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2008-09-11 09:00:05

From wire reports Two studies call into question whether many people with arthritis are needlessly undergoing one of the most common operations in America: arthroscopic knee surgery. One finds that surgery is no better than medication and physical therapy for relieving the pain and stiffness of moderate or severe arthritis. The other reveals that tears in knee cartilage - which often prompt such surgeries - are very common and often do not cause symptoms. Experts said the new studies...

2008-09-03 09:00:08

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, is on the rise. A new study published in the August journal of Phytotherapy Research, reveals Pycnogenol(R), bark extract from the French maritime pine tree, reduced overall knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms by 20.9 percent and lowered pain by 40.3 percent. To date, this is the third clinical trial on osteoarthritis treatment with Pycnogenol(R). This...

2008-08-25 09:01:58

MONTVALE, N.J., Aug. 25, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ivivi Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:IVVI), a leader in non-invasive, electroceutical therapy systems designed to target and enhance the body's anti-inflammatory and angiogenic responses, today announced that patient enrollment has been initiated at the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, for a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study on the efficacy of Ivivi's targeted proprietary pulsed electromagnetic field (tPEMF(tm))...

2008-08-19 12:00:49

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the China industry is available in its catalogue. Production, Market and Benchmarking of Glucosamine in China http://www.reportlinker.com/p091167/Production-Market-and-Benchmarking-of-Glucosamine-in-China.html As a major glucosamine supplier in the world, China exports about 80% of its glucosamine output to overeseas market, with the major destinations being the US, Europe, South Korea, Japan and other countries and...

2008-08-18 00:00:11

By Jane Kirby NHS and private hospitals are failing to provide basic care to many people aged 50 and over, but especially the old and frail, research suggested today. Experts found shortfalls in the quality of care offered to patients with conditions like osteoarthritis, incontinence and osteoporosis. But they found that doctors paid particular attention to conditions where assessments earned them extra money, including heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure. Dr Nick...

2008-07-24 15:00:24

SALT LAKE CITY, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Schiff(R) Nutrition International, one of the most trusted and respected brands in the nutritional supplement industry for more than 70 years, announced the launch of Move Free(R) Advanced Triple Strength plus MSM(1) & Vitamin D as the newest addition to the Move Free(R) Advanced joint health line. This formulation is packaged in a blue box and is now available in stores. The blue box formula has the "Advantage of 4" -- glucosamine, chondroitin,...

2008-07-02 06:00:14

A WOMAN whose brother died after taking a natural remedy has called for the tablets to be strictly regulated and tested. Elaine Ferrie broke down as she told a fatal accident inquiry yesterday that herbal remedies should carry warnings about possible side effects. The inquiry at Perth Sheriff Court had previously heard how Norman Ferrie, 64, died of liver failure after taking a shopbought remedy made from crab and lobster shells. The glucosamine tablets are currently treated as a food...

2008-07-01 00:03:29

University Health Industries Inc., Boca Raton Dr. Jarret Morrow, 561-910-5600 jmorrow@uhealthinc.com Logo: http://www.universityhealthindustries.com University Health Industries Inc., (OTCBB:UVHI) a Florida corporation engaged in the development, marketing and sale of proprietary, patent-pending nutraceutical products, including its leading brands Arthroleve(TM) and Zenstral PMS(TM), announced today that it is launching a new pet health care division. The pet health care division...

2007-03-05 06:00:17

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one in three U.S. adults experiences joint discomfort regularly, preventing them from enjoying everyday activities. Now there is a fast-acting, safe and effective way to alleviate discomfort and improve joint health. Nature Made(R) introduces its latest addition to the trusted TripleFlex(R) family, TripleFlex Rapid Relief, available beginning in February 2007 at grocery, drug and mass stores...

2006-02-22 17:09:09

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Two food nutritional supplements widely taken by consumers including U.S. President George W. Bush for joint problems are no better than a placebo for treating arthritic pain in the knee, a study said. But the study of glucosamine and chondroitin also suggested that combining them, rather than consuming one or the other, might help ease moderate to severe knee pain. "The bottom line is, over all there wasn't any benefit over placebo," said Daniel...


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