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2012-04-21 23:03:16

The First Step, When Eyes Feel Dry and Dehydrated, Should Be to Make Sure Your Tear Film Has Enough Water, Says Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 20, 2012 In a recent interview, eye health and water advocate Sharon Kleyne noted that the delicate tear film covering the eyes' exposed portions is 99% water. When dry eye symptoms are experienced, according to Mrs. Kleyne, the initial steps should always be to make sure you drink enough water and are...

2012-04-19 20:53:59

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have found that targeted swallowing exercises can help alleviate swallowing dysfunction — a debilitating side effect in people undergoing chemoradiation therapy (CRT) for head and neck cancer. The study, published in the April issue of Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication, suggests that clinicians should consider giving all patients undergoing CRT an exercise regimen to improve their quality of...

2012-04-18 22:12:51

A new type of anti-epilepsy medication that selectively targets proteins in the brain that control excitability may significantly reduce seizure frequency in people whose recurrent seizures have been resistant to even the latest medications, new Johns Hopkins-led research suggests. "Many other drugs to treat frequent seizures have been released in the last 10 years and for many people, they just don't work," says study leader Gregory L. Krauss, M.D., a professor of neurology at the Johns...

2012-04-18 02:28:29

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A landmark study from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports that your chance of developing epilepsy at some point in your life is one in 26. Onset is highest in children and older adults. But epilepsy knows no boundaries--it can strike at any age and across all socio-economic levels and ethnicities. There is no known cure and one-third of people with epilepsy have treatment-resistant or refractory epilepsy. With more than 150,000 new epilepsy...

2012-04-17 23:03:30

Joel Marion of Xtreme Fat Loss Diet gives away 5 little-known tricks to rapid fatloss. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 Today top fitness and nutrition coach Joel Marion of Xtreme Fat Loss Diet is doing something unique. He's giving away his most popular 27-page rapid fatloss report ($29.95 value). Joel's report reveals 5 little-known unique tricks that can be used to literally triple fatloss results overnight. But as someone reading this release xtremefatlossdietplan.com/ is allowed...

2012-04-17 23:02:17

The Power of all-natural water is the only way to prevent and reverse eye and skin dehydration, says Bio-Logic Aqua Research founder Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 In a recent interview, eye health and water advocate Sharon Kleyne encouraged the medical and pharmaceutical communities to pay more attention to the frequently overlooked wisdom that natural water is essential to health and healing — especially in the treatment of dry eye and dry skin. Sharon Kleyne...

2012-04-17 06:26:59

LONDON, ON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The law firm Siskinds (LLP) has launched a class action against Johnson & Johnson Inc. ("Johnson & Johnson") and related entities regarding their transvaginal mesh products. Transvaginal mesh products (also referred to as pelvic mesh products, vaginal mesh, a "hammock", or a "sling") are used to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women.  These products are alleged to have high failure, injury, and...

2012-04-17 02:27:51

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global regenerative medicine company Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB) today announced that its Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the use of allogeneic, or off-the-shelf, Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) for non-surgical restoration of degenerated intervertebral discs and treatment of low back pain has enrolled 50% of the total study patients. This rapid rate of enrolment attests to the major unmet medical need and to the relative...

2012-04-12 23:02:55

Xtreme Fat Loss diet review explores Joel Marion's popular diet and nutrition program. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 After much anticipation and a couple of delays, Joel Marion is preparing for the re-release of his complete version of Xtreme Fat Loss Diet. Unlike other "diets", Marion says that this is not an ordinary diet, or some crash diet. This is a unique diet that has been proven to work by utilizing a simple system. Simply put a pound of fat is 3,500 calories so by having...

2012-04-12 09:58:06

Management of simple insect bites: Where's the evidence? There is little evidence that over the counter remedies for simple insect bites actually work, and in most cases, no treatment at all will suffice, concludes an evidence review in the April Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). In the UK, midges, mosquitoes, flies, fleas and bedbugs account for most of the insects that bite their victims in search of a blood meal. The saliva they inject can cause a reaction. This may prompt an...