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2011-03-04 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of Canadian researchers led by Prof. Jean-Pierre Pelletier, Head of the Osteoarthritis Research Unit at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre, published a clinical trial in which they confirm, for the first time using quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging (qMRI), the disease modifying effects of chondroitin sulphate, a symptomatic slow acting drug for osteoarthritis (SYSADOA). This clinical trial, published in Annals...

2011-03-01 06:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ultramarathoner and internationally recognized endurance athlete, Dean Karnazes is literally on the run. He is participating in "Regis & Kelly's Run Across America with Dean Karnazes," a 3,000-mile coast-to-coast run designed to empower Americans to take control of their health. Karnazes is running, rain or shine, for up to 14 hours a day, covering an average of 50 to 60 miles daily. To prepare for and maintain his optimal performance...

2011-01-27 00:00:43

As natural products become increasingly popular for treating a wide variety of ailments, as well as vitamin regiments for shoring up general immune system health, the Gold Crown Natural Products company celebrates a newly designed website by rolling out a spring sale of preferred supplements based on decades of research on how the human body reacts to foods a nutrients as opposed to depending on animal laboratory tests. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 Gold Crown Natural Products decided...

2011-01-25 10:07:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive review of oral glucosamine use and its effect on glucose metabolism in normal and diabetic individuals has been accepted for publication in an upcoming edition of Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews. The authors of the review, a team of experts in diabetes and glucose metabolism, concluded that consuming glucosamine as an oral supplement at typical levels does not adversely affect glucose metabolism. The purpose of the...

2010-12-17 00:00:42

One in five adults has chronic joint symptoms, yet half of those people thing nothing can be done to help them. Registered dietitian Marie Spano provides tips for managing joint discomfort. Ferndale, WA (Vocus) December 16, 2010 The Arthritis Foundation reports that one in five adults has chronic joint symptoms, and half of those people think nothing can be done to help them. And when joint discomfort increases because of cold weather, that's a message people don't want to hear....

2010-10-27 17:22:47

High doses or prolonged use of glucosamine causes the death of pancreatic cells and could increase the risk of developing diabetes, according to a team of researchers at Universit© Laval's Faculty of Pharmacy. Details of this discovery were recently published on the website of the Journal of Endocrinology. In vitro tests conducted by Professor Fr©d©ric Picard and his team revealed that glucosamine exposure causes a significant increase in mortality in insulin-producing...

2010-10-20 13:23:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Eustis, FL USA) and Mercola Health Resources, LLC (Hoffman Estates, IL) announced today that they have entered into a license and supply agreement that provides Mercola Health Resources with Valensa's new Flex Pro ES(TM) joint health formulation. With one tablet a day, Flex Pro ES is designed to provide both near- and long-term support of joint health featuring four proven joint health ingredients -- Zanthin(R) Natural...

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2010-09-18 06:39:06

According to a study by Swiss scientists, two supplements taken by millions of people around the globe for joint pain do not work and health authorities or insurers should not pay for the drugs. The supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin, are either taken on their own or in combination to help reduce the pain that is caused by osteoarthritis in the hips and knees. However, Swiss researchers found that there was "no clinically relevant effect" of chondroitin or glucosamine on joint pain....

2010-09-17 13:43:57

Research: Effects of glucosamine, chondroitin, or placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: network meta-analysis Two popular supplements taken by millions of people around the world to combat joint pain, do not work, finds research published on bmj.com today. The supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin, are either taken on their own or in combination to reduce the pain caused by osteoarthritis in hips and knees. The researchers, led by Professor Peter Jni at the University...

2010-08-16 12:51:00

BIRMINGHAM, U.K., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Osteoarthritis is a crippling disease worldwide, with an estimated eight million sufferers in the UK alone. It has been described as like "wearing a suit of rusty armour," with unrelenting, razor-like pain. So far medical science has not been able to reverse the degenerative condition. However a discovery made by a German abbess in the middle ages may now hold the key to not only halting the degenerative process, but also help re-build damaged...


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