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2009-02-23 04:00:00

DÃœSSELDORF, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

2008-10-30 18:00:00


2008-10-27 09:00:12

CombinatoRx, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CRXX), today provided in-depth analysis from COMET-1 (CRx-102 Osteoarthritis Multi-center Evaluation Trial), the Company's Phase 2b clinical trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Synavive(TM) (CRx-102) in subjects with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA).

2008-10-09 03:00:17

By Bowditch, Peter There are still people alive today who were born before Felix Hoffmann invented aspirin, so almost the entire history of modern medicine has happened in their lifetimes.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.