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2009-09-04 06:40:00

SPRING LAKE, Mich., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Encopresis isn't the sort of medical problem making headlines, but there's no mistaking the quiet emotional toll it takes on children as school resumes across the country. Bright, vivacious boys and girls in elementary school are becoming quiet, withdrawn and ostracized. After all, children can be cruel and nobody wants to associate with the "smelly kid" sitting all alone. In truth, they aren't alone. One in every 33 children in every grade school...

2009-08-19 16:02:07

A new method for attaching a large protective polymer molecule to a protein appears to improve protein drugs significantly.Bioengineers at Duke University developed the new approach and demonstrated in an animal model that the newly created protein-polymer combinations, known as conjugates, remained in circulation significantly longer than an unprotected protein.The scientists say they are encouraged that their findings represent a new strategy to improve the efficacy of protein...

2009-08-06 08:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Purdue Products L.P. line of laxatives unveiled its newest addition on June 28, at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) 2009 Marketplace Conference, in Boston. Newly reformulated Senokot(R) Tablets are not chemically processed, and the primary ingredient is the deseeded pod of the senna plant. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090806/NY57748 ) "We've always been proud of the fact that Senokot(R) Tablets are such a...

2009-05-28 08:03:00

- Four Million Americans Suffer in Silence ... From Constipation(1): From Connecticut to California, the United States is a Constipation Nation! - NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- While it might not be surprising to learn that most Americans are not comfortable talking about constipation, the results of a new survey show just how prevalent and uncomfortable discussing the topic really is: In fact, while more than one-half of adults surveyed suffer from occasional constipation, the vast...

2009-03-12 08:00:00

HARBIN, China, March 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. (''China Sky One Medical'' or ''the Company'') (Nasdaq: CSKI), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China (''PRC''), today announced that it obtained approval from the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in China for the production of Policresulen vaginal suppositories. Policresulen vaginal suppositories are indicated for...

2009-02-11 06:15:00

First-Of-Its-Kind Cholesterol Screening Locator Launched CINCINNATI, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey, the majority of American women don't know their cholesterol number(1). And although one in every three women are at risk for heart disease(2), the survey revealed that more than 50 percent of American women do not believe they are at risk for heart disease. To help change these statistics, Metamucil and WomenHeart, the nation's only national organization solely...

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2009-01-21 09:06:44

Magnesium sulphate protects very premature babies from cerebral palsy, a new study shows. The findings of this Cochrane Review could help reduce incidence of the disabling condition, which currently affects around one in every 500 newborn babies overall, but up to one-in-ten very premature babies (< 28 weeks of gestation). The neuroprotective function of magnesium in preterm babies was first suggested in the early nineties. Cochrane Researchers who carried out a systematic review of the...

2008-12-11 13:38:32

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it will add a Boxed Warning to prescription oral sodium phosphate products Visicol and OsmoPrep. The FDA said the action is being taken to warn consumers about the risk of acute phosphate nephropathy -- a type of serious kidney injury. Patients routinely take sodium phosphate products to cleanse their bowels before a colonoscopy or other medical procedures. The FDA also voiced concern about risks associated with the use of similar over-the-count...

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2008-11-24 17:35:00

From a quantitative standpoint, mineral oil is probably the largest contaminant of our body. That this contaminant can be tolerated without health concerns in humans has not been proven convincingly. The current Editorial of the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology reflects on this and concludes that this proof either has to be provided or we have to take measures to reduce our exposure "“ from all sources, including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and the environmental...

2008-08-06 21:00:09

By Lydia Gehring The topic was unlikely for a small group of professional women. We were enjoying a much-needed lunch break during a dietetic conference. The youngest in the group was a new mother. Her toddler was constipated and we were brainstorming. The small boy had not pooped in four days and the mom was frantic. She had her hand on top of her cell phone and was eagerly awaiting a call from the daycare worker. The little guy was teething and beginning to walk. Her mother-in- law...


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2005-05-26 09:25:43

Magnesium is the chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Mg and atomic number 12. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element and constitutes about 2% of the Earth's crust, and it is the third most plentiful element dissolved in seawater. This alkaline earth metal is primarily used as an alloying agent to make aluminium-magnesium alloys. Notable characteristics Magnesium is a fairly strong, silvery-white, light-weight metal (one third lighter than aluminium) that...

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