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NIAMS Video Abstract: Dr. Behdad Afzali, a visiting researcher at NIAMS, discusses how an international team, including researchers from NIAMS and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)​, discovered a BACH2-related genetic disorder called BRIDA. U.K. collaborators included Imperial College London and John Radcliffe Hospital (Oxford). The paper was published in Nature Immunology​. The paper was published in Nature Immunology. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djwgiO8-tos. To view the abstract of the paper: http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v18/n7/full/ni.3753.html. Access to full paper requires a subscription.

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It hurts, but is is a sprain or a strain? How are they treated, and how can you prevent them in the future? https://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Sprains_Strains/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Escucha esta información del NIAMS sobre el #lupus y compártela con un ser querido que sufra esta enfermedad. ¡No sabes cuánto podría ayudarle! https://www.niams.nih.gov/Portal_En_Espanol/Informacion_de_Salud/Lupus/default.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Researchers @UniversityofUtah have used #CRISPR gene editing to protect stem cells from inflammation. The study was published in @TissueEngineering. http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ten.tea.2016.0441
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Dr. Francis Collins, +National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director, shares his thoughts on the October retirement of NCCIH Director, Dr. Josephine Briggs. “She is among the most accomplished leaders at NIH and is universally respected both within and outside the agency,” said Dr. Collins about his friend and colleague. http://bit.ly/2fypWUK

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Vigorous, consistent medical care for #osteogenesis imperfecta remains as important in adulthood as in childhood. See this NIH fact sheet for tips: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bone/Osteogenesis_Imperfecta/adult_years.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Para recursos sobre la #psoriasis que puedes compartir con tu familia y comunidad, visita esta página del NIAMS:
https://www.niams.nih.gov/outreach/default-espanol.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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In addition to causing joint damage, #rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the heart, blood vessels, and other body systems. Learn more about RA and what research is being done: https://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Rheumatic_Disease/rheumatoid_arthritis_ff.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus
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Are you attending the @RheumNurses Annual Conference in Orlando? NIAMS has free info on rheumatic diseases for you to share with your patients. Stop by booth 100 and see us! https://www.niams.nih.gov
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In Honoring Health: Resources for American Indians and Alaska Natives: We have the power to fight diabetes! Read it online here: https://www.niams.nih.gov/News_and_Events/AIAN_Honoring_Health/2017/AugustNews.asp?WT.mc_id=social_niamsgplus Honoring Health is produced by NIAMS on behalf of the National Institutes of Health, the Indian Health Service and the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging. This month’s content is contributed by @NIDDK and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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