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2014-06-26 23:00:58

Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber. Irvine, California (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Stanford Chemicals launches Sodium Hyaluronate to help reduce pain caused by osteoarthritis. Sodium Hyaluronate is similar to the synovial fluid that surrounds joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber....

2014-02-13 08:29:59

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced preliminary biochemical analysis of samples of synovial fluid drawn from the index knee (treated knee) of a subset of patients who participated in the SPRING study. This synovial analysis, suggested by the FDA, tests the change in expression of signaling and structural proteins that arise from the treatment of the knee with either Ampion(TM) or the saline vehicle...

2012-02-08 12:20:29

In their search for new, better ways to diagnose periprosthetic joint infection, Rothman Institute at Jefferson researchers have discovered that measurement of C-reactive protein in the synovial fluid is extremely accurate, while measuring a patients´ serum white blood cell count (WBC) and the percentage of neutrophils (PMN%), the conventional method for diagnosis, has a minimal role in the determination of PJI. The synovial fluid is the viscous liquid that lubricates the joints and...

2010-10-21 13:39:05

Research presented today at AVS Meeting in Albuquerque has implications for osteoarthritis A team of researchers in North Carolina has discovered that lubricin, a synovial fluid glycoprotein, reduces wear to bone cartilage. This result, which has implications for the treatment of sufferers of osteoarthritis, will be presented today at the AVS 57th International Symposium & Exhibition, taking place this week at the Albuquerque Convention Center in New Mexico. Osteoarthritis is the most...

2009-11-18 09:08:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of osteoarthritis (OA) key opinion leaders has developed a consensus of the optimal exogenous hyaluronic acid (HA) treatment. This consensus was achieved by utilizing what the experts referred to as BioRestorative(TM) Profiling. This profiling examines HAs on the basis of their mimicking the body's natural HA. "BioRestorative(TM)" describes the features of the ideal HA product, based on the treatment goals of symptom relief,...

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2009-06-10 11:50:00

 Osteoarthritis is commonly diagnosed in the late and irreversible stages, when treatment can only be expected to decrease pain and slow progression of disease. Because osteoarthritis is a widespread problem in dogs, horses and humans, doctors and veterinarians need a precise way to diagnose the disease early and accurately. Now, University of Missouri researchers are investigating potential biomarkers in dogs for early diagnosis of osteoarthritis, which could help identify patients at...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.