Posts Tagged: rheumatoid arthritis

Breakthrough First-in-Human Study Shows Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Inhibits Cytokine Production

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Clinical Data Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Delivery of Electric Current to Vagus Nerve Could Provide More Treatment Options and Alternatives to Costly Immunosuppressive Drugs Amsterdam, Manhasset, NY and Valencia, CA – Clinical trial data published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates stimulating the vagus nerve… read more

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Researchers Complete a Milestone in Defining the Genetic Basis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Manhasset, NY – An international group of investigators has discovered new genes, pathways and cell types that are involved in inherited susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings are published online in Nature. Scientists performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis in more than 100,000 people of European and Asian descent. They discovered 42 new sites… read more

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Feinstein Researcher Receives 2013 Best of Manhasset Award

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Manhasset, NY – Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program. Dr. Aranow is a rheumatologist specializing in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. She is a co-director… read more

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