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2014-03-28 12:24:04

Women's History Month is a time to reflect on the contributions of women while addressing the issues of daily life. WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States, March is Women's History Month. While it is a time to reflect on the contributions women have made to the fields of politics, art, science, medicine and elsewhere, it is also a time to pay attention to the issues that women today are facing in their daily lives. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-03-27 23:28:32

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is the latest program developed by Clint Paddison, who claims to teach people how to get rid of their rheumatoid arthritis quickly and naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis was developed by Clint Paddison, who had many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural remedies that help...

2014-03-27 12:27:48

New England Patriots defensive back Tavon Wilson serves as Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, March 27, 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 Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 19. Cannon will cut the opening ceremony ribbon and lead the more 4,000 walkers down Pennsylvania Avenue towards the Capitol, shedding light on the cruel mystery that is lupus....

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...