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2010-12-07 06:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OXIS International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXIS; Euronext Paris: OXI) announces the market launch of ErgoFlex(TM), a unique new dietary supplement for the relief of joint pain. It is the first in a series of commercial products planned by OXIS. ErgoFlex is the only joint health complex containing the powerful antioxidant Ergothioneine (ERGO), and is specifically formulated to help the body fight the pain of joint inflammation and...

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2010-09-18 06:39:06

According to a study by Swiss scientists, two supplements taken by millions of people around the globe for joint pain do not work and health authorities or insurers should not pay for the drugs. The supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin, are either taken on their own or in combination to help reduce the pain that is caused by osteoarthritis in the hips and knees. However, Swiss researchers found that there was "no clinically relevant effect" of chondroitin or glucosamine on joint pain....

2010-09-17 13:43:57

Research: Effects of glucosamine, chondroitin, or placebo in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee: network meta-analysis Two popular supplements taken by millions of people around the world to combat joint pain, do not work, finds research published on bmj.com today. The supplements, glucosamine and chondroitin, are either taken on their own or in combination to reduce the pain caused by osteoarthritis in hips and knees. The researchers, led by Professor Peter Jni at the University...

2010-06-24 16:34:41

Cardio-respiratory aerobic conditioning improves function, lessens joint pain Researchers from the University of Grenoble Medical School in France determined that cardio-respiratory aerobic exercise is safe for patients with stable rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The team found that RA patients who exercised regularly had improved function, less joint pain, and greater quality of life. Full findings of the study are now available online and will publish in the July print issue of Arthritis Care...

2010-03-04 16:55:00

Joint pain, stiffness common side effect of routine therapy NEW YORK -- A new study, led by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, demonstrates that acupuncture may be an effective therapy for joint pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who are being treated with commonly used hormonal therapies. Results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Joint pain and stiffness are common side...

2009-10-27 15:30:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced it has received marketing authorization in the European Union for rilonacept, an interleukin-1 blocker, for the treatment of Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes (CAPS) with severe symptoms, including Familial Cold Auto-inflammatory Syndrome (FCAS) and Muckle-Wells Syndrome (MWS), in adults and children aged 12 years and older. Marketing authorization for rilonacept was...

2009-09-28 15:26:00

Estrogen levels following menopause may impact risk of joint pain caused by drugs; electro-acupuncture proves helpful for alleviating symptoms Aromatase inhibitors, the same drugs that have buoyed long-term survival rates among breast cancer patients, also carry side effects including joint pain so severe that many patients discontinue these lifesaving medicines. New University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine research, however, has uncovered patterns that may help clinicians identify and...

2009-02-24 06:45:00

Biomet's Signature(TM) Personalized Patient Care System Provides a Customized Approach to Joint Replacement Surgery to Help Overcome Joint Pain WARSAW, Ind., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent nationwide survey of Americans over the age of 45 revealed a boomer population that is living with joint pain and that believes the future holds more of the same. Of the two-thirds of respondents who indicated that they experience joint pain at least sometimes, nearly half indicated that it currently...

2008-09-23 15:00:10

WARSAW, Ind., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), almost one in three African-Americans suffers from joint pain. Joint pain makes it difficult to exercise, which is desperately needed to help combat chronic health conditions like obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure that severely impact the African-American community. The statistics are alarming: -- One in four African-American women over 55 years of age has diabetes(1). --...

2008-07-28 06:01:22

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for everything from decreasing joint pain to improving cardiovascular and ophthalmologic health. Depression is another condition garnering attention from researchers studying the benefits of omega-3s. Wellness Professionals(TM), the leader in arthritis pain relief, is pleased to announce that their omega-3 supplement, Ximega(TM), will be used in a clinical trial at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as a treatment for...


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