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2013-04-07 23:02:37

Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how a natural approach to bone health is now considered a viable option to over-the-counter medications. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on new research outlining how a natural approach to bone health is now considered a viable option...

2013-04-05 11:50:03

Only half of people with arthritis who had a hip or knee replacement reported a significant improvement in pain and mobility after surgery, according to a new study led by Women's College Hospital and the Institute for Clinical and Evaluative Sciences (ICES). "Many patients with hip and knee arthritis have the condition in more than one of their hip or knee joints," said the study's lead author Dr. Gillian Hawker. "So it's not surprising that replacing a single joint doesn't alleviate all...

2013-04-04 23:00:22

A comprehensive research report was recently released by Arthritis Research UK, evaluating the effectiveness of many supplements commonly used for joint support. The popular supplement, SAMe was the highest rated supplement for osteoarthritis relief, providing hope for the millions of Americans who suffer from this debilitating condition. Lakewood,NJ (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The popular supplement S-Adenosyl Methionine, commonly known as SAMe received the highest rating for all supplements in...

2013-04-03 08:29:24

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Cellular Biomedicine Group (OTCQB: CBMG) held a ceremony to mark the launch of their clinical trial for haMPC (Human Adipose-derived Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells) therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA). The trial, already in progress, is being conducted by Shanghai's Renji Hospital, which is a tertiary level Class A hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. The Phase I open label clinical research trial,...

2013-04-02 04:21:16

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPE) today announced FDA acceptance of its IND and the treatment of the first fifteen (15) patients in its clinical trial using Ampion(TM) to treat osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer noted, "We are grateful to the FDA for suggesting our trial design include a run-in portion to assure...

2013-03-26 11:08:01

Osteoarthritis is a painful, debilitating illness affecting more than 27 million people in the US Think new discoveries are the bee's knees? This one is even better -- this research out of Rhode Island Hospital is the mice's knees. Researchers have found that adding lubricin, a protein that our bodies naturally produce, to the fluid in our joints may reduce the risk of or even prevent osteoarthritis (OA). The findings, in a paper by Gregory D. Jay, M.D., Ph.D., of the department of...

2013-03-22 00:20:47

Study supports the value of THR in aiding long-term health at minimal cost CHICAGO, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In addition to improving life quality and diminishing pain, total hip replacement (THR) is associated with reduced mortality, heart failure, depression and diabetes rates in Medicare patients with osteoarthritis, according to a new study presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The procedure also is cost...

2013-03-21 14:45:30

Patients bike, hike and swim again after total hip replacement surgery Ninety-eight percent of total knee replacement (TKR) patients who were working before surgery returned to work after surgery, and of those patients, 89 percent returned to their previous position, according to new research presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Another related study highlights the life-restoring outcomes of total hip replacement (THR). Total...

2013-03-20 16:25:59

Gel-One® Offers Knee Arthritis Sufferers Pain Relief and Restored Mobility in a Single Injection CHICAGO, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal health, today introduced Gel-One® Cross-linked Hyaluronate at the 2013 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Gel-One Hyaluronate is an injectable gel approved for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. The product is the first...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...