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2010-07-07 12:28:24

Even though it is widely used as a therapy for low back pain, a randomized controlled trial finds that patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) and degenerative lumbar osteoarthritis (OA) who took glucosamine for six months showed little difference on measures of pain-related disability, low back and leg pain and health-related quality of life, compared to patients who received placebo, according to a study in the July 7 issue of JAMA. "Osteoarthritis is a common condition that currently...

2010-04-28 07:10:00

CLERMONT, Fla., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique joint supporter, called Arthro SupReviver, can help people significantly lose weight. Antionette, a registered nurse in central Florida, lost 80 lbs in 8 months while taking Arthro SupReviver for her achy knees. Antionette said Arthro SupReviver not only helped her knees tremendously, but also curbed her appetite. Arthro SupReviver was developed by a practicing physician, Dr. Han Huang, M.D., Ph.D., board certified in internal medicine....

2010-02-18 08:06:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Valensa International (Eustis, FL USA) announced today that it has entered into a license agreement with Biova, LLC (Johnston, Iowa USA) that will allow Valensa to include the patented BiovaFlex(TM) water-soluble egg shell membrane ingredient in a proprietary new series of formulated joint health products. In addition Valensa was granted a worldwide exclusive license for BiovaFlex in gummy-type chewables for joint health. In late 2009, Valensa...

2010-02-16 11:54:01

"Progressive walking" combined with glucosamine sulphate supplementation has been shown to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open-access journal Arthritis Research and Therapy found that patients who walked at least two bouts of 1500 steps each on three days of the week reported significantly less arthritis pain, and significantly improved physical function. Dr Kristiann Heesch worked with a team of researchers from The University of Queensland,...

2010-01-25 09:00:00

MARMORA, N.J., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A double-blind, placebo-controlled study on osteoarthritis conducted by the Australian Centre for Complementary Medicine Education and Research (ACCMER) has been published in Phytotherapy Research (Dec 9, 2009). The human trial involving 89 participants with osteoarthritis was conducted by Phillip Cheras, Ph.D. It showed an average 24 percent reduction in inflammation in subjects taking the active study agent and a broad spectrum of other beneficial...

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2009-11-11 14:00:00

Human expectations and the power of the mind may be behind the success of many natural health remedies, according to an Associated Press report on Tuesday about the use and potential risks of alternative medicines. Known as the placebo effect, people sometimes feel better after taking a dummy pill or a faked treatment simply because they expect the treatment will work to improve their condition.  In other words, the brain has the ability to alter physical symptoms, such as pain, anxiety...

2009-09-08 15:41:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of September "Healthy Aging Month," The Move Free Dancers, a recreational performing dance troupe of active adults, age 50 and above, are taking their message of the importance of senior fitness and empowerment on the road, on a mission to recruit 1,000 like-minded Move Free Dancers. The Move Free Dancers, sponsored by Schiff(R), the makers of Move Free(R) Advanced daily dietary supplement for joint health, and led by celebrity...

2009-09-03 06:30:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- An expanding aging population and increased consumer awareness boosts growth for the U.S. bone and joint health ingredients market. Consumers increasingly seek supplements and functional foods that enhance their wellness quotient and have strong scientific backup. The rise in the incidence of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis reinforces the need for well-researched ingredients that deliver tangible advantages. (Logo:...

2009-08-19 08:15:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Imagenetix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: IAGX) announced that InflameAway Celadrin(R) extra strength soft gels for joint health are currently available at the nation's number one drug chain, the number one and number two supermarket stores and the number one club warehouse store. This retail distribution provides a platform for future retail gains as well as additional product launches, including a 100 count value size. Going forward, Imagenetix...

2009-08-14 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Schiff(R)(,) one of the most trusted and respected brands in the nutritional supplement industry, having provided consumers with pure and high quality nutrition products for more than 70 years, is excited to announce the seven lucky winners of the "Win a Trip of a Lifetime Sweepstakes with Move Free((R)) Advanced." Each grand prize winner won a 10-day vacation for two to a choice of one of eight international destinations, and Schiff(R)( )has also...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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