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2012-07-06 23:00:22

There are countless articles online about the purported benefits of cayenne and capsaicin. Natural Health Sherpa investigated and went through scientific studies and published what they found. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 While capsaicin in cayenne is associated with numerous health benefits such as fighting diabetes, weight loss, and even fighting cancer, Natural Health Sherpa found out that scientific evidence shows that it is most useful in treating pain. “The strongest...

2012-04-22 23:01:28

Sinus Plumber takes the idea of capsaicin nasal spray to the next level with the added power of horseradish and wintergreen - just in time for allergy season. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2012 Capsaicin (hot pepper) nasal sprays have been clinically proven to relieve allergy, sinus and headache symptoms since Wayne Perry invented the worlds´ first commercial pepper nasal spray in 2003. Perry´s idea caught on and now there are several pepper nasal sprays on the market, but...

2012-04-03 05:31:10

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Many people are wary of hot peppers but scientists have discovered that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world. The study focused on capsaicin and its fiery-hot relatives, a piquant family of substances termed "capsaicinoids." The stuff that gives cayennes, jalapenos, habaneros and other chili peppers their heat, capsaicin already has an established role in medicine in...

2012-03-28 09:06:41

The food that inspires wariness is on course for inspiring even more wonder from a medical standpoint as scientists today reported the latest evidence that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect against the No. 1 cause of death in the developed world. The report was part of the 243rd National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific society, being held here this week. The study focused on capsaicin and its...

2011-12-21 11:38:25

Biologists have learned in recent years that wild chilies develop their trademark pungency, or heat, as a defense against a fungus that could destroy their seeds. But that doesn't explain why some chilies are hot and others are not. New research provides an answer: Hot chilies growing in dry areas need more water to produce as many seeds as non-pungent plants, but the Fusarium fungus is less of a threat in dryer environments so chilies in those areas are less likely to turn up the heat. In...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

GSC Products has launched a revolutionary burn relief cream using a little known deep sea microorganism as the active ingredient. Fresh Beauty Market brand Burn Butter features Thermus Thermophilus, a microorganism that lives in deep sea environments once considered too hostile for any life. Clifton Park, NY (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 GSC Products has launched a revolutionary burn relief cream using a little known deep sea microorganism as the active ingredient. Fresh Beauty Market brand Burn...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced the completion of patient enrollment in its Phase 2 clinical study of NGX-1998, a topical liquid formulation of high-concentration capsaicin, in patients with postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). NGX-1998 is being developed to provide safety, efficacy and tolerability that is at least comparable to...

2011-05-05 06:30:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (NASDAQ: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that Anthony DiTonno, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 10th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference, to be held May 9-11, 2011, in San Francisco, CA. Event: 10th Annual JMP Securities Research Conference Date: Monday, May 9, 2011 Time:...

2011-04-28 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its patent entitled, "Methods and Compositions for Administration of TRPV1 Agonists." The allowed claims include method of use, formulation and system claims. The patent scheduled to issue from this...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

The Concept Laboratories arthritis and gout treatment story is actually three amazing stories in one. (1) Capsaicin medical research (2) Advanced nanotechology pain relief ingredient delivery (3) Introduction of the first timed-release topical pain relief brand, MyOmega 3 (http://www.gouttreatment.ultimizer.com) Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 For the estimated 27 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis and gout, a new OTC pain relief treatment is now available direct from the...