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2014-03-26 16:04:05

Accurate diagnosis key because painful disease treated differently than other forms of arthritis Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been thought. The standard way to check for gout is by drawing fluid or tissue from an affected joint and looking for uric acid crystals, a test known as a needle aspiration. That usually works, but not always: In a new Mayo...

2014-03-26 16:01:18

Arthritis in adulthood is linked to parental addictions during childhood, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers The adult offspring of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are more likely to have arthritis, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. Investigators examined a group of 13,036 adults and found that 20.4 per cent of respondents had been diagnosed with arthritis by a medical professional. Investigators found that 14.5 per...

2014-03-26 11:31:04

A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis. A team at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester, part of a large international consortium involving scientists from across 15 academic institutions, believe their findings could have important implication for the way that rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed and treated....

2014-03-25 23:28:02

Dr. Evan Schwartz, an Orthopedic Surgeon in Astoria, NY, will discuss methods to help you manage your knee arthritis and alleviate your pain after such a rough winter. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Join Hands-On Physical Therapy of NY for their free bi-monthly “Help You Help Yourself” Wine & Cheese event entitled, "MANAGING Your KNEE ARTHRITIS," where attendees will find out ways to overcome this nagging ailment, so they will be able to return to their normal...

2014-03-25 08:29:48

HERZLIYA, Israel, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB, TASE: XTL) ("XTL" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of unmet clinical needs, today announced the appointment of Daniel J. Wallace, MD and Murray Urowitz, MD, two experts in rheumatology, as consultants for the planned Phase II trial for the Company's hCDR1...

2014-03-25 08:28:54

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE:CFBI), (NYSE MKT:CANF), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that it has been invited to present at the upcoming 9(th) International Congress of Autoimmunity. The conference will be held on March 26-30, 2014 at Nice Acropolis Convention Center in Nice, France. On Friday March 28(th), 16:30, Can-Fite...

2014-03-24 23:02:53

Five Signature Initiatives Designed to Support 4.6 Million Canadians Living with Arthritis Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Arthritis Society today launched a $25 million campaign to engage Canadians in an effort to Erase the Pain of arthritis. As the country’s largest non-governmental funder of arthritis research, The Society is appealing for support in helping the one in six to Canadians that lives directly with arthritis. “Erase the Pain is aimed at bringing real and...

2014-03-20 12:32:58

LFA-REAL(TM) System is first of its kind tool to bring patients deeply into the development process WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America announced today that it is funding and leading the development of a first-of-its-kind tool to monitor lupus disease activity called the LFA-REAL((TM))(Rapid Evaluation of Activity in Lupus) System. LFA-REAL will address major challenges in lupus treatment and disease management, and has the potential...

2014-03-18 16:25:03

Cloud-based training collaboration delivers clinically relevant information anywhere. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and ePharmaSolutions, a leading clinical services and eClinical solutions provider, today announced their partnership to build and deliver online learning courses to clinicians working in psoriasis (PsO) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) research and development. Via...

2014-03-17 23:03:44

Fibro Freedom, a product for the relief of fibromyalgia symptoms, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Fibro Freedom, an industry leader in Fibromyalgia relief. Fibromyalgia is characterized by painful joints and muscles, fatigue, memory, sleep, anxiety and mood problems. Fibromyalgia is prevalent among adult women but can also impact men and...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.