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2008-09-30 09:00:59

By JEANNINE STEIN By Jeannine Stein Los Angeles Times The prognosis for people with knee osteoarthritis isn't as bleak as it might seem in the wake of a study finding that arthroscopic surgery, once hailed as promising, might not be the best option. That study, released in the Sept. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and widely reported in other news media, suggested that people who underwent the surgery didn't fare any better in the long run than their counterparts who...

2008-09-30 06:00:14

By Elizabeth Weise A two-year study of how well glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate slow cartilage loss in arthritis patients could not show that the popular nutritional supplements work any better than sugar pills. "We don't have good evidence that it slows (disease) progression," says rheumatologist Allen Sawitzke, professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah and lead investigator. The results were published on the website of the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism....

2008-09-25 12:00:15

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the more than 66 million Americans living with joint discomfort, accomplished actress Jane Seymour is teaming up with Schiff(R) Nutrition International, one of the most trusted and respected brands in the nutritional supplement industry for more than 70 years, to encourage active adults to manage their joint discomfort and make their move with freedom by participating in physical activities they enjoy. Seymour's personal story can be found...

2008-09-11 18:00:05

By Linda A Johnson Two studies 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 common without causing symptoms. Experts said the new studies and other evidence show...

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,...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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