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2014-07-18 23:02:00

Annual conference provides groundbreaking approaches to treating patients with interrelated autoimmune conditions. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 The inaugural Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit (IAS) brought together more than 150 gastroenterologists, rheumatologists, dermatologists, immunologists, internists, industry, and other allied healthcare professionals at The Mirage, Las Vegas, NV, June 20-22, 2014. "IAS 2014 was a wonderful opportunity to meet and discuss best...

2014-07-17 23:02:32

Beginning July 20, 2014, LCBO customers can support The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division by making a donation at any LCBO store. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Beginning July 20, 2014, LCBO customers can support The Arthritis Society, Ontario Division by making a donation at any LCBO store. Donation boxes for The Arthritis Society will be displayed at LCBO checkout counters until August 16, 2014. Funds raised from this limited-time program will directly support The Society’s...

2014-07-17 08:29:29

Nearly half a million dollars given to early-career physicians to study psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis. The fellowships aim to increase the number of scientists studying and treating psoriatic disease by encouraging promising doctors to dedicate their careers to the study of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis as...

2014-07-15 23:14:33

Achieve is conducting a Phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new viscoelastic hydrogel, for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this OA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may receive...

2014-07-15 23:07:22

MedicationDiscountCard.com offers discounts of 10-75% on fibromyalgia treatments. Margate, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Recent surveys show that about 2% of Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Most of these are women, with about 20% of new diagnoses being men or children. Fibromyalgia can present itself with many different symptoms, including sensitivity to light, odors, and noise, or more acute symptoms like facial pain and TMJ (lockjaw). On average, patients dealing with...

2014-07-11 10:03:55

Elsevier Health Sciences Commonly prescribed anti-arthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen...

2014-07-10 23:10:20

Company Expands the Distribution of Helpful Supplement Across American Market Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Joint pain, inflammation, and osteoarthritis affect more than 50 million people in the United States, causing a range of expensive medical bills, decrease in activity and correlating health issues. Synofit, a supplement that has already had great success in Europe, protects flexibility and joint comfort. People across the U.S. in search for a better way to ease their joint...

2014-07-10 23:09:05

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is a new product created by Clint Paddison and is aimed at helping people treat their rheumatoid arthritis by curing it for good. A full review of Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis on the website Vinamy.com points out whether the kit really works or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Rheumatoid arthritis may be a disease that is being taken for granted in some circles, but it still is one which affects a lot of older people across all...

2014-07-10 23:08:41

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Millstein comments on study linking walking to a decreased risk of osteoarthritis limitations. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, taking 6,000 steps a day keeps mobility limitations at bay for patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Nearly 27 million Americans aged 25 and older are diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and 80% of these patients have some...

Low Back Pain Not Caused By The Weather
2014-07-10 03:39:33

Wiley Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that the risk of low back pain slightly increases with higher wind speed or wind gusts, but was not clinically significant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • 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.