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2012-03-20 23:43:30

"A really nasty hangover" is how Grant Lipman, MD, describes the feeling of acute mountain sickness, and for good reason: Symptoms can include headache, fatigue, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and poor appetite. More than 25 percent of the millions of Americans who travel to high elevations each year, often to hike, camp or ski, will suffer from this condition, also known as altitude illness. But a new study led by Lipman, an emergency medicine physician at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

2012-03-15 12:35:30

Therapeutic targets also discovered for potential treatments for eating disorders The meal is pushed way, untouched. Loss of appetite can be a fleeting queasiness or continue to the point of emaciation. While it's felt in the gut, more is going on inside the head. New findings are emerging about brain and body messaging pathways that lead to loss of appetite, and the systems in place to avoid starvation. Today, scientists report in Nature about a brain circuit that mediates the loss of...

2012-01-13 08:00:00

Drug Free Motion Sickness And Morning Sickness Nausea Aid Now Available From True Healthy Products, An All Natural Health And Wellness Company (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 A drug free alternative for nausea is now available from natural wellness company, True Healthy Products to fight nausea from morning sickness, anesthesia, chemotherapy and travel sickness. The new product to join the company´s product line, is called “Acu-Strap Morning & Motion Sickness Band”. Each...

2012-01-09 13:22:59

Researchers have found clear associations between marijuana use in young males and cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS), where patients experience episodes of vomiting separated by symptom free intervals. The study, published in the January issue of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, looked at 226 patients seen at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York, USA, over a 13-year period. These were broken into three groups. Eighty-two patients with CVS were randomly matched with 82 patients with...


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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