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New Study To Evaluate Celadrin Capsules For Patients With Knee Pain

KEARNY, NJ (February 28, 2006) - Proprietary Nutritionals Inc. (PNI) announced that a new multi-site study has been commissioned on Celadrin®, a natural ingredient for joint health, by its developer Imagenetix, Inc. Patients currently diagnosed with moderate to severe knee pain are now being enrolled in the study, which is expected to be completed later this summer. Patients will consume Celadrin or placebo in capsule form throughout the 60-day, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Dr. Jay Udani, M.D., medical director of Medicus Research, a private clinical trials facility located in Northridge, CA, will serve as the project manager and principal investigator. Patients will be enrolled at two locations—Northridge, CA and Ellicot City, MD. Apart from his role at Medicus Research, Dr. Udani is also the medical director of the Northridge Hospital Integrative Medicine Program and an assistant clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine.

Celadrin is an all-natural compound that has undergone more than ten in-vitro and clinical studies to date. Published research has shown that people using Celadrin had significant improvement in knee range of motion and decreased knee pain, without side effects. This research has been published in internationally acclaimed peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Rheumatology.

Proprietary Nutritionals, Inc., a joint venture with Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., is located in Kearny, NJ. PNI markets Celadrin® Joint Flexibility & Pain Relief, and other patented, scientifically proven, branded ingredients to the nutraceuticals industry. For further information, visit, or call 519/647-2071.

Based in San Diego, CA, Imagenetix Inc., a company focused on inflammation and inflammation-related markets. Visit for more information, or call 858-674-8455.

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Tom McCartney
(412) 361-5178
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