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Cats can develop arthritis too

Like humans, cats too get arthritis, but don't show it. A recent study discovered that 33.9% of cats aged 6 A1 2 years had radiographic indication of arthritis.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Stem cell and PRP therapy can give a senior pet a new lease on life

September is National Senior Pet Wellness Month. The Belle Mead Animal Hospital launched a new regenerative medicine program earlier this year that can benefit senior dogs and cats in particular.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Belle Mead, NJ, Medicine, Health

Examiner.com

Black licorice could be harmful to your health

A plant root, black licorice has been touted as a remedy for everything from digestive system ailments to sore throats and bronchitis, to osteoarthritis and malaria. When eaten in large quantities, however, black licorice can be lethal.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Food and Drug Administration, Hypertension, Heart Failure

The Gaston Gazette

COLUMN: 10 reasons you should eat your broccoli

He said he hated it, didn't eat it and never wanted to see another sprig of it on his plate, on Air Force One, in the White House or anywhere else, for that matter. "I do not like broccoli, and I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it," he said.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Health, Vitamin B6, Supplement

Yahoo!

Plea to legalise medical marijuana gains support

Angel Watterson among hundreds of people in rally to call for the medical use of marijuana to be legalised. Picture: Bill Hatto/The West Australian Teenager Angel Watterson, who needs a wheelchair because of the pain of arthritis and the curse of epileptic fits, was one of hundreds of people who yesterday called on the State Government to legalise medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine

Sun-Star

Emanuel Mulawan

CAGAYAN DE ORO. Whistle blower Emmanuel Mulawan grimaces in pain as his right foot swells due to arthritis.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Medicine, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

MySanAntonio.com

Extreme cold may ease pain, speed recovery

After back surgery, Anna Ahlfors - who also has arthritis - said she was plagued by chronic pain. But three minutes in way-below freezing temperatures at CryoFit, it "takes my pain away 100 percent," she said, and without side-effects.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

PR-inside.com

Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - ...

It undertakes the discovery and development of innovative therapeutics for the treatment of cardiovascular, inflammation, and oncology indications. The company's product portfolio includes Betrixaban, Andexanet Alfa , PRT2607, and PRT2070.

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Related Topix: Startups, Portola Pharmaceuticals, Health, Medicine, Biotech, Biogen Idec, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Journal-Advocate

Stanford's Healthier Living classes coming to Sterling

Rural Solutions and Locan County Heritage Center have partnered to bring Healthier Living, a chronic disease self-management program developed at Standford University, to Sterling. Healthier Living is getting folks from all walks of life on the path to fully managing their health conditions, such as emphysema, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, COPD and diabetes.

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Related Topix: Sterling, CO, Medicine, Health

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Healing hands for arthritis

FROM ARTHRITIS....A PAINFUL, OFTEN DEBILITATING DISEASE THAT AFFECTS THE MUSCLES AND JOINTS. WE'RE JOINED LIVE THIS MORNING WITH... BRIAN GRENROOD, REGIONAL DEVELOPER OF MASSAGE ENVY SPA TO TELL US ABOUT AN EVENT COMING UP THAT WILL RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS ABOUT ARTHRITIS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy

PR-inside.com

Just Published: "Neurotune AG - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile"

Neurotune AG is a biopharmaceutical company. The company develops medicationsand diagnostics for medical needs in neuromuscular and renal indications.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Switzerland, World News,

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

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As boomers age, they are staying active and demanding more out of their joints. Total knee and hip surgeries continue to surge and doctors say when the pain affects your life more often than not, it's time to consider your options.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Tampered Roche Vials Surface in Germany

Tampered-with vials of the cancer and rheumatoid-arthritis drug MabThera have been found in Germany, five months after falsified vials of the breast-cancer drug Herceptin were found in three European countries. Both drugs are manufactured by Roche Holding AG.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

CBS Local

Get Marty: Many Seniors Struggling Without Stair Lifts

Betty McCullough's struggle is hard to watch. Every step on every stair is an excruciating journey through different levels of pain.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

The dangers of untreated peripheral arterial disease

When a Sulphur man was told he would have to face a leg amputation if he did not make some major lifestyle changes, he took the doctor's orders to save his limb and potentially his life. Looking at the images of normal blood flow in his leg today, Jimmy Gary knows he has come a long way from he started.

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Related Topix: Sulphur, LA, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Protein appears to protect against bone loss in arthritis

A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report. Arthritis as well as aging prompt the body to make more fat than bone , and the researchers have previously shown GILZ can restore a more youthful, healthy mix.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Inflammation, Medical College of Georgia, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Diabetes, Genetics

OregonLive.com

How plant-based eating helped a Vancouver senior lose 100 pounds and improve her health:...

In 2010, the Vancouver senior was suffering from fibromyalgia, a disorder that causes musculoskeletal pain and often is accompanied by fatigue and sleep disorders. After struggling with her weight for years, she was also battling high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Meat, Chicken, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dining, Medicine, Health

KOOL 108

Runs & Walks This Weekend

Should be a great weekend for a 5K/10K or walk to support a great cause here in the Twin Cities metro area. Saturday morning is the Riverfront Run to support the Ronald McDonald House.

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Related Topix: Hudson, WI, Medicine, Health

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Southland Times

Colour X-ray a 'revolution'

NEW TECHNOLOGY: The red on this X-ray image shows diseased cartilage while blue shows healthy cartilage. On traditional X-rays, both areas show as grey, meaning arthritis can only be measured when the cartilage has been destroyed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Scanners

Manawatu Evening Standard

I need about 16 hours of sleep. Why?

Most people get up in the morning, get ready to work or university, go there for most of the day, then head home again for dinner and bed. My day is filled with naps.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Back Pain

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