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2014-06-30 08:31:01

UK Consumers Report ActiPatch® Therapy Reduces Pain, Including Fibromyalgia, Without Drugs FREDERICK, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: BIEL), the maker of advanced drug-free consumer medical devices, today announced positive early feedback from its "Try It and Tell Us" social media program in the United Kingdom that has attracted thousands of followers. The company's Facebook-based program offers U.K. and Irish consumers free trial devices,...

2014-06-30 08:30:15

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that it has started patient enrollment for the MULTIPLE INJECTIONS STUDY using Ampion(TM) for patients with mostly severe or very severe osteoarthritis (mostly severe Kellgren-Lawrence grade 3 and 4) of the knee for which there is no current non-surgical therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Ampio's CEO, Mike Macaluso, explained, "This study is...

2014-06-30 08:30:07

Celebrating More Than 30 Years of Medical Advancements, Fighting for a Cure ATLANTA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation National Juvenile Arthritis Conference, held July 3-6 in conjunction with Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Approximately 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to network with those who share similar...

2014-06-26 23:12:28

AffordRx offers discounts of 10-75% on name-brand fibromyalgia treatments. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 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 fibromyalgia...

2014-06-26 23:02:08

Patient advocacy group teams with The Dermatologist to educate healthcare providers on the specifics of psoriasis research and treatment. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Dermatologist, a leading publication in the field of dermatology, is proud to announce a collaboration with the National Psoriasis Foundation, the world’s leading patient advocacy organization dedicated to the 7.5 million Americans with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, to educate dermatologists on the latest...

2014-06-26 08:28:32

NPF Psoriatic Arthritis Project to improve diagnosis, care and treatment for millions PORTLAND, Ore., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis--a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and can result in joint damage if left untreated--struggle to get the health care and treatments they need to manage their condition. National Psoriasis Foundation plans to change that by launching the largest...

2014-06-22 23:02:46

Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, and detailed instructions on how to get rid of headaches and sleep disturbances naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Natural Cure To Fibromyalgia is a new program developed by Jane Thompson, who has over 10 years of experience in the health industry. The program provides people with natural remedies, and...

2014-06-19 23:14:24

As Arthritis Action Month drew to a close in May, the Arthritis Foundations and United States Center for Disease Control brought to the forefront the importance of becoming educated on arthritis and other rheumatic conditions (or AORC) and arthritis related care issues, as presented in this infographic from EntraCell. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 One in two adults, 65 years and older, suffer through arthritis pain. Managing pain is a harsh reality when growing older, so any...

2014-06-18 08:28:40

~Expert panel shares tips, encouraging patients to take a 360° approach to managing their disease and to not give up until they're satisfied~

2014-06-17 08:29:23

SANTA BARBARA, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ActiveLife (Scientific), a medtech company developing first-in-kind technology for measurement of tissue health, today announced that internationally renowned patient advocacy leader and health policy expert Amye Leong has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140616/118357 "Amye brings unique insights into health policy, particularly from a patient's perspective. She...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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