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June is Men's Health Month

Did you know that arthritis, gout and osteoporosis are diseases that affect men? This month, encourage the men in your community to learn more about these conditions and ways to improve their health.

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Protein Linked to Dermatomyositis Found to Have Role in Regenerating Muscle

Many people with a rare muscle disease called dermatomyositis carry antibodies to a protein called T1F1γ, but the proteinís role in normal and diseased muscle has been elusive. New NIAMS research shows that T1F1γ has a role in muscle regeneration.

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Stem Cell-Based Strategies Offer Personalized Approaches For Treating Inherited Skin Disease

Two new studies describe efforts to develop stem cell-based approaches for treating Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), a rare, genetic skin disease. People with EB have skin so fragile that the slightest friction causes blisters.

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Long-term Follow-up Data From Large Orthopaedic Studies May Help Guide Clinical Practice

Musculoskeletal conditions like spinal stenosis and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in the knee affect people of all ages and can be debilitating. Recently reported long-term data provide clinically valuable insights into outcomes associated with treatments.


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