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2014-06-04 08:31:12

New oral XELJANZ( TM), now available in Canada KIRKLAND, QC, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Catherine Hofstetter was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis 22 years ago and it changed her life. "My diagnosis felt like a life sentence," says Hofstetter. "Even though I was able to find a treatment to help me manage my symptoms, small, everyday things like buttoning a shirt can still be difficult. New treatments are essential in bringing hope to patients that their disease can be managed."...

2014-06-03 23:02:18

Signature event funds research, programs, support and breakthrough initiatives Toronto, Ont. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 This Sunday, June 8th marks the single biggest day for arthritis fundraising in Canada. The 5th annual Walk to Fight Arthritis unfolds in over 25 communities coast-to-coast, raising funds and awareness for the country’s leading chronic condition. The Walk unites families, friends and organizations in a common goal of delivering support and solutions for the over 4.6 million...

2014-05-30 09:50:54

Indiana University A pilot study by Indiana University researchers found that whole-body vibration exercise may reduce pain symptoms and improve aspects of quality of life in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia. "Our findings are promising, but it is not entirely clear whether these improvements were the result of added vibration or just the effects of being more active," said lead author Tony Kaleth, associate professor in the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at...

2014-05-29 23:16:11

Blue Heron Guide For Healing Arthritis created by Shelly Manning is the latest program that teaches people how to treat their arthritis quickly and naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Blue Heron Guide For Healing Arthritis was developed by Shelly Manning, who has many years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural remedies that help them alleviate their arthritis...

2014-05-29 16:26:50

Snap a "Selfie" and Become a Part of Our Next Awareness Campaign DANVERS, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many people in the United States know nothing about scleroderma, a mysterious and frequently disabling condition, which affects an estimated 300,000 people, so this June the Scleroderma Foundation wants to increase awareness of the disease that can strip away a person's independence and quality of life. Scleroderma strikes women 4-to-1 over men, with the onset...

2014-05-29 16:26:10

VANCOUVER, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Augurex Life Sciences Corp. announces a ground-breaking body of new data that will publish during the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress of Rheumatology taking place June 11-14 in Paris. Investigators will present the studies listed in the schedule below, which to date along with other publications, represent over 2000 patients evaluated with the 14-3-3 eta blood test. This follows the very recent publication of a study...

2014-05-28 23:19:36

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Opportunity Analyzer: Gout – Opportunity Analysis and Forecast to 2018” to its store. Novel therapies to boost gout disease treatment market, but physician education needs to be improved. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Thanks to the introduction of novel therapies in the near future, the gout disease treatment market value will increase from $989 million in 2013 to $2.28 billion by 2018, at a significant compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.2%....

2014-05-28 23:01:39

Steven W. Meier, MD, a surgeon at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, is now offering a variety of procedures to help preserve the body’s natural joints and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Over time, our joints can degenerate. Whether due to injury, or the natural wear-and-tear of age, few people over the age of 20 have perfectly functioning joints. Sometimes, as time goes on, arthritis may develop, and unfortunately, may progress...

2014-05-28 23:01:14

Colarasis, Inc. now offers Roman’s Pain Rub, a skin balm formulated to relieve pain. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In business since May 2010, Colarasis, Inc. is now offering a pain relief rub proven to help the millions of people who suffer from arthritis pain. Colarasis, Inc. of Houston, TX recently formulated Roman’s Pain Rub, an analgesic skin balm that consists of rich and pure emollients, lubricants and penetrating agents. It acts as a numbing sensation which generates to...

2014-05-27 12:28:52

Awareness of this link, plus arthritis-appropriate exercise and physical activity identified as effective strategies of reducing the risks ATLANTA, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during Arthritis Awareness Month highlights the prevalence of falls and fall injuries among adults with and without arthritis. According to the report, the prevalence of falling two or more times and injuries due to falls are higher among...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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