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Sjogren Syndrome - Sindrome de Sjogren

Posted by nazareth mcfarren on Thursday, November 3, 2011, In : Health - Saúde 
About Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease in which people’s white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands. Today, as many as four million Americans are living with this disease.

Although the hallmark symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth, Sjögren’s may also cause dysfunction of other organs such as the kidneys, gastrointestinal system, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and the central nervous system. Patients may also experience extreme...

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Health - Good news for lupus victims

Posted by nazareth mcfarren on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Health - Saúde 

Lupus Research Institute Announces Groundbreaking Global Research Initiative

$8 Million Grant Launches Search for Fundamental Causes Driving to a Cure

NEW YORK, NY – October 17, 2011 – The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) launched a major international initiative aimed at attracting the highest level scientists to conduct pioneering research to discover the fundamental root causes of lupus, explore the potential for a cure, and transform the field of lupus research. LRI president Margaret Dow...

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Making the World a Better Place - Fazendo do Mundo um Lugar Melhor

naza ““Donating part of my art to help raise awareness and funds for non-profit organizations that make medical research is my way of making the difference”, says Naza, Brazilian American Visual Artist. She has been involved with several organizations in their efforts to make the World a better place. She organized fund raisers for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Haven, and The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. In her attempts to help animals, children, health research, and human rights, she has donated her art to countless charity events in South Florida, Brazil, Washington D.C., North Carolina, and New York. Now, the painter has kindly offered the domain to be used as a tool to help promote non-profit organizations of several causes, including children wellbeing, animal rights, human rights, the environment, health research, and the arts. ____________________________________ “Doar parte do meu trabalho para ajudar a angariar fundos para pesquizas científicas da area de saúde é minha forma de ajudar a fazer a diferença”, diz Naza, artista plástica brasileira Americana. Ela tem estado envolvida com várias Ongs em seus esforços para fazer do mundo um lugar melhor. Naza organizou vários eventos para angariar fundos para Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, The Haven e The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. Em seu esforço para ajudar animais, crianças, pesquizas científicas e os direitos humanos,ela já doou sua arte para um sem número de Ongs da Flórida, do Brasil, de Washington, D.C, North Carolina, e Nova York. Agora, esta pintora pôs à disposição das pessoas o domínio para que seja usado como uma ferramenta para promover várias causas, inclusive o bem estar e a segurança das crianças, os direitos dos animais, os direitos humanos, o meio ambiente, as pesquizas da área de saúde e as artes.

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