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2014-08-31 23:04:24

Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the U.S. As many as 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Premier Pharmacy hosted “Living with Psoriasis” health forum in association with August being Psoriasis Awareness Month. A large number of men and women were in attendance for the free seminar held at 109 Jack White Drive, Kingsport, TN on August 27, 2014. The public was welcome. There were various speakers that covered an assorted range of...

2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...

2014-08-27 23:14:58

The research team at Avail Clinical is conducting new clinical studies in DeLand, FL. People who are living with fibromyalgia may qualify to participate if they are at least 18 years of age. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 *Anyone who is interested in learning more about the clinical trials being conducted in DeLand, FL can visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact them directly at (386) 785-2404. Fibromyalgia Over 5 million Americans are...

2014-08-27 23:14:55

The research team at Achieve Clinical is conducting a new clinical study in Birmingham, AL. People who are living with fibromyalgia may qualify to participate if they are at least 18 years of age. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 *To find out more about this fibromyalgia clinical trial in Birmingham, AL, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com) or contact them directly at (205) 380-6434. For those who qualify: There is no cost to participate...

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....

2014-08-27 08:28:15

On September 17, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Will Benefit the Arthritis Foundation LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spa clinics in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will donate $10 from...

2014-08-25 12:26:22

On September 17, $10 from every massage or facial benefits the Arthritis Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spas in Northern California have joined forces with the Arthritis Foundation to host the fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis. On Sept. 17, 2014, the more than 80 Massage Envy Spas in Sacramento and the Bay Area will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or...

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...

2014-08-19 12:24:46

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Virginia D. Steen, M.D., of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., last month during its National Patient Education Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Recognized internationally as a leading expert in scleroderma, Dr. Steen has been a longtime ally of the organization and currently is a member of its Medical Advisory Board Steering Committee,...

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'...


Word of the Day
pungle
  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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