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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)...

2014-07-10 12:31:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, has launched the FreeRunner(TM) knee brace with new innovations to help people, particularly runners, who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to active lifestyles. FreeRunner's patent-pending design acts on knee anatomy differently than other braces, providing support when patients need it most, and the ability to move normally when they don't....

2014-07-09 08:28:16

Psoriasis Foundation will drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease, help those affected PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan and mission to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected....

2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2014-07-07 16:02:23

European League Against Rheumatism Low dosing of infliximab does not appear to alter treatment response or adherence Data presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that a significant number of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were not receiving doses of the tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNFα) inhibitor adalimumab necessary to achieve optimal clinical benefit. Further data revealed that, in the case of the TNFα inhibitor...

2014-07-07 04:21:00

MILAN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WAIDID, the new International Scientific Society presided over by Prof. Susanna Esposito, has the objective of promoting scientific research and the dissemination of information on infectious and immunological diseases on both the national and international levels while raising public awareness with regard to such diseases, which can prove to be very widespread among both adults and children. On the international panorama there was no...

2014-07-03 23:07:34

Forces of Nature, an arthritis relief product, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Forces of Nature, an industry leader in arthritis relief products. All-natural remedies are quickly becoming popular for those suffering from painful arthritis symptoms. These products are void of harsh chemicals that can damage other organs in the process of...

2014-07-02 08:27:27

The Arthritis Foundation Provides Life-Changing Support during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month in July and Throughout the Year. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis (JA) is one of the most common, chronic childhood diseases in the U.S., affecting nearly 300,000 children. During Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation raises public awareness about this painful and debilitating disease--a disease that currently has no cure and...

2014-07-02 08:26:45

Event Celebrates Milestones and Medical Advances KEYSTONE, Colo., July 2, 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 challenges and learn of...

2014-06-30 12:26:16

NORWALK, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special coverage of the major European rheumatology conference, just concluded in Paris, France. The annual meeting of the European Union League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) is one of the two major conferences at which rheumatologists share their latest research. Important news from this conference for the millions of people in the US with...


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