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10 hrs ago | Bognor Today

Talk will cover bone disease

The Friends of Avisford Medical Group is holding an autumn heath talk by Dr Sanj Menon, a consultant rheumatologist from a St Richard's Hospital. He will lecture and take questions about osteoporosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine

16 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Global systemic lupus erythematosus market: New market research published

The forecast methodology and disease diagnosis criteria were consistent across all of the 7MM to allow for a meaningful comparison among them. The SLE prevalent case forecast followed the 1982 American College of Rheumatology classification and the LN cases were segmented according to the WHO 1982 classification.

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Related Topix: Epidemiology, Medicine

Mon Sep 15, 2014

BioSpace

Mariel Therapeutics Appoints World Leading Experts To Inaugural Scientific Advisory Board

The newly appointed SAB members will serve as a strategic and scientific resource to the company as it continues to develop therapies for OA and CKD. "We are honored to have such leading experts in the area of Osteoarthritis and Chronic Kidney Disease on our team of advisors," said , Chairman of Mariel Therapeutics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Nephrology

Applied Clinical Trials

Lupus Research Institute Launches NYC's First Lupus Trials Fair

Attendees interacted directly with researchers at eight of NYC's leading institutions -- sharing experiences, ideas and needs and learning about more than 80 opportunities to participate in studies needed to transform patient lives. emphasized, "Everyone in the lupus community - patients, scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, bio-pharmaceutical industry - each plays a role if we are to develop safer, effective therapies while moving toward prevention and a cure.

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Related Topix: Lupus, Medicine, Health

Daily Echo

Ultra-sound fundraisers get on their bikes for paediatric ward

Paediatric nurse Sarah Hartfree is the brains behind the Bow Tie Bike Ride and set off with a team of pedalling hospital staff, families, friends and fundraisers for an adventure across the UK. Their mission is to reach a A 22,000 target which will buy a portable ultrasound device for Southampton General's Paediatric Rheumatology Fund.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Hypersensitivity to non-painful events may be part of pathology in fibromyalgia

New research shows that patients with fibromyalgia have hypersensitivity to non-painful events based on images of the patients' brains, which show reduced activation in primary sensory regions and increased activation in sensory integration areas. Findings published in Arthritis & Rheumatology , a journal of the American College of Rheumatology , suggest that brain abnormalities in response to non-painful sensory stimulation may cause the increased unpleasantness that patients experience in response to daily visual, auditory and tactile stimulation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Medical Daily

Salt And Rheumatoid Arthritis: Smokers Who Overconsume Salty Foods Are At Twice The Risk

Hey smokers, your penchant for salty snacks? It's doubling your risk for rheumatoid arthritis , according to a recent study published in the journal Rheumatology . The 386 smokers involved with the study had previously participated in a community intervention program, based in Sweden, nearly eight years prior to the onset of their RA symptoms.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rhyl Journal

Abergele physio is amongst first to qualify as independent prescriber in Wales

FOUR physiotherapists have become the first among their profession in Wales to be able to prescribe medication for their patients - as a GP would do. Maddy Nicholson, who works in the Pain team Abergele Hospital, and Rob Caine, Ann Harpum and Cathy Wynne - who all work for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - are the first physiotherapists to qualify having successfully completed a course at University.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Hispanic Business

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The product is able to be integrated with VisualDX which is a VA Nationally funded database where the user is redirected to relevant images directly from the contracted product to the national one. OVIDMD is another resource made available to all VA libraries and this is a search engine which brings together OVID content, Medline and content.

