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Salmon May Help Cut Risk Of Arthritis

EATING a weekly portion of salmon could halve the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, researchers have found. People who eat at least one serving of fatty fish, such as salmon, trout, mackerel or herring, each week are said to be less likely to develop the condition than those who do not.

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Kerri-Anne Calls For Awareness On The Importance Of Vitamin D To Prevent Osteoporosis

 http://www.heraldsun.com.au/lifestyle/health-fitness/kerrianne-kennerley-calls-for-awareness-of-need-for-vitamin-d-as-she-battles-deficiency/story-fni0dgux-1226692957533?sv=66451083f13db15b1a8abb7af2eb9938#.UgXYKGIBre8.email  

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Predicting Fractures in Patients with Osteoporosis

Most fractures of the hip, arms, legs, arms and spine in elderly people are associated with osteoporosis. This is a common condition in older women, but it can also occur in men as they age. The bone structure becomes less dense, and therefore much more fragile. Professor Prince, from the University

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EULAR to Publish New Treatment Guidelines for Rheumatoid Arthritis

At the annual meeting of EULAR (the European League Against Rheumatism), which was held in June, it was announced that new guidelines for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis will be published. The new guidelines will update the 2010 EULAR recommendations and will be more general than 2012 rheumato

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Fibromyalgia Secrets Uncovers the Hidden Elements of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Secrets has made its missions to provide all the latest information about fibromyalgia. The company aims to make patients more aware of their condition and the implications of fibromyalgia.  (Newswire.net -- 28 June, 2013) Boise, Idaho -- Fibromyalgia is a disorder which causes p

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Women's health: As women age, time crunch and life stresses get in the way of self-care

Women in their 30s have a tremendous opportunity, says Gary Hoffman. "The 30s," he says, "can set you up for the rest of your life." We asked several health professionals, including Hoffman, division chief for women and children at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, what advice they give women

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Australians' experiences with access to health care in 2011-12

The National Health Performance Authority has put out its first Healthy Communities report which shows data on the various factors relating to health and access to medical services by Medicare Local areas.  The report has some very interesting information that shows enormous variations in heal

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Aussie Women's Untold Burden - Insights into RA

New international survey uncovers Australian families being denied care due to women struggling with chronic disease1 SYDNEY, Australia, 12 June 2013 – Results from a new international survey conducted among more than 10,000 adults with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in 42 countries, including Aus

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London Calling Raffle Winner

London Calling Raffle Winner

Following is the winning raffle ticket for the 2013 Autumn "London Calling" Raffle. Congratulations to the lucky winner, and thank you to all those who helped support Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA by purchasing and/or selling raffle tickets. "London Calling" Permit No: LS041477 Dr

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Address specialist shortages to avoid disability associated with rheumatoid arthritis

29 May 2013 Specialist shortages are creating unacceptable delays in initiating the early treatment for people with rheumatoid arthritis that is critical to avoid permanent joint deformity and disability, according to Arthritis Australia.  “We can’t reverse the joint damage caused

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Reduce obesity and joint injuries to cut the rise in joint replacements

17 May 2013 Escalating rates of joint replacements could be slashed by tackling obesity and preventing sports injuries, according to Arthritis Australia and leading osteoarthritis experts. “We know that half of all knee replacements for osteoarthritis could be prevented by eliminating obesit

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Online Tool for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Online Tool for Osteoarthritis Sufferers

19 March 2013 Arthritis Australia and Bupa Health Foundation have developed an online initiative, known as MyJointPain.org.au for people living with osteoarthirtis. The website, which has been endorsed by scientific experts, provides tools to enable individuals to be proactive in managing and track

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