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2014-06-09 08:30:13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a leading medical diagnostic company focused in rheumatology, today announced the addition of the Avise SLE Prognostic panel to its testing services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131028/LA05125LOGO Designed to supplement the Avise SLE+ Connective Tissue diagnostic, Avise SLE Prognostic is a comprehensive prognostic panel that helps physicians assess potential risk for lupus nephritis, neuropsychiatric...

2014-06-06 23:00:52

Advanced PRP therapy lets ‘golfer’s knee’ patients enjoy pain-free knee movement without needing to undergo surgery. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 MetroMD introduces advanced PRP (platelet rich plasma) and Stem Cell therapy to help individuals and sportsmen to get rid of various kinds of injuries and pain incurred due to stress, tendon tear, bone dislocation etc. The PRP therapy comes as a boon for professional golfers, a majority of whom suffer from a nagging knee pain. As...

2014-06-05 16:27:14

SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON and HAMILTON, Ontario, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of North America's leading scleroderma advocacy and research organizations today announced they are joining forces during June's Scleroderma Awareness Month, with a social media campaign to compel more people to learn more about the little-known and often misunderstood disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94801 The primary partners are Scleroderma Foundation, Scleroderma...

2014-06-04 23:00:45

Fibromyalgia Cured Forever is a groundbreaking program developed by Marcus Bloom which carries the latest developments in the management and eventual cure of fibromyalgia. A full review from Vinamy.com indicates if the product is worth buying or otherwise. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Fibromyalgia is such a unique disorder in that it is one which is essentially characterized by chronic and persistent muscular pain which is caused by a vague combination of factors like genetics,...

2014-06-04 08:33:39

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) named new officers and members to its Board of Trustees during its annual meeting, the Interdisciplinary Symposium on Osteoporosis, held in New Orleans from April 23-26. Bringing their leadership skills and specialized backgrounds to NOF, the new board officers and members will greatly benefit the organization as it works to reduce the two million broken bones that occur each year due to osteoporosis....

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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