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2012-10-30 12:33:09

An oral rinse of the antidepressant doxepin significantly eased pain associated with oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy for cancers of the head and neck, a study led by Mayo Clinic found. The findings were presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology annual meeting in Boston. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: A video interview with Dr. Miller is available for journalists to download on the Mayo Clinic News Network. "Oral mucositis or mouth sores is a painful and...

2012-09-30 23:03:09

Synedgen Active Agent reduces mortality in animals after exposure to lethal ionizing radiation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Due to the success of an Army funded, preliminary study showing dramatic reduction in animal mortality after treatment with Synedgen´s therapeutic for lethal ionizing radiation, the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity has awarded supplemental funding totaling $213,550 to further Synedgen´s work in radiation protection. The Army´s...

2012-06-08 23:02:32

Synedgen Reports Promising Radiation Treatment Data Claremont, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Federal agencies are highly concerned about potential dangers to the US population by radiation exposures such as the nuclear incident in Japan or the threat of a terrorist dirty bomb. Synedgen has already demonstrated success in reducing severe oral ulcerations and inflammation in a model of radiation-induced oral mucositis and reducing damage and inflammation in the GI tract after chemical or bacterial...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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