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25 min ago | Freshnews

Horizon Pharma Announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

This Notice of Allowance concludes the substantive examination of the patent application and will result in the issuance of a U.S. patent after administrative processes are completed.

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Related Topix: USPTO, Prednisone (generic), Deltasone, Orasone, Medicine, Health, Inflammation

4 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

Study shows curcuminoids/piperine combo reduces knee osteoarthritis symptoms

Curcumin in combination with piperine is a safe and effective means of ameliorating the debilitating effects of knee osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Osteoarthritis, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | Freshnews

Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than...

A novel biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis has significant potential to help physicians better identify early-stage disease, when treatment can often arrest further disease progression and disability, according to a new study in The Journal of Rheumatology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology, Biotech, Quest Diagnostics, Celera, Healthcare Industry

9 hrs ago | Parksville Qualicum News

Evening class added

"I am very excited about how this group is growing," said founder Eva Grodt. Grodt and her fellow instructors donate all the proceeds from the classes back to the community and will be handing over $300 to the Parksville Food Bank this month.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

14 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

Young boy copes with 'old' condition

Natalie Warren and son Evan, 5, spend hours in the hospital every three weeks to take IV therapy to help manage his systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Rheumatology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Express India

Agewell Foundation powers free old age healthcare campaign

Summary Madan Lal, an 85-year-old resident of Subhash Camp, Aali Village was suffering from several old age related problems.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Business Journal

Ampio seeks to reassure investors after drug freezing clouds trial

Ampio is trying to create a medicine, called Ampion, to reduce pain experienced by people with osteoarthritis of the knee.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Southland Times

Stem cell treatment helps dogs

Three years ago australian shepherd dog Shiloh was diagnosed with a severe case of degenerative arthritis that left her limping slowly towards her deathbed.

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

WFIE-TV Evansville

Class for Arthritis Sufferers

The class is supported by the Arthritis Foundation as a safe and effective way to ease the symptoms of arthritis - including pain, depression, and decreased range of motion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Lynn News

Drop-in day for arthritis care at Gayton

Arthritis sufferers can talk to someone about the problems they face with the condition at a new drop-in point in Gaywood, which will open for the first time this week.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Handi-Transit must now accommodate people with episodic disabilities

It took four years, but a human rights complaint has forced Handi-Transit to start giving rides to people with "episodic" disabilities caused by diseases like arthritis and lupus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Will this medical tech firm be next to try a 'tax inversion'?

Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.

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Related Topix: Orthopaedic Surgery, Medicine, Knee Replacement, Health

Journal Watch

Arthroscopic Surgery for Meniscal Tears Without Arthritis? Meta-Analysis Suggests No Benefit

Arthroscopic surgery appears no better than nonoperative treatments in patients with degenerative meniscal tears without osteoarthritis, according to a meta-analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

HON

Study Questions Value of Certain Knee Surgeries

Compared to conservative treatments, arthroscopic knee surgery offers no apparent benefit for middle-aged people with age-related tears of the meniscus -- the cartilage that cushions the knee joint, according to a new analysis.

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Related Topix: Surgery, Health

Medical Daily

States With Medical Marijuana Laws See Fewer Opioid Overdose Deaths:...

Medical marijuana's growing acceptance in the U.S. is prompted mostly by evidence showing effectiveness in treating cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, among others.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Health, Pain, Cancer

News Democrat

Auburn Senior Center offers exercise class for those with arthritis

The Auburn Senior Center in connection Cheryl Kerchenski, director of the Russellville Senior Center will be holding an Arthritis Foundation Exercise Class at the Auburn Senior Center, 160 Wrenwood Drive on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept.

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Newswise

Knee Surgery Not Needed for Mild Osteoarthritis

Their study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal today, says middle-aged or older patients with mild or no osteoarthritis of the knee may not benefit from the procedure of arthroscopic knee surgery.

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EurekAlert!

Knee surgery shows no benefit for people with mild osteoarthritis

A new study indicates that there is no apparent benefit to arthroscopic knee surgery for age-related tears of the meniscus in comparison with nonsurgical or sham treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

NSAIDs can cause changes to cell membranes; findings could have wide...

Researchers have discovered that three commonly used nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs , alter the activity of enzymes within cell membranes.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Health, Pain

PsychCentral

Specialized Psychotherapy Shown to Help Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis

New research from Wayne State and Duke universities suggests a non-pharmaceutical approach can help individuals cope with rheumatoid arthritis .

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health

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