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2014-06-17 04:21:50

New survey data reveals that 51% of respondents caught a summer cold in the past year EWING, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For many, the battle with nasal congestion can linger beyond spring allergy season and into the summer months. As the first day of summer approaches, the makers of ARM & HAMMER(TM) Simply Saline(TM), the #1 brand of saline-based nasal mists, conducted a nationwide survey to uncover how summertime congestion and illness can interfere with outdoor fun and family...

2014-05-27 12:16:05

The JAMA Network Journals Less Improvement in Infants with Bronchiolitis After Nebulized Hypertonic Saline Treatment Bottom Line: Children with bronchiolitis (a common respiratory tract infection that can result in hospitalization) who were treated in the emergency department showed less clinical improvement after receiving nebulized 3 percent hypertonic saline (HS) than infants who received normal saline (NS). Author: Todd A. Florin, M.D., M.S.C.E., of the Cincinnati Children's...

2014-05-27 12:04:28

Children's Hospital Los Angeles A team of researchers, led by physicians from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, have found that infants with bronchiolitis who were treated with inhaled hypertonic saline in the emergency department (ED) were less likely to require admission to the hospital compared to infants treated with normal saline. The study, conducted at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, will be published in JAMA Pediatrics on May 26....

2014-05-07 23:03:47

26 members of the Toyota Technical Center team will visit Heritage Elementary School in Saline, Mich., on Friday, May 9, as part of SAE International’s A World In Motion® (AWIM) program. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 26 members of the Toyota Technical Center team will visit Heritage Elementary School in Saline, Mich., on Friday, May 9, as part of SAE International’s A World In Motion® (AWIM) program. AWIM is a teacher-administered, industry volunteer-assisted program that...

2014-02-05 23:31:15

The Salt Institute emphasizes dangers of hyponatremia. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Recent reports of hospitals facing a nation-wide shortage of intravenous saline solution highlight a fundamental fact of life – we can’t survive without salt. As anyone who has ever been admitted to a hospital for treatment knows, the intravenous saline drip is standard therapy and the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body. Hospital saline doesn’t just keep...

2014-01-29 20:23:49

Drip Drop, a medical grade hydration solution available in lieu of IV saline SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to news that America's hospitals are experiencing an IV Saline Shortage... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/SF31471LOGO) "Dehydration results in hundreds of thousands of preventable outpatient hospital visits a year - hospital trips that might be avoided simply by using an oral rehydration solution (or ORS) as part of your cold and flu...

2013-04-17 14:27:14

Contrary to the positive findings of a previous pilot study, administration of a sodium bicarbonate-based infusion to induce urinary alkalinization during and after surgery does not reduce the incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI) and may even cause harm in patients undergoing open heart surgery. These are the conclusions of a study by Anja Haase-Fielitz of the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg, Germany, Rinaldo Bellomo of the Austin Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, and...

Word of the Day
  • 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.'