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2 hrs ago | North Hamilton Community News

Free arthritis tai chi offered in Red Bank

Affecting one in five adults, arthritis is the second most frequently reported chronic condition in the U.S., according to the Arthritis Foundation website.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

4 hrs ago | Medical News

P4 pain scale found suitable for use in knee osteoarthritis

The P4 pain scale compares favorably with other commonly used measures for patients with severe knee osteoarthritis , a Canadian study has found.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Ageing Gracefully: Arthritis and Exercise

I posted the first diary in this series last week. It was a basic exploratory fishing trip to see if there was interest in such a series.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | SFGate

Too many medications can be too much of a good thing

I was asked by family members to see their 89-year-old mother, Mrs. G., because she appeared tired and sleepy, would barely respond to questions, and was engaging less and less in her usual activities.


Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

Drugmaker Amgen sees 25% drop in Q1 earnings, records lower Enbrel demand

Biopharmaceutical firm Amgen missed Wall Street's earnings expectations for its first quarter 2014 as rising costs outpaced the company's revenue improvement and sales of its flagship arthritis drug Enbrel fell.The Thousand Oaks, Calif., maker of drugs that include arthritis injectable Enbrel,... For the best experience of on ... (more)


Related Topix: Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), Medicine, Health, Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks, CA)

11 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Relieve knee pain, retain agility and save your ACL with new knee replacement procedure

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.


Related Topix: Knee Replacement, Medicine, Health, Sundance Film Festival, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

12 hrs ago |

Cardax, Inc. - "Astaxanthin for Human Use, The Origin of Cardax"

PITTSBURGH, PA / April 22, 2014 / Cardax, Inc. today published a new blog post on The Chairman's Blog, written by the Company's President and CEO David G. Watumull.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

16 hrs ago |

Crystal Synergy Advances To Bring Crystal Energy To A Topical Ointment

Dayton, Ohio / ACCESSWIRE / April 21, 2014 / The first product of its kind, Crystal Synergy has created a new paradigm in thinking about how pain can be relieved by treating the root causes.


Related Topix: Dayton, OH, Homeopathy, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

21 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Are the Feds Hoarding Pot?By Steven Wishnia

Home to the only legal supply of research-grade cannabis, the National Institute on Drug Abuse has the power to shape the future of medical marijuana.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medicine, Smoking

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Item

Study: herb eases arthritis as well as drug

The pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis was alleviated as effectively by a centuries-old Chinese medical herb known as "thunder god vine" as the commonly prescribed methotrexate, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Pain, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic)

P&T Community

Sprifermin Shows Mixed Results in Knee OA

In a new study of patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, 12 months of treatment with sprifermin reduced the loss of total femorotibial cartilage thickness compared with placebo-treated knees.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Positive attitude key to keeping Lubbock woman mobile despite osteoporosis, arthritis

She never noticed any changes until about five years ago when she visited a doctor for a required yearly physical for her health insurance.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Medicine, Health, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Medical Daily

Anti-Inflammatory Painkillers Hurt The Heart; Scientists Find Path To Alternatives

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are common painkillers for everything from arthritis to everyday pain, but they come with heart risks.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Naproxen (generic), Aleve, Naprosyn, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Inflammation

10,300 Michigan Kids - Including Some in Your Back Yard - Defy Stereotypes About Arthritis

By Chris Cahill Community Development & Marketing Manager, Arthritis Foundation, Michigan Here's the thing about arthritis: There's a significant false perception that arthritis is a minor affliction that only older people get.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Michigan, Northville, MI, Farmington, MI


How Johnson & Johnson Became A Household Name

New Brunswick, N.J.-based Johnson & Johnson is probably most famous as the parent company of multiple household products that double as household names.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, New Brunswick, NJ, Maalox, Aluminum Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide (generic), Heartburn, Health


Pain Relief for Dog Arthritis May Come in Appetizing and Chewable Tablets

Dog arthritis can be a debilitating disease especially that it causes dogs intense pain.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Fibromyalgia: What to do

Dr. Pamela Squire, MD, CCFP, DCAPM, ISAM, CPE, discusses What Fibromyalgia is and common symptoms seen in patients who suffer from the condition.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Genetics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. Beefs Up Expansion Initiatives with...

Los Angeles-based consumer packaged goods manufacturer Pacific Shore Holdings, Inc. is stepping up expansion plans with renewed focus on its strategic business development services for growing companies.


Related Topix: Marketing

The Daily Beast

Shelley Dennis/GettyIs Ibuprofen Making Us Sick?Popping an ibuprofen...

Popping an ibuprofen after a workout or for a headache seems safe enough, right? Recent research shows the OTC drug could be contributing to leaky gut syndrome and celiac disease.


Related Topix: Medicine, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Celiac Disease, Health, Pain, Inflammation


Glucosamine and chondroitin for knee osteoarthritis: a double-blind...

To determine if the dietary supplements, glucosamine and/or chondroitin, result in reduced joint space narrowing and pain among people with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Supplement, Glucosamine