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Early Testing for Osteoporosis Gives a Voice to a Silent Disease

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Women may not know they have osteoporosis until they fracture a bone. Early testing for osteoporosis can help them get effective treatment to reduce risk.
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Understanding Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

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Systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, is a rare but serious autoimmune disorder. Although it can not be cured, its manifestations can be treated.

Why Collaboration is So Important in Autoimmune Disease

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Collaboration is crucial to attaining the audacious goals of reimagining research, diagnosis, and care for all patients with autoimmune diseases.
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3 Innovations that People with IBD Will Want to Know About

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Three passionate researchers in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease have developed innovative solutions for problems related to the disease.
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The Oral Microbiome and Its Links to Autoimmunity

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Recent research has elucidated the relationship between the oral microbiome and a variety of system diseases including Sjogrens, Lupus, & Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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Here’s How to Get Control of Your Gout

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When a doctor and a person with gout work closely together, it's possible to get gout under control. Asking for support from people in your life is vital.It can take a year or more to get gout flares to stop, even with a perfect regimen of gout treatment, however, a successful outcome can almost always be achieved.
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8 Practical Tips to Delay Surgery for Arthritis

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The best approach for arthritis of the knee is to wait as long as possible before joint replacement surgery. There are a number of steps you can take to deal with your pain before selecting a surgical option. These measures often significantly lessen the pain and improve your quality of life.
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FasterCures Inspires Innovative Treatment for Autoimmunity

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A FasterCures conference motivates an autoimmune activist to call for moving from problem identification and awareness to rapid implementation of action plans.
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Does Running Actually Cause Knee Osteoarthritis?

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All of that pounding from recreational running must be bad on our knees, but science suggests otherwise. What then is the cause of osteoarthritis?
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CBD Has an Extremely Wide Range of Health Benefits

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CBD is a non-psychoactive compound derived from Cannabis sativa. Studies are confirming its benefits in a variety of clinical conditions, including cancer, arthritis, and migraine.

What Really Works to Reduce Osteoarthritis Pain in the Knee?

Losing weight and exercising are the best medicine for pain due to knee osteoarthritis, the problem is both are hard to do. Community-based programs are being developed (and studied) to see what works best.
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The Struggles of Being a Psoriasis Patient

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A recent survey of psoriasis patients world wide revealed that 84% of patient face discrimination and humiliation. However, new therapies are available that can result in clear or almost clear skin.