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The procedure, which is currently being trialled at Southampton General Hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient's own hip, and surgical glue.
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The number of cases of gout are on the rise, new figures show, contrary to the belief that the ailment has been consigned to the history books.
Dr. Ron Linehan, medical director of Precision Pain Care and staff anesthesiologist at Fairfield Medical Center, recently received his credentials to perform a new type of minimally invasive procedure for the relief of pain due to arthritis in the spine and pinched nerves from disk herniations.
In ginger's native southeast Asia, the rhizome, a relative of turmeric and cardamom, has been used for thousands of years to settle stomachs, forestall colds, sooth inflammation, suppress coughs, reduce fatigue, relieve sore throats, invigorate circulation and cure constipation.
Ten grams per day of collagen peptides from either porcine or bovine origin may reduce joint pain, says a new study from Nitta Gelatin Inc. The study, published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture , is said to be the first to compare the efficacy of collage from bovine bone or porcine skin on measures of joint health in people ... (more)
In addition, American Health Packaging has voluntarily recalled Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, lot #142544, Expiration Date, 02/2016.
The tropical mosquito-borne illness chikungunya has been making national news as it invades Florida and now it may have hit a Tampa Bay Rays player.
The study, published online this month in Arthritis Care & Research, examined 993 cases of sudden, acute back pain in primary care clinics in 2011 and 2012.
Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability.
Gout is a kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in blood and causes joint inflammation.
The recall includes Lot #142588, Expiration Date 01/2016 of Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 mg, in a hospital unit dose presentation that may contain individual blistered doses labeled as Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, lot #142544.
Americans are getting less sleep than ever, making it difficult to complete even the simplest of tasks during the day.
On Thursday, August 7, Bronson Battle Creek will host a free program on the benefits of knee replacements by Dr. Joseph Burkhardt.
Nineteen local kids are creating art to raise funds to cure arthritis, the disease that they struggle with every day.
Imagine having knee pain for decades, and then having it all disappear with a quick trip to the doctor's office.
Folkloric home remedies said to have health benefits is ginger tea to which a pinch of turmeric has been added.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 04:17 am
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