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Latest Systemic Sclerosis Stories

2013-10-03 16:01:39

New classification criteria for systemic sclerosis have just been published and are more sensitive than the 1980 criteria, enabling earlier identification and treatment of this disabling autoimmune disease.

2012-05-10 09:34:04

African Americans have more severe complications from systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, than Caucasians.

2011-07-12 22:19:22

Systemic scleroderma has slowed Tracy Zinn but it has not stopped her from working.

2011-05-11 00:35:25

A new study by researchers in Hong Kong suggests that systemic sclerosis is an independent determinant for moderate to severe coronary calcification or atherosclerosis.

2011-03-08 15:44:12

Researchers in Europe reported that treatment with modified-release sildenafil significantly reduced the frequency of attacks of Raynaud's phenomenon in patients with limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis (lcSSc), also known as scleroderma.

2008-07-01 09:00:12

arGentis Pharmaceuticals, LLC announced today that it has filed a patent application for Nucleic Acid Sequences highly associated with the inability of oral immune tolerance to be induced in some systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients.

2008-06-30 12:02:16

arGentis Pharmaceuticals, LLC announced today that the Phase II results using highly purified type 1 bovine collagen orally (now known as ARG201) in the treatment of diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (scleroderma - SSc) have been published in the June issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism, a major peer-reviewed rheumatology research journal.

2005-06-29 06:38:13

It's called scleroderma, a disfiguring disorder that causes the skin and internal organs to harden and tighten. Yet few people have heard of or know much about it.

2004-11-26 03:00:11

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to identify hand factors that change over a five-year period that may be risk factors for the development of functional disability in persons with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma).


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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