Dr. John L. LeRoy First Atlanta Plastic Surgeon to Perform Newly Approved Dysport Wrinkle Remover Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
An Atlanta cosmetic plastic surgeon is the first in the area to offer aesthetic enhancement patients Dysport®, the latest FDA-approved alternative to BOTOX® injections. The injectable facial rejuvenation treatment is designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and aging in the face. ...
Botox injections can significantly improve quality of life for people with overactive bladders
Botox is well known for its cosmetic uses, but researchers have now found that it can also significantly improve people's quality of life if they suffer from another problem that increases with age, an overactive bladder (OAB).
A study published in the June issue of BJU International shows t...
Testosterone Injections Offer Hope for Male Contraceptive
Possible alternative to current birth control methods needs more study
TUESDAY, May 5 (HealthDay News) -- Injectable testosterone may be an effective form of male contraception, new research suggests.
Chinese researchers injected 1,045 healthy, fertile Chinese men aged 20 to 45 year...
Testosterone Undecanoate Achieves and Maintains Normal Testosterone Levels in Hypogonadal Men With Five Injections Per Year, New Data Show
Long-term Data Presented at AUA Annual Meeting
CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP ) today released new long-term clinical trial data in men with hypogonadism who were treated for 21 months with testosterone undecanoate (NEBIDO(R) -- 750 mg) inj...
Consumer Alert: Illegal Silicone Injections Result in Death
Coalition warns illicit injections
are not "plastic surgery"
(Vocus) April 13, 2009 -- Accept an illicit injection and the result may not be an improved appearance, but rather death, warns the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety. The recent death of a...
Stem Cell Injections Seem to Reduce Angina Pain
Early study finds improved ability to exercise within 6 months
MONDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- In people with severe angina, injecting their own stem cells into the heart muscle appears to reduce pain and improve their ability to exercise, say U.S. researchers.
"The results fro...
Collagen injections can help some incontinence patients when surgery fails, researcher finds
DALLAS March 17, 2009 Collagen injections
can benefit women who still suffer from stress urinary incontinence (SUI) even after urethral or periurethral surgery, a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher has found.
"Patients with persistent or recurrent incontinence often do not wish to unde...
Inexpensive and Illegal Buttock - Boosting Injections Not Pretty
Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Cautions of the Complications and Consequences of Growing and Dangerous Practice
(PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- Life-threatening kidney-failure is a strong and convincing reminder for consumers that unapproved injections
Cosmetic Injections A Worthwhile Investment
Coalition Makes Predictions for 2009
(Vocus) January 21, 2009 -- Investing in self-improvement will still be a priority for many in 2009 according to recent predictions made by the leadership of the Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety . The most prevalent predi...
Isolagen Inc. Completes Injections of Isolagen Therapy(TM) in Phase II/III Acne Scar Study
EXTON, Pa., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isolagen(TM), Inc. (Amex:
ILE) announced today that all injections
have been completed in the Phase
II/III Study IT-A-008 investigating Isolagen Therapy(TM) for the treatment
of moderate to severe facial acne scars. Further, approximately half of a...
New survey explores the impact of insulin injections on people with diabetes
CHICAGO, August 7, 2008The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today announced results from a survey conducted by Harris Interactive highlighting communication between people with diabetes that require insulin injections
and their healthcare providers. According to the survey results...
Vitamin C injections slow tumor growth in mice
of vitamin C, also known as ascorbate or ascorbic acid, reduced tumor weight and growth rate by about 50 percent in mouse models of brain, ovarian, and pancreatic cancers, researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report in the August 5, 2008, issue of the Proc...
Fat Grafting Provides Permanent, Natural Looking Results - Dr. Michael Law Explains Fat Injections as a New Trend in Facial Plastic Surgery
Fat grafting provides permanent, natural looking results, says Dr. Michael Law a board certified plastic surgeon in Raleigh North Carolina. Dr. Law provides insight into fat injections
and the role of lipostructure in facial plastic surgery; Structural fat grafting with lipostructure is the only ...
3 Women Suffer Kidney Failure After Derriere Injections
The procedures were done at an unlicensed clinic in North Carolina, CDC says
THURSDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Three women who received derriere-enhancing injections
at an unlicensed clinic in North Carolina developed kidney failure after the procedure.
Not only was the facility ...
Ranibizumab Injections Reduce Retinal Swelling
Macular edema patients had doubling of vision angle, researcher says
THURSDAY, May 1 (HealthDay News) -- Injections
of the drug ranibizumab can improve vision and reduce macular swelling caused by blockages in the retinal vein in people with macular edema, according to researchers at t...
Ultrasound-guided injections help ease chronic Achilles tendon pain
Patients with chronic tendinosis of the Achilles tendon can experience a reduction in pain when injected with a small amount of a dextrose solution, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at St. Pauls Hospital in Vancouver, BC.
Chronic tendinosis is a common overuse injury which c...
Multiple corticosteroid injections in pregnant women may increase cerebral palsy
CHAPEL HILL -- When pregnant women are at high risk for preterm birth, giving them a single injection of corticosteroids has been shown to reduce the babys chances of having serious lung problems after birth.
But some women receive multiple injections
of corticosteroids, and a new study shows t...
Investigational New Drug Application for 'Fat Melting' Injections Cleared by the FDA
Clinical trial on injection lipolysis treatment to begin soon
NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aesthetic Surgery
Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) announced today that it has
received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a
clinical trial ...
New Survey Reveals High Expectations for Popular Aesthetic Injections
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans aren't willing to give up aesthetic injections
and interest is growing, whether as a means to stay competitive in today's job market or simply to maintain a youthful image, the demand and want is strong. At the time of a recent Kelton Research* ...
