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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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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