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2014-09-18 08:30:19

- Richards Teams Up with Allergan, the Makers of RESTASIS® (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05%, to Raise Awareness of the Disease - IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TV personality, fashion entrepreneur and star of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Kyle Richards is partnering with Allergan, the makers of RESTASIS® (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05%, to raise awareness of Chronic Dry Eye. As many as 25 million people in the United States report suffering...

2014-09-04 12:26:34

DIEPENBEEK, Belgium, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists discover how to 'switch off' autoimmune diseases Apitope, the drug discovery and development company focused on disease-modifying treatments for patients with autoimmune and allergic diseases, announced today that Bristol University research led by Apitope Founder and CSO, Prof David Wraith, on its treatment approach to autoimmune diseases, such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), has been published...

2014-08-21 23:11:33

Kuwait medical center now offering patients access to revolutionary new method for testing tear production to treat dry eye syndrome. Kuwait (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Beverly Hills Medical Center of Kuwait is excited to be the first center in Kuwait to offer patients TearLab, a new diagnostic option for measuring tear production levels to aid in the treatment of dry eye syndrome. “TearLab is a revolutionary new testing method for dry eyes. Using the TearLab machine, doctors can accurately...

parasitic worms
2014-08-12 03:00:09

Monash University Experts believe a molecule in parasitic worms could help explain why worm infections can effectively treat a range of autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The Monash University study, published in the FASEB Journal, successfully identified peptides from parasitic worms that suppress the body’s immune response. Researchers believe this could pave the way for a new drug containing the peptide to provide relief...

2014-08-08 11:10:25

ETH Zurich With a new therapeutic product, researchers have managed to cure arthritis in mice for the first time. The scientists are now planning to test the efficacy of the drug in humans. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition that causes painful inflammation of several joints in the body. The joint capsule becomes swollen, and the disease can also destroy cartilage and bone as it progresses. Rheumatoid arthritis affects 0.5% to 1% of the world’s population. Up to this point, doctors...

2014-07-14 23:07:44

Dry Eye Handbook is a new product developed by Daniel Anderson which allows chronic sufferers of dry eye syndrome a chance to completely rid themselves of their condition without having to undergo expensive medical treatment. Vinamy.com recently reviewed the product and analyzed every feature which could possibly benefit its users. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Dry eyes, contrary to popular opinion, are not just limited to signs of aging anymore. As recent research have pointed out,...

2014-06-12 08:29:46

-- Parion has a plan for the first clinical trial in patients with dry eye disease to initiate in July 2014 DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, Inc. (Parion) announced today that Parion and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) have entered into the "OPTION, LICENSE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT", an exclusive option agreement for the development and commercialization of P-321 for dry eye disease in certain Asian territories. On May 1, 2014 Parion announced...

2014-05-23 23:07:24

Interviewed by Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research, Dental Health Educator Shirley Gutkowski Says Dry Mouth Often Goes Unnoticed and Can Be a Symptom of Serious Diseases. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Dry mouth, according to an article by Mihir Patikar (“How to Defeat Bad Breath,” Lifehacker, May 21, 2014 http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2014/05/how-to-defeat-bad-breath-once-and-for-all/), is the “most common cause of bad breath.” Leading dental hygienist and...

2014-05-14 23:10:06

Top Salivary Gland Surgeon Babak Larian, MD, FACS Discusses Possible Link Between Agent Orange Exposure and Salivary Gland Cancer Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 If passed into Congress, the Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2013 will provide research on the effects of chemicals that have come in contact with members of the armed forces. As veterans seek to learn more about the effects of agent orange, Dr. Babak Larian of the CENTER for Advanced Parotid Surgery in...

2014-05-07 11:02:43

Seeking better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists are also looking for better treatments and cure for disease that afflicts millions The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery—both in the laboratory and in the clinic. A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this by gaining a better understanding of the inner workings of tear film distribution over the eye's surface. This,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'