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2012-05-19 23:02:46

The Wedge Group, headquartered in Des Allemands, Louisiana, has patented this revolutionary invention as the Wedge Cup®. This extraordinary cup is the ideal solution for any patient with injuries or swallowing disorders that tend to make drinking from regular cups difficult, or, because of the risk of aspiration, even dangerous. This includes patients with decreased strength, limited muscle control, those recovering from arm or neck injuries or those with limited range of arm, or upper...

2012-05-12 23:01:22

According to American Family Physician, the official clinical journal of the American Academy of Family Physicians, swallowing problems and dysphagia affect approximately 10% of adults over the age of 50, and it is especially common in healthcare and senior care facilities, with around 25% of hospitalized patients, and 30-40% of nursing home patients experiencing swallowing problems. Millions of children and teenagers are also affected with swallowing disorders. Elberton, GA...

2012-05-11 23:02:52

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Noreen Mulvanerty, a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Herbalist, a patent for her revolutionary healing herbal first aid spray, Omyst®. The one ounce spray expedites healing of a wide array of skin conditions, including burns, scratches, scrapes, rashes, insect bites, bed bug bites, eczema, poison ivy, stings as well as sutures, psoriasis and shingles Rockaway Beach, NY (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The U.S. Patent and Trademark...

2012-05-10 09:53:11

How well people with newly diagnosed epilepsy respond to their first drug treatment, may signal the likelihood that they will continue to have uncontrolled seizures according to University of Melbourne Chair of Neurology Professor Patrick Kwan. In a study published in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, Professor Kwan, who is also head of the clinical epilepsy program at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and an international authority in antiepileptic drug...

2012-05-10 05:26:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) —They say first impressions are lasting impressions--and for people with epilepsy the way they respond to their first drug treatment could tell doctors a lot about the likelihood of future seizures. "Our research shows a pattern based on how a person responds to initial treatment and specifically, to their first two courses of drug treatment," study author Patrick Kwan, M.D., Ph.D., with the University of Melbourne in Australia was quoted as saying. For the...


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This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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