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2014-01-16 10:04:50

1 in 40 people now affected; highest rates in Wales and North East of England UK rates of gout have soared since the late1990s, with one in every 40 people now affected by the condition - the highest in Europe - but treatment remains as poor now as it was then, reveals research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. But there is wide variation in both the prevalence (existing cases) and incidence (new cases) of gout across the UK, with the highest numbers of cases in...

Smart Hydrogel Delivers Medicine On Demand
2014-01-16 08:46:10

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Delaware has led to the development of a 'smart' hydrogel that is capable of delivering medicine based on response to mechanical force. For the last several decades, many hydrogels have been created that release medicine in response to pH, temperature, DNA, light and other stimuli. Xinqiao Jia, UD professor of materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering said, “The idea of a...

2014-01-14 16:25:08

Brings Total to $6.6 Million to Educate Healthcare Professionals on Front-Lines of Care NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill released by the U.S. Congress last night provides $2 million to further the Lupus Initiative, the lupus provider education program conceived by the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) in collaboration with the federal government. Expected to pass this week, the appropriation will bring total support to $6.6 million for the...

2014-01-13 23:24:53

BioGeoGenetics Releases New Video Clip on Its Website, http://www.whatisbiogeogenetics.com, with News Channel 3 WTKR, Hampton Roads Recognizing Its Limbs Formula Hampton Roads, VA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 BioGeoGenetics, a grassroots health company that produces and blends ionized minerals to help treat chronic pain and other diseases, releases a new video clip on its website, http://www.whatisbiogeogenetics.com, produced by News Channel 3 WTKR, Hampton Roads. The informative clip details...

2014-01-13 08:27:33

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan.13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 500 patient Phase III pivotal trial of Ampion(TM) for the treatment for osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK) has received IRB approval and FDA IND clearance and that patients enrollment and treatments have commenced. http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift,...

2014-01-13 08:26:42

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Jan. 13, 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 will present new data based on a further analysis of results from its Phase IIb study of CF101 for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and interim data from its Phase II/III study of CF101 for the treatment of Psoriasis at the...

2014-01-12 23:02:50

Wintertime weather can affect more than just your mood; it can have a significant impact on your health as well – particularly if you are among the 50 million adults suffering from arthritis in the US. Dr. Jack Waxman of NCMA’s FountainGrove Rheumatology can help you understand and manage the symptoms associated with arthritis including those worsened by cold weather. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Anyone who suffers from arthritis pain can tell you that their joints do...

2014-01-12 23:00:16

Second Opinion Arthritis Treatment Kit designed by Nathan Wei is the latest program that covers natural and safe remedies for arthritis. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Second Opinion Arthritis Treatment Kit is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Second Opinion Arthritis Treatment Kit designed by Nathan Wei is the latest program that teaches people how to reduce their arthritis symptoms naturally without any medication. The program also helps...

2014-01-10 23:22:13

Dr. Teresa Sievers, Florida Board Certified Internal Medicine, Fellow Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine professional, joins Cape Coral-based Flexcin International, Inc. in promoting the benefits of all–natural Flexcin with CM8®. Ft. Myers, Florida (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Flexcin International, Inc., announces that Teresa Sievers M. D., Board Certified Internal Medicine, and Board Certified and Fellowship trained in Anti-aging Medicine, has become a spokesperson...

2014-01-10 08:23:06

Acquisition is highlighted by KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase), the only product approved for the treatment of refractory chronic gout GLENDALE, Wis., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crealta Pharmaceuticals LLC ("Crealta"), a new specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today the completion of the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Savient"). Crealta previously announced the winning of an auction for these assets, the signing of a definitive...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'