David Julius Honored with 2017 Gairdner Award for Groundbreaking Pain Research
UCSF School Of Medicine

David Julius, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Physiology at UC San Francisco, was named on March 28 to receive the 2017 Canada Gairdner ..Read More

Combating collagen wear and tear
NIH -National Institute of Health

A team of researchers has discovered that damage to collagen, the main building block of all human tissue, can occur much earlier at a molecular level..Read More

MUSC Health Blog
Medical University of South Carolina

The MUSC Health shoulder and elbow team is constantly working to provide the best orthopaedic care for our community by staying up to date on the curr..Read More

Sex-Specific Treatment Suggested for Women with Gout
Northwestern University

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis which affects over 8.3 million adults in the United States [1]. It stems from the build-up of uric acid, a co..Read More

Arthritis Foundation to host 2014 JA Conference
Arthritis Foundation

Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation Nati..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Awards Rep. McKinley
Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation presented Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV), the Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Leadership Award. This prestigious award ack..Read More

CVS ‘Partner for Better Living’
Arthritis Foundation

Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharm..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Monitors Health Benefits
Arthritis Foundation

As part of our commitment to ensure people with arthritis have access to the treatments they need, the Arthritis Foundation continues to monitor the c..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Honors Champions of Yes
Arthritis Foundation

 During the Arthritis Foundation’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Nov. 19-20, the Foundation recognized volunteers and staff who embody the organizati..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Supports Legislation to Ensure Access to Innovative Treatments
Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation supports new bipartisan legislation introduced in the House of Representatives this week that will counteract an alarming tre..Read More

Massage Envy and Arthritis Foundation Join Forces for 5th Annual Healing Hands for Arthritis Event
Arthritis Foundation

With the joint purpose to help people feel their best by conquering every day battles, Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation are leveraging their ..Read More

Hope for Juvenile Arthritis Cause Grows in Orlando this JA Awareness Month
Arthritis Foundation

 This week, approximately 700 children will visit the happiest place on earth with one mission (or two missions if you count riding Space Mountain) – ..Read More

Arthritis Foundation Launches 2015 Walk To Cure Arthtritis
Arthritis Foundation

 The Arthritis Foundation announces the launch of the 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis season, with events taking place nationwide. Walk to Cure Arthritis ..Read More

Advocating for a Cure for Arthritis
Arthritis Foundation

 The Arthritis Foundation hosts its annual Advocacy Summit this week in Washington, DC, to raise awareness and build congressional support to treat an..Read More

TARC Physicians in the News for Pioneering "Alpha-Gal" Allergy Work
UNC

The Thurston Arthritis Research Center has been featured in the news recently for its work on alpha-gal, an allergy to red meat that has been linked t..Read More

Dr Luke Jostins joins the Kennedy Institute
University of Oxford

The Kennedy Institute would like to welcome Dr Luke Jostins to its team of principal investigators. Luke joins the Institute as a Kennedy Trust for Rh..Read More

Crohn’s disease risk and prognosis determined by different genes, study finds
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

Researchers have identified a series of genetic variants that affect the severity of Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease – but surprisingly..Read More

Flanigan Named to Neuromuscular, Gene Therapy Leadership Roles
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Beginning January 1, 2017, Kevin Flanigan, MD, will become the director of the Center for Gene Therapy and the Neuromuscular Disorders program at Nati..Read More

Scripps Florida Scientists Discover Clues to Altered Brain Wiring in Autism
The Scripps Research Institute

JUPITER, FL – November 15, 2016 – Autism is an agonizing puzzle, a complex mixture of genetic and environmental factors. One piece of this puzzle that..Read More

Leslie E. Kahl, MD, appointed Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives
Oregon Health & Science University

Leslie E. Kahl, MD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives in the OHSU School of Medicine. This appointment was effective July 15..Read More

Pain sensors specialised for specific sensations
UCL News

Many pain-sensing nerves in the body are thought to respond to all types of ‘painful events’, but new UCL research in mice reveals that in fact most a..Read More

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects
University of Oxford

New research from our Department has raised the possibility of minimising the side effects of treatment for patients with autoimmune diseases, such as..Read More

Study paves the way for new autoimmune disease treatments with fewer side effects
University of Oxford

A research team has been using genetics to explore ways of producing new treatments for autoimmune diseases, but with significantly fewer side effects..Read More

Our Normal Genetics May Influence Cancer Growth, Too
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The genes we possess not only determine the color of our eyes and hair and how our bodies grow, they might also influence the changes..Read More

Neuromuscular Disease Researchers Receive $1.5 Million NIH Grant
Nationwide Children's Hospital

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health announced four new Centers of R..Read More

Study Links Molecule To Muscle Maturation, Muscle Cancer
The Ohio State University

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that a molecule implicated in leukemia and lung ..Read More

