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total knee arthroplasty, tka, Complications, outpatient treatment, Postoperative Care

Small Increases in Complications When Knee Replacement Done as Outpatient Procedure

Some complications are more common when total knee replacement surgery is done as an outpatient or same-day procedure, reports a study in the December 6, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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Cancer, Hematology, stem cell tranplantation, Graft Versus Host Disease, Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Nearly Eliminates Severe Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant

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Results from a phase 2 clinical trial, presented by Seattle Children’s Research Institute at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, show that the drug Abatacept (Orencia) nearly eliminated life-threatening severe acute graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) in patients receiving hematopoietic stem cell transplants.

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Rheumatology, American College Of Rhematology (Acr), Lupus Nephritis, Rheumatic Disease, osteoarthitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Complimentary Press Registration Available for 2018 Winter Rheumatology Symposium

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) welcomes members of the press to write about rheumatology research presented the Winter Rheumatology Symposium in Snowmass Village, CO on January 20-26, 2018.

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Ablation, Bone Cancer, Cryoablation, Diagnostic Imaging, image-guided treatment, Mayo Clinic Radiology, Minimally Invasive Procedures, nnesota News Releases, Radiological Society of North America, RSNA Gold Medal, RSNA, Thermal Ablation, Dr. J. William Charboneau

Dr. J. William Charboneau Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

CHICAGO — For J. William Charboneau, M.D., life is a journey of unknown possibilities, filled with family. And Tuesday, Nov. 28, with family both personal and professional by his side and in the audience, Dr. Charboneau’s journey reached another destination.

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Psoriatic Arthritis, Food Science

Preventing Psoriasis with Vanillin

Small amounts of artificial vanilla extract, also known as vanillin,are in a wide range of products, from baked goods to perfumes. But vanillin’s versatility doesn’t stop there.In a recent mouse study reported in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, researchers report that this compound could also prevent or reduce psoriatic skin inflammation.

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MHE, Bone Tumors, exotoses, osteochondromas, palovarotene , Rare Diseases

Preclinical Study Demonstrates Promising Treatment for Rare Bone Disease

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Researchers have demonstrated that the drug palovarotene suppresses the formation of bony tumors (osteochondromas) in models of multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE). The research, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, is an important step toward an effective pharmacological treatment for MHE, a rare genetic condition that affects about 1 in 50,000 people worldwide.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs, Autoimmune Disease, Toll-like receptors, Drug Discovery And Development

Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease Discovery Could Lead to Paradigm-Shifting New Treatments, Study Suggests

University of Colorado Boulder researchers have developed a potent, drug-like compound that could someday revolutionize treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.

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Preemies Activism, Craniofacial Conditions, New Therapy Lessons, and More in the Children's Health News Source

Click here for the latest research and features on Children's Health.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs, Keck School Of Medicine Of Usc, University Of Southern California, Peptide, Research Results, Autoimmune Disease, RTD-1, Methotrexate, Etanercept, Primates

Old World Monkeys Could Be Key to a New, Powerful Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy

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A study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC finds that a peptide only found in Old World monkeys has the potential to stop rheumatoid arthritis progression better than established treatments.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.







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