NOFSA Family Fun Run

25 Nov 2017 – 25 Nov 2017 / NG Bergsig, Durbanville We are very excited to invite you to our annual 5km fun run on 25 November 2017 at NG Bergsig, Durbanville! Goodie bags for the first 200 entries! Medals for the first 200 runners! Lots op lucky draws up for grabs! Food stalls! Where:                 NG … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Osteoperosis

Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis

Despite the fact that osteoporosis, arthritis and osteoarthritis (a form of arthritis) are completely different conditions, they are frequently confused, in particular osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, because both names start with “osteo.” A few basic facts: Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the amount and quality of the bone is reduced, leading to fractures (broken … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Osteoperosis

Discovery of New T-Cell Subtype Opens Window on Rheumatoid Arthritis

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-cells that collaborate with other immune cells to drive inflammation in peripheral tissues. The work, which was propelled by technologies that enable the detailed analysis of … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 Blog, Osteoperosis