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2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Sprifermin offers benefit for cartilage loss from knee osteoarthritis

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin -treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

5 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Center girl with juvenile arthritis happy to be back on softball field after a year of challenges

Spending time on the softball diamond is always a fun activity for many kids, but for Jaelyn Crawford, playing on a softball team was almost unattainable.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kids, Family

7 hrs ago |

Osteoarthritis in cats may improve with fish oil supplements

Osteoarthritis in cats is becoming a more common diagnosis when they start "slowing down with age."


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, DHA, EPA

10 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Stem Cell therapy on animals may be medicine of the future

Two Central Pennsylvania dogs are receiving a regenerative therapy for arthritis that's unprecedented for this area and less expensive than standard surgery.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Medicine, Health

13 hrs ago |

Kathleen Turner Has Arthritis Fight Under Control

The Romancing The Stone star was diagnosed with the autoimmune condition in the early 1990s and was warned by a doctor that she would end up in a wheelchair.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Kathleen Turner, Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | UWE News

Arthritis patients want more psychological and emotional support

New research from UWE Bristol has found a high demand for help to cope with the social and emotional implications of inflammatory arthritis among patients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatology

15 hrs ago | Applied Clinical Trials

Osteoarthritis Study shows ActiPatch? Therapy Significantly Relieves Knee Pain

An abstract on the interim analysis of the osteoarthritis knee pain study has been accepted by EULAR for their 2014 conference and will be published in the June online only supplemental issue of the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Back Pain

18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Pet Vet: Exercise beneficial for pet diagnosed with arthritis

Ken has a 7-year-old golden retriever named Pal that has been diagnosed with arthritis in his elbows.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Sharon's Story

Sharon, age 62, is a design consultant for a custom home builder. "I'm out in the field walking through homes under construction all the time.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Effect of Oral Glucosamine on Joint Structure in Individuals With...

Objective To determine the short-term efficacy of oral glucosamine supplementation by evaluating structural lesions in the knee joints, as assessed using 3T magnetic resonance imaging .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

4-Year-Old Leah Jezek of Avon Named Youth Ambassador of Greater Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis

Hartford, April 14 - The Arthritis Foundation, New England Region has named four your old Leah as ambassador of the 2014 Hartford Walk to Cure Arthritis.


Related Topix: Health, Avon, CT, Hartford, CT

Camas-Washougal Post-Record

Rheumatoid arthritis hasn't stopped Kelly Slauson from living life to the fullest

Kelly Slauson, 20, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis when she was 18 months old.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, University of Portland, Camas, WA


IntelliCell BioSciences Has Engaged inVentiv Clinical As CRO For Osteoarthritis IND Lead By

IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. , a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous stomovascular cells derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that it has engaged inVentiv Health Clinical as the Clinical Research Organization for the conduct of a clinical trial in osteoarthritis of the knee under an ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Sports Medicine

CBS Local

20 Years Of Knee Pain Fixed: The Same Day

The saga of Adrienne Sindoni's knee started when she was just 12 years old and suffered an injury that tore muscle and ligaments.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Knee Replacement

Cape Gazette

Benefits on Infrared Sauna

You can burn up to 600 calories in a 30 min. session 2. Sweating is the purist form of DETOXIFICATION for your body.Removing toxins from your body is a great way to avoid disease, prevent illness and improve your overall feeling of health and vitality.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Washington Post

Chinese Thunder God Herb Works as Well as Standard Pain Therapy

A centuries-old Chinese medical herb known as "thunder god vine" eased the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis as effectively as the commonly prescribed methotrexate, a study showed.


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

Farmington Daily Times

A local chiropractor uses pressure points to help patients - both people and animals

Beth Davis, a chiropractor who works on dogs and people, massaged the back of an 8-year-old yellow Labrador named Hazel.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Farmington, NM, Acupuncture

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Research casts spotlight on equine knee cartilage

An analysis of tibial cartilage in horses and cows shows significant differences, revealing how horses have developed into "well evolved joggers" while cattle are more like "domesticated couch potatoes", say British researchers.


Related Topix: Health

Generational aches and pains

A combination of diet and exercise may be the key to improving knee pain and function in those with osteoarthritis.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain


ReCept Pharmacy to Distribute Otezla (apremilast): The First FDA...

ReCept announces that it is among a select group of specialty pharmacies selected by Celgene to distribute Otezla , a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Psoriatic Arthritis, Health, Psoriasis