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Burner Balm Gets International Attention

... weight loss lip gloss products because of lack of ingestion of the dietary ingredients. The physicians that ... coupled with our tasty formula leads to ingestion which gives Burner Balm a double impact and an ... and have a really flavorful aroma, which means ingestion of the product as well as absorption into the ...

Veterinary Pet Insurance Data Reveals Well-Intended Pet Owners Unknowingly Poisoning Their Pets

... anything with bright colors and strong odors. ingestion of cleaning supplies such as bleach, liquid ... to nerve function in insects and pets. ingestion can occur through skin absorption or oral ... exposed to heavy metals through lead-based paint, ingestion of pennies coined after 1982, vitamins, ...

Colonoscopy Beats 'Camera Pill' at Catching Colon Cancer

... excreting the capsule. Nearly 93 percent did so within 10 hours of ingestion and before the pill's battery-life was exhausted. On average, travel time ... effects were observed as mild and passing, and related not to the pill ingestion itself but to the bowel-prep requirements. Described as more extensive ...

Acetaldehyde in alcohol -- no longer just the chemical that causes a hangover

... provided the necessary methodology for calculating the risk for the ingestion of alcoholic beverages. The team found that risk from ingesting ... of 1 in 1,000. As such, the life-time cancer risks for acetaldehyde from ingestion of alcoholic beverages greatly exceed the usual limits for cancer risks ...

Taking Codeine While Breast-Feeding May Harm Infant

... However, for mothers with the genetic vulnerability, the unabated ingestion of codeine and gradual build-up of morphine in a baby's system can prompt ... was launched following the death of a Canadian infant due to the excessive ingestion -- following 12 days of breast-feeding -- of codeine-produced morphine. ...

Lead shot and sinkers: Weighty implications for fish and wildlife health

... States. The most significant hazard to wildlife is through direct ingestion of spent lead shot and bullets, lost fishing sinkers and tackle, and ... article on the same subject. "Science is replete with evidence that ingestion of spent ammunition and fishing tackle can kill birds," Rattner said. "The ...

Lead Exposure in Childhood Linked to Criminal Behavior Later

... accounted for by early home environment -- their health at birth, mother's ingestion of drug and alcohol during pregnancy, their own ingestion of drugs postnatally and as adolescents and as young adults," Dietrich ...

Colon capsule endoscopy diagnoses 64 percent of total polyps detected by conventional colonoscopy

... the capsule of the colon are 31 mm x 11 mm. The device began to be sold in 2008. The procedure for this endoscopic exploration involves the oral ingestion of the capsule. The patient may then carry on his or her normal life, while the images taken by the capsule on passing through the intestine are ...

Gene Mutation Could Be Key to Rare Blood Vessel Disease

... leads to kidney failure, he said. The trigger for the endothelial cell injury in HUS is most often a toxin that is released from bacteria after ingestion of contaminated water or food, Conway said. "There is, however, a more rare 'atypical' form of HUS that is not induced by the bacterial toxin," ...

Dr. Chugay (drchugay.com) - Revolutionary Weight Loss Surgery

... by other surgeons. During a reversible procedure that takes less than an hour, the patient is fitted with a custom patch for the tongue which makes ingestion of solid foods very difficult and painful, limiting the patient to a liquid diet. Under the direct supervision of Dr. Chugay and his staff, the ...

Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

... Cottrell pointed out that a certain level of mortality in wild birds is normal, and that wild bird mortality can occur as a result of trauma, ingestion of pesticides, infections and accidents of nature, most of which pose no threat to the health of domestic animals or people. However, incidents of ...

VYVANSE CII provided significant efficacy at 14 hours in adults with ADHD

... ADHD treatment options. VYVANSE is a therapeutically inactive prodrug, in which d-amphetamine is covalently bonded to l-lysine, and after oral ingestion it is converted to pharmacologically active d-amphetamine. The conversion of VYVANSE to d-amphetamine is not affected by gastrointestinal pH and is ...

YoCream Announces the First Soft Serve Frozen Yogurt With Beneficial Probiotics Clinically Proven to Strengthen the Digestive System.

... Gastroenterology, approximately one-third of the U.S. adult population suffers from some type of gastrointestinal ailment. Studies have shown that ingestion of probiotics is beneficial in maintaining the body's delicate microbial balance, which is a critical factor in human health and well-being. ...

