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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Pain, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'Growing pains' that can lead to arthritis: Doctors warn that knee ...

A third of teenagers experience pains in their knees - and for half of them the pain does not go away.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MSN Money

Amgen profit rises; 2,900 job cuts planned

Amgen Inc on Tuesday posted higher-than-expected second-quarter profit in a rebound from a disappointing first quarter, helped by strong sales of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel, and it significantly raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Health

Business Wire

NIH Awards Imbed Bio a $1.5M Grant to Develop Advanced Wound Healing Nanofilm

Ankit Agarwal, PhD, Founder/CEO of Imbed and the Principal Investigator on the grant, said, "This award supports our ongoing investment to develop unique polymeric nanofilm dressings containing silver nanoparticles.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

The Globe and Mail

Injection may help psoriasis sufferers

Kalab Groulx's severe case of psoriasis - with more than 90 per cent of his body covered - has led to psoriatic arthritis.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Canada, Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania

New York Magazine

Is a Medical Quack Living in Your Phone?

If you enter "health" as a search term in the Google Play store, the results stretch down forever: calorie counters; blood-pressure testers; a music-therapy app.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Rheumatology, Health, Diabetes, Sports

Business Journal

Express Scripts to halt coverage of arthritis drugs

Express Scripts and CVS Caremark plan to stop covering two arthritis pain drugs produced by drugmaker Horizon Pharma Inc. In a regulatory filing this week, Chicago-based Horizon said it had received verbal notification from Express Scripts and Caremark that the pharmacy benefits companies planned to announce next month that the drugs Duexis and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, CVS Caremark

Medical News Today

Common inflammatory disorder increases heart attack, stroke risk

People who have polymyalgia rheumatica - a common inflammatory disorder among seniors that causes pain and stiffness - are more at risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study published in CMAJ .

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Related Topix: Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout

Stuff.co.nz

Chronic pain is about being afraid

I have a broken back, nerve-damaged knee, arthritis and to compound all that, obesity - a direct byproduct of the injuries and severe depression that came along with them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Consumer Reports

Celebrex shouldn't be your first choice for joint pain

A. In most cases, no-for several reasons. First, the drug, which in generic form is known as celecoxib, doesn't ease pain from osteoarthritis better than related drugs available without a prescription, including ibuprofen and naproxen , according to our Best Buy Drugs analysis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Pain, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn

Bendigo Advertiser

Between Here & Home: Even Zen dogs get the blues

I TOOK Zen dog to the vet on the weekend for the second in a series of four weekly injections for arthritis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Health.com

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

A common inflammatory muscle disorder that causes pain and stiffness in older people may increase the risk for heart attack and stroke, new research suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

What You Need to Know About Natural Joint Supplements

Anyone who is under the pain of arthritis has likely thought about taking natural joint supplements, at least at one time or another.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nutrition

KXAN-TV Austin

Pete Bishop goes rock climbing after his shoulder replacement surgery

Modern medicine seems to have a new miracle for us every day. As our boomer generation eases into the golden years, many are discovering a joint replacement that can keep them living a full, active life for a long time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

CBS Local

20 Years Of Knee Pain Fixed: The Same Day

The saga of Adrienne Sindoni's knee started when she was just 12 years old and suffered an injury that tore muscle and ligaments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Knee Replacement

Sun Jul 27, 2014

South China Morning Post

Osteoarthritis is becoming an increasing problem in Hong Kong

Osteoarthritis in the knee and other joints is becoming an increasing problem in Hong Kong as the population ages, but treatments are improving, writes Alan Yu Excruciating pain in the knee and other joints could become a growing public health issue in Hong Kong, according to local doctors.

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Related Topix: Health

ABC News

Cash bequest boosts region's arthritis knowledge

A bequest from a Bundaberg family means locals suffering from arthritis will soon have the latest information on managing the debilitating disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Australia, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel

Daily Kos

KosAbility: A Close-Up Look at Arthritis.

It always seemed to me that women were more likely to suffer from arthritis than men, and that turns out to be true.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Timely diagnosis and treatment important to combat juvenile arthritis

Most people associate arthritis with aging, but the fact is, one in 1,000 children is diagnosed with juvenile arthritis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Royal Blackburn Hospital

New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre have revealed sharp increases in gout, with Blackburn with Darwen reporting figures which were well above the national average last year.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Gout, Health, Medicine, World News,

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