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2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...

2014-08-21 23:10:39

Diet Doc distinguishes itself from the competition by offering patients real solutions to specific weight-related conditions with safe and fast weight loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Being overweight or obese may be one of the top contributors of painful osteoarthritis. Although there is no cure, patients have learned how to relieve osteoarthritis pain by making certain lifestyle changes, such as losing excess weight and following a medically guided diet plan. Osteoarthritis is a...

2014-08-18 23:04:31

Globally, hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation products must rely on clinical efficacy, as healthcare practitioners are not particularly responsive to branding or purchasing incentives, according to iData Research's Sports Medicine Survey. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 According to a sports medicine survey conducted by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com) at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) conference, healthcare practitioners from around the world...

2014-08-18 08:28:51

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 6 weeks results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained: "This first part of the multiple injection study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

New Cause Of Osteoarthritis Revealed
2014-08-13 03:00:25

University of Liverpool A new mechanism of joint destruction caused by a natural material that grinds away healthy cartilage and worsens osteoarthritis has been identified in human hip joints for the first time by University of Liverpool scientists. The scientists, with Professor Alan Boyde and colleagues from Queen Mary University of London, were studying the hip of a man with the genetic condition, alkaptonuria (AKU), This is a metabolic disease in which a substance called...

2014-08-12 23:06:16

Curriculum Developed by The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pharmacists across the country will soon receive specialized training to better support the unique health needs of those living with arthritis thanks to the launch of a new on-line education program designed by The Arthritis Society. Pharmacists who complete the training will receive certification and be able to offer a wider range of tailored consultations to their patients with arthritis. This is in...

Rubbing Hands Together
2014-08-11 04:39:09

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Arthritis is a very painful inflammation of one or more of a person’s joints. It can simply be a dull, annoying ache, but arthritis may cause severe to debilitating pain. Many people suffer from different types of arthritis. To better understand arthritis, it is important to understand the common types that are regularly diagnosed. Medline Plus, a project supported by the National Institutes of Health, shows five major common types...

2014-08-06 12:25:28

New water exercise protocol is the right prescription to feel better. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High intensity intervals or HIT training in water is good for you, so says a new research study. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133387 Results of a significant new study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research are opening the door for 27 million osteoarthritis (OA) patients who can use high intensity aquatic exercise...

2014-08-05 08:33:56

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the one month results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained "This first part of the multiple injections study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

2014-07-28 23:05:32

Medical discoveries continue to reveal the many uses for which stem cell treatment can be used, ranging from kidney disease to brain damage. A recent case study conducted by Skinspirations demonstrated the healing results that stem cell treatment induces in patients with osteoarthritis. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Nearly 53 million Americans today are suffering with arthritis, with the majority of them diagnosed with osteoarthritis. (1) Osteoarthritis is a degeneration of joint...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.