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2014-08-19 12:24:46

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Virginia D. Steen, M.D., of Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., last month during its National Patient Education Conference held in Anaheim, Calif. Recognized internationally as a leading expert in scleroderma, Dr. Steen has been a longtime ally of the organization and currently is a member of its Medical Advisory Board Steering Committee,...

2014-07-30 23:07:26

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "China Diagnostic Reagent Industry Report, 2013-2016" to its huge collection of research reports. Complete Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/china-diagnostic-reagent-industry-report-2013-2016-report.html. Albany, NewYork (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 With the accelerated aging of the Chinese population, the increase of personal health expenditure as well as the improved medical care facilities and government health care system, China...

2014-07-21 12:24:51

DANVERS, Mass., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scleroderma Foundation is preparing for 600 people from around the world to attend its National Patient Education Conference later this week in Southern California. This unique educational event will be held at the Anaheim Marriot Friday, July 25, through Sunday, July 27. The conference focuses on scleroderma, a mysterious, and sometimes fatal, autoimmune disease that causes a person's body to attack itself by creating too much...

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...

2014-05-29 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...

2014-04-18 13:49:48

A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle of tissue scarring in people with scleroderma. Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, and progressive tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, death. The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role...

2014-02-25 08:32:12

EASTBOURNE, England, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daval International, the emerging life sciences company focused on the development of novel treatments for serious unmet medical needs, today announced receipt of Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Orphan Products Development, for AIMSPRO(R) for the treatment of systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). "The granting of Daval's request for Orphan Drug Designation represents a...


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