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I hope you're well. Steve here, and it's still very hot. I hate to have to report it to you but it's very hot and I really hate it.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Sand Trap

Lower Back Fitness

Recent news discounts positive effect of drug, Paracetmatol, aka Acetominophen as found in Tylenol and other OTC meds for relief of lower back pain.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain

Mother Jones

For Lower Back Pain, You Can Skip the Tylenol

About two-thirds of adults have lower back pain at some point in their lives, and most are told to take acetaminophen, sold under brand names like Tylenol, Anacin and Panadol.

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Related Topix: Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic), Medicine, Health, Pain, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Live Science

Acetaminophen Doesn't Reduce Lower-Back Pain, Study Suggests

Acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol, works no better than a dummy pill at reducing lower-back pain in some people, nor does it help these patients get better any faster, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Reuters

Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.

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EurekAlert!

The Lancet: Paracetamol no better than placebo for lower back pain

Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain.

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Sunherald.com

Bad back? Acetaminophen may not work, try exercise

Acetaminophen, sold as Tylenol and Paracetamol, among other names, is recommended in numerous guidelines for back pain, mainly because it has few side effects; past studies have shown it works for other types of pain.

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The Jersey Journal

Senior Focus: Poor posture and body mechanics lead to muscle strains

Gardening and tending to our yards are common activities this time of year, which require a lot of sustained postures and repetitive movements, such as forward bending and the twisting of our spine.

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KLIQ-FM Hastings

Don't Blame the Weather When Your Back Gets Cranky

Does weather have anything to do with lower back pain? Some people will swear it does, often blaming temperature changes, rainstorms, humidity or barometric pressure for their discomfort.

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Rediff.com

Burn fat fast: 3 workouts that will kick your butt

High intensity interval exercises are not suited for everyone. It places high demands on the body.

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SFGate

Steps can be taken to ease back pain linked to aging

As we age, our bodies undergo a change - think of it as the reverse of adolescence.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

Spinal Rehab Network Now Offering Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression for Summer 2014

Spinal Rehab Network is now offering Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression for summer 2014.

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SBWire

City Chiropractic Care Announces Offer of a Free Spinal Examination

City Chiropractic Care understands back pain can be debilitating. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010, low back pain remains the number one cause of disability across the globe, while the ACC reports it accounts for approximately $300 million each year and is responsible for more sick days off work than any disorder other than colds.

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GlobeNewswire

K2M Receives Overwhelming Attendance at Workshops Hosted at IMAST

K2M Group Holdings, Inc. , a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine technologies, techniques and minimally invasive procedures, last week participated in the 21st International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques in Valencia, Spain.

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CiteULike

Denosumab for prevention of fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis.

The New England journal of medicine , Vol. 361, No. 8. , pp. 756-765, doi:10.1056/nejmoa0809493 Denosumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody to the receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand that blocks its binding to RANK, inhibiting the development and activity of osteoclasts, decreasing bone resorption, and increasing bone density.

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The effect of three or six years of denosumab exposure in women with...

The effect of three or six years of denosumab exposure in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis: results from the FREEDOM extension.

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GlobeNewswire

Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Bone Densitometers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Introducing the TENS Unit, the Smartphone Like Devices

Imagine having your own personal masseuse, on call 24/7. Sounds good, right? Did you know that this might not actually be as far fetched as it sounds? A little gadget called the TENS unit - can in fact be your masseuse - and best of all, you can take it with you, wherever you go.

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Related Topix: Massage Therapy, Medicine, Health, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

National Public Radio

Straightening Sisay's Spine: A Twist Of Fate Saves A Boy's Life

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Kids, World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Medicine, Surgery, Ghana

CiteULike

Efficacy and safety of strontium ranelate in the treatment of osteoporosis in men.

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