflammation of one or more of a person’s joints. It can simply be a dull, annoying ache, but arthritis may cause severe to debilitating pain. Many people suffer from different types of arthritis. To better understand arthritis, it is important to understand the common types that are regularly diagnosed. Medline Plus, a project supported by the National Institutes of Health, shows five major common types...

2014-08-08 11:10:25

ETH Zurich With a new therapeutic product, researchers have managed to cure arthritis in mice for the first time. The scientists are now planning to test the efficacy of the drug in humans. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that causes painful inflammation of several joints in the body. The joint capsule becomes swollen, and the disease can also destroy cartilage and bone as it progresses. Rheumatoid arthritis affects 0.5% to 1% of the world’s population. Up to this point, doctors...

2014-08-06 08:30:32

BMI analysis shows high efficacy of CF101; The data supports the design of the forthcoming Phase III clinical studies PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today new data from a retrospective analysis of its autoimmune disease advanced trials that shows high efficacy of its orally...

2014-08-05 08:34:27

Supports progression of this first-in-class anti-TLR4 monoclonal antibody into clinical proof of concept study as a potential personalized medicine for rheumatoid arthritis GENEVA, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novimmune SA, a company focused on the discovery and development of antibody-based drugs to benefit patients with inflammatory, auto-immune disorders, and cancer announces today the completion of a comprehensive Phase I clinical trial investigating the pharmacokinetics,...

2014-07-28 12:27:31

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 RA is a chronic disease that leads to inflammation and pain in the human body's joints such as wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles. In addition, it causes inflammation of the tissues that surround the joints and in other organs. The symptoms of RA begin slowly,...

2014-07-18 23:02:00

Annual conference provides groundbreaking approaches to treating patients with interrelated autoimmune conditions. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The inaugural Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit (IAS) brought together more than 150 gastroenterologists, rheumatologists, dermatologists, immunologists, internists, industry, and other allied healthcare professionals at The Mirage, Las Vegas, NV, June 20-22, 2014. "IAS 2014 was a wonderful opportunity to meet and discuss best...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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