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Novartis stocks drug cabinet with "Big-3" arthritis blockbusters

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's Novartis is stocking up cheaper versions of the world's top-selling arthritis medicines, hoping a broad portfolio gives it an edge on rivals with narrower offerings.
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Veterinarians performed laser treatment and acupuncture for what they initially thought was a touch of arthritis in the panda's left shoulder.(Image credit: Roshan Patel/Smithsonian's National Zoo)
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smith&nephew LEGION L-WEDGE, 10 MM DIS X 5 MM POS, SIZE 4, SCREW-ON FEMORAL WEDGE, REF 71421733, STERILE R Product The Revision Knee System Components are indicated for rheumatoid arthritis; post-traumatic arthritis; osteoarthritis; degenerative arthritis; and failed osteotomies, hemiarthroplasties; unicompartmental replacement; or total knee arthroplasties. The components are designed for use in primary and revision surgery, where the posterior cruciate ligament and one or both of the collateral ligaments (i.e., medial collateral and/or lateral collateral ligament) are absent or incompetent. The Revision Knee Components a...
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iBalance(R) UKA, Femoral Cemented, Size 3, Left Medial/Right LATERAL, REF AR 501-UFLC, QTY 1, Rx ONLY, STERILE R, Arthrex, Inc., Naples, FL Indicated for use in uni-compartmental knee arthroplasty as a result of: 1. Moderately disabling joint disease of the knee resulting from painful osteoarthritis or posttraumatic arthritis. 2. Correction of functional deformity. 3. Revision of previous unsuccessful uni-compartmental knee replacement or other procedure. 4. As an alternative to tibial osteotomy in patients with uni-compartmental osteoarthritis.
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This study also suggests that TMTC1, INBHA, TMEM45A and SAMD9L DEGs and their accompanying pathways might have the potential to be exploited as drug targets and biomarkers in the diagnosis and/or treatment of IBD linked arthritis and warrants for further experimental va lidation.
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Publication date: February 2018 Source:Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 30, Issue 1 Author(s): Anne-Frédérique Chouinard, Leonard B. Kaban, Zachary S. PeacockTeaser Mandibular growth is a complex process that involves the “functional matrix,” an interaction of the muscles of mastication, occlusion, and jaw function. Although not a typical growth center, the mandibular condyle has a significant effect on the ultimate size, shape and function of the mandible and secondarily on overall facial form. Acquired temporomandibular joint (TMJ)/condylar abnormalities, such as ...
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This article reviews the oral and maxillofacial surgeon’s role in the care of patients with JIA involvement in the TMJ.
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[FDA strengthens warning that non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can cause heart attacks or strokes (FDA Drug Safety Communication). Based on FDA ’s comprehensive review of new safety information, the agency is requiring updates to the drug labels of all prescription NSAIDs. Widely used to treat pain and fever from many different long- and short-term medical conditions such as arthritis, menstrual cramps, headaches, colds, and the flu, NSAI Ds are available by prescription and OTC. Examples of NSAIDs include ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, and celecoxib.
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