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  • radium Ra 223 dichloride
  • This document addresses the use of radium Ra 223 dichloride (Xofigo, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Wayne, NJ) injection, an alpha particle-emitting radioactive therapeutic agent which mimics calcium to bind with bone minerals in areas of bone metastases. (unicare.com)
  • Radium Ra 223 dichloride (Xofigo) (also known as radium-223) was granted approval in May 2013 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of men with symptomatic late-stage (metastatic) CRPC that has spread to bones but not to other organs (Product Information Label, 2017). (unicare.com)
  • 2016
  • This founding member of the legendary rock group the Eagles had RA, along with ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, when he passed away in January 2016 at age 67. (medicinenet.com)
  • Rheumatoid
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks the lining tissue of joints, causing chronic joint inflammation. (rxlist.com)
  • According to the Arthritis Foundation, rheumatoid arthritis affects about 1.5 million people in the U.S. Women develop RA two to three times more often than men, and symptoms in women tend to appear between the ages of 30 and 60, while symptoms often develop later in life for men. (rxlist.com)
  • type
  • RA is one type of arthritis classified as 'systemic,' meaning it can areas throughout the body. (rxlist.com)
  • work
  • If those pain relievers do not work, a class of drugs that slows the progression of juvenile RA may be used called disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). (rxlist.com)
  • made
  • Ras Sedr itself is made up of two residential areas, bisected by the main north/south road. (wikipedia.org)
  • She also had severe RA, made worse by car accidents and reportedly heavy drinking. (medicinenet.com)
  • known
  • Upset by how little was known about RA, Russell worked to raise awareness and increase funding for research. (medicinenet.com)
  • hands
  • Barnard retired his scalpel in 1983 when the effects of RA on his hands became too severe. (medicinenet.com)
  • When stiff hands prevented her from signing, she sought help, though it took months to discover she had RA. (medicinenet.com)
  • Doctors who've examined the painting, especially Venus' hands, believe that Simonetta Vespucci, the 16-year-old model on whom Venus is based, may have had RA. (medicinenet.com)
  • With RA, hands are almost always affected. (rxlist.com)
  • Exact
  • The exact cause of RA remains unknown, but several risk factors have been identified. (rxlist.com)
  • response
  • In response to your running piece about "RAS syndrome" (Feedback, 26 February), I thought I should add my tuppen'orth. (newscientist.com)