FDA Warns Companies to Stop Selling Fake Cancer Cures
For example, so-called black salve
products, touted to treat skin cancer, can be particularly hazardous, Levy said. "Black salve
products essentially burn off layers of the skin ... skin. There is documented evidence of black salve
products destroying large parts of people's skin ...
Misuse of Vicks VapoRub may harm infants and toddlers
... Vicks VapoRub, the popular salve
used to relieve symptoms of cough and congestion, may be harmful for ... use VVR to relieve their sick young child's symptoms, usually rubbing the salve
on the feet or chest.
"I recommend never putting Vicks in, or under, ...
Popular cold and cough treatment may create respiratory distress in young children
... product as "The only thing more powerful than a mother's touch."
is widely used to relieve symptoms of colds and congestion, but there are ... parents continue to use Vicks on their sick children, often rubbing the salve
on the feet or chest, Rubin said.
"I recommend never putting Vicks in, ...
Top Tips To Naturally Heal Dry Skin And Moisturize This Winter
... experimenting with natural compounds in a quest to produce a healing salve
for burns. What he discovered was that not only did the fruits and ... qualities, but that his wife raved about how her skin looked and how the salve
moisturized. "My family has always had a passion for unlocking the ...
Michael J. Kussman, VA Under Secretary for Health, to Retire
... and medical degrees from Boston University , receiving his medical degree in 1968. In 1994, he earned a master's degree in management from salve
Regina University . He is also a graduate of the Army War College and an honor graduate of the Command and General Staff College. He is ...
Vicks VapoRub Linked to Infant Breathing Problems
Doctors at Wake Forest University started their study after treating an 18-month-old girl who had developed severe respiratory distress after the salve
had been put directly under her nose to relieve cold symptoms.
"The company is really clear that you don't put it in the nose, and you never use ...
Scams and Shams That Prey on Cancer Patients
... the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced. Products marketed by the companies included essiac teas and other herbal mixtures, laetrile, black salve
(a corrosive ointment), and mushroom extracts.
"There is no credible scientific evidence that any of the products marketed by these companies can ...
2008 Welcome Back Awards Winners Honored for Extraordinary Achievements in the Field of Depression
... families feeling isolated, scared and sometimes
hopeless when faced with the mental illness of a loved one, these examples
of personal kindness are a salve
for healing hearts and minds.
Destigmatization: Henry Acosta, M.S.W., Mercerville, N.J.
Henry Acosta's personal struggle with depression while ...
Accordions Breathe Easier Since Smoking Ban
... for the pub musicians who play them, Irish researchers say
THURSDAY, Sept. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Banning smoking in bars is not only salve
for the lungs, it is music to the ears.
A smoking ban in Irish workplaces has improved air quality in Irish pubs as well as the health of musical ...
... - Make a salve
from equal parts of burdock root, chaparral, ... that oozes from a torn leaf, is renowned as a salve
for burns and wounds and is also the key ... , among other things. Advertised creams and salve
s to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy are ...
... . Aloe ( Aloe barbadensis) cream is an effective skin softener, and two or three daily applications of calendula (Calendula officinalis) salve
can soften skin and prevent inflammation . aloe -emodin A substance found in certain plants, including aloe vera. It belongs to a family of ...
... frequent bowel movement s can be tiring. Also, the anal area can become quite sore during the process. Warm sitz bath s or a local anesthetic salve
, such as Preparation H, can help ease this discomfort. Medications trypsin-balsam peru- castor oil -topical spray, Balsa-Derm, Granul, Granulex ...
URI receives $18 million grant to strengthen biomedical research capacity in Rhode Island
... of key laboratory equipment and scientific collaborations among researchers at URI, Brown University, Rhode Island College, Providence College, salve
Regina University, and Roger Williams University. The program also reaches out to the Community College of Rhode Island for student training.
Sea slug mixes chemical defense before firing at predators
"The antimicrobial property probably evolved to work against predators," said Derby. "But it might also function as an antimicrobial salve
for Aplysia's own wounds."
Derby's team, who discovered escapin and holds a provisional patent for its genetic sequence, has been studying the ...