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2010-10-14 18:00:00

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Lovely Legs Seminar -- Dare To Go Bare" is a free seminar that will be in Shelby Township, Michigan on November 17, 2010 at 8180 26 Mile Road, Suite 300 Shelby Township, MI. This seminar will review modern non-surgical treatments for varicose veins. Many people with varicose veins have leg cramps, heaviness, fatigue, and even Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS), in addition to cosmetic concerns. These symptoms often cause people to become...

2010-07-08 10:01:00

Serious side effects reported when used to treat or prevent night time leg cramps SILVER SPRING, Md., July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today warned that the unapproved use of the malaria drug Qualaquin (quinine sulfate) to treat night time leg cramps has resulted in serious side effects and prompted the manufacturer to develop a risk management plan aimed at educating health care professionals and patients about the potential risks. (Logo:...

2010-07-06 13:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extremely hot temperatures expected to linger over Pennsylvania for much of this week, Health Secretary Everette James today urged Pennsylvanians to take steps to recognize and prevent heat-related illness. "Those at greatest risk for developing heat-related illness are infants and young children, people over age 65, and those with heart disease, high blood pressure, breathing problems, or chronic conditions," James said....

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2010-03-24 08:08:13

Scientists described yesterday the discovery of a new drug, which is currently in Phase II clinical trials, designed to specifically target the root cause of painful menstrual cramps, not just the symptoms. The condition, called dysmenorrhea, is the leading cause of absenteeism from school and work among women in their teens and 20s. The scientists described the study at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 239th National Meeting, being held this week. "We hope that the drug will provide a...

2010-02-22 17:28:59

STANFORD, Calif. "” Most cases of muscle cramps never get reported to public health authorities, so it's difficult to say how common they are. But you probably know someone who's had them. You've probably had them, too. And the older you get, the more likely you're having one right now. Until not very long ago, quinine "” a bitter-tasting substance sometimes associated with tonic water that was once the world's mainstay treatment for malaria "” was also the drug of choice...

2010-02-09 10:00:00

PEORIA, Ariz., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading clinical research center in Peoria has joined an international research program to study an investigational drug designed as a possible treatment for painful menstrual cramps, or dysmenorrhea, a condition that affects between 45 and 90 percent of women of childbearing age in the United States. Although not life threatening, dysmenorrhea can be debilitating and psychologically taxing and is one of the leading causes of absenteeism from work and...

2010-01-11 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading clinical research center in Salt Lake City has joined an international trial program to test an experimental new drug designed to treat painful menstrual cramps, or dysmenorrhea, a condition that affects between 45 and 90 percent of women of childbearing age in the United States. Although not life threatening, dysmenorrhea can be debilitating and psychologically taxing and is one of the leading causes of absenteeism from work and school....

2010-01-11 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading clinical research center in Austin has joined an international research program to study an investigational drug designed as a possible treatment for painful menstrual cramps, or dysmenorrhea, a condition that affects between 45 and 90 percent of women of childbearing age in the United States. Although not life threatening, dysmenorrhea can be debilitating and psychologically taxing, and is one of the leading causes of absenteeism from work...

2009-12-29 14:20:00

ACFAS offers mothers-to-be remedies for aching feet CHICAGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Oh my aching feet" is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) the answer is "no." There are many remedies available to help alleviate foot pain. According to Marybeth Crane, DPM, FACFAS, a Dallas-area foot and ankle surgeon, women often experience...

2009-10-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a 2005 report from the CDC, an estimated 46 million adults in the United States have reported a doctor has diagnosed them with some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia. For hundreds of years, Epsom Salt has provided relief to arthritis sufferers, and now those seeking help can take an all-natural approach. REV. Doctor's Epsom Formula, is the only 100 percent all-natural Epsom Salt product available for...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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