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2014-04-09 08:29:01

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that the results of the 20 weeks extension of the Ampion(TM) SPRING study will be presented by Dr. Nathan Wei, MD of the Arthritis Treatment Center Frederick, MD at the Western Orthopedic Association Conference in July 2014. http://www.woa-assn.org/. This 20-week extension of a multicenter, randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blind study (NCT01839331) evaluated the safety...

2014-04-09 08:28:23

Campaign with Endo Pharmaceuticals and HealthyWomen Encourages Osteoarthritis Joint Pain Sufferers to 'Get Up and Get Active' DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy-nominated choreographer, nine-time Dancing with the Stars professional and creator of LaBlast dance fitness program Louis Van Amstel is not typically associated with painful joints. But now he is working with HealthyWomen and Endo Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) (TSX: ENL), to help raise...

2014-03-30 23:21:50

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a collaborative team of multi-specialist orthopedic surgeons and experienced physical and occupational therapists work together to bring the best outcomes to patients dealing with chronic knee issues including pain relief, recovery and rehabilitation. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 As the largest joint in the body the knee is extremely vulnerable to injury. In fact, more than 10 million people seek out a doctors’ advice every year due to common...

2014-03-26 23:34:26

Pain Free Living announced a new magnetic copper bracelet for pain relief of arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leading developer of pain relief products in the alternative pain relief industry announced a new ​magnetic copper bracelet for pain relief of inflammation. This copper bracelet has 5000 Gauss rare earth magnets combining the therapeutic benefits of copper and magnetic...

2014-03-23 23:01:11

Alan N. Brown, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Inflammatory Arthritis. Mark A. McQuillan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Update on Gout. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 02: Inflammatory Arthritis/Gout. The goal of this program is to improve...

2014-03-18 12:30:49

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cartilage is the connective tissue found throughout the body. As a result of injury or disease, cartilage can become damaged or even wear away causing pain and discomfort. Unlike muscle, human cartilage does not have the ability to heal itself. As a result, millions of people suffer from pain and stiffness caused by damaged cartilage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO While the inability of cartilage...

2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...

2014-03-11 23:33:10

Avail is conducting a Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental ointment for qualified participants with primary osteoarthritis (OA) affecting a single knee joint. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2014-03-07 16:22:43

PHOENIX, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Not only are neuropathic pain symptoms quite common in knee osteoarthritis (OA), but scientists can predict who will respond to treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by assessing the nervous system's own capacity to regulate pain, new research suggests. Patients whose tests had indicated superior conditioned pain modulation (CPM) had less pain and fewer neuropathic symptoms at study's end, in results reported in...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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