Thursday, February 18, 2010
I now have a store that showcases books on arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, Sjogren's Syndrome, and many other health topics. If you don't find what you're looking for, leave a comment here or go to http://www.ccis.web.officelive.com and fill out the form making sure to let me know the specific information book you are looking for and I will get it for you.
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Anti-TNF Therapy Can Help Heart Of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Study Suggests
ScienceDaily (2008-03-02) -- A chronic autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by persistent inflammation of the synovial membrane and progressive joint destruction. Beyond loss of mobility, sufferers face a high risk of heart failure. A new study indicates that anti-TNF therapy does a patient's heart more good than harm, when it successfully reduces the inflammatory toll of RA. ... > read full article
Monday, February 15, 2010
A previous six-month study by Iowa State University researchers had indicated that consuming modest amounts of soy protein, rich in isoflavones, lessened lumbar spine bone loss in midlife, perimenopausal women. But now an expanded three-year study by some of those same researchers does not show a bone-sparing effect in postmenopausal women who ingested soy isoflavone tablets, except for a modest effect at the femoral (hip) neck among those who took the highest dosage.