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2013-10-29 11:55:50

Technique soothing, but linked to heightened risk of osteoarthritis and hip replacement in middle age A resurgence in the popularity of traditional swaddling has prompted fears of a rise in developmental hip problems in babies, which are now known to be linked to the technique, warns a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. The swaddling of infants used to be an almost universal practice, but fell out of favor in many parts of the world. But the...

2013-10-25 23:19:51

The Bonati Spine Institute discusses the prevalence of bone spurs in athletes and how they are treated. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Baseball season is rounding down, the regular season is over and it has been announced that several players will be undergoing treatment for bone spurs. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Josh Johnson and Chicago Cubs pitcher Zach Putnam both underwent treatment in early October for treatment for their bone spurs. The Bonati Spine Institute explains what bone...

2013-10-22 23:32:03

After a year of robust sales at GNC.com, the popular joint health supplement, TFX Flex™ will expand to GNC retail outlets nationwide on November 1, 2013. TFX Flex™ contains a revolutionary new dietary ingredient that has been shown in clinical studies to be 2X more effective than glucosamine & chondroitin for joint pain relief. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 TFX Health, LLC teamed up with GNC earlier this year to introduce TFX Flex™, a popular joint health...

2013-10-10 23:29:46

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics showed that 70 percent of patients who combined BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, with a joint unloading knee brace achieved significantly better clinical improvement, than with BioniCare stimulation treatment alone. The study consisted of more than 500 patients...

2013-10-10 23:29:43

Treatment Option Gives Hope to 20 Million Living With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A new study published in The American Journal of Orthopedics concluded that 70 percent of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee who were treated with BioniCare, a non-invasive pulsed electrical stimulator from VQ OrthoCare®, combined with an unloading brace for the knee, showed significant clinical benefit as determined by standard outcomes used to measure...

2013-10-03 09:01:23

Common sports injury can lead to osteoarthritis in later life In late summer and early fall when youth and college sports begin, it's a similar refrain: a star on the varsity basketball team tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and is out for the season after surgery. A college football game stopped as a defensive safety hobbles off the field with an ACL injury. Annually in the U.S., more than 200,000 ACL injuries are reported, often by active young adult and adolescent athletes,...

2013-09-30 23:18:55

InterHealth Nutraceutical announced last week that UC-II® Undenatured Type II Collagen received top honors at the 2013 Natural Supplement Research Competition hosted by the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. UC-II® is the active ingredient found in TFX Flex™ and other popular joint health supplements that offer clinically proven joint pain relief. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 InterHealth Nutraceutical announced last week that one of the company’s...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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