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Charlottetown resident Rosie Keough prepares to train for the June 9 Walk to Fight Arthritis.
For more information on how to become involved in the walk or the mascot race, contact Sarah Drew at 902-628-2288 or visit www.walktofightarthritis.ca . Participants at the 2013 Walk to Fight Arthritis will walk or run either one or five kilometres Sunday, June 9, in support of the P.E.I. Arthritis Society.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Globe and Mail
John Martin brought occupational health to Newfoundland
As a physician, John Martin was clever, attentive, detail-oriented and personable.
Medical News Today
News From The Annals Of Family Medicine, May/June 2013
Main Category: Primary Care / General Practice Also Included In: Medical Practice Management ; Arthritis / Rheumatology ; Pediatrics / Children's Health Article Date: 22 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Much of the May/June 2013 issue of Annals of Family Medicine and the entirety of an accompanying supplement published in partnership with the U.S. Agency for ... (more)
Enzyme-activating antibodies revealed as marker for most severe form of rheumatoid arthritis
In a series of lab experiments designed to unravel the workings of a key enzyme widely considered a possible trigger of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that in the most severe cases of the disease, the immune system makes a unique subset of antibodies that have a disease-promoting role.
Google Co-Founder's Latest Medical Condition Could Be Tied to Autoimmunity
Detroit - May 21, 2013 - Larry Page, co-founder of Google, recently announced he is suffering from paralyzed vocal cords.
Tue May 21, 2013
The American Journal of Managed Care
Implementing an accountable care organization model can be a rigorous process. With so many stakeholders, it is necessary for all those involved in the process to collaborate and communicate effectively throughout the transition.
Medical News Today
Researchers Able To Prevent And Cure Type 1 Diabetes In Animal Models
Main Category: Diabetes Also Included In: Immune System / Vaccines ; Multiple Sclerosis ; Arthritis / Rheumatology Article Date: 21 May 2013 - 1:00 PDT Melbourne researchers have identified an immune protein that has the potential to stop or reverse the development of type 1 diabetes in its early stages, before insulin-producing cells have been ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Environmental News Network
Vitamin C and Gout
Vitamin C or L-ascorbic acid, or simply ascorbate , is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species.
Sun May 19, 2013
Blame your parents for bunion woes
A novel study reports that white men and women of European descent inherit common foot disorders, such as bunions and lesser toe deformities, including hammer or claw toe.
New York Daily News
Daily Checkup: Advances in arthritis research
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Thu May 16, 2013
Vitamin C does not lower uric acid levels in gout patients
Despite previous studies touting its benefit in moderating gout risk, new research reveals that vitamin C, also known ascorbic acid, does not reduce uric acid levels to a clinically significant degree in patients with established gout.
Wed May 15, 2013
Endothelial Dysfunction in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Role of Monocyte ...
From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine , and the Department of Rheumatology , First Affiliated Hospital of Medical School, Cardiovascular Research Center , and Key Laboratory of Environment and Genes Related to Diseases , Medical School, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China; and Division of Biomedical Sciences, University of California, ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Impact of TNF inhibition on insulin resistance and lipids levels in...
Clinical Rheumatology In Clinical Rheumatology, Vol. 26, No. 9. , pp. 1495-1498, doi:10.1007/s10067-007-0539-8 Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have increased cardiovascular mortality.
Medical News Today
IlarisA Approved By FDA To Treat Active Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic ...
Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children's Health ; Regulatory Affairs / Drug Approvals Article Date: 14 May 2013 - 2:00 PDT Ilaris is the first interleukin-1 beta inhibitor for the treatment of SJIA and the only treatment approved specifically for SJIA that is given as a monthly subcutaneous injection1.
OGT Marks World Lupus Day With Announcement Of Novel Biomarker Panel To Support Earlier SLE Diagnosis
Superior sensitivity and specificity compared to current laboratory tests Oxford Gene Technology , provider of innovative genetics research and biomarker solutions to advance molecular medicine, has today announced the development of a novel autoantibody biomarker panel for improved diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus .
Mon May 13, 2013
The Heartland Institute
Uninsured May Have Better Access to Care than Medicaid Patients, Survey Shows
The public relations campaign to support Medicaid expansion frequently uses testimony by patients with serious medical conditions who have lost their private insurance.
News Talk Florida
Young patient speaks up about Lupus
After a 14-week hospital stay last summer, Adaobi Ugochukwu said the social and psychological effects of living as a young adult with lupus engulfed her.
Galapagos to present three posters on GLPG0634 at EULAR
Mechelen, Belgium; 13 May 2013 - Galapagos NV announced today that the Company will present three posters on selective JAK1 inhibitor GLPG0634 at the EULAR Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, which will take place from 12-15 June 2013 in Madrid, Spain.
Medical News Today
Fat Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis: Discovery Paves Way For New Gene Therapies, Treatments
Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology Also Included In: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness ; Genetics Article Date: 13 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Scientists have discovered that fat cells in the knee secrete a protein linked to arthritis , a finding that paves the way for new gene therapies that could offer relief and mobility to millions worldwide.