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2011-04-28 07:25:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There's a sea change sweeping across the country on how people treat themselves for motion sickness. No longer do they need to carry bottles of liquid and slow-acting pills on their travels, worrying about getting seasick or motion sickness in a car, plane or when watching a 3-D movie. Now, a novel solution is found in Zentrip, a new entry in the battle against motion-sickness, allowing people to easily avoid nausea and dizziness. Zentrip...

2011-04-25 19:02:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lamictal® XR(TM) (lamotrigine) Extended-Release Tablets for conversion to monotherapy in patients 13 years and older with partial seizures taking one anti-epileptic drug. This is a new indication for Lamictal XR which is already approved as add-on treatment for partial seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic...

2011-04-25 07:00:00

Fear of nausea a significant issue and often not discussed with healthcare providers CALIFON, NJ, April 25 /PRNewswire/ - PediatRx, Inc. (OTCBB: PEDX) today commented on studies which reveal that chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting is one of the most feared of all chemotherapy-related side effects.(1-9 )The fear of nausea and subsequent vomiting is many times so significant that patients can develop a condition known as 'anticipatory' nausea, where the patient becomes nauseous...

2011-04-11 21:45:47

The mere taste of something extremely bitter"”even if you don't swallow it at all"”is enough to cause that dreaded feeling of nausea and to set your stomach churning, according to a new study reported in the April 12th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. "This work shows that our body and our physiology anticipate the consequences of foods we might eat, even if those foods contain toxins or anti-nutrients," said Paul Breslin of the Monell Chemical Senses Center and...

2011-02-28 22:32:38

Faced with the risk of developing side effects, even ones as mild as fatigue, nausea and fuzzy thinking, many older patients are willing to forego medications that provide only average benefit in preventing heart attack, according to a report by Yale School of Medicine researchers. "These patients are willing to take medications for cardiovascular disease prevention, but only if they are not linked to what are generally considered to be acceptable side effects," said first author Terri R....

2011-01-12 11:15:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comprehensive analyses of pooled data from three randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase II/III trials showing the efficacy and tolerability of Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V for patients with partial-onset seizures, regardless of the type of concomitant AED used, have been published in the drug evaluation journal, CNS Drugs(1,2). Two key papers have reported that adjunctive lacosamide reduced seizures and improved responder...

2011-01-06 08:00:00

CALIFON, NJ, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Hospital specialty pharmaceutical company PediatRx Inc. ("PediatRx") began trading under the symbol OTCBB:PEDX following a merger with its wholly-owned subsidiary, effective December 28, 2010. The initial PediatRx therapeutic area of focus is cancer and associated conditions/supportive care. PediatRx has acquired GRANISOL(TM), the only FDA-approved liquid oral granisetron, used for the prevention of nausea and vomiting (emesis) associated with...

2010-12-20 18:52:55

Clemson University psychologist Eric Muth sees motion sickness as potential fallout from high-end technology that once was limited to the commercial marketplace moving to consumer use in gaming devices. Microsoft's Kinect is the latest example of technology with the potential to use a helmet-mounted display to immerse the gamer in a 3D virtual world. It uses sensors and software to detect body movement and positioning to control responses in a game environment, although he said the risk of...

2010-12-06 11:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced new findings for Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V that offer additional support regarding the long-term benefits of the antiepileptic drug (AED) as an adjunctive therapy for adults with uncontrolled partial-onset seizures. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/vimpat/34012/ "These data add to the growing body of support showing that...

2010-11-05 15:56:43

Pregnant women whose sisters had condition are 17 times more likely to have it Approximately 60,000 pregnant women are hospitalized each year due to hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), an extreme form of nausea and vomiting that endangers their lives and often forces them to reluctantly terminate their pregnancies. And for women with sisters, mothers and grandmothers on either side of the family who have experienced extreme morning sickness during pregnancy, the risk of HG may be heightened,...


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