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2012-03-20 23:43:30

"A really nasty hangover" is how Grant Lipman, MD, describes the feeling of acute mountain sickness, and for good reason: Symptoms can include headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and poor appetite. More than 25 percent of the millions of Americans who travel to high elevations each year, often to hike, camp or ski, will suffer from this condition, also known as altitude illness. But a new study led by Lipman, an emergency medicine physician at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

2012-02-03 11:00:00

Optometrists Discover Potential Link between 3D Vision Syndrome and Eye Teaming Disorders. Three-dimensional viewing technologies, such as those in theaters across the country, are often criticized for causing dizziness and discomfort in some individuals. However, some optometrists believe Gainesville, VA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Three-dimensional viewing technologies, such as those in theaters across the country, are often criticized for causing dizziness and discomfort in some...

2012-01-26 12:50:56

Performing CT scans in the emergency department for patients experiencing dizziness may not be worth the expense — an important finding from Henry Ford Hospital researchers as hospitals across the country look for ways to cut costs without sacrificing patient care. According to the Henry Ford study, less than 1 percent of the CT scans performed in the emergency department revealed a more serious underlying cause for dizziness — intracranial bleeding or stroke — that...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

A leading institute in the research, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of vestibular disorders in Newport Beach, Calif. has announced a pediatric vestibular rehabilitation therapy program that uses advanced medical technology and âœconditioned playâ to quickly and effectively diagnose and treat the growing number of children who have symptoms of dizziness, vertigo and balance problems, which may delay child development. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB)...

2011-07-12 22:22:50

Findings suggest that high levels of regular physical activity may be a useful intervention to prevent panic and related disorders Regular exercise may be a useful strategy for helping prevent the development of panic and related disorders, a new study suggests. People with an intense fear of the nausea, racing heart, dizziness, stomachaches and shortness of breath that accompany panic "” known as "high anxiety sensitivity" "” reacted with less anxiety to a panic-inducing stressor...

2011-05-25 07:30:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new study regarding attitudes toward 3D content, one quarter of parents erroneously believe that watching 3D content - such as movies, television shows and video games - will harm their child's health and/or vision. While only 6.5 percent of parents identified that their children experienced discomfort watching 3D content, they still cited major concerns about the negative effects consuming this content had on their...

2011-05-17 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today show that RAPAFLO(R) (silodosin) significantly reduced symptoms of moderate to severe chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS). In the study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, RAPAFLO(R) also significantly improved urinary symptoms as well as quality of life. Chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CP/CPPS) is a common condition characterized by persistent...


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