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Benefits from upper airway surgery for sleep apnea found to equal CPAP

... candidates for reconstructive surgery on the upper airway, because it holds the same quality-of-life ... OSA-suffering patients, those treated through upper airway surgery experienced the same level of ... use CPAP, had minimal QOL improvement. The upper airway includes nose and throat (pharyngeal) ...

Cosmetic Surgery Pioneer Goes Under the Knife

... is going under the knife this month to have an upper blepharoplasty also known as upper eyelid surgery. John Ryan, 59, has decided to ... have excess skin around your eyes causing your upper eye lids to hood over. This has affected my ...

Heart Drug Combos Raise Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding

... raise the risk of bleeding or perforation of the upper gastrointestinal tract, new research shows. ... year of starting the drugs, 1,061 experienced an upper gastrointestinal (GI) event, such as bleeding or ... requiring immediate medical attention. The upper GI tract includes the pharynx, esophagus and ...

New Health Research Will Improve Life and Health for Cats Waiting to be Adopted - June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

... Animal Foundation (MAF), experts identified upper respiratory disease, diarrhea and ringworm as the ... of Adopt-a-Cat Month in June. Learn more about upper respiratory disease and support MAF's shelter cat ... Ranked as the No. 1 concern for shelter cats, upper respiratory infection (URI) -- a highly ...

Study examines reliability of clinical and pathological diagnoses of Barrett's esophagus

... Definitive diagnosis requires a biopsy, taken at upper endoscopy, demonstrating replacement of the ... esophagus can be readily detected during an upper endoscopy but must be confirmed by biopsies ... electronic medical records, researchers retrieved upper endoscopy and relevant pathology reports from a ...

One in five girls in upper secondary school suffers from school burnout

... The transition from basic education to upper secondary school is a challenge for many young ... different stages of school and higher education, upper secondary school is a particularly challenging stage for many young people. Success-oriented female upper secondary school pupils are at the greatest risk: ...

UCB's CIMZIA(R) (certolizumab pegol) Approved by the U.S. FDA for Adult Patients Suffering From Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

... The most commonly occurring adverse events were upper respiratory tract infections, rash and urinary ... more frequently than with placebo (n=614) were upper respiratory infection (20% CIMZIA, 13% placebo), ... with concomitant methotrexate (n=324) were upper respiratory tract infection (6% CIMZIA, 2% ...

Exercising Throat Muscles May Relieve Sleep Apnea

... Workout regimen for the upper airway may improve sleep disorder symptoms, study ... in the cause of OSA. "The muscles of the upper airways are extremely complex, and the mechanisms ... we tested target the correct physiology of the upper airway and should promote remodeling of ...

Patients with mild to moderate OSA may benefit from exercise

... exercises were able to promote remodeling of the upper airways," Said Dr. Lorenzi-Filho. Overall, ... in sufferers of OSA." "The muscles of the upper airways are extremely complex and the mechanisms ... we tested target the correct physiology of the upper airway and should promote remodeling of ...

West Announces First Quarter 2009 Results

... about 1%, and accordingly are re-setting the upper limit of our earnings expectations at $2.18 per ... 2009 consolidated sales estimate, reducing the upper and lower ends of the range of expected sales by $10.0 million, and reduced the upper end of the range estimate of full-year Adjusted ...

The Makers of BENADRYL(R) and the National Park Foundation Encourage People to Pledge to Spend More Time Enjoying Outdoor Moments

... and outdoor allergic rhinitis, also known as upper respiratory allergies. Allergies are caused when ... in the body. BENADRYL(R) helps provide relief of upper respiratory allergy symptoms including sneezing, ... A-D anti-diarrheal; MOTRIN(R) IB; PediaCare(R) upper respiratory medicines for children; ROLAIDS(R) ...

Actress and Mom Alison Sweeney Teams Up With the American Pharmacists Association to Help Fellow Allergy Sufferers Find Relief This Spring

... such as dust, mold, pollen or pet dander. upper respiratory allergies are characterized by nasal ... pain, pain with accompanying sleeplessness and upper respiratory. Other McNeil Consumer Healthcare ... A-D anti-diarrheal; MOTRIN(R) IB; PediaCare(R) upper respiratory medicines for children; ROLAIDS(R) ...

ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Mulitivitamins and Vitamin Water

... (including three for children) exceeded tolerable upper limits established by the Institute of Medicine ... 1,300 IU for children ages four to eight and an upper Tolerable Intake Level (UL) of 3,000 IU. Excess ... for folic acid is only 400 mcg per day and the upper tolerable level (UL) for folic acid is 1,000 mcg. ...

Maryland Performance Excellence Awards Program Announces Winners of Maryland Quality Awards

... III. Maryland Quality Award -- Gold : upper Chesapeake Health , a community-based, ... health care since 1912. It owns and operates upper Chesapeake Medical Center and Harford Memorial ... integrity, respect, responsibility and trust, upper Chesapeake operates in a Culture of Excellence ...

Super micro-surgery offers new hope for breast cancer patients with lymphedema

... - Breast cancer patients with lymphedema in their upper arm experienced reduced fluid in the swollen arm ... fluid accumulates causing chronic swelling in the upper arm. Currently, there is no cure or preventive ... II and III treatment-related lymphedema of the upper arm who underwent a lymphaticovenular bypass at ....

Innovative Shoulder Surgery Offers Exciting New Option for South Florida Residents with Severe Shoulder Problems

... trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in upper extremity surgery. "In the cases that ... shoulder blade and the socket onto the top of the upper arm bone. The reversed position of the ball and ... received his Fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Hand Center at Thomas ...

Patients with GI bleeding admitted on the weekend have higher death rate

... Institute. Higher Mortality Reported among upper GI Bleeding Patients Admitted on the Weekends Patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (NVUGIH) admitted on ... Acute NVUGIH accounts for a majority of upper GI bleeding, while AVH, often complicating ...

Inspire Medical Systems Completes First Implant of the Inspire II System to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

... with OSA experience recurrent blockage of their upper airway during sleep, resulting in frequent ... to prevent the closure of the upper airway that can stop airflow in patients with ... the hypoglossal nerve to prevent closure of the upper airway during sleep. Based on these results and ...

Children's Sugar-Free, Dye-Free ZYRTEC(R) Allergy Syrup Now Available

... and seasonal allergic rhinitis, also known as upper respiratory allergies, in children ages two years ... said Rohinish Hooda, Vice President of Marketing, upper Respiratory, McNeil Consumer Healthcare. ... and outdoor allergic rhinitis, also known as upper respiratory allergies. Up to 40 percent of ...

Common Flu Strain Resistant to Popular Antiviral Drug

... wide use of Tamiflu in other countries to treat upper respiratory infections. There were reports ... because of its use in other countries to treat upper respiratory infections. "The emerging ... the world, there is significant Tamiflu use for upper respiratory infections. It is believed that minor ...

Holiday Weight Gain May Contribute to Sleep Apnea Extra Pounds May Produce Severe Problems for Adults

... a common, but dangerous condition where the upper airway in the throat closes off during sleep. ... neck size due to fat formation encroaches on the upper airway causing the airway to narrow." ... show that one in five adults literally suck their upper airway shut and stop breathing from five to more ...

What is the clinical character of Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome?

... pelvic inflammation. The pain in the right upper abdomen appeared as the main symptom. These cases ... for which the major symptom is pain in the right upper abdomen Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome has been ... of these cases presented with pain in the upper right abdomen alone or together with pain in the ...

California Woman Receives Most Advanced, Non-Invasive Upper Extremity Prosthetic Solution: Bionic i-LIMB Hand and Innovative Interface System Increase Amputee's Functionality and Confidence

... recently fit with the most advanced non-surgical upper extremity prosthetic solution commercially ... more fulfilling for a California woman who is an upper extremity amputee. Telisa Boston was recently fit with the most advanced non-surgical upper extremity prosthetic solution commercially ...

Doctors Describe First U.S. Face Transplant

... of her face, total nose, most of the sinuses, upper jaw -- essentially everything except the upper eyelids, forehead, lower lip and chin -- with ... missing, including skin, bone, nose, eyelids, upper lid, right eye. She could not smell and had ...

Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial

... vomiting (n=26, 8%), abdominal pain (n=26, 8%), upper abdominal pain (n=25, 7%), rash (n=23, 7%) and ... creatinine levels rise above age-appropriate upper limit of normal at 2 consecutive visits. If ... in serum creatinine beyond the age-appropriate upper limit of normal, interrupt EXJADE use. Once the ...

