Latest Electrolyte disturbances Stories

2014-06-19 23:15:54

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion explains the symptoms and causes of dehydration and why it’s essential to keep the body well hydrated during the summer and all year round. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 For many, summertime means outdoor activities, prolonged exposure to the sun, and excessive sweating—all of which can lead to dehydration. Although dehydration can happen any time of the year, the summer months are of particular concern because of the higher temperatures....

2014-06-19 10:03:46

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some women, shows a new study published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society. This randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 163 older (ages 57 to 90) white women whose vitamin D levels were too low. The women took calcium citrate tablets to meet their...

2014-05-16 23:07:01

Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne’s Radio interview with Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD on Sharon Kleyne Hour. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 A little known and surprisingly easy tip regarding one’s daily water drinking routine can have an amazing impact on health and wellness. Water researcher Sharon Kleyne has advocates this “tip” for years. Her view was supported – emphatically – in a recent radio interview with Shanhong Lu, MD, PhD, a China born author, physician and alternative...

2014-05-07 08:31:48

-Vaprisol marks new product for hospital sales force NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) today announced the launch of its active promotional campaign to support its new Vaprisol(®) product. Cumberland will promote Vaprisol across the United States through its hospital sales force. A National Sales Meeting was convened this week to officially launch active promotion and other efforts to support the brand. Cumberland acquired...

2014-04-10 09:55:23

Findings from the Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure with an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT) trial, have revealed that adding the medication known as spironolactone (Aldactone) to existing therapy did not significantly reduce the composite time to either death from cardiovascular causes, surviving a cardiac arrest, or hospitaliization to manage heart failure in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung and...

2014-04-08 08:26:59

Independent research by Singapore's DSO National Laboratories concludes Drip Drop is more effective for exercise-induced dehydration SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To stay hydrated and perform at optimal levels, athletes traditionally turn to water or sugary sports drinks following strenuous exercise. But in a new, independent study out of Singapore, Drip Drop, the first oral rehydration solution (ORS) to combine medical standards of rehydration therapy and excellent taste,...

2014-04-07 12:33:20

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Abbreviated New Drug Application for potassium chloride extended-release (ER) capsules, USP, in 600 mg (8 mEq K) and 750 mg (10 mEq K) strengths. Potassium chloride ER is indicated for the treatment of patients with hypokalemia with or without metabolic alkalosis, in digitalis intoxications, in...

2014-03-03 08:31:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) today announced the acquisition of Vaprisol(®) from Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Vaprisol(®) is a patented, prescription brand indicated to raise serum sodium levels in hospitalized patients with hyponatremia. The product was developed and registered by Astellas and was commercially launched in 2006. It is one of two branded prescription products indicated for the treatment of hyponatremia....

2014-01-22 08:26:43

Offering athletes and active individuals a new option for optimal hydration LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOS, a new healthy rehydration drink comprising the right balance of electrolytes for optimum hydration is proud to announce that all products are now 100% free from artificial sweeteners, preservatives, flavors and colors. SOS simultaneously is launching their newest flavor, Blueberry. SOS offers healthy hydration for active lifestyles that is comparable to an IV...

Coffee Does Not Cause Dehydration
2014-01-10 12:14:47

[ Watch the Video: Coffee Does Not Dehydrate ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal PLOS ONE says that drinking a moderate amount of coffee does not lead to dehydration. There is a common belief that drinking coffee or other caffeinated drinks can lead to dehydration, and it has long been known that caffeine acts as a mild diuretic. However, the effects of coffee consumption on fluid balance cannot be directly compared to pure...

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