ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Is a Good Night's Sleep at the Top of Your Wishlist?

Ashwagandha Helps Hormones - Aids Arthritis

Why You Should Be Eating More Porcini Mushrooms

A Breathalyzer for Disease?

How Bacopa Can Help Improve Your Cognitive Function

Magnesium Reduces Diabetes and Helps Keep You Young

Lavender Aromatherapy Can Ease Pre-Op Anxiety

Give Your Health a Much-Needed Boost With Geranium

The Role of Resveratrol in Achieving Optimal Health

Could Coconut Oil Help Reduce Antibiotics?

 
Print Page
Email Article

Woman Scientist Given Arthritis Foundation Award

  [ 6 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By News Release • www.ProHealth.com • April 12, 2000


SUMMARY: Dr. Spain received an award from the Arthritis Foundation in recognition for having the highest rated research project in Eastern Pennsylvania. Dr. Spain’s research focuses on how T cells, which are immune system cells that fight disease, are formed during fetal development in mice. Her studies show that prostaglandins play an important role in the formation of T cells, and are likely to impact on disease processes such as the development of arthritis.

ABSTRACT: PHILADELPHIA-- Lisa Spain, PhD, a scientist at The Wistar Institute, received the 1999 Stewart J. McCracken, MD Award from the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. She was given this recognition for having the highest rated research project in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Dr. Spain's research focuses on how T cells, which are immune system cells that fight disease, are formed during fetal development in mice. Dr. Spain and her research team found, for example, that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, block T cell development at several key stages by interfering with the synthesis of prostaglandins, which promote cell communications. Their studies show that prostaglandins play an important role in the formation of T cells, and are likely to impact on disease processes such as the development of arthritis.
The Stewart J. McCracken, MD Award is presented annually to the individual receiving the highest rated research project in the Philadelphia area. Projects are graded by a national peer review committee. Dr. McCracken was a long-time member of the Arthritis Foundation board and past president of Medical Affairs of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter. He practiced internal medicine and rheumatology for more than four decades.
The Arthritis Foundation is the source of help and hope for the more than 40 million Americans affected by arthritis. For more than 50 years, the Arthritis Foundation has supported research to find the cures for and methods to prevent arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.
Source: Wistar Institute



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Energy NADH™ 12.5mg FibroSleep™


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Optimized Curcumin Longvida with Omega-3

Featured Products

Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Energy NADH™ 12.5mg
Improve Energy & Cognitive Function
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Natural Remedies

Enhance Eyelashes Naturally Enhance Eyelashes Naturally
Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits Why Berries Offer a Rainbow of Health Benefits
How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough How One Tiny Molecule Turned into One Huge Health Breakthrough
Astaxanthin - A Little-Known but Power-Packed Nutrient Astaxanthin - A Little-Known but Power-Packed Nutrient
Are You Obtaining the Proper Enzymes? Are You Obtaining the Proper Enzymes?

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map