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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...

2013-12-24 23:03:18

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder, Sharon Kleyne, Offers Tips for Preventing Dry Eyes. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 From the moment of birth, for land organisms, life on Earth is a constant struggle to avoid drying out. According to water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne, the better educated we are about the drying out or dehydration process, the better able we are to slow it down. One organ that is particularly vulnerable to dehydration is the eyes. Despite the critical...

2013-12-23 23:21:13

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Offers Tips for Reducing Anxiety by Keeping Eyes Hydrated. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Putting a wet, warm compress on the eyes is relaxing to most people. The reason, according to water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne, goes well beyond the relaxation of lying down and closing one’s eyes. According to Kleyne, there is a definite link between stress, dry eye and dehydration. Dry eye is a common stress reaction and conversely,...

2013-12-04 23:27:25

Tips for Maintaining Eye Hydration During Exercise from Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Regular moderate exercise is one of the best things a person can do for their health, reports water and health researcher Sharon Kleyne. However, Kleyne cautions, exercise may cause the eyes’ all-important basal tear film to lose water content. The resulting dry eye complaints can be detrimental to eye health. Kleyne has discovered that a few...

2013-11-14 23:27:29

Tips on How to Relieve Stress by Drinking More Water and Taking Care of Eyes from Water and Eye Researcher Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The presence of eye strain and dry, irritated eyes can increase one’s feelings of stress and anxiety, reports water and eye researcher Sharon Kleyne. In addition, according to Kleyne, the relationship between stress and eyes can become a vicious circle because too much stress can also cause...