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2009-04-14 07:51:05

Approximately one in four practicing clinicians appear to be aware of two major federally funded clinical trials of alternative therapies, and many do not express confidence in their ability to interpret research results, according to a report in the April 13 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies are widely used, but until recently few rigorous studies of their safety and effectiveness have been conducted,...

2009-04-05 07:00:00

Seven Grand Prizes of a 10-Day Vacation for Two to International Destinations SALT LAKE CITY, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Schiff(R) is inviting active adults to escape to their dream destination -- by winning it, with the launch of their "Win a Trip of a Lifetime Sweepstakes with Move Free(R) Advanced." Schiff(R) will award seven grand prize winners a 10-day vacation for two to a choice of one of eight international destinations as well as 10,000 secondary prizes of discount travel booklets for...

2009-04-03 07:24:00

CLERMONT, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinically proven, extremely effective and safe product for joints, called Arthro SupReviver, is now available. It was invented by Dr. Hanxian Huang, M.D., Ph.D., board-certified in internal medicine. This patented product contains a unique ginger extract, in combination with vital nutrients (Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and Hyaluronic Acid) for regenerating/repairing joint cartilage. "This is a very effective natural product. A scientifically designed...

2009-03-31 07:15:00

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- When beloved miniature Dachshund Frederick ruptured a disc at age 7, a veterinarian told his family, Bill and Diane Smith, that he would likely never walk again, even after surgery. Determined not to accept that dire prognosis, the Smiths sought out alternative treatments, and soon Frederick was walking and running in spite of other medical challenges, including lupus, Addison's disease and encephalitis. Frederick lived happily to just shy of...

2009-02-26 09:00:00

AAOS recommendations aid orthopaedic surgeons in treating this common condition LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Osteoarthritis (OA) (http://www.orthoinfo.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00212)is known as the "wear and tear" arthritis. It can affect any joint in the body particularly after years of use. A clinical practice guideline for the treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee was presented today at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)...

2009-02-23 04:00:00

DÃÅ“SSELDORF, Germany, February 23 /PRNewswire/ -- An international team of researchers has evaluated the effectiveness of Orthokine therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee, and the results have been published in the February edition of the specialist journal "Osteoarthritis and Cartilage". The researchers followed 376 patients to determine the effectiveness of various osteoarthritis treatments. After six months as well as after two years,...

2009-02-04 09:00:00

The Move Free Dancers, Led by Celebrity Choreographer Johnnie P., Encourage Active Adults to Keep Moving SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Move Free Dancers, a recreational performing dance troupe of active adults, age 50 and above, were unveiled today by Schiff(R), the makers of Move Free(R) Advanced. Led by celebrity choreographer Johnnie P., the Move Free Dancers' mission is to inspire people of all life stages to keep moving, maintain strong and healthy joints, and do the...

2009-01-30 08:44:49

Osteoarthritis (OA) causes disability and is a major public health problem. A new study examined the effect of chondroitins 4 and 6 sulfate (CS) on OA progression and symptoms. CS, unlike other chondroitin sulfate products sold as dietary supplements in the U.S., has been approved as a prescription symptomatic slow acting drug for OA in many European countries. The study was published in the February issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism...

2008-12-24 14:14:16

Older people risk health problems by mixing unsafe combinations of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, say researchers at the University of Chicago. Nearly 2.2 million U.S. adults, ages 57 to 85, are at risk for problems such as internal bleeding and muscle weakness, said the study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers noted a significance increase during the last decade of supplements, prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications, such as...

2008-12-11 12:20:00

ROSEMONT, Ill. , Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on "Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee". These guidelines were explicitly developed to include only treatments which are less invasive than knee replacement surgery. While a wide range of treatment options are available, they should always be tailored to individual patients after discussions with their...


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