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AS

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The report 'Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Ankylosing Spondylitis (Bekhterev's Disease)'s therapeutic pipeline.
This was the unexpected finding of a comprehensive analysis of trends in medication use over a 12-year period among 1,018 ankylosing spondylitis patients participating in the ongoing multicenter Prospective Study of Outcomes in Ankylosing Spondylitis (PSOAS), Dr.
Clinical and functional activities were evaluated according to Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI), (22) Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index (BASFI) (23) scores.
These financial pressures can lead to rationing of biologic medicines like anti-TNFs for the treatment of devastating conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
In October 2010, the MHLW approved the indication of ankylosing spondylitis for HUMIRA with the following condition for approval: "Because of the very limited number of subjects treated in the Japanese clinical trials, the applicant is required to conduct all-case drug use-results survey until data from a certain number of patients are accumulated after market launch, in order to identify the background information of patients treated with the product and collect safety and efficacy data on the product in the early post-marketing period, and thereby take necessary measures to ensure proper use of the product.
My weight was nine and a half stone and within four months of joining, my weight had gone down to eight and a half stone and my Spondylitis had gone.
Although there were no significant differences between users and nonusers of opiates for radiographic severity, as measured with the modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spinal Score, or inflammation, as measured with C-reactive protein levels or erythrocyte sedimentation rate, opiate users scored high on subjective measures.
In lumbar spondylitis pressure on the sciatic nerve will cause pain - sciatica - in the buttock and the back of the legs down to the sole of the foot.
Ankylosing spondylitis affects one adult in every 200 and has no known cure.
As a result of brucella infection, sacroiliitis, spondylitis, spondylodiscitis, arthritis, osteomyelitis, tenosynovitis or bursitis may develop (1,2).
SeeNews) - Jul 25, 2013 -A Belgian biopharmaceuticals firm UCB SA (EBR:UCB) said Wednesday itsA Cimzia drug targetingA adults with active axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), including patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS),A had been recommended for approval by theA Arthritis Advisory Committee of the US FDA authority.