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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...

2005-11-28 17:35:00

Glucosamine, the over-the counter natural product that has been touted to help with joint and cartilage problems associated with arthritis, may also provide some relief to individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), a degenerative, nervous system disease with no known cure. Using a mouse model of MS, neurologists at Jefferson Medical College found that doses of glucosamine similar to those taken for osteoarthritis dramatically delayed the onset of symptoms and improved the animals' ability to...

2004-11-30 15:00:11

AS Synergy we had a physiotherapist who also used acupuncture to treat patients. She emigrated to Australia. We also had the services of an osteopath who moved to Wexford. I hope that neither move was enforced by association with us! So we are on the look out for a physical therapist ( osteopath or physio) in the new year. In the meantime I have had to adapt other techniques to deal with pain. I trained in acupuncture so I use massage on relevant acupuncture points. I use a lot of...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'