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Women Physically or Emotionally Abused in Childhood Face Significantly Increased Risk of Lupus

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Women who experienced physical or emotional abuse in childhood have a significantly increased risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) as adults, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

Channels: Medical Meetings, Arthritis, Bone Health, Lupus, Psychology and Psychiatry, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Many RA Patients Do Not Switch Therapies Despite Not Meeting a Low Disease-Activity Target

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Nearly half of adult rheumatoid arthritis patients in a national registry did not change their current treatment over the next year to reach a “treat-to-target” goal for low disease activity, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

Channels: Medical Meetings, Arthritis, Bone Health, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

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American College of Rheumatology Presents Draft of First Guideline on Reproductive Health in Rheumatic Diseases

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) will present the draft of a new clinical practice guideline for the management of reproductive health in patients with rheumatic diseases during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Reproductive Health in Rheumatic Diseases Guideline is the first evidence-based, clinical practice guideline related to the management of all reproductive health issues for patients across the spectrum of rheumatic diseases.

Channels: Medical Meetings, Arthritis, Bone Health, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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ACR and EULAR Present Drafts of New Classification Criteria for Large-Vessel Vasculitis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) will present advanced drafts of two updated classification criteria for giant cell arteritis and Takayasu’s arteritis, the two major categories of large-vessel vasculitis, during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Channels: Medical Meetings, Arthritis, Bone Health, Cell Biology, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

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ACR AND EULAR Present Draft of the First Classification Criteria for IgG4-Related Disease

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) will present a draft of the Classification Criteria for IgG4-Related Disease, the first classification criteria developed for this recently recognized disease, during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago. The classification criteria are currently under review by the ACR and EULAR for endorsement.

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American College of Rheumatology Announces 2018 Award Recipients

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) announced the 2018 recipients of its Master of the ACR designation, Awards of Distinction, and Distinguished Fellow Award honors during the opening lecture of the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago. These recognitions are given annually to members who exhibit outstanding contributions to the ACR and the field of rheumatology.

Channels: Arthritis, Autoimmune Diseases, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro, All Journal News,

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16-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Origami, 3D Printing Merge to Make Complex Structures in One Shot

Origami, 3D Printing Merge to Make Complex Structures in One Shot

Georgia Institute of Technology

By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability, and strength could have applications in everything from biomedical devices to equipment used in space exploration.

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20-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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How Animals Use Their Tails to Swish and Swat Away Insects

Georgia Institute of Technology

A new study shows how animals use their tails to keep mosquitoes at bay by combining a swish that blows away most of the biting bugs and a swat that kills the ones that get through.

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14-Oct-2018 7:00 PM EDT
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How Communication Among Cells Affects Development of Multicellular Tissue

Georgia Institute of Technology

Using a combination of computational modeling and experimental techniques, a research team has developed new information about how intercellular communication affects the differentiation of an embryonic stem cell colony over time.

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15-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Microfluidic Molecular Exchanger Helps Control Therapeutic Cell Manufacturing

Microfluidic Molecular Exchanger Helps Control Therapeutic Cell Manufacturing

Georgia Institute of Technology

Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules – such as growth factors – that could indicate the health of living cell cultures produced for the burgeoning field of cell-based therapeutics.

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