Video: Injectable-Grade Filler, Now Without the Injections
Introducing ANEW Clinical Derma-Full X3 Facial Filling Serum from Avon
NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avon ANEW Clinical line has pioneered the first topical serum containing the same injectable-grade Hyaluronic Acid facial filler as injected by dermatologists -- introducing ANEW Cl...
Consumer Safety Alert on Fat Dissolving Injections
NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Physicians Coalition
for Injectable Safety today issued a consumer warning that fat dissolving,
fat melting, injection lipolysis or other injectable treatments touted to
reduce localized body fat are unproven medical treatments. These should not
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
Investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center have been able to use simple, non-toxic chemical injections
to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals.
They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human co...
Pumpkins Could Be Showing Insulin Injections The Door Soon
According to Chinese researchers, the pumpkin promises more than it shows .
Studies conducted on diabetic (Type 1) rats by the scientists from East China Normal University, have revealed that pumpkin extracts are able to regenerate damaged beta cells of the pancreas, as well as increase insuli...
Oral Treatment as Effective as Injections in Treating Kids With Pneumonia
Kids suffering from pneumonia may no longer have to worry about the doctor's needle, for a new study has found that the less painful oral treatment works just as well as injections.
The first of its kind study by researchers at The University of Nottingham showed that kids children given o...
Alcohol Injections to Tolerate Mortons Neuroma
According to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Kingston Hospital NHS Trust in Middlesex, United Kingdom. alcohol injections
has a high success rate and is well tolerated by patients with Mortons neuroma, a common cause of foot pain.
Epidural Steroid Injections Do Not Provide Long Term Relief
A recent study conducted by American Academy of Neurology finds that epidural steroid injections
play a limited role in providing short-term pain relief for lower back pain// that radiates down a leg, and do not provide long-term pain relief.
To develop the guideline, the authors analyzed scien...
Lethal dose of cosmetic injections paralyzed recipients
In a shocking incident 2 years ago, four persons had to be hospitalized following cosmetic injections.// They received injections
in the face with an cosmetic product that was unlicensed. The injection contained botulism toxin A, which was 40 times greater than the lethal dose for humans, reporte...
Breast Enlargement Injections Can Lead To Breast Loss
Health officials here Thursday warned women to avoid controversial breast enlargement gel injections
after six women lost parts of their breasts// due to complications.
Fifty-three women from Hong Kong have complained of complications such as infections and abscesses after having polyacrylamid...
Leptin Injections Maintain Loss In Body Weight
In Washington it was reported that hormone injections
(Leptin) taken twice daily by dieters help to maintain the weight loss rather than losing weight.
The research was headed by Dr Michael Rosenbaum of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in // New York which shed light ...
Unsafe Injections and Unclean Hand hygiene major cause of hospital infections in India
Use of unsafe injection in India is the cause of serious hazards with an estimated 4.2 billion injections
are administered in India and the results show that two out of three injections
given in India are non-sterile or unsafe and pose serious health hazards//.
World Health Organization (WHO) h...
Toxin injections support stroke associated spasticity
Researchers have found that injections
of botulinum toxin eases hand spasticity among stroke survivors. Spasticity in the limbs is a common after effect of stroke, and it causes much disability,// because it interferes with activities like getting dressed and eating. Previous research has shown tha...
Cement injections linked to osteoporosis
of an acrylic cement mend fractures linked to osteoporosis without the need for surgery. Researchers at the University of California have been looking at the effect of a new treatment for vertebral fractures in 90 elderly patients with osteoporosis. They injected an acrylic cement...
Micro-jets for Painless Needle-free Injections
Novel needle-free injections
that don't cause the pain and bruising common with existing needle-free devices have been developed// by a team in California.
In a bid to confront the under-use of current needle-free methods driven by the pain and discomfort experienced by patients, a team of re...
Insulin Tablets-No More Injections
It may be still far from reality, but the very idea is bound to gladden diabetics. Scientists have announced the possibility of administering insulin orally//, instead of the common injections.
At, present insulin is given via injections
or via inhalation like Exubera, a recent invention.
IMA Oppose Introduction of Polio Injections
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) will oppose the government's plan to replace pulse polio immunisation drops with injections.//
"The IMA will oppose the move to administer injections
instead of drops for polio pulse immunisation," IMA's outgoing national president Sanjeev Malik told IANS h...
Orchid gets FDA Approval for Cefotaxime Injections
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, a leading player in the Indian drug industry, has received a formal approval from the US Food and Drug Authority (FDA) for three// of its abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for Cefotaxime.
Orchid will be launching this product in the US through its ...
Enlarged Prostate Might Be Relieved with Botox injections
A new study has highlighted the benefits of Botox injections
given into the prostate that is capable of bringing relief from suffering, for men with enlarged prostate//.
Researcher Dr. Michael B. Chancellor, a professor of urology and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, ...
GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Six Month 2009 Financial Results and Provides Operational Update
...eoVax has had a productive year so far in 2009," commented Robert McNally, PhD, president and chief executive officer. "In February, we began patient injections
in our Phase 2a clinical trial for our candidate vaccine for the prevention of AIDS. And, as we previously announced, we have enrolled approximately 3...
Midwest Medical Aesthetics Helps Defy Nature and Wrinkles with Artefill
...ermal fillers that are made of different kinds of natural or synthetic materials that are completely absorbed by the body over time and require repeat injections
to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead of time, to ensure a patient is not a...
Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain
...groups demonstrated highly clinically significant reductions in pain. This demonstrates that vertebroplasty is an effective procedure, although facet injections
are also effective."
Pain is often measured on a 0 to 10 scale, with higher numbers indicating greater pain. The studies demonstrate that pa...