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All Diseases and Conditions NIAMS

For each health topic, you’ll find a “Basics” version, which provides essential facts, and an “In-Depth” version, which provides more details. A. Acne What is acne? It is caused when blocked skin follicles from a plug caused by oil from glands, bacteria, and dead cells clump together and swell.

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Joint Health Matters

(9 days ago) Speaking of diet, no specific diet will prevent or cure arthritis. However, eating a balanced diet will help manage your weight and provide a variety of nutrients for overall health. A balanced diet: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt.

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NIAMS Community Health Clinic NIAMS

(4 days ago) The health clinic offers patient care with access to a specialist, health information, and referral to clinical studies for the prevention and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Where is the health clinic located? The NIAMS Community Health Clinic is located in Clinical Center, Building 10, OP9 Clinic.

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and

(6 days ago) Honoring Health: Resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives is an e-newsletter that features a different health topic in each issue.It is produced by the NIAMS on behalf of the National Institutes of Health, the Indian Health Service, and the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging. Subscribe.

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica Symptoms & Causes NIAMS

(2 days ago) Polymyalgia rheumatica causes muscle pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulder, and hip. The disorder mainly affects people over 50, especially women. Polymyalgia rheumatica is treated with medications, such as corticosteroids. If you have polymyalgia rheumatica, your doctor should also look for signs of another disorder, giant cell arteritis.

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Treatments Against RA and Effect on FDG-PET/CT (The TARGET

(2 days ago) Northwell Health, Great Neck, New York, United States, 11021. New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States, 10003 Mount Sinai- Icahn School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States, 10029. Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, United States, 10032

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and

(6 days ago) To order by phone or inquire about bulk orders for health forums or fairs, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at (877) 22-NIAMS (226-4267). The TTY (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) number is (301) 565-2966.

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DUX4-Regulated Genes Provide a Roadmap for

(3 days ago) The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and

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Martha Somerman, D.D.S., Ph.D.

(5 days ago) A native of Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Somerman received a bachelor’s degree in biology and a D.D.S. from New York University, a master’s degree in environmental health from Hunter College, and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the University of Rochester. She completed her periodontal residency at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York.

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Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Dead Cell Clearance

(9 days ago) Partial support for this study was also provided by the Arthritis Foundation.The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institutes of Health (NIH), is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of

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Autoinflammatory Disease Types NIAMS

(5 days ago) Close Health Topics Grants & Funding Labs @ NIAMS Clinical Trials News Room About NIAMS Community Outreach Asian-Language Resources Portal en español Subscribe to Our E-Newsletters Get the latest scientific news and resources on diseases of …

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and

(1 days ago) To order by phone or inquire about bulk orders for health forums or fairs, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at (877) 22-NIAMS (226-4267). The TTY (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) number is (301) 565-2966. We are allowed to store your contact information when you write to us under System of Record # 09-25-0106 , last

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Health Topics NIAMS

(9 days ago) Health Resources for Community Outreach. Find free resources and help spread the word about health conditions that affect the bones, joints, muscles, and skin. Find Resources for Community Outreach. Featured. Information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) NIAMS Bone health information. NIAMS Coalition raises awareness about NIAMS research.

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Healthy Muscles Matter: Ways to Care for the Muscular System

(Just Now) You really don’t need a special diet to keep your muscles in good health. Eating a balanced diet will help manage your weight and provide a variety of nutrients for your muscles and overall health. A balanced diet: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or …

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National Institutes of Health

(Just Now) To order by phone or inquire about bulk orders for health forums or fairs, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at (877) 22-NIAMS (226-4267). The TTY (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) number is (301) 565-2966.

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Tendinitis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment NIAMS

(Just Now) Several types of health care professionals may treat you, including: A primary care physician. Physical therapists, who help to improve joint function. Orthopaedists, who treat and perform surgery for bone and joint diseases. Rheumatologists, who treat arthritis and other diseases of the bones, joints, and muscles.

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Hip Replacements

(3 days ago) Hip replacement surgery is a procedure in which a surgeon makes an incision over the side of the thigh, removes the diseased parts of the hip joint, and replaces them with new, artificial parts. These parts mimic the way a normal hip joint works. The pieces may be made of metal, plastic, ceramic, or a combination of these materials.

