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2014-08-11 12:26:50

On September 17, $10 From Every Massage or Facial Benefits the Arthritis Foundation SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host the fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis. On September 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spa South Florida will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Since 2011, this...

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2014-08-11 04:39:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Arthritis is a very painful inflammation of one or more of a person’s joints. It can simply be a dull, annoying ache, but arthritis may cause severe to debilitating pain. Many people suffer from different types of arthritis. To better understand arthritis, it is important to understand the common types that are regularly diagnosed. Medline Plus, a project supported by the National Institutes of Health, shows five major common types...

2014-08-08 11:10:25

ETH Zurich With a new therapeutic product, researchers have managed to cure arthritis in mice for the first time. The scientists are now planning to test the efficacy of the drug in humans. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that causes painful inflammation of several joints in the body. The joint capsule becomes swollen, and the disease can also destroy cartilage and bone as it progresses. Rheumatoid arthritis affects 0.5% to 1% of the world’s population. Up to this point, doctors...

2014-08-07 12:28:15

Actor Ian Harding to serve as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon will serve as the Grand Marshal at the Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Los Angeles on Saturday, September, 20, 2014. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more than 5,000 walkers around Exposition Park shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus. Cannon was diagnosed with lupus nephritis...

2014-08-06 12:25:28

New water exercise protocol is the right prescription to feel better. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High intensity intervals or HIT training in water is good for you, so says a new research study. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133387 Results of a significant new study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research are opening the door for 27 million osteoarthritis (OA) patients who can use high intensity aquatic exercise...

2014-08-04 08:29:31

Nationwide Fundraising Effort to Support Research for Nation's Leading Cause of Disability SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of its first three years, Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation will once again team up to host the fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for arthritis. On Sept. 17, all of Massage Envy Spa's over 1,000 clinics will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or...

2014-07-31 16:27:53

NORWALK, Conn., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special coverage of the first joint meeting of two societies dedicated to related forms of arthritis, collectively known as spondyloarthritis. Spondyloarthritis is an important and treatable cause of chronic back pain. Psoriatic arthritis, which causes inflammation of the joints often including the lower back, arises in about 10% of patients...

2014-07-28 12:27:31

DUBLIN, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 RA is a chronic disease that leads to inflammation and pain in the human body's joints such as wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles. In addition, it causes inflammation of the tissues that surround the joints and in other organs. The symptoms of RA begin slowly,...

2014-07-21 16:25:53

ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one in five adults in the U.S. have arthritis, and 60% are under age 65. The number of people with arthritis is continuing to increase making it more important than ever to communicate to them often overlooked pain management options. Everyone knows physical activity and weight management are good for overall health, but not many people know the positive impact they can have on...

2014-07-21 12:24:51

DANVERS, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation is preparing for 600 people from around the world to attend its National Patient Education Conference later this week in Southern California. This unique educational event will be held at the Anaheim Marriot Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27. The conference focuses on scleroderma, a mysterious, and sometimes fatal, autoimmune disease that causes a person's body to attack itself by creating too much...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.