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Patient 'left in agony' after foot operations

A Dumfries woman is to seek compensation after claiming a botched foot operation has left her in agony for nearly a decade.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Payers Exert Cost Controls on High-Cost Biologics to Treat Autoimmune Conditions

The cost trend for rheumatoid arthritis , which MCOs expect to average 19 percent, is a major concern for more than two-thirds of the 40 surveyed MCO pharmacy directors/medical directors.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology, Psoriatic Arthritis


Enloe joint replacement program changes Chico woman's life

Nancy Fischer, 57, of Chico swings 5-year-old Penelope Strausbaugh and 7-year-old Wyatt Conway at Caper Acres in Bidwell Park in Chico.


Related Topix: Chico, CA, Medicine, Hip Replacement, Health

Seeking Alpha

Kindred Bio canine arthritis drug fails clinical trial

Shares of Kindred Biosciences plummet 34% on robust volume in response to the company's disclosure that its lead product candidate, CereKin , an interleukin-1 inhibitor for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs, failed to achieve its primary endpoint in a clinical trial.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Wilson County News

How to get a power scooter or wheelchair

Post a comment Dear Savvy Senior, What's the process for getting Medicare to pay for an electric mobility scooter or power wheelchair? My 76-year-old mother has arthritis in her knees and hips, and has a difficult time getting around anymore.


Related Topix: Medicare, Medicine


National Psoriasis Foundation Release: Free Psoriatic Arthritis Program Returns To D.C. Metro Area

Psoriatic arthritis is a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and damage to the joints.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Psoriasis


fresh produce

You're driving home from the beach or the mountains and you happen across a roadside farm stand.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Health, Hypertension, Supplement, Calcium

PhysOrg Weblog

Genetic key to lupus shows potential of personalised medicine

The development shows that for the first time, it is feasible for researchers to identify the individual causes of lupus in patients by using DNA sequencing, allowing doctors to target specific treatments to individual patients.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Immunology, Biology, Science, Rheumatology, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Paducah veteran incensed over denial of benefits

Paducah Navy veteran Shelley Keeling, 67, is disheartened and angry that his claim for unemployability benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs has been denied for three years and that he now has to appeal for a third time.


Related Topix: Paducah, KY, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Calvert City, KY

Medina Performing Arts Center to host Arthritis Expo Sept. 17

The expo, sponsored by the hospital and the Great Lakes Region of the Arthritis Foundation , will run from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Medina Performing Arts Center , Main Stage Auditorium, 851 Weymouth Rd. Kim Gladden, M.D., will speak on "Treating Arthritis in Senior Athletes" at the Medina County Arthritis Expo Sept.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medina, OH, Medina County, OH

Turn Up The Turmeric - " Why You Should Rethink Mom's Favorite Spice

Turmeric has been touted as the great antioxidant over the past few years. All across the US people are discovering what has been a staple in our Indian diet for centuries.


Related Topix: Supplement, Turmeric, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine

Lynn News

Drop-in service in Gaywood to help arthritis sufferers

Arthritis sufferers can talk to someone about the problems they face with the condition at a new drop-in point in Gaywood.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Norfolk County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The real fountain of youth and the key to aging happily

You have probably known people in their fifties who act like they are in their 70s.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sys-Con Media

Cannabis Technologies Announces Second Therapy -- CTI-091

Preliminary laboratory studies showed CTI-091 suppresses the human macrophage interleukin-6, a major biomarker of inflammation, indicating strong scientific evidence that cannabis extracts reverse the disease progression.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Medicine, Health, Drugs

Mon Aug 18, 2014

5 proven ways to prevent and treat arthritis

Millions of people suffer from some form of arthritis. Since arthritis is commonly believed to be incurable, the standard medical response has been to simply prescribe medications to reduce the symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Fruits, Food, Nutrition, Supplement, Turmeric, Ginger

The Washington Post

Chugai Advances Most Since 2000; Roche Said to Mull Buyout

Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. jumped by the most in more than 14 years after parent Roche Holding AG was said to be in talks to buy out the Japanese drugmaker to secure full control of its cancer and arthritis drugs.


Related Topix: Genentech, Startups, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Business News

Annals of Internal Medicine

Correction: Osteoarthritis

In a recent In the Clinic , the last sentence on page ITC4-1 should read as follows: "Bony prominence is also a common finding, particularly at the finger joints, where enlargement of the distal and proximal interphalangeal joints produces the characteristic eponymous Heberden and Bouchard nodes, respectively."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Understanding arthritis - What it is and how to treat it

Patients tend to have a poor understanding of what exactly arthritis is. Perhaps because the word ends in "itis," they think of it as related to tendonitis or bursitis, both of which are usually relatively easily treatable; they think that arthritis can be simply taken care of as well.


Related Topix: Health

P&T Community

Intra-Articular Treatment (Ampion) Shows Promise in Early OA Trial

Promising results have been reported from a small study of multiple injections of Ampion into the knees of patients with osteoarthritis .


Related Topix: Medicine

Globe and Mail

Can some foods ease joint pain from osteoarthritis?

There isn't a specific diet for osteoarthritis, but studies do suggest that certain foods and nutrients can lessen joint pain and possibly even slow disease progression.


Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, Pain, Nutrition, Inflammation, Back Pain