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2014-04-18 16:21:55

An evening of Cool Comedy, Live Music and Haute Cuisine to Benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76538 Comedian Bob Saget, author of the new book Dirty Daddy will host an evening of headlining music, comedy, food and wine...

2014-04-17 23:13:06

“The Original Copper Heeler”, a copper insole designed to manage the debilitating effects of arthritis and joint pain, was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, HealthWatch, which took a look at the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Bridges, the host of NewsWatch and a medical expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how many users can now lead a normal life without invasive surgery. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 “The...

2014-04-17 23:10:43

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Orthopedics & Rheumatology to be held during July 28-30, 2014 in San Francisco, USA, focuses on the theme “Debating the Critical Ideas and Emerging Issues in the field of Orthopedics & Rheumatology”. Los Angeles , CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Orthopedics and Rheumatology 2014 will provide a great intellectual platform among the diverse and recent research to keep medical professionals abreast of the issues affecting the diagnosis,...

2014-04-17 23:07:50

New webinar will focus on scientific and process improvements that advance Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) drug development. This live discussion takes place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (15:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a complex and heterogeneous disease that has the potential to significantly impact morbidity, mortality and quality of life while also placing a substantial burden on healthcare systems globally. While...

2014-04-17 14:37:35

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin (recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18)-treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), showed that...

2014-04-16 23:14:45

In May, over three dozen nonprofits around the world, along with thousands of patients, supporters, practitioners, and researchers, will unite under one ‘virtual roof’ to participate in the largest educational & awareness event in Autoimmune Arthritis history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 At 6am ET/USA on May 19th, 2014, the online Virtual Convention doors to World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD14) will open and 1,000’s of attendees from dozens of countries around the...

2014-04-16 12:31:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the San Francisco Walk to Cure Arthritis SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse in San Francisco. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-16 12:29:51

NORWALK, Conn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for rheumatologists, presents news about treatment of childhood joint diseases from exclusive coverage of the American College of Rheumatology pediatric rheumatology symposium, concluded last weekend at Disney World in Orlando, FL. Thanks to major recent advances in the specialty, thousands of children are able to walk through Disney World today who would have been in...

2014-04-15 23:12:11

Achieve is conducting a randomized, active and placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an experimental drug for preventing flares and reducing serum uric acid in patients with gout. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Gout Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and...

2014-04-15 23:11:51

The latest in Osteoporosis Risk Assessment and Treatment was discussed with Primary Care practitioners at the 8th Annual Spring CME (Continuing Medical Education) Conference held by the Continuing Education Company at the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Florida, March 31-April 4, 2014. Palm Coast, Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Continuing Education Company, a leader in family practitioner continuing medical education, presented Dr. Alan Stern's "Osteoporosis: of Mortar and...