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2014-05-18 23:03:10

Allergy and headache sufferers can now receive a complimentary evaluation from a Licensed Massage Therapist to find out whether Medical Massage Therapy can help provide symptom relief from their ailments. Manual Lymph Drainage Techniques are the main focus for the protocol that has proven to be very successful. Commack, Long Island, New York (PRWEB) May 18, 2014 Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy, P.C. is offering complimentary evaluations for people suffering with allergies or who have...

2013-12-25 23:03:18

The new “9 Home Remedies For Sunburn” article penned by My Pham on the site Vkool.com instructs readers how to treat sunburn effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 The new “9 Home Remedies For Sunburn” article written by My Pham on the website Vkool.com delivers ways on how to treat sunburn naturally. This article is actually suitable for those people who want to cure sunburn safely without using any kind of drugs or medications. Firstly, the report reveals to people...

2013-10-29 23:28:58

Oxyhives is the homeopathic treatment against the hives. Oxyhives has now announced special deals and offers for their customers at http://www.buynaturalherbalproducts.com/General-Health/Oxyhives_Hives_Treatment.html. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 OxyHives is a safe, natural, and homeopathic solution to relieve the miserable symptoms of hives that won't make an individual drowsy or cause other negative side effects. Oxyhives has gained the popularity as the most powerful treatment against...

2013-06-19 23:01:02

A recent Allure Magazine article highlights various forms of sunburn treatment. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says the article offers good, common sense advice for treating a sunburn. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 According to a June 17, 2013 Allure Magazine article, titled “8 Tricks for Surviving Weekend Sunburn,” it is not uncommon for a person to suffer from a sunburn, especially in the summer months. A person is likely to forget to reapply sunscreen...

2013-04-17 14:32:42

A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments. The researchers also learned that the risks of developing lymphedema increased significantly for women who had more advanced breast cancer at the time of diagnosis, more lymph nodes removed or a significantly higher body mass index. The study is the first to evaluate genetic...

2013-03-02 23:00:58

Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned to compression and/or physical therapy for relief from this chronic inflammatory condition and its associated wounds. Thanks to a pioneering treatment developed by Dr. Bill Releford, D.P.M, they have another option: platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP). By using proprietary PRP injections, Dr. Releford´s protocol reduces the pain and...

2012-12-19 11:31:53

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a set of proteins circulating in blood whose levels accurately flag the presence of lymphedema. The findings, to be reported Dec. 18 in PLoS ONE, spur optimism that this common but relatively neglected condition, which affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States, finally will be amenable to detection (and, eventually, treatment) with 21st-century techniques. Lymphedema is an often-painful inflammatory...

2011-11-14 23:02:37

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists show that a gene essential for normal development of the lymphatic system also plays a critical role in forming the valves that help maintain the body's normal fluid balance A century after the valves that link the lymphatic and blood systems were first described, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have detailed how those valves form and identified a gene that is critical to the process. The gene is Prox1. Earlier work led...

2011-05-05 07:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory. Products by Farrow Medical, Solaris and Gottfried are now available online through the Washington, DC-based company. These compression garments are used in lymphedema treatment. Lymphedema is a medical condition that involves swelling of the arms, legs or hands. Although it can be caused by a genetic condition, it is often caused by...

2011-04-09 04:21:42

Researchers discover how to control traffic in the lymphatic system Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels. It may be possible to harness this mechanism to fight cancer spread from one organ to another organ and improve the effectiveness of vaccines. The lymphatic system is an extensive fluid transit system, consisting of vessels in the body. It defends the body against infection. Cancer...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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