‘HairConfirm' Is First Drug Test of Its Kind to Report Low/Medium/High Usage; Now Available at Local Discount Drug Marts

... inside the hair shaft, eliminating external contamination as a source of a positive result. Since hair growth is fed by the bloodstream, the ingestion of drugs of abuse is revealed by analyzing a lock of hair. HairConfirm test results cannot be altered with shampoos, bleaches or other external ...

Indiana U. research at the American College of Sports Medicine conference

... CAFFEINE SHOWN AS EFFECTIVE AT REDUCING EXERCISE-INDUCED ASTHMA SYMPTOMS AS AN ALBUTEROL INHALER An Indiana University study found that the ingestion of caffeine within an hour of exercise can reduce the symptoms of exercise induced asthma (EIA). A large dose -- 9 milligrams of caffeine per ...

Anpath Group, Inc. Distributor Introduces Products at the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Meeting

... cleaner effective against numerous organisms, and also meets EPA requirements for Toxicity Category IV (no harmful dermal, ocular, inhalation or ingestion effects). EnviroTru(R) does not require protective clothing, gloves or special ventilation and has passed the AMS 1452A, AMS 1453 and Boeing D6-7127 ...

MessageSolution Releases SaaS Hosted Archiving Solution at Microsoft TechEd North America 2009

... MessageSolution's email archiving technology also delivers a variety of advanced archiving features to SaaS archiving customers, such as ingestion of legacy messages, archiving of encrypted messages, Outlook and Lotus Notes client integration , Outlook Web Access and Domino Web Access ...

Swimmer Dara Torres Sports a White Upper Lip to Praise Milk as Her Post-Exercise Fitness Drink

... restoration of fluid balance and exercise capacity in a hot, humid environment. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008;104:633. (5) Elliot TA, et al. Milk ingestion stimulates net muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38:667. (6) Hartman JW, et al. Consumption ...

Eating soy early in life may reduce breast cancer among Asian women

... role in breast cancer prevention. "Soy isoflavones have estrogenic properties that may cause changes in breast tissue. Animal models suggest that ingestion of soy may result in earlier maturation of breast tissue and increased resistance to carcinogens." As provocative as the findings are, Ziegler ...

New Innovation for Battling Number One Killer in America Introduced by Eniva Nutraceutics

... is another substance present in blood that is recognized by the AHA to be unhealthy for blood vessels when elevated. Research has shown the ingestion of plant based materials, called phytosterols, in appropriate levels and dosing patterns, can help reduce cholesterol levels in the body and may ...

Molecular imaging enables earlier, individualized treatment of thyroid cancer

... iodine emits photons suitable for imaging. "Normal thyroid tissue as well as residual cancer cells concentrate radioiodine. Performed after ingestion of radioiodine, SPECT-CT provides three-dimensional images of the distribution of the radionuclide in the human body and is therefore used for ...

Food Phosphates Might Spur Lung Cancer

... get lung cancer, and some don't." "I'll be more cautious about inspecting foods I ingest for phosphate addition, trying to keep dietary phosphate ingestion in the healthy range," he said. However, the study was criticized as inadequate by Haley C. Stevens, scientific affairs specialist for the ...

What are protective effects of anti-ricin A-chain aptamer?

... most potent plant toxins. Ricin poisoning can cause severe tissue damage and inflammation and can result in death. Most accidental exposures occur by ingestion of the seeds of castor beans whereby the toxin is released after the seed coat is damaged. The ingested toxin causes severe gastrointestinal damage ...

Acute gastric injury due to high-dose analgesics?

... side effects at therapeutic doses. The study group consisted of 50 patients admitted to the emergency department with high dose analgesic ingestion with suicidal intent. Thirty patients with or without mild complaints of dyspepsia were selected as the control group. The study results indicated ...

Magnets in Kids' Toys Pose Broad Dangers

... about the dangers and symptoms of magnet ingestion. More information The Consumer Product Safety Commission has more about the dangers of ingestion magnets . -- Kevin McKeever SOURCE: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, news ...

Parents be aware this holiday season: Magnets in children's toys pose significant health risk

... is the best line of defense in preventing cases like those studied here. Manufacturers should make warnings about the dangers and symptoms of magnet ingestion more frequently and more dramatically evident, the study says. But until that time, it is up to parents to know the dangers of magnets and make smart ...

