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Vasculitis: Polyarteritis Nodosa by animekid Posted Mon 27 Dec 2010 12:00am in , Before the holiday, actually around the beginning of this month ( when I was still employed ) I received an unexpected phone call from the UK from a gentleman who had found my name on the Vasculitis Foundation’s site and he reached out to me asking about symptoms that he was experiencing and he thought that he may have Polyart ... Read on »
Types and Signs of Arthritis by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm There are over 100 types of Arthritis Achilles tendinitis Achondroplasia Acromegalic arthropathy Adhesive capsulitis Adult onset Still's disease Ankylosing spondylitis Anserine bursitis Arthritis of Ulcerative colitis Avascular necrosis Behcet's syndrome Bicipital tendonitis Blount's di ... Read on »
List of Autoimmune Diseases by Lauren Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 7:00am “…one in twelve Americans -and one in nine women -will develop an autoimmune disorder.” - from The Autoimmune Epidemic by Donna Jackson Nakazawa There are over 100 Autoimmune Diseases and counting.  We also consider Autoimmune-related illnesses when we look at a list like this -meaning diseases that usually overlap or occur along with a ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Methods For Treating Autoimmune Diseases And Transplantation Rejection by nih.gov Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Methods for treating autoimmune diseases by suppressing the expression of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I molecules by administering either methimazole, methimazole derivatives, carbimazole, propylthiouracil, thionamides, thiourelylenes, thioureas, and thiourea derivatives. These co ... Read on »
What is Arthritis? by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Arthritis is the most common type of joint disorder. The cartilage that cushions the bones at the joint wears away and leads to pain and stiffness. Although factors are known to lead to Osteoarthritis, such as aging, metabolic, genetic, chemical and mechanical factors, there is no known cause. Osteoarthritis is extremely common in people over t ... Read on »
Mental health problems in youths committed to juvenile institutions: prevalences and treatment needs by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 16 Oct 2010 4:59pm I read the following abstract with much dismay: Mental health problems in youths committed to juvenile institutions: prevalences and treatment needs. Ståhlberg O, Anckarsäter H, Nilsson T. Forensic Psychiatry, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden, ola.stahlberg@neuro.gu.se. Abstract Many international studies sh ... Read on »
Juvenile Myositis (JM) Could be Caused by Vaccines by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 7:29am Juvenile Myositis (JM), including Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM), Amyopathic Dermatomyositis (AMD) and Juvenile Polymyositis (JPM), is an autoimmune disease affecting approximately 5,000 children in the United States. Weak muscles and skin rash are the primary symptoms of JDM, while muscle weakness without a rash is the primary symptom of JPM ... Read on »
Symptoms And Types Of Connective Tissue Disease by Jan Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am Four rather unusual and rare diseases are now being grouped together by medical investigators as a result of information derived from recent research. Their names, which are little known to the public, are polyarteritis nodosa, diffuse lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and dermatomyositis. They resemble each other in that all of them repr ... Read on »
Juveniles of June by Robert Folzenlogen Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm Born in April or May, many birds and mammals begin to lose their baby features by June and have assumed juvenile behaviors. Not yet fully independent, they wander further from their parents and, in the case of mammals, have developed that lanky appearance of adolescents. Young squirrels and cottontails abound in our neighborhoods while lean fox ... Read on »