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2014-07-15 23:14:33

Achieve is conducting a Phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new viscoelastic hydrogel, for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this OA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may receive...

2014-07-15 23:07:22

MedicationDiscountCard.com offers discounts of 10-75% on fibromyalgia treatments. Margate, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Recent surveys show that about 2% of Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Most of these are women, with about 20% of new diagnoses being men or children. Fibromyalgia can present itself with many different symptoms, including sensitivity to light, odors, and noise, or more acute symptoms like facial pain and TMJ (lockjaw). On average, patients dealing with...

2014-07-11 10:03:55

Elsevier Health Sciences Commonly prescribed anti-arthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen...

2014-07-10 23:10:20

Company Expands the Distribution of Helpful Supplement Across American Market Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Joint pain, inflammation, and osteoarthritis affect more than 50 million people in the United States, causing a range of expensive medical bills, decrease in activity and correlating health issues. Synofit, a supplement that has already had great success in Europe, protects flexibility and joint comfort. People across the U.S. in search for a better way to ease their joint...

2014-07-10 23:09:05

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is a new product created by Clint Paddison and is aimed at helping people treat their rheumatoid arthritis by curing it for good. A full review of Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis on the website Vinamy.com points out whether the kit really works or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Rheumatoid arthritis may be a disease that is being taken for granted in some circles, but it still is one which affects a lot of older people across all...

2014-07-10 23:08:41

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Millstein comments on study linking walking to a decreased risk of osteoarthritis limitations. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, taking 6,000 steps a day keeps mobility limitations at bay for patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Nearly 27 million Americans aged 25 and older are diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and 80% of these patients have some...

Low Back Pain Not Caused By The Weather
2014-07-10 03:39:33

Wiley Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that the risk of low back pain slightly increases with higher wind speed or wind gusts, but was not clinically significant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

2014-07-10 12:31:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, has launched the FreeRunner(TM) knee brace with new innovations to help people, particularly runners, who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to active lifestyles. FreeRunner's patent-pending design acts on knee anatomy differently than other braces, providing support when patients need it most, and the ability to move normally when they don't....

2014-07-09 08:28:16

Psoriasis Foundation will drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease, help those affected PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan and mission to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected....

2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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