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You can have a voice in the NIH Precision Medicine Cohort - Strategies to Address Community Engagement and Health Disparities. Comments are being received now through June 19. To see the Request for Information and to submit comments: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-107.html. 
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  Untreated celiac disease may decrease the absorption of calcium, raising the risk for #osteoporosis. For management tips, see this fact sheet from the NIH: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/Conditions_Behaviors/celiac.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus                            
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You can feel better if you have #arthritis! Take medicines your doctor prescribes and get some exercise. See more in this NIAMS multicultural information: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Arthritis/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus. En español: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Portal_en_espanol/Informacion_de_salud/Artritis/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
Many people start to feel pain and stiffness in their bodies over time. Sometimes their hands or knees or shoulders get sore and are hard to move and may become swollen. These people may have arthritis (ar-THRY-tis). Arthritis may be caused by inflammation (in-flah-MAY-shun) of the tissue lining ...
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 Pregnancy and breastfeeding put extra demands on a woman’s body, and can affect the bones. Read this NIH fact sheet for info on ways to keep your bones healthy during these important times: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Bone_Health/Pregnancy/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus                          
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Do you have #osteoarthritis? About 12.4 million Americans over age 65 have it. Check out this NIH Senior Health module for information on the condition, how it's treated, and what kind of medical professional to see: http://nihseniorhealth.gov/osteoarthritis/whatisosteoarthritis/01.html
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In a study supported in part by NIAMS and other NIH funding, researchers have identified a potential new drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Read the press release here: http://bit.ly/1cQ5Y0W.
LA JOLLA INSTITUTE SCIENTISTS REVEAL POTENTIAL NEW DRUG TARGET FOR THE TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. LA JOLLA, CA - March 20, 2015. Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, in collaboration with colleagues the University of California, San Diego, identified a novel ...
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NIAMS News: Five new members have been named to the NIAMS Advisory Council. NIAMS Director Dr. Stephen Katz (second from l) and Deputy Director Dr. Robert Carter (third from r) welcome new members to the Institute’s council. They are (from l) Richard Seiden, Dr. V. Michael Holers, Dr. Amy Paller, Dr. Joan Bechtold, and Dr. Sundeep Khosla. Read about them here: http://www.niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/Press_Releases/2015/5_27.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Researchers at Montana State University have identified a compound that shows potential to treat #rheumatoid arthritis. The study was funded, in part, by NIAMS. Read the press release here: http://bit.ly/1PK1EC4.
The June issue of the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics features an MSU study on a chemical compound with potential for treating rheumatoid arthritis.
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Are you concerned about #osteoporosis and how to find a doctor to help you maintain your bone health? Check out these tips from the NIH: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteoporosis/find_doctor.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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  In the May NIAMS Update: NIAMS Director Dr. Katz discusses the NIH Initiative to Enhance Research Rigor & Reproducibility; research news & more: http://www.niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/NIAMS_Update/2015/MayNews.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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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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