Vaccinations for the Arthritis Patient
John Hopkins University

To give your immune system a fighting chance with inflammatory arthritis such as psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis,..Read More

NDORMS success at Tendinopathy Symposium
University of Oxford

Dr Stephanie Dakin was awarded the prize for best scientific oral presentation and DPhil student Roxanna Abhari received the prize for best scientific..Read More

Scripps Florida Scientists Illuminate Key Molecular Player in Both Morphine Addiction and Rare Disease
The Scripps Research Institute

JUPITER, FL – October 26, 2016 – In a remarkable “two for one” discovery, scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) ..Read More

Gay and Bisexual Men Report Higher Rates of Both Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer Than Heterosexual Men
UCSF School Of Medicine

Gay and bisexual men were up to six times more likely than heterosexual men to take part in indoor tanning, and twice as likely to report a history of..Read More

Anti-inflammatory drugs could help treat symptoms of depression, study suggests
University of Cambridge

Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge led a team that analysed data from 20 clinical trials involving the use of anti-cytokine dr..Read More

Anti-inflammatory drugs could help treat symptoms of depression, study suggests
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre

Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge led a team that analysed data from 20 clinical trials involving the use of anti-cytokine dr..Read More

The Scripps Research Institute and California Institute for Biomedical Research Sign Strategic Affiliation to Accelerate the Development of New Medicines
The Scripps Research Institute

LA JOLLA, CA – October 20, 2016 – The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) – two leading no..Read More

Spinal Stenosis
Cornell University

Spinal stenosis is a condition in which open spaces within the spine become narrowed, causing pressure on the spinal cord and nerves of the spine. Spi..Read More

Spondylolisthesis
Cornell University

Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which one of the vertebrae (bones) in the spine slips out of the proper position onto the vertebra below it. The w..Read More

Basilar Invagination
Cornell University

Basilar invagination is a rare but serious condition in which the second cervical vertebra migrates upward into the intracranial space, causing pressu..Read More

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Cornell University

Ankylosing spondylitis (sometimes called “AS”) is a form of arthritis in which chronic inflammation causes stiffness and pain in the spine. The name a..Read More

Student-Run Community Clinics Vital to Medical Education
Cornell University

In lieu of a formal course of study, student-run free clinics that adopt new healthcare delivery models can provide medical students with a hands-on s..Read More

Surprising Factors Determine Successful Aging
Cornell University

Motion is medicine; social interaction prolongs life; walking with friends accomplishes both — and Cornell health experts from three campuses, includi..Read More

Resistance Movement
Cornell University

Last fall, New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells suffered an ankle injury during practice. He later spiked a temperature of 104 and was rushed to the..Read More

Outstanding Students Honored at Convocation
Cornell University

On the eve of their commencement, students from Weill Cornell Medical College and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences were recognized fo..Read More

What's in a Measure?
Cornell University

A 2015 survey that assesses the quality of patient care is more comprehensive than earlier iterations, but there is still room for improvement, accord..Read More

Tall Order
Cornell University

When Alex Bancroft was 5, it was clear that something was awry with his digestive system. During kindergarten, his mom says, he was spending a lot of ..Read More

Dr. Francis Lee and Dr. Jane Salmon Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Cornell University

Dr. Francis Lee, the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Professor of Molecular Biology in Psychiatry and a professor of psychiatry, pharmacology and neuroscien..Read More

Frequent dental scaling was associated with decreased risk of periprosthetic joint infection requiring resection arthroplasty in a cohort of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty in Taiwan
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Frequent dental scaling was associated with decreased risk of periprosthetic joint infection requiring resection arthroplasty in a..Read More

Naked mole-rats in the news
University of Cambridge

Sensitisation is a process integral to how pain works, when part of the body becomes injured the area becomes extra sensitive so that it is better pro..Read More

OHSU Ask the Health Experts Lecture series features useful advice for a variety of health concerns
Oregon Health & Science University

05/20/13  Portland, Ore. The upcoming session of Oregon Health & Science University's “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is quickly approaching. ..Read More

UCLA faculty voice: We can make medicine affordable
UCLA

Dr. Jonathan Fielding is distinguished professor of public health and pediatrics at UCLA. This op-ed appeared in U.S. News and World Report. Whenever ..Read More

OHSU's 'Ask the Health Experts' Lecture Series resumes this Fall with new topics
Oregon Health & Science University

08/05/11  Portland, Ore. The fall session of Oregon Health & Science University's much-anticipated “Ask the Health Experts” seminar series is fast app..Read More

Upcoming Topics for OHSU’s ‘Ask The Health Experts’ Lecture Series
Oregon Health & Science University

The spring session of Oregon Health & Science University’s popular Ask the Health Experts seminar series is under way. Featured speakers are leading e..Read More