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Related Topix: Hematology, Mount Sinai, NY

Rehab Management

Study Links High Sodium Intake Among Smokers to Greater RA Risk

A recent study links the interaction between high sodium intake and smoking to a more than doubled risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis . An Oxford University Press news release reports that Dr. BjA rn SundstrA m and colleagues from the department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Rheumatology at UmeA University, Sweden, carried out the research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Circulation, Sweden, World News

Bangor Daily News

Maine voters should be smart enough to look beyond secret recordings

There is little doubt that state Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick of Bangor is a smart guy. He's a physician - one of three rheumatologist/arthritis specialists in northern Maine.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Medicine, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Paul LePage

Jamaica Observer

Pulmonary vascular disease to take spotlight at ACPJ confab

PULMONARY vascular disease, including hypertension, pulmonary embolism and sleep apnoea are among the topics to be explored at the 12th Annual Symposium of the Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica on Sunday at the Faculty of Medical Sciences Research & Teaching Complex, University of the West Indies . The symposium, titled 'Updates in the Spectrum of Pulmonary Vascular Diseases', will be opened by Health Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson, and will feature presentations from a distinguished cadre of local consultant pulmonologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Sep 11, 2014

PennLive.com

PinnacleHealth Rheumatology Associates moves to a larger office in Lemoyne

PinnacleHealth Rheumatology Associates will be moving to a new office. The medical practice will move from its office in Lower Paxton Twp.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Galveston, TX

Wed Sep 10, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Smokers who consume too much sodium at greater risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

A new study published online in the journal Rheumatology today indicates that the interaction between high sodium intake and smoking is associated with a more than doubled risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis . The study, carried out by BjA rn SundstrA m and colleagues from the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Rheumatology at UmeA University, Sweden, was carried out to see whether recent animal and human cell study results that showed a link between a high sodium intake and RA would yield similar results in a nested case-control study of data from the VA sterbotten Intervention Programme .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Smoking, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sweden, World News

BioSpace

Mabion Release: End Of The MabionCD20 Clinical Trial Is Getting Closer

Another positive review of Data and Safety Monitoring Board On 29th August 2014 Mabion SA presented to the Data and Safety Monitoring Board - an independent committee of experts in the field of rheumatology, clinical pharmacology and statistics - the clinical and safety data obtained from patients participating in the study MabionCD20. DSMB Committee analyzed patients' data gathered up to 30th June 2014 contained in the submitted report, as well as data gathered after the date of database lock .

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, Medicine, Pharmacology, Mathematics, Science

Sys-Con Media

Rheumatology Network Presents Video Series on Ultrasound Diagnosis and Treatment of Joint Problems

In the videos, rheumatologist Paul DeMarco MD , begins by demonstrating how to place the ultrasound probe to visualize the particular joint most effectively. A narrated series of slides follows, in which doctors can see what appears on the ultrasound monitor when the joint is scanned.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arthritis

Medical News

Study points to new therapeutic target to interrupt inflammation,...

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have shown for the first time how the activation of a receptor provokes the inflammation and bone degradation of rheumatoid arthritis -- and that activation of this one receptor, found on cells in the fluid of arthritic joints, is all that is required. Their findings, published in the Journal of Immunology , point to a new therapeutic target to interrupt the vicious cycle of inflammation and bone erosion in rheumatoid arthritis .

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, University of Illinois Chicago, Immunology, Biology, Science

Trend

Azercell's renewed mobile eye clinic continues its initiatives

Re-branded for the new school year, the Mobile Eye Clinic will support the deprived and refugees in Azerbaijan throughout September, according to a message from Azercell Telecom. The Mobile Eye Clinic, a unique social project implemented by Azercell Telecom, the market leader in mobile technologies in Azerbaijan, is successfully continuing its operation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Azerbaijan

The Georgetown Times

Rheumatology specialist joins staff

Dr. Kristin Etzkorn, who practices at Carolina Rheumatology and Neurology Associates in Murrells Inlet, offers specialized care for patients with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus and uveitis. Dr. Etzkorn earned her degree in osteopathic medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Murrells Inlet, SC, Arthritis, Health, Osteopathy, Internal Medicine

Tue Sep 09, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Behcet's syndrome drugs to be investigated for first time

The University of Liverpool is to lead and international study to investigate the effectiveness of two drugs used to treat a rare but serious disease, in a project that will save the NHS a minimum of A 500k. The three-year research project from the University will study the two most common treatments for the severe disease which, although extremely expensive and widely used, have no clear evidence base to suggest which is more effective in patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom,

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