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2010-09-24 17:59:00

WAYNE, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral contraceptive (OC), Beyaz((TM)) (drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol / levomefolate calcium tablets and levomefolate calcium tablets). Beyaz is the first and only OC approved to raise folate levels in women who choose an OC for birth control. In these women, Beyaz raises folate levels for the purpose of reducing the risk of a...

2010-06-17 16:10:00

WAYNE, N.J., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a June 16, 2010 proceeding before Judge Virginia Kendall in US Federal Court in the Northern District of Illinois, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. admitted that the Physician Prescribing Information included with packages of its oral contraceptive Gianvi(TM), falsely claimed that the ethinyl estradiol in the product was stabilized by Bayer's patented "betadex as a clathrate" formulation, and in fact, that Gianvi does not have Bayer's patented...

2010-06-15 13:05:00

WAYNE, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Bayer Schering Pharma AG sued Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Barr Pharmaceuticals LLC, and Barr Laboratories, Inc. in the Northern District of Illinois (Chicago) for false advertising and patent infringement in connection with Teva's generic oral contraceptive, Gianvi(TM). Teva's product is sold as a generic version of Bayer HealthCare's leading oral contraceptive YAZ®....

2010-02-09 07:15:00

OJAI, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Vescent Labs Inc., based in Ojai, CA (http://www.vescentlabs.com), announced today that a new infomercial featuring its revolutionary all-natural dietary supplement STOP PMS will begin airing nationally in February. Competitive Edge Media, based in San Luis Obispo, CA, will serve as the media agency for the National TV campaign, and will represent STOP PMS in retail/e-tail placement as well. Skyler Ditchfield, Vescent Labs Inc. CEO, said, "We're very...

2009-08-18 08:00:00

All-Natural, Low-Calorie Drink Keeps Women Cool SEATTLE, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle-based, women-owned, Beveragette Ventures LLC, developers of the innovative, wellness beverage line, GEM, announced today the launch of Keep it Cool(TM), an all-natural, low-calorie, peach-pineapple flavored beverage, with clinically proven ingredients to minimize the many symptoms of menopause; hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, irritability and sleeplessness. GEM Keep it Cool, the...

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2009-05-08 05:35:00

Recent studies report that women suffering severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) who take sertraline, more commonly known as Zoloft, for 4 months face higher risks for reoccurrence than women who practice 12 month regiments of the medication, Reuters Health indicated.  Irritability, fatigue, stomach cramps, and other forms of mood or physical discomfort are often experienced by women just before they begin their monthly period, but mostly these symptoms are mildly disruptive. ...

2009-05-05 08:42:16

About half of women whose symptoms of severe premenstrual syndrome are relieved by the antidepressant sertraline appear to experience relapse within six to eight months after stopping medication, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Women with more severe symptoms and those who took the drug for a shorter period of time may be more likely to relapse. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of the most common health problems...

2009-02-11 22:48:15

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals to run ads correcting claims about a popular birth control pill. Federal health officials said previous ads overstated the ability of the birth control pill Yaz to cure acne or reduce premenstrual mood swings and played down potential health risks, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Bayer agreed last week to spend at least $20 million on corrective ads during the next six years, the report said. The FDA...

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2008-11-15 15:10:00

New research from the University of Massachusetts finds that women 27 to 44 years old who smoke double their risk of suffering from premenstrual syndrome (PMS), particularly hormone-related symptoms such as bloating, backaches, breast tenderness and acne. "Our findings lend further support to the idea that smoking increases the risk of moderate to severe PMS, and provides another reason for women, especially adolescents and young women, not to smoke," Dr. Elizabeth R. Bertone-Johnson of the...

2008-09-24 18:00:14

By ADEGBOYEGA ADEJANA For The Maryland Gazette As a woman, you are always on the move. But what most women don't realize is that your body is moving as well. As a natural caregiver, women are always worried about how to take care of their family, friends and pets. While caring for everyone else in their home, many women often forget to take charge of their own bodies. The complexity of a woman's body is a fascinating system that can't be ignored. As aging occurs, a woman's body continues...


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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