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Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert:

Patients Experience Significant Improvement in Ocular Surface Disease and Quality of Life LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aton Pharma, Inc. announced today that results from a large (n = 520) multi-center patient registry study of its Lacrisert(R) ophthalmic insert will be present...

Acupuncture Cuts Dry Mouth in Cancer Patients

Small study suggests larger trials needed to assess therapy over longer time WEDNESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture reduces severe dry mouth (xerostomia) among patients receiving radiation for head and neck cancer, a small pilot study suggests. "The quality of life in p...

Acupuncture eases radiation-induced dry mouth in cancer patients

HOUSTON -- Twice weekly acupuncture treatments relieve debilitating symptoms of xerostomia - severe dry mouth - among patients treated with radiation for head and neck cancer, researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the current online issue of Head & Neck ....

Cyclosporine Eye Drops a Good Deal for Dry Eye

Immunosuppressant works where other lubricants fail, study shows TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Eye drops that contain the immunosuppressant drug cyclosporine may be a cost-effective treatment for dry eye syndrome that doesn't respond to other therapies, a new study suggests. ...

Contact Lens Wearers Should Blink More Often During Winter - Tips from VisionDirect.com to Keep Eyes Moist During Dry Winter Months

Vision Direct, Inc., a leading online retailer of contact lenses in the United States wants to remind contact lens wearers that discomfort and possible infection from dry winter eyes can be easily prevented. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 9, 2008 -- Vision Direct, Inc. ...

January 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Improved PSA Tests, Dry Eyes and Colds

ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the January issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscr...

Top Tips To Naturally Heal Dry Skin And Moisturize This Winter

Consumers are spending hundreds of millions annually to prevent dry skin... much of the time with poor results. During Winter, some very simple steps can be taken to heal and protect the skin. Denver, CO. (PRWEB) December 10, 2008 -- Winter is usually the toughest tim...

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Dry Dog Food Continues

Eight more people -- mostly young children -- infected, bringing total to 79, CDC says THURSDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Eight more cases of people becoming infected with salmonella traced to dry dog food have been identified, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The outbreak, wh...

GlaxoSmithKline to Acquire the Leading Dry Mouth Brand, Biotene

- Move strengthens therapeutic oral healthcare portfolio - LONDON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) Consumer Healthcare announced today that it has reached an agreement with Laclede, a privately held company, to purchase the leading Dry Mouth brand Biotene...

Giant Food Alerts Customers to Recall of PEDIGREE(R) Dry Pet Food Products

LANDOVER, Md., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Giant Food, following a recall by MARS Petcare US, Inc., announced it is removing PEDIGREE(R) Small Crunchy Bites and PEDIGREE(R) Large Breed Complete Nutrition dry pet food products from sale. MARS Petcare has issued a national recall of thes...

Cool, Dry Air Blown Under Football Shoulder Pads Reduces Body Temperature and Heart Rate, New Research Finds

New Possibility to Reduce Potential for Heat Illness, Study Suggests Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 10, 2008 -- Cool, dry air flowing between the athlete and their football pads reduces core body temperature and heart rate dramatically, thereby reducing the likelihood of...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dry Dog Food

70 people, many of them young children, were sickened after handling the food, CDC says THURSDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- An outbreak of Salmonella infections in people has been traced to contaminated dry dog food, the first time such a link has been uncovered, U.S. officials said T...

Leave Bedroom Allergens High and Dry This Spring!

Procter & Gamble Partners With Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America To Combat Allergens in the Bedroom CINCINNATI, April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This spring, Procter & Gamble is partnering with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to educate consumers ...

Asthma and smoker's lung: dry airways play a key role

Dry airways may not only play a central role in the development of the inherited lung disease cystic fibrosis, but also in much more common acquired chronic lung diseases such as asthma and smokers lung, the cigarette smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This is the conclusi...