Horizon Therapeutics announces 2 pivotal HZT-501 Phase 3 trials meet primary endpoints

... anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-induced upper gastrointestinal (gastric and/or duodenal) ulcers ... ulcers and a greater percent suffer from upper GI symptoms (i.e., dyspepsia, heartburn). ... developed either an endoscopically diagnosed upper gastrointestinal ulcer and/or prohibitive ...

Sealing off portion of intestinal lining treats obesity, resolves diabetes in animal model

... Lining the upper portion of the small intestine with an ... isolation and reduction in size of the upper portion of the stomach, exclusion of the rest of ... from the flow of ingested food, exclusion of the upper portion of the small intestine (the duodenum ...

New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... were stuffy or runny nose and sore throat, upper respiratory infection and headache. In clinical ... than in patients treated with placebo are: upper respiratory tract infection, nasopharyngitis and ... Placebo + Pioglitazone N = 175 N = 178 upper Respiratory Tract Infection 11 (6.3) 6 (3.4) ...

Naturally Safe Cold Remedy Challenges Effectiveness of Over-The-Counter Cold Medications

... preparations to treat coughs and upper respiratory symptoms, and it is the top-selling active ingredient for upper respiratory tract infections sold in Germany and ... in the U.S. for the treatment of colds and upper respiratory tract infections related to the ...

Colds and flu cut by one-third in study of Canada's top cold fighter in vaccinated seniors

... employed two principal methods to check on upper respiratory infections: lab tests and the Jackson ... than lab testing in confirming symptomatic upper respiratory infections and gauging their ... significant reductions in the number of upper respiratory infections per individual 36% for ...

Say 'goodbye' to back fat rolls

... very fit ones, such as an aerobics instructorthe upper to mid-line back where the rolls and bulges form ... and powerful method to contour the middle and upper back literally removing all of the back rolls ... were performed in 2007. Currently, statistics for upper back lifts are not available. ...

Burning incense increases risk of respiratory tract cancers

... Dr. Friborg's team documented a total of 325 upper respiratory tract cancers (including nasal/sinus, ... associated with a significantly increased risk of upper respiratory tract cancer (other than ... use seemed to add to the increased risk of upper respiratory tract squamous cell carcinoma in ...

ASGE issues guidelines on the role of endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient

... the patient may develop." The role of upper endoscopy in the preoperative evaluation of ... new challenges to the endoscopist: An upper endoscopy should be performed in all patients ... who are to undergo bariatric surgery. upper endoscopy should be considered in all patients ...

Popular Antidepressants Linked to GI Bleeding

... as SSRIs may be associated with bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract, especially when taken ... Some previous research has linked SSRIs with upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding. Other research, ... the researchers looked at 1,321 patients with upper GI bleeding who had been referred to a hospital ...

Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism presents firefighter health study

... Wellmune WGP, had far fewer 23 percent upper respiratory tract infections, compared to a ... WGP had better physical health 23 percent fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as, fever, ... consecutive days, they were classified with an upper respiratory tract infection. There was a ...

Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism Presents Firefighter Health Study

... Wellmune WPG(R), had far fewer -- 23 percent -- upper respiratory tract infections, compared to a ... had better physical health -- 23 percent fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as, fever, ... the use of Wellmune WPG(R) for the prevention of upper respiratory tract infections. Forty-eight percent ...

Looking Tired or Angry May Have More to do With Facial Aesthetics Than How You Feel, ASPS Study Reveals

... in eyebrow contour, drooping of the upper eyelid, and wrinkles may be conveying facial ... variables, including eyebrow shape and position; upper and lower eyelid position; upper eyelid drooping and removal of excess skin; and ...

Looking tired or angry may have more to do with facial aesthetics than how you feel

... variations in eyebrow contour, drooping of the upper eyelid, and wrinkles may be conveying facial ... variables, including eyebrow shape and position; upper and lower eyelid position; upper eyelid drooping and removal of excess skin; and ...

Current Trends in Arm Lift Surgery

... Excess fat and sagging, hanging skin on the upper arms is a common and distressing cosmetic issue ... Treasurer of ASAPS. One new approach to the upper arm lift is minimal incision Brachioplasty, which ... approach to the age-old problem of the sagging upper arm. Patient satisfaction is very high with the ...

New study in JCSM finds that obesity can predict upper airway obstruction amongst children

... is a significant, but only weak, predictor of upper airway obstruction during sleep, according to a ... years of age, who were referred for evaluation of upper airway obstruction and underwent one night of ... results, the association between body mass and upper airway obstruction severity was not significantly ...
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