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2014-04-25 23:09:42

Special Event in Astoria, NY: Well-known Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Talk on Conquering Your Knee Arthritis Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 After a long, cold winter, many people suffering from knee arthritis are looking for ways to alleviate pain. In response to this need, Hands-On Physical Therapy of New York dedicated their latest bi-monthly “Help You Help Yourself” Wine and Cheese event to the subject of Conquering Your Knee Arthritis. This educational event, held at their...

2014-04-24 12:29:49

First U.S. registry to collect both physician and patient data on psoriatic arthritis PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes for psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--a chronic inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons--the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Corrona, LLC (Corrona) are collaborating to give NPF-affiliated researchers access to Corrona's psoriatic arthritis registry, which is the largest...

2014-04-21 08:26:12

Arthritis advocates unite in State Capitol on April 22-23 to raise awareness and support for the disabling disease affecting more than 5.3 million Californians. SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability, affects more than 5.3 million adults and 38,000 children in California. During the California Arthritis Foundation Council's Advocacy Summit on April 22-23, arthritis advocates of all ages will share their...

2014-04-21 08:26:01

GOLDEN, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey of 1,339 people with fibromyalgia conducted by The National Pain Foundation and NationalPainReport.com, revealed that those who have used marijuana to treat their symptoms find it significantly more effective than any of the three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat the disorder. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76548 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76547 The three drugs...

2014-04-20 23:01:04

ReportsnReports.com offers Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report says that over the last decades, therapeutic options for Plaque...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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