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2014-05-22 08:30:44

Trial for patients with painful osteoarthritis of the knee SASKATOON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Prairie Plant Systems Inc., parent company of CanniMed Ltd., announced today that Health Canada has formally approved a clinical trial application for a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, proof-of-concept, crossover clinical trial of vapourized cannabis in adults with painful osteoarthritis of the knee. This clinical trial is the first to be registered with Health Canada...

2014-05-22 08:25:18

Getting Back to Giving Back campaign celebrates and shares the inspirational stories of those who have had joint replacement and returned to helping causes that bring hope and relief to those in need WARSAW, Ind., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski and DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction* launched Getting Back to Giving Back, an educational and philanthropic campaign that celebrates and shares the stories of individuals who are able to continue to actively...

2014-05-21 12:03:09

University of Melbourne Physiotherapy for hip osteoarthritis does not appear to relieve pain or increase function any more than ‘sham’ treatments, University of Melbourne research has determined. Hip osteoarthritis is a prevalent and costly chronic musculoskeletal condition. Clinical guidelines recommend physiotherapy as treatment, although its effectiveness has never been proven. Now, a study led by the University's Professor Kim Bennell has found that among adults with painful...

2014-05-20 16:26:30

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted HUMIRA(®) (adalimumab) orphan drug designation for the treatment of non-infectious intermediate, posterior, or pan-uveitis, or chronic non-infectious anterior uveitis, a group of rare but serious inflammatory diseases of the eye. AbbVie is investigating the efficacy and safety of HUMIRA for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis, and the clinical...

2014-05-20 12:34:12

Ideas for New Products Accepted Across the Continuum of Care, from Acute Care to At-Home Use CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Nation Medical, a health care innovation portal and medical device incubator, today announced a worldwide search for ideas to improve the lives of those living with arthritis, one of the most common and debilitating chronic diseases. The search, launched in conjunction with National Arthritis Month, seeks to reduce physical discomfort and...

2014-05-19 16:22:29

Early diagnosis and treatment can help you maintain an active lifestyle ROSEMONT, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suffering with pain or stiffness in your feet and ankles? It could be arthritis. More than 52 million Americans have the condition, which destroys the normal workings of a joint. Arthritis most commonly affects the knees, hands, hips and spine, all of which impact quality of life in some way. But when arthritis affects the feet and ankles, mobility can be...

2014-05-16 23:10:32

Simple Tips On How to Relieve Hip Pain Naturally at Home, a New Report On the Website Vkool.com, Shows Tips and Advice On How to Get Rid of Hip Pain Quickly, Naturally and Easily Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Simple Tips On How To Relieve Hip Pain Naturally At Home, a new report created by Bruce Collins on the site Vkool.com, shows causes of hip pain and detailed instructions on how to ease hip pain quickly and naturally. In the first part of this report, people will discover factors...

2014-05-16 23:06:14

Based in Pittsburgh, InventHelp is attempting to submit the Hand-E Treatment to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 "I have arthritis in my hands but I don’t like rubbing medical cream on them, so I tolerate the pain," said an inventor from San Diego, Calif. "In order to solve this problem, I conceived of my design." The HAND-E TREATMENT provides an effective way to treat and relieve an arthritic or injured...

2014-05-15 08:32:16

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Provides Education, Introduces Resources through New GoutEducation.org Website PITTSBURGH, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering its 10(th) year of providing gout education, the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) is amplifying its efforts on May 22 - National Gout Awareness Day - and encouraging gout sufferers to seek immediate and ongoing treatment. Information and resources are available to both the general public and medical...

2014-05-15 08:31:49

Biologic with unique therapeutic approach for OA, which affects over 80 million worldwide CLEVELAND, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NovelMed Therapeutics announced today positive data using its novel, humanized monoclonal antibody in two well-established models of osteoarthritis (OA), characterized by osteophyte formation and cartilage loss. Approximately one in ten people worldwide are affected by OA, with the total number of afflicted patients expected to increase from 75...


Latest arthritis Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'