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2012-05-31 23:00:20

"Ankylosing spondylitis is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 "Ankylosing spondylitis is now being treated with regenerative medicine at he center for regenerative medicine." according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine....

2011-11-21 07:30:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) and leading disease experts from around the world met during the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago, IL to discuss the latest data and treatment breakthroughs around spondyloarthropathies. ACR is one of the premier congresses highlighting innovative research in the treatment of people with these debilitating diseases, with more than numerous...

2011-11-09 10:46:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spondylitis Association of America hosts "Understanding Spondyloarthropathies" Educational Journalist Workshop. "Understanding Spondyloarthropathies" Educational Journalist What: Workshop When: Webcast is now available Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=83483 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address How: above. The Spondylitis...

2011-08-19 00:02:06

The Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) expects an August 30 swim across the Hellespont, the Turkish strait that separates Europe from Asia, by an American journalist/adventurer/author to increase awareness of the disease of ankylosing spondylitis (AS, or arthritis of spine) and prompt a flood of donations to the non-profit organization. Van Nuys, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 The man behind "Swimtrek for Spondylitis" is Joel Stratte-McClure who has trekked over 8,400 kilometers (5,220...

2011-07-11 20:04:33

A study involving over 5,000 people living with the joint disorder ankylosing spondylitis has identified a series of genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to the condition as well as providing new clues to how the condition may be treated in the future. The study, a collaboration between the Australo-Anglo-American Spondyloarthritis Consortium and the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, also provides one of the first confirmed examples of gene-gene interaction seen in...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

The Spondylitis Association of America's (SAA) online Screening Tool for Ankylosing Spondylitis was featured in a news story on ABCNews.com on March 8. Van Nuys, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a crippling form of arthritis that generally strikes young people in their teens and twenties, sometimes even earlier. Left untreated, it causes pain, disability and can eventually cause the spinal vertebrae to fuse together forming one brittle bone, often in a stooped...

2010-11-26 00:01:50

NeedyMeds and the Spondylitis Association of America announce a new source of information on the financial help available for those living with this condition. Gloucester, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 24, 2010 NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, has added a new resource page to its website tailored for those with Ankylosing Spondylitis. The resource page, created in collaboration with the Spondylitis Association of America, provides information on the disease including facts, research, and more....

2010-07-15 08:15:00

VAN NUYS, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a crippling form of arthritis that generally strikes young people in their teens and twenties, sometimes even earlier. Left untreated, it causes pain, disability and can eventually cause the spinal vertebrae to fuse together forming one brittle bone, often in a stooped over position. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/spondylitis/43152/...

2010-01-10 13:14:12

Work done in part by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has led to the discovery of two new genes that are implicated in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), an inflammatory and potentially disabling disease. In addition, the international research team pinpointed two areas along stretches of DNA that play an important role in regulating gene activity associated with the arthritic condition. The findings, a critical milestone in the understanding of AS, are...

2009-07-21 19:30:18

Chinese patients will soon have the opportunity to take part in a study of a novel therapy aimed at reversing the autoimmune disease, ankylosing spondylitis. Approximately 200 patients will be chosen to participate in a clinical trial that aims to merge the latest molecular discoveries published by the California non-profit Autoimmunity Research Foundation (ARF) with the medical expertise of physicians and researchers at West China Hospital.Located at Sichuan University, West China Hospital...