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2014-05-22 16:26:45

Home Instead Senior Care releases new tools to support people living with arthritis through education and training OMAHA, Neb., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arthritis Foundation®, one in five adults in the U.S. lives with arthritis. Of those diagnosed, 21 million reportedly face arthritis related activity limitations. Those limitations increase an individual's risk of falling and independently performing everyday tasks, ranking arthritis among the top chronic conditions...

2014-05-21 12:03:09

University of Melbourne Physiotherapy for hip osteoarthritis does not appear to relieve pain or increase function any more than ‘sham’ treatments, University of Melbourne research has determined. Hip osteoarthritis is a prevalent and costly chronic musculoskeletal condition. Clinical guidelines recommend physiotherapy as treatment, although its effectiveness has never been proven. Now, a study led by the University's Professor Kim Bennell has found that among adults with painful...

2014-05-20 12:34:12

Ideas for New Products Accepted Across the Continuum of Care, from Acute Care to At-Home Use CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a health care innovation portal and medical device incubator, today announced a worldwide search for ideas to improve the lives of those living with arthritis, one of the most common and debilitating chronic diseases. The search, launched in conjunction with National Arthritis Month, seeks to reduce physical discomfort and...

2014-05-20 12:32:51

NORWALK, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special content for rheumatologists in honor of Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus, a chronic disease in which a person's immune system mysteriously attacks many parts of her own body (most affected people are women of childbearing age), most commonly the skin, joints, and organs. In its more severe forms it can attack the kidneys, causing lupus...

2014-05-19 16:22:29

Early diagnosis and treatment can help you maintain an active lifestyle ROSEMONT, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suffering with pain or stiffness in your feet and ankles? It could be arthritis. More than 52 million Americans have the condition, which destroys the normal workings of a joint. Arthritis most commonly affects the knees, hands, hips and spine, all of which impact quality of life in some way. But when arthritis affects the feet and ankles, mobility can be...

2014-05-16 23:10:32

Simple Tips On How to Relieve Hip Pain Naturally at Home, a New Report On the Website Vkool.com, Shows Tips and Advice On How to Get Rid of Hip Pain Quickly, Naturally and Easily Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Simple Tips On How To Relieve Hip Pain Naturally At Home, a new report created by Bruce Collins on the site Vkool.com, shows causes of hip pain and detailed instructions on how to ease hip pain quickly and naturally. In the first part of this report, people will discover factors...

2014-05-16 12:25:06

Special Musical Guest Ben Folds with a Surprise Comedy Star; Cuisine provided by Top Chef Masters Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken and Rick Moonen SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Saget will host the inaugural Las Vegas Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, a benefit for the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF), on Thurs., June 5 at the House of Blues in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined...

2014-05-15 12:34:20

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that the Foundation is seeking grant applications to provide critical funding that will, for the first time, address an unmet need in pediatric lupus nephritis. The new grant will provide research funds in the amount of $500,000 over five years to develop a novel panel of lupus nephritis biomarkers in children that will facilitate the development of a real-time, non-invasive diagnostic...

2014-05-15 08:32:16

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Provides Education, Introduces Resources through New GoutEducation.org Website PITTSBURGH, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering its 10(th) year of providing gout education, the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) is amplifying its efforts on May 22 - National Gout Awareness Day - and encouraging gout sufferers to seek immediate and ongoing treatment. Information and resources are available to both the general public and medical...

2014-05-15 08:31:49

Biologic with unique therapeutic approach for OA, which affects over 80 million worldwide CLEVELAND, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NovelMed Therapeutics announced today positive data using its novel, humanized monoclonal antibody in two well-established models of osteoarthritis (OA), characterized by osteophyte formation and cartilage loss. Approximately one in ten people worldwide are affected by OA, with the total number of afflicted patients expected to increase from 75...


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