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Scleroderma Research Foundation Company Profile

04:33 EDT 17th September 2019 | BioPortfolio

The word scleroderma literally means “hard skin,” but the disease typically does much more than that, often affecting the internal organs with life-threatening consequences. In some cases, the joints and muscles are affected, resulting in severe pain and limited mobility. Vascular damage due to scleroderma can result in loss of fingers, toes and entire limbs. The symptoms and severity of scleroderma vary from one patient to another, and the course of the disease is often unpredictable. The disease usually effects women–who represent four out of every five patients–between the ages of 30 and 50; however, children and men of all ages and across all ethnic boundaries can also be affected.


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Higher estrogen levels linked to more severe disease in scleroderma

(Medical University of South Carolina) Scleroderma is a connective tissue disease that hardens the skin and scars the organs. Older men with scleroderma had higher estrogen levels than healthy older m...

Struggling for Answers: A Patient's Scleroderma Journey

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'Don't Give up Hope': Bob Saget's Unlikely Path to Scleroderma Advocacy

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Family Battle with Scleroderma

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Scleroderma: An Overview for You

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What's New on the Horizon for Scleroderma?

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5 Things to Know if You Have Scleroderma

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Bob Saget Enlists Ray Romano, Ken Jeong, John Stamos and a Secret Comedy Star for Scleroderma Research Foundation’s Fundraiser Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine

Celebrity Master Chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken to Create Multi-Course Latin Inspired Menu for Scientists and Celebs at Signature Event Bob Saget, a tireless...

PubMed Articles [1005 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Maxillofacial Implications of Scleroderma and Systemic Sclerosis: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Scleroderma and more generally systemic sclerosis comprise a group of autoimmune diseases characterized by increased collagen synthesis and deposition within connective tissue. The Scleroderma Foundat...

African Americans and Scleroderma: Examining the Root Cause of the Association.

Among the autoimmune rheumatic disorders, systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) too often signals an unfavorable prognosis. Even with the availability of ACE-inhibitor therapy to abort renal crisis, of myc...

Fast track algorithm: How to differentiate a "scleroderma pattern" from a "non-scleroderma pattern".

This study was designed to propose a simple "Fast Track algorithm" for capillaroscopists of any level of experience to differentiate "scleroderma patterns" from "non-scleroderma patterns" on capillaro...

Use of Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Scleroderma: A Review.

Scleroderma is a heterogeneous group of diseases that can be localized or systemic. Localized scleroderma is a fibrosis of the skin characterized by inflammation and thickening due to excessive collag...

Increased Morbidity and Mortality of Scleroderma in African Americans Compared to Non-African Americans.

African Americans with scleroderma have more severe disease and higher mortality than non-African Americans. Differences in rates of diffuse disease, autoantibody status, or socioeconomic status have ...

Clinical Trials [1717 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Scleroderma Biorepository and Pathogenesis Study (STOP Scleroderma)

The Scleroderma bioreposiTOry and Pathogenesis Study (STOP Scleroderma) will help researchers use clinical data and human biospecimens to investigate why scleroderma patients develop certa...

Scleroderma Registry & Repository at the Hospital for Special Surgery

The overall objective of the Scleroderma Registry is to support and promote the basic science and clinical research of this complex rheumatic disease at the Hospital for Special Surgery (H...

Genesis of Scleroderma: Role of Environmental Factors in 100 Patients With Scleroderma and 300 Controls

Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin. Recently, the role of environmental factors, and particularly toxic drug exposure, in the genesis of scleroderma has been suggested....

Functional Luminal Imaging Probe (FLIP) Topography Use in Patients With Scleroderma and Trouble Swallowing

FLIP topography has been FDA cleared to evaluate a variety of esophageal conditions, but has never been evaluated in patients with scleroderma. The investigators hope to evaluate this tech...

Scleroderma Registry

Scleroderma is likely caused by a combination of factors, including an external trigger (infection or other exposure) and a genetic predisposition. The Scleroderma Registry will conduct ge...

Companies [2565 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Scleroderma Foundation, Texas Bluebonnet Chapter

The Scleroderma Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to serving the needs and interests of all those affected by scleroderma. Headquartered in Danvers, Mass., the Foundation's 22...

Scleroderma Research Foundation

The word scleroderma literally means “hard skin,” but the disease typically does much more than that, often affecting the internal organs with life-threatening consequen...

The Scleroderma Foundation

Scleroderma Foundation, Southern California Chapter

Spendlove Research

The Spendlove Research Foundation was founded in 1989 and is funded through an endowment established by Dr. Rex S. and Reta Spendlove and family. Dr. Spendlove is the Founder of Hyclone Laboratories, ...

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