Navigation Links
Mediaplanet Releases Autoimmune Awareness Campaign Within The Washington Post
Date:6/12/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2013

Autoimmune Awareness campaign hits newsstands- We go to extreme measures to protect ourselves from harm. But what do you do when your body is your own worst enemy? For the 50 million Americans suffering from autoimmune disease this nightmare is a daily reality. Despite autoimmune disease affecting more people than cancer and heart disease combined, these diseases receive only 3% of federal funding, greatly limiting the availability of necessary research.

Today, Mediaplanet releases its Autoimmune Awareness campaign within The Washington Post and across major online platforms in partnership with some of the biggest names in the industry. The campaign demands that national recognition be given to the autoimmune community, and that more action is taken and further research is funded.

Autoimmune disease impacts all aspects of a patient’s life. While the symptoms are as different as the patients themselves, there is a common denominator that unites what has for far too long been a disjointed community: the body is attacking itself. When the upwards of 100 different disorders are viewed individually, we find ourselves treating the symptoms rather than the cause. Yet over the past 20 years, a number of positive breakthroughs and discoveries have been made as an outcome of the realization that all autoimmune diseases fall under one umbrella, and should be approached as so.

While tremendous work has been done, there is still no available cure and no known reason for why one’s body would fight itself. With the distribution of more education and access to more research capabilities, a cure may someday be in reach. Until then, the community of patients, caregivers, and researchers continue to need support and understanding, and for this conversation to be kept top of mind.

Special thanks:

This campaign was made possible with the partnership of a number of leaders in the autoimmune space, including: The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Nick Cannon, JDRF, University of Chicago, American College of Rheumatology, Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, Cleveland Clinic, Faustman Labs, Lupus Initiative, Lupus Research Institute, Celiac Disease Foundation, Scleroderma Foundation, Swank MS, Acorda, National Alopecia Areata Foundation and Celgene.

Contact: Nathan Tuchman                        
Office: 646-755-7950
Cell: 914-584-5569
Email: Nathan.Tuchman(at)mediaplanet(dot)com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10823550.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc Releases the New Updated Complete Guide to Removing Odors from Well Water
2. Iowa Chronic Care Consortium Releases Study Results of Health Coaching Survey
3. Upstart Bachelorista Inc. Releases Tell-All Playbook For Single Women
4. Discount One Direction Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Releases New Inventory of One Direction Tour Tickets as the Band Gets Ready to Return to the United States
5. Orriant Releases Corporate Wellness Case Study Results Highlighting the Success of a Police Sergeant and His Family
6. Palomar Modular Buildings Releases Education Project Case Studies
7. Jinwill Releases the New Product [HB-2-100W-LED high Bay Light]
8. R2i Releases 2013 CMS Comparison Report
9. AAOS releases revised clinical practice guideline for osteoarthritis of the knee
10. MadgeTech, Inc. Releases the ThermoVault140 Thermal Barrier System
11. ZTL Releases its Latest Product----7W LED Bulb Light [ZT-G65E27-713A]
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Paragon and ... to help the cannabis industry move towards greater legitimacy. By incorporating IOTA’s unique ... technology with lower fees. Paragon will build a fully verifiable database to track ...
(Date:8/19/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 19, 2017 , ... Yesterday, the ... KKK by saying there are two sides. There are not two sides to hatred, ... to rationalize violence and prejudice, and the NPEIV stands against all forms of such ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... More than 20,000 pairs of shoes made their ... to an ambitious venture that conjoined the passions of an NBA star, a Liberty ... Liberty community. These shoes will save lives from the rampant infections transmitted through the ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... August 18, ... ... summer’s edition of “Vision & Hearing” campaign, advocating for active, healthy lifestyles and ... today’s resources available for individuals with hearing impairments and shares the latest innovations ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... and financial planning services to communities in east Texas, is launching a regional ... Tumor Foundation. , Founded in 1991, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2017)... Aug. 2, 2017 CaryRx, a next-generation full-service pharmacy, ... service for patients in the Washington D.C. ... pharmacy by providing delivery of medications through the convenience of ... delivery or delivered within one hour to any location in ... to bring this invaluable service to Washington D.C. ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... 31, 2017 7D Surgical, developer of ground breaking ... the 7D Surgical System to support its strategic sales plan ... and Virginia.  7D Surgical has entered into an ... the premier medical facilities within those markets. ... Spartan ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today ... updated financial guidance for the full-year 2017. ... Reported net sales of $397.6 million, a record ... at constant currency (organic) grew by 3.9%. ... $0.60 in the prior-year quarter. Second-quarter 2017 adjusted diluted ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: