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Indian pharmaceutical company Panacea Biotec recently announced
that it had secured a patent for the production of its popular
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) Willgo, containing the
chemical compound nimesulide. The medication, which Panacea
introduced in 2004, relieves the chronic joint pain that is a
result of osteoarthritis, according to the company. Furthermore,
the medication is classified as Extended Release, which
means that it is designed to combat the many symptoms of
osteoarthritic joints over an extended period of time-- symptoms
that include stiffness, tenderness, swelling, as well as the
aforementioned joint pain. Panacea touts its ability to improve
functional mobility for the osteoarthritis patients who
Taking over-the-counter pain relievers, such as Advil or Aleve, might lower your risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), one of the most common forms of skin cancer, according to a new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology .
Researchers reviewed nine previous studies which also looked at the use non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen, naproxen and aspirin, to a reduced risk of developing skin cancer. According to the scientists, the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma dropped by 15 percent and could potentially become a part of overall prevention measures for SCC.
SCC is the second most common form of skin cancer with 700,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the United States. This type of skin cancer rarely metastasizes, however, it can become deadly if left untreated. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation , 8,800 people died from SCC in 2012. This type of skin cancer develops in the epidermis, or ...
I first came across Arnica gel several years ago in California. While having dinner at the home of one of the NFA board members, I happened to mention that I had been having a lot of pain in my right arm. Karin, our hostess, said she had something that would help. She left the room and quickly returned with a tube of Arniflora Arnica Gel. I had never heard of it, but she assured me it was an all-natural topical pain reliever. I figured it couldn't hurt to try it so I rubbed some of the gel on my painful arm before returning my attention to the other dinner guests. Less than half an hour later, I realized that the pain in my arm was gone. Before I left Karin's home that night, I asked her to repeat the name of the gel so I could write it down. Instead she very kindly gave me the rest of the tube to take with me. At this point, you're probably thinking that I continued to use the Arnica gel on a regular basis. The truth is, whe...
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