Scientists discover who is likely to get dry eye syndrome after LASIK surgery

Boston, MAScientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that people with a certain low level of tear production are more likely to develop chronic dry eye syndrome after LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis), laser refractive surgery to correct near- and far-sightedness than tho...

Drops of Fatty Acid Curb Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome

Mouse study suggests new treatment options without unwanted side effects WEDNESDAY, Feb. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Eye drops containing alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) significantly reduced symptoms of dry eye syndrome in mice, a new study says. ALA is an omega-3 fatty acid that's not made ...

Staying Dry at Beach May Spare Your Stomach

Longer exposure to water, wet sand boosts gastrointestinal illness risk, study says FRIDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) -- When you're at the beach, you may want to stay on dry sand as much as possible, suggests a University of Florida researcher who conducted a two-year study of three Flo...

Tips for Dry Winter Skin, From the Harvard Health Letter

BOSTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By itself, dry skin isn't a medical worry, but serious cases can result in cracks and fissures that invite infection and inflammation. This is one problem that hasn't suffered from lack of attention in the marketplace, though: there are dozens of crea...

Neurotech Announces Completion of Enrollment of its Phase II/III Retinitis Pigmentosa and Phase II Dry Age Related Macular Degeneration Clinical Studies

LINCOLN, R.I., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of sight-saving therapeutics for chronic retinal diseases, announced today the completion of enrollment of three on-going clinical studies. Each study is evaluating NT-501,...

Eye-staining technique offers early detection for dry eye syndrome

DALLAS - Aug. 20, 2007 - Lissamine green sounds like the latest cleaning sensation being hawked on television and probably not something you would want to get in your eyes. But a few properly placed drops can reveal staining patterns that are key to diagnosing dry eye syndrome earlier than othe...

Troubling Dry Eyes and Mouth links with Sj?gren’s Syndrom

Classical symptom of Sj?gren’s (SHOW-grins) syndrome was found to be the combination of dry eyes and mouth//, which lasts for long periods. Typical signs and symptoms include dry, gritty or burning eyes, intermittent blurry vision, a dry mouth that causes difficulty swallowing, dental cavities ...

Women Afflicted With Dry Eyes As They Approach Menopause

A survey sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research has found that 62 percent of menopausal and perimenopausal women suffer from dry eye.// This symptom occurs more in women than in men and is directly linked to the hormonal imbalances in menopause. Some of the changes that occur are...

Gene That Causes Dry Skin, Identified

Eczema is a type of skin condition that affects millions of people. Scientists at the University of Dundee have discovered the gene which causes dry skin// leading to eczema and asthma. This gene produces the protein filaggrin. Filaggrin is present in abundance in the outermost layers of the sk...

Squinting At Computer Linked To Dry Eye Risk

A new study says that squinting at your computer screens is bad for the eyes since it leads to dryness and loss of lubrication leading to eye strain, irritation and tearing // . Researchers at the Ohio State University say that the less people blink the more they put themselves at risk for dry eye....

Not Blinking Enough In Front Of The Computer Can Cause Dry Eye

Computers have indeed revolutionized the office atmosphere by reducing the workload and providing for easy storage of huge amounts of data. Numerous studies have already demonstrated // the disastrous effects of spending most of the day in front of the computers. A new study now reveals that sq...

Shouting Teachers Developing Dry Throats

Shouting at unruly pupils is taking its toll on Hong Kong teachers, with one in three developing voice problems within four years, a survey has said.// Shouting at students in the class is affecting the voices of teachers in Hong Kong. A survey said dry throats and husky and harsh voices...

Acupuncture to bring relief to patients with dry mouth

Researchers form California report that acupuncture may help some cancer patients who have severe dry mouth as a side effect of treatment.//Their study, included mainly patients with head and neck cancers treated with radiation, showed that acupuncture to the ear and index finger recuperated dry mo...

Iron supplements proves helpful in dry cough .

