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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...

2014-03-06 20:21:59

PHOENIX, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Examining outcome data on fibromyalgia, researchers were able to fit fibromyalgia patients into 1 of 4 symptom domains, each distinguished by greater presence or severity of specific symptoms. The study results, which suggest a step forward for individualized patient therapy, were presented in a scientific poster today at the 30(th) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. Fibromyalgia is a condition marked by many...

2014-03-04 23:02:22

The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient characteristics. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) releases new evidence-based guidelines for the non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that, for the first time, are targeted to differing patient...

2014-03-03 23:01:08

To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 To mark the beginning of Childhood Arthritis Month, The Arthritis Society announced today that it will create a summer camp or family day in every region across Canada by 2015. These events, available now in some provinces, help children and families facing arthritis connect with...

2014-03-01 23:00:12

Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those with arthritic pain. Woodstone, Tx (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 SuperSlow Zone, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is excited to share research that states how physical activity helps provide relief to those with arthritic pain. Most people suffering from arthritis are...

2014-02-28 23:00:37

SuperSlow Zone, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is happy to announce new-found research and an alternative treatment into providing pain relief for those suffering from arthritis. Gallatin, TN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Most people suffering from arthritis are used to taking medication to get on with their day. SuperSlow Zone, a premier personal wellness and exercise studio, is excited to share research that states how physical activity helps provide relief to those with...

2014-02-28 12:27:48

ZURICH, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An app to support medical treatment One of the big challenges in chronic pain treatment is the discrepancy between what happens in everyday life and what can be remembered in the doctor's office. During the day, the pain level can fluctuate significantly; the pain location might change over time, and so forth. Many aspects can trigger and influence the pain. However, when a patient is asked in the doctor's office to reconstruct...

2014-02-26 23:32:50

Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those with arthritic pain. Silver Creek, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those...

2014-02-26 23:00:11

Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to those with arthritic pain. Plum-Murrysville, PA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Arthritic pain relief is possible without medication. SuperSlow Zone, a Premier Personal Wellness and Exercise Studio, is now excited to share their insight into how physical activity helps provide relief to...

2014-02-26 12:24:16

Cartoons designed to educate on severity of gout, dispel common myths and encourage proper diagnosis and treatment PITTSBURGH, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, with the number of Americans suffering from the disease increasing sevenfold over the past five decades. But while gout is very serious and extremely painful, it is widely misunderstood - and often unjustly poked fun at - by the general public....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.