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2009-10-28 16:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a Canadian drug development company focused on the research and development of drug products that are delivered to and through the skin using its topical and transdermal drug delivery technologies and on the research and development of its immune modulating drug candidate, WF10, today announced its financial and operational results for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. Reent Corporate Developments:...

2009-05-13 10:24:00

Results Show Superior Decrease in Pain Scores Compared to Saline PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals recently presented the results of a six-month safety and efficacy study demonstrating that EUFLEXXA(R) (1% sodium hyaluronate) was effective at decreasing the pain of knee osteoarthritis (OA) at 26 weeks. The study showed that EUFLEXXA (R) is superior to saline in decreasing pain at 26 weeks in patients with OA of the knee.(1) The study results were presented...

2009-04-23 06:00:00

MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nuvo Research Inc. (TSX: NRI), a Canadian drug development company focused on the research and development of drug products delivered to and through the skin using its topical and transdermal drug delivery technologies, today announced that study results demonstrating that the Company's lead product, Pennsaid, a topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is an efficacious treatment for the symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee...

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...

2008-08-25 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))...

2008-01-08 17:15:00

Research shows that modifications to work methods may be necessary to reduce the risk of knee osteoarthritis. Occupations that force workers to spend significant amounts of time kneeling or standing cause a significant increase in knee osteoarthritis, according to a study led by Dr. Alfred Franzblau of the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Ann Arbor. There have been many studies that have suggested this connection, however few have quantified the amount of time spent kneeling...


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