A Season of Responsibility for New Pet Owners

... Hinton said a responsible pet owner should also be aware of the cold weather and holiday hazards that exist for household pets. Antifreeze ingestion is a common winter hazard because of its sweet smell and taste. Many times, antifreeze can be spilled on the driveway or the garage floor giving ...

VYVANSE provided behavior, inattention and math test score improvements in children with ADHD

... have been filled. VYVANSE is a therapeutically inactive prodrug, in which d-amphetamine is covalently bonded to l-lysine, and after oral ingestion it is converted to pharmacologically active d-amphetamine. The conversion of VYVANSE to d-amphetamine is not affected by gastrointestinal pH and is ...

Oregon's Assisted Suicide Law May Overlook Depressed Patients

... by lethal ingestion. Of those who received a prescription for a lethal medication, three met the criteria for depression. All three died by lethal ingestion within two months of being assessed by researchers. While most patients who request physician-assisted suicide do not have a depressive disorder, ...

Canadian Company Sued for Defrauding Thousands of U.S. Consumers of Dietary Supplements

... the "Women's Weight Loss" remedy. However, several clinical studies of the key ingredient in Slimquick and NV, green tea extract, concluded that ingestion of green tea, especially in small amounts, does not cause significant weight loss. The marketing of the products included widespread use ...

Cranberry Power: This American Native Fruit Doesn't Have to be Exotic to be Super

... . 3) Avorn J., Monane M., Gurwitz JH., Glynn RJ, Choodnovskiy L., Lipsitz LA. Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994: 271:751-754. 4) Howell AB, Reed JD, Krueger CG, Winterbottom R, Cunningham ...

Advances in C. difficile research

... at risk of developing infection. The bacteria produce spores when they encounter unfavourable conditions. Transmission of infection is through the ingestion of these spores which can survive on surfaces and floors for years and are resistant to many disinfectants and antiseptics, including alcohol hand ...

Merck Wins Appeal of First VIOXX(R) Case to go to Trial

... Ernst suffered a thrombotic cardiovascular event, i.e., a myocardial infarction triggered by a blood clot. Accordingly, appellee failed to show that ingestion of VIOXX caused her husband's death." The jury's original verdict on Aug. 19, 2005 included $24,450,000 in compensatory damages and $229,000,000 in ...

Most caregivers of young children lack basic knowledge of potentially toxic household products

... and asked participants to identify toxic items from a list of common household products. Young children are at risk of household chemical ingestion and their caretakers often do not have good understanding how toxic those chemicals are, says OMalley. Parental education needs to be focused more on ...

The MOTHERS Act: Thalidomide Revisited?

... or uric acid in gout. The only actual abnormality -- disease in any mother "treated" with drugs for "PPD" is the intoxication-poisoning due to ingestion of the psychiatric drug itself. This is not to say that emotional turmoil and pain do not exist -- surely they do, but they are not diseases per se, ...

Study finds that recalled Aqua Dots did contain poisonous chemical

... 1,4-BD. According to the study, consumption of several dozen Aqua Dots beads containing these levels of 1,4-BD, which is metabolized after ingestion to gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a central nervous system depressant commonly known as a date-rape drug, would be enough to induce the reported ...

Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine researcher receives award

... as principal mediator of the enteroinsular axis. This axis functions as the hormonal connection between the intestine and pancreas following the ingestion of food. He established GIP as the likely mediator of the glycemic index and has theorized that low carbohydrate diets and gastric bypass surgery ...

FDA approves VYVANSE, first and only once-daily prodrug stimulant to treat ADHD in adults

... formulary position. VYVANSE is a therapeutically inactive prodrug, in which d-amphetamine is covalently bonded to l-lysine, and after oral ingestion it is converted to pharmacologically active d-amphetamine. The conversion of VYVANSE to d-amphetamine is not affected by gastrointestinal pH and is ...

Cranberries: The Little Fruit With a Great Big Punch

... Chile, (PUC-PBMEC99). (2) Avorn J., Monane M., Gurwitz JH., Glynn RJ, Choodnovskiy L., Lipsitz LA. Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice. Journal of the American Medical Association, 1994: 271:751-754. (3) Howell AB, Reed JD, Krueger CG, Winterbottom R, Cunningham ...

Caffeine May Block High Cholesterol Linked to Alzheimer's

... for Alzheimer's disease, perhaps by compromising the protective nature of the blood-brain barrier. For the first time, we have shown that chronic ingestion of caffeine protects the BBB from cholesterol-induced leakage," Jonathan Geiger, of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health ...
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