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2013-03-21 23:02:29

Bescot Healthcare Canada announces the Canadian launch of Zestica Moisture, a natural feeling, non-hormonal personal Moisturizing Hydrogel for Menopausal and Post-Menopausal women to relieve the symptoms of Vaginal Dryness. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 A new vaginal “natural feel” moisturizing hydrogel for women is now available in Canada. Zestica Moisture is formulated specifically to provide rapid and lasting relief from vaginal dryness for Menopausal and...

2013-01-29 23:02:52

Salimetrics will present two Spit Camp Workshops as part of the 2013 SRCD Preconference on April 17th, 2013. These enhanced workshops will be presented by Douglas Granger, PhD, Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, and educate attendees on the basics of incorporating salivary analytes into their research. (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Researchers attending the 2013 SRCD biennial meeting or in the Seattle,...

Drugs That Limit Excess Mucus Could Save Lives
2012-11-26 19:53:34

Washington University School of Medicine Respiratory conditions that restrict breathing such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are common killers worldwide. But no effective treatments exist to address the major cause of death in these conditions — excess mucus production. "There is good evidence that what kills people with severe COPD or asthma is mucus obstructing the airway," says Michael J. Holtzman, MD, the Selma and Herman Seldin Professor of...

2012-04-30 15:58:09

University of Calgary researcher edits special issue on disease fighting properties of lactoferrin Hans Vogel, a professor in the biological sciences department, is the guest editor of a special issue of the journal Biochemistry and Cell Biology that focuses on lactoferrin, an important iron-binding protein with many health benefits. "Some people describe this protein as the 'Swiss army knife' of the human host defense system," says Vogel. "We now know that lactoferrin has many...

2012-04-23 23:18:35

The benefits of breast milk are well known, but why breastfeeding protects against various forms of cancer remains a mystery. A new study in the Journal of Human Lactation (published by SAGE) found high levels of cancer-fighting TNF-related apoptosis inducing ligand (TRAIL) in human milk, which might be one source of breast milk's anticancer activity. Researchers took samples of colostrum, the first milk available to newborns, and of mature breast milk from new mothers. Researchers then...

2012-04-21 23:03:16

The First Step, When Eyes Feel Dry and Dehydrated, Should Be to Make Sure Your Tear Film Has Enough Water, Says Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 In a recent interview, eye health and water advocate Sharon Kleyne noted that the delicate tear film covering the eyes' exposed portions is 99% water. When dry eye symptoms are experienced, according to Mrs. Kleyne, the initial steps should always be to make sure you drink enough water and are...


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