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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...

2007-01-10 03:00:00

By Scharla, S; Oertel, H; Helsberg, K; Kessler, F; Et al Key words: Analgesia - Bone pain - Osteoporosis, postmenopausal - Raloxifene ABSTRACT Objective: To assess the prevalence of skeletal pain in postmenopausal women before the onset of raloxifene treatment and the further course of pain during treatment in a naturalistic setting. Research design and methods: Prospective, uncontrolled, multicentre, 6-month, observational study in Germany. Clinical, diagnostic and pain data were...

2005-09-02 15:56:35

One of the most effective new treatments for breast cancer is a hormone therapy. Aromatase inhibitors work by powerfully blocking the conversion of androgen precursors into estrogens, which lowers estradiol levels in the bloodstream and estrogen levels in peripheral tissues. Because aromatase inhibitors reduce the rates of recurrence in women with early-stage postmenopausal breast cancer, these agents are not only becoming widely used in breast cancer treatment, but also being explored for...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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