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Skin Diseases, Conditions & Disorders NIAMS

(3 days ago) Two drugs—one used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and another for different types of blood cancers—have shown promise in reversing hair loss characteristic of alopecia areata and related disorders, according to a study in mice funded in part by the NIH’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).

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What is Ichthyosis

(Just Now) Health care providers usually diagnose the disorder by: Asking about your family and medical history, including any skin disorders. Doing a physical exam, which includes looking at your skin, hair, and nails.

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Joint Health NIAMS

(2 days ago) Joint Health The NIAMS has free, easy-to-read information about conditions that affect joints and ways to keep joints healthy. Click on the resources below to read, download, or order this information.

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Healthy Skin Matters

(7 days ago) You really don’t need a special diet to keep your skin in good health. Eating a balanced diet will help you maintain a healthy weight and provide a variety of nutrients for your skin and your overall health. A balanced diet: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat dairy products like milk, cheese, and yogurt.

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What is Arthritis & What Causes it

(9 days ago) What is arthritis? "Arthritis" literally means joint inflammation. Although joint inflammation is a symptom or sign rather than a specific diagnosis, the term arthritis is …

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Health Information For Older Adults/Seniors NIAMS

(4 days ago) Health Information For Older Adults/Seniors. Certain conditions affect people at different stages of their lives. The NIAMS has free, easy-to-read information to help older adults and seniors to stay healthy and manage conditions of the bones, joints, muscles, and skin at any age. Click on the resources below to read, download, or order this

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and

(1 days ago) Exercise and Bone Health For Women: The Skeletal Risk of Overtraining. Last published 11/2018 Please note that online information may be more recently updated than printed materials. This fact sheet contains information about how women's bone health may be …

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Healthy Skin Matters: Quiz Questions NIAMS

(7 days ago) Healthy Skin Matters: Quiz Questions. True or False: Your skin is the largest organ of your body. True or False: Skin makes vitamin C when the sun shines on it. True or False: You should put a bandage on a cut or scrape on your skin. True or False: Insect bites might be itchy, but they won’t cause any real problems.

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Joseph Woo, M.S., M.B.A., LATG About NIAMS NIAMS

(4 days ago) Close Health Topics Grants & Funding Labs @ NIAMS Clinical Trials News Room About NIAMS Community Outreach Asian-Language Resources Portal en español Subscribe to Our E-Newsletters Get the latest scientific news and resources on diseases of …

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and

(1 days ago) For medical & health professionals to share with patients; Quantity that can be ordered: up to 1 copy This publication is in the public domain. It can be reproduced. Size: 8 1/2 x 11 Language: English . To order by phone or inquire about bulk orders for health forums or fairs, please contact the NIAMS Information Clearinghouse at (877) 22-NIAMS

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Osteopetrosis NIAMS

(3 days ago) Osteopetrosis is a rare disorder that causes bones to grow abnormally and become too dense. When this happens, bones can break easily. In addition, bones may be misshapen and large, causing other problems in the body, such as problems with: Seeing and hearing. Fighting infection. Controlling bleeding.

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NIAMS Seeks Applications on Research on HIV/AIDS

(5 days ago) The HIV/AIDS pandemic has been a challenging U.S. public health issue, with an impact on conditions that fall within the mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS).

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What Causes Osteoarthritis, Symptoms & More NIAMS

(4 days ago) See your health care provider to talk about your symptoms and treatment. You may want to join a class to learn about osteoarthritis and how to manage the symptoms to allow you to live an active lifestyle. Support groups, both online and in your community, can help you cope and offer tips on how to manage having the disease and live a healthy

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Akshaya Anand, B.S., Scleroderma Genomics and Health

(8 days ago) Summary. Akshaya graduated from the University of Maryland (UMD) in December 2019 with a dual B.S. degree in Computer Science and Biology. At UMD, Akshaya worked with a small team to develop innovative coding projects for coding competition events known as hackathons. Her hackathon projects include an app to detect car crashes and alert first

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What is a Clinical Trial

(9 days ago) What is a Clinical Trial? Clinical trials are medical research studies in which people participate as volunteers. They help researchers better understand the normal biological processes, learn more about diseases and conditions, and develop new treatments and medications.

