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2014-09-24 23:09:33

Agrees with Recent Business Insider Article but Also Believes Eyes Are First Indicator of Atmospheric Health Problems. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The earliest visible symptoms of several serious diseases often appear in the eyes, according to a recent article in Business Insider.* Radio talk show host Sharon Kleyne agrees with this and has been teaching it to her audience for years. Kleyne, however, would go a step farther, contending that certain eye symptoms can also be...

2014-09-18 23:09:16

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Feels Vindicated After Teaching about Computers and Dry Eye for Years. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Eye doctors have long known that staring at a computer screen for hours can cause the all-important basal tear film in the eyes to lose water and become dehydrated. A new study, recently reported in Salon.com* suggests that staring at a computer screen can also alter the tear film’s chemical structure. Kleyne has been teaching...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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