The ACE inhibitor is one of the most widely used drugs in cardiovascular medicine.It improves the survival rates and reducing complications in patients with cardiovascular conditions such as hypertension and heart failure.But however this drug produces dry cough as its most frequent side effect.// ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

...chlorine bleach, water and a soft cloth. Dilute the bleach with water and wipe the sink with cloth dipped in the solution. Rinse immediately and wipe dry with a soft cloth. If the sink looks dull or cloudy, wipe it with a soft cloth moistened with undiluted white vinegar. Disease-Ridden Disposers...

Chesson Labs Liquid Bandage Product NUVADERM(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Market Clearance

...The FDA has cleared claims on the product "to cover intact skin and minor cuts, scrapes, burns or irritations of the skin, to help keep them clean and dry and help protect them from infection." The fast application, drying and coverage characteristics make NUVADERM well suited to meet the needs of indivi...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

...itions to its Simple Food Solutions(R) line of dry food, and for the first time, is adding cans to it... to consumer demand, Wellness is launching two new dry formulas that join the successful Rice & Duck...ed Simple Food Solutions Rice and Duck Formula dry dog food. Within a few days, Bennett was cured! He...

GenVault's GenSolve(TM) Reagents Enable State-of-the-Art Genomic Analysis of Dried Blood Spots

...ties of DNA, of the correct size and quality, from dry archived FTA cards for analysis of 54,000 single n... limited supply and archived for long periods in a dry state. Of major significance is the fact that DNA ...overs DNA from blood samples, collected and stored dry on a range of paper matrices (Guthrie cards, FTA p...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

...mulated to protect the face (i.e. lighter formulas that are less greasy and dry to a matte finish), I've calculated that 2/3 to 3/4 of a teaspoon full of p...nt textures. Additionally, sunscreen creams are recommended for those with dry skin types, while matte formulas are perferred by those who have more oily ...

Plainview Milk Products Cooperative Implements New Employee Boot Policy

...s the cooperative implements new protocols for the dry ingredients production area in preparation for re-...vement within the plant and restrict access to the dry ingredients portion of the facility, as well as re.... Plainview has suspended production of the dry dairy products in question and is working with the...

Allergists Urge Asthmatics to Get Swine and Seasonal Flu Shots Following CDC Vaccine Advisory Committee Recommendations

...ot; said Richard Gower, M.D., president of the ACAAI. "If you have asthma and experience symptoms such as fever, headache, fatigue, sore throat, dry cough, nasal congestion and body aches, call your doctor immediately to determine if treatment is needed. If symptoms are caught early, antiviral dru...

The San Francisco SPCA Launches Online Guide for Summer Pet Health & Safety

... and insect coils out of pets' reach. 6. Consult with your veterinarian regarding flea & tick prevention options. Warmer temperatures and dry conditions are perfect for the lifespan of parasites. Heartworm, a very serious and possibly fatal disease, is transmitted by the mosquito. If not on ...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Conference Call and Webcast of Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...t candidates addressing the $5.1 billion U.S. prescription ophthalmic industry include therapies for inflammation, ocular pain, glaucoma, allergy, and dry eye. The Company currently markets three products and is developing a strong product pipeline to fuel future growth and market share, thereby continui...

Teknipure Cleanroom Wipers Offer Innovative Solutions for Contamination Control Engineers

...e packaging materials are compatible with the most demanding clean environments. Bags are available in standard cleanroom grade LDPE material for both dry and presaturated substrates. A reusable pail is also available for presaturated wipes which minimizes cost and VOC's. For static sensitive application...

What Is Keratosis Pilaris (KP)?

... world's population, often resulting in patches of dry skin, and little red bumps, on the arms and legs. ...mends keeping skin moisturized to help manage the dry skin associated with KP by using products containi...ps.com, a website devoted to the management of the dry skin associated with Keratosis Pilaris, is brought...

Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

...ive in controlling excessive sweat. Consider using a stronger, clinical-strength over-the-counter antiperspirant. Be sure the underarms are completely dry before applying product to reduce the chance of skin irritation. Reach zen: Anxiety can increase sweat production. Control anxiety by breathin...
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