Anti-nerve growth factor antibodies may relieve osteoarthritis pain and improve function

Anti-nerve growth factor antibodies, anti-NGF antibodies, tanuzemab, fasinumab, arthritis drug, arthritis pain, arthritis digestBlocking nerve growth factor (NGF) with antibodies is a promising strategy for treatment of chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA). Studies have looked at if anti-NGF antibodies can work on osteoarthritis pain and chronic low-back pain, and a group of researchers decided to analyse them to see what trends emerged, reporting their findings in Current Rheumatology Reports. Continue reading

Osteopathy may help people with fibromyalgia thanks to endocannabinoid release

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Osteopathic manipulation treatment seems to be a valid and effective instrument for a number of health issues including fibromyalgia and chronic lower back pain. And it’s thanks to the release of endocannabinoids (compounds produced by our bodies that are involved with sleep, mood, appetite and memory) and how they link with receptors, a research group outlines in the Journal of Complementary & Integrative Medicine.

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