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New Osteoarthritis Treatment Involves Fat Cells

2015-04-25 08:55
osteoarthritis treatment involves fat cells

A new osteoarthritis treatment is on the horizon, and it involves using a patient’s own fat cells. Word of the success of this new approach comes from a team in the Czech Republic.

About 27 million people in the United States alone have osteoarthritis. It is the most common joint disease in the world and tends to progress slowly.

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What sort of pain relief helps arthritis?

2015-03-31 00:11
arthritis pain relief

An estimated 350 million people around the world suffer from arthritis and the pain that comes with it. As a way of coping with this affliction while doing their best to live a normal and active life, they often try multiple prescription drugs. However, there are also other treatments that you can purchase such as pain killers, heat patches, creams and natural remedies.

How does pain relief work?

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Zohydro: Potent painkiller stirs debate over abuse vs. pain relief

2014-04-07 13:43
Powerful new painkiller creates controversy due to abuse potential.

When it comes to fighting heroin and the abuse of prescription medications, a potent new painkiller is stirring a debate that has one side fighting to protect the rights of chronic pain patients and the other side trying to fight the war on drugs.

At the center of the controversy is a new class of drugs that includes Zohydro, which was approved by the

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Blocking this special protein could help treat IBD, arthritis and more

2014-01-10 09:14
Special protein in blood linked to autoimmune diseases like IBD, psoriasis and RA

For the first time researchers from University of Copenhagen have isolated a protein that drives inflammation and makes healthy cells misbehave. Targeting the TL1A protein could offer better treatment options for diseases like IBD, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Cannabis type drugs could help osteoarthritis pain

2014-01-08 11:33
Osteoarthritis pain might be helped with cannabis type drugs.

University of Nottingham researchers have found a potential new treatment for painful and debilitating osteoarthritis from cannabis type drugs. The scientists found cannabinoid receptors in human spinal cord tissue for the first time. The molecule they isolated is known as JWH133.

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