American College of Rheumatology


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American College of Rheumatology

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ACR

An organization of health care professionals and scientists whose primary goals are to study and treat arthritis and other diseases of bones and joints. The organization also educates the public and the profession about rheumatological diseases and works as an advocate in the formulation of public policy pert. to the care of rheumatic and arthritic patients.
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CONTACT: Tammy McCoy of American College of Rheumatology, +1-404-633-3777, or tmccoy@rheumatology.
Clinically and statistically significant improvements in signs and symptoms of PsA were achieved versus placebo, as measured by a 20% reduction in the American College of Rheumatology response criteria (ACR 20), a standard tool used to assess improvement at Week 24.
Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation, among others.
O'Dell, the new president of the American College of Rheumatology.
In both the RAPID 1 (027) and RAPID 2 (050) studies CIMZIA(TM), in combination with methotrexate, demonstrated superiority to placebo, and a statistically significant improvement in the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis as measured by all American College of Rheumatology (ACR) scores: ACR20, 50, and 70.
Data to be Presented at Upcoming American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting
John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR; Atlanta, GA) have partnered to begin the publication of "The Rheumatologist," a new controlled circulation title that is designed to provide current news and information to rheumatology and rheumatologist health professionals, with an issue in November.
Source: American College of Rheumatology annual meeting, November 2007.
Validation came in 1990 when the American College of Rheumatology established 18 tender points common in fibromyalgia and set criteria to help diagnose the syndrome.
Professor Jo Edwards, from University College London, presented the findings to an American College of Rheumatology meeting in America yesterday.
The researchers haven't yet published the results, but they presented a preliminary analysis in October at an American College of Rheumatology meeting in San Francisco.
Older women who drink four or more cups of decaffeinated coffee a day are more than twice as likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA) than regular coffee drinkers, according to research presented recently at an American College of Rheumatology meeting.

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