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People who have fibromyalgia often have trouble getting a good night's sleep. See this NIAMS Q&A for tips and more info: www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Fibromyalgia/#l?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
Fibromyalgia. Questions and Answers about Fibromyalgia. July 2014. This publication contains general information about fibromyalgia. It describes what fibromyalgia is, who gets it, and what causes it. It also explains how fibromyalgia is diagnosed and treated. At the end is a list of key words ...
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Psoriasis affects more than 5 million adults in the United States, including older adults. Common symptoms include patches of thick red skin, itching and pain. NIHSeniorHealth, the website designed with older people in mind, now has a new topic on psoriasis, developed by NIAMS. Check it out at http://www.nihseniorhealth.gov/whatispsoriasis/01.html.
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#NIH just released a feedback blog soliciting comments on specific information about the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 plan for research on environmental influences on child health outcomes (ECHO). Please review the feedback blog and submit your input: http://1.usa.gov/1IB4sxN. We want to hear from you! 
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Both primary and secondary #Sjögren’s syndrome tend to occur in families with a member affected by systemic #lupus erythematosus. The study was supported by grants from NIAMS. The full article is available on PubMed without a subscription here: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4515287
Objective. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and Sjögren's syndrome (SS) share clinical and immunogenetic features and may occur together. We undertook this study to determine the risk of primary SS among SLE-unaffected relatives of SLE patients ...
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Medline Plus has reliable information on #psoriasis from a variety of Government and professional resources. Check it out! www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/psoriasis.html. En español: www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/psoriasis.html
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Q: What makes the IRP so innovative? A: The people! Watch this to see how #teamscience makes a difference at NIH.
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The 2016 application cycle for the National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is now open! The NIH wants to encourage health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research.  The application deadline is November 16, 2015.  Start your application today by visiting http://www.lrp.nih.gov/
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Research suggests a link between #osteoporosis and bone loss in the jaw. This can affect the health of your teeth. More from NIH on oral health and bone disease: www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Bone_Health/Oral_Health/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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25 million Americans have asthma. Some of the medications used to treat it may have an impact on bone health. See this NIH fact sheet for more info: www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/Conditions_Behaviors/asthma.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Researchers at Columbia and Johns Hopkins have found that depression, stress, anxiety and other psychosocial problems may increase the risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The study was funded, in part, by a grant from NIAMS. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26274015
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A NIAMS-funded study has identified a role of the protein TREML4 in spurring inflammation linked to the development of systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). Based on this finding, TREML4 may be a promising drug target for lupus. Read the Spotlight on Research story here: http://niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/Spotlight_on_Research/2015/inflammation_lupus.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus. Image of a dendritic cell showing TLR7 (green) and the nucleus (blue). Credit: Terry K. Means, Massachusetts General Hospital.
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Rosacea. PDF Version Size: 58 KB; Audio Version Time: 08:16 Size: 7.8 MB. November 2014. What Is Rosacea? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of Publications for the Public. Rosacea is a long-term disease that affects the skin and sometimes the eyes. Its symptoms include redness, pimples, and, ...
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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, is to support research into the causes, treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases. 

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