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2012-05-28 02:20:47

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acacia Pharma announces positive results from its Phase II study of APD421, in the prevention of post-operative nausea & vomiting (PONV). The study showed that APD421 significantly reduced the incidence of nausea and vomiting compared to placebo in adult surgical patients at moderate-to-high risk of suffering PONV. Vomiting and especially nausea remain a major problem for patients after surgical operations, despite the...

2012-04-26 06:26:30

( ) ATLANTA, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced interim results from the VITOBA(TM) (VImpaT® added to One Baseline AED) study, which showed that patients with less refractory partial-onset seizures treated with Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V as add-on to monotherapy experienced seizure reduction. These data were presented today at the 64th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in New Orleans. VITOBA(TM) is a six-month prospective,...

2012-04-18 06:28:19

ATLANTA, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, a leading biopharmaceutical company committed to the development of new epilepsy treatments and research, will sponsor multiple sets of key epilepsy data at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) in New Orleans from April 21-28. The data comprise several posters examining the use of the antiepileptic drug (AED) Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V, including updated health-related quality of life analysis from...

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...

2012-02-27 08:08:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is the most common medical condition in pregnancy, affecting an estimated 70 to 85% of all pregnant women.(1) Yet in a recent national survey of more than 350 nurse practitioners (NPs), only 40% of their patients reported experiencing NVP in the last 12 months, pointing to the need for greater patient and healthcare provider dialogue about the condition. The survey was conducted online in November...

2012-01-23 08:00:00

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women who suffer from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) now have a new option: B-Nexa(®), a prescription prenatal vitamin launched today by Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc. B-Nexa(®) is designed specifically with B vitamins and ginger to help calm NVP, also known as morning sickness, the most common symptom of pregnancy.(1,2) "Morning sickness" is not the best term to accurately describe symptoms of NVP...

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...

2011-12-05 11:30:00

( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced new findings for Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V that offer additional support regarding the long-term effects of the antiepileptic drug (AED) as an adjunctive therapy for adults with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures. The data demonstrate reduced seizure severity and improvements in measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). These and other Vimpat® data were...