Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2010’

Smooth And Integrated Movement Patterns Can Help Individuals With Back Pain

January 26, 2010www.medicalnewstoday.com Many people with back pain do not know what is causing it and they do not receive effective treatment, but learning to move in a more integrated way makes a big difference, reveals research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden…more PainCareMD

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What Is Tennis Elbow? What Causes Tennis Elbow?

www.medicalnewstoday.comJanuary 13, 2010 Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition. It often occurs as a result of strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm and around the elbow joint. As its name suggests, tennis elbow can sometimes be caused by playing tennis, but many other common activities can cause tennis elbow. It is also known as …

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Life’s Simple 7 Measures For Healthy Heart

January 21, 2010www.medicalnewstoday.com The American Heart Association (AHA) has for the first time defined “ideal cardiovascular health” and linked it to seven simple measures (“Life’s Simple 7″) that people can influence through diet and lifestyle changes to move from poor and intermediate to ideal health. Details of the seven health factors and lifestyle behaviors were published online before print on …

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FDA Warns of Potential Hepatotoxicity with Voltaren Gel

December 7, 2009www.empr.com Endo, Novartis, and the FDA have notified healthcare professionals that the Voltaren Gel (diclofenac sodium gel) Prescribing Information has been updated to include new warnings and precautions about the potential for elevation in liver function tests during treatment with all products containing diclofenac sodium. Postmarketing reports of drug-induced hepatotoxicity have been reported in the first month of …

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Radiofrequency Ablation Safe And Effective For Reducing Pain From Bone Metastases

January 6, 2010www.medicalnewstoday.com Image-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a minimally invasive cancer treatment which can be performed in the outpatient setting, significantly reduced the level of pain experienced by cancer patients with bone (osseous) metastases, limiting the need for strong narcotic pain management, and supporting improved patient frame of mind, according to results of an American College of Radiology Imaging Network …

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