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What Is Scleroderma

(1 days ago) Mental health professionals, who provide counseling and treat mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. Nephrologists, who treat kidney disease. Occupational therapists, who teach how to safely perform activities of daily living. Orthopaedists, who treat and perform surgery for bone and joint diseases or injuries.

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What is Pemphigus

(9 days ago) Mental health professionals, who help people cope with difficulties in the home and workplace that may result from their medical conditions. Ophthalmologists, in cases where the eyes are affected. Ophthalmologists specialize in treating disorders and diseases of the eye.

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Muscle Activity Necessary for Healthy Tendon-Bone

(7 days ago) The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health under award numbers R01AR055580, P30AR057235, and T32AR060719. Muscle loading is necessary for the formation of a functional tendon enthesis. Schwartz AG, Lipner JH, Pasteris JD, Genin GM, Thomopolous S. Bone. 2013 Jul;55(1):44-51. Epub 2013 Mar 29. PMID: 23542869.

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Resource-based Centers NIAMS

(3 days ago) The Resource–based Centers (P30) provide critic. The Resource–based Centers (P30) provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services, and resources to groups of investigators, with the broad overall goal of accelerating, enriching, and enhancing the effectiveness of ongoing basic, translational, and clinical research and promoting new research within the NIAMS mission.

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Cutaneous Leukocyte Biology Section NIAMS

(Just Now) When this relationship changes, it may lead to perpetuating inflammation. The Cutaneous Leukocyte Biology Section aims to understand how skin functions as an immune organ and studies mechanisms that underlie host-microbial symbiosis during health and disease, in …

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Core Centers for Clinical Research (CCCR) NIAMS

(1 days ago) The Core Centers for Clinical Research (CCCR) (P30) provides avenues to advance the methodological sciences that support clinical research within and across the NIAMS’ portfolio of diseases. They address existing and future research needs in musculoskeletal, rheumatologic, and skin diseases by fostering the development, implementation, and

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Heidi H. Kong, M.D., M.H.Sc. About NIAMS NIAMS

(2 days ago) Dr. Kong studies the human microbiome and its roles in health and disease. Her research has advanced the understanding of microbial communities of human skin and combines clinical/translational research expertise with advanced genomic technologies.

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Osteopetrosis NIAMS

(8 days ago) See your health care providers on a regular basis. Talk to your doctor or physical therapist about which types of exercises are best for you based on the type of osteopetrosis you have. Ask your doctor about nutrition. Keep the lines of communication open. Ask family and friends for help when you need it.

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Virtual 2021 Outreach and Education Day NIAMS

(5 days ago) 11:30am-12:15 pm “State of the Institute” Lindsey A. Criswell, M.D., M.P.H., D.Sc. Director, NIAMS 12:15pm – 1:00 pm “NIH Efforts Related to Health Disparities and Ending Structural Racism” (tentative title) Monica Webb Hooper, Ph.D. Deputy Director, National Institute on Minority Health

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Osteoporosis Causes & Symptoms NIAMS

(2 days ago) Health care providers who treat osteoporosis include: Endocrinologists, who treat problems related to the glands and hormones. Geriatricians, who specialize in caring for all aspects of health in older people. Gynecologists, who specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions of the reproductive system of women.

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Bone Health NIAMS

(1 days ago) Other Bone Health Conditions and Diseases. Some conditions and diseases affect the bones. The causes vary, from trauma to genetics to other diseases and conditions. Image. Fibrous Dysplasia. Growth Plate Injuries. Marfan Syndrome. Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Osteonecrosis.

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Scleroderma Genomics and Health Disparities Unit NIAMS

(8 days ago) Scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) is a chronic, multi-system, autoimmune disease characterized by progressive fibrosis of the skin and internal organs. There is a health disparity in African Americans, who have an increased prevalence of scleroderma compared to European Americans. We have established the Genome Research in African American

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