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NUVIGIL Jet Lag Disorder Data Presented at the SLEEP 2009 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies

Data Show That NUVIGIL Improves Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Jet Lag Disorder FRAZER, Pa., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH ) presented results from a pivotal trial that showed NUVIGIL(R) (armodafinil) Tablets [C-IV] significantly improved wakefulness i...

Argonne Anti-Jet-Lag Diet Helps Summer Travelers Beat Jet Lag

As the summer travel season begins, many vacation and business travelers will beat jet lag with the Anti-Jet-Lag Diet developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne, Ill. (Vocus) June 1, 2009 -- As the summer travel season begins, many...

Chemed Corporation Purchases a Second Corporate Jet - MMI Investments Demands an End to Chemed Corporate Largesse

The MMI Director Nominees Will Bring Much-Needed Independence and Stockholder Representation to the Chemed Board NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MMI Investments, L.P. ("MMI") today announced that it has sent a letter to the newly-elected Chairman of Chemed Corporation ("Chemed"), George J. ...

New medication brings hope of jet lag cure

A team of researchers from Monash University, The Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston), Harvard Medical School and Vanda Pharmaceuticals has found a new drug with the potential to alleviate jet lag and sleep disorders caused by shift work. Dr Shantha Rajaratnam from Monash University's School...

From Jet Engines to Search Engines, ORBIS-FedEx-Indiana University Join Forces to Fight Unnecessary Childhood Blindness

Indiana University trains FedEx Fellow Dr. Phara Khauv as Cambodia's first pediatric eye surgeon NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Phara Khauv, one of only eight ophthalmologists in Cambodia, is at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine preparing to become his nation's firs...

Viagra may Be Useful for Treating Jet Lag

A new research has found that the male impotence drug Viagra may be useful for treating jet lag . Sildenafil, originally developed for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina, works by interfering with an enzyme that reduces levels of a naturally-occurring compound, cyclic guanine m...

Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag

Scientists from Cornell University and Dartmouth University have explained the biological mechanism by which circadian clocks, a factor responsible for why people get sleepy at night and wake in the morning, sense light through a process that transfers energy from light to chemical reactions in ce...

Flying Returns from Long-haul Flights – Jet Lag and Health Ris

The effect of repeated long-haul flights on air crew is hazardous, scientists have warned. Female crew who are exposed to frequent jet lag// complain of menstrual irregularities, mood swings, and many such problems that could stand in the way of good health. The body’s routine cycles get dist...

Model of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts the System

Symptoms of extreme jet lag may result from the body overshooting as it tries to adjust to particularly large leaps forward in time, suggests new research// from the University of Massachusetts Amherst that models circadian rhythms in rats. To transition smoothly to a different time zone, the resea...

Sunglasses Can Really Pull a Fast One on the Biological Clock, and Set a Lag in the Build Up Of Jet Lag

If you find passengers on long haul flights sporting sunglasses, don’t be surprised. They don't mean to be running for cover nor are they wearing it to enhance their looks! //Sunglasses have always afforded creative utility benefits and perhaps will score very high in the range of its use. There is...

Hate flossing? No problem, Waterpik? Dental Water Jet will do the needful

It is always a good idea to regularly floss your teeth or so your dentist tells you. But then the whole process is cumbersome and a larger percentage of the population does not indulge in flossing. Consequently, plaque // accumulates in between the teeth and this leads to gum problems including ble...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

The eyes of the aviation world will be fixed on Boeing here Sunday when the US aircraft giant unveils its 787 Dreamliner , the "green" passenger jet it hopes will revolutionize air travel. The mid-sized plane, which seats up to 330 passengers and is capable of flying long-haul routes using ...

The New Next Generation Hot Tub

...s throughout the interior, the new Hot Spring look is a modern expression of the traditional hot tub. Highlights include a new stylized bartop, custom jet recesses, and contemporary levers. Customization You can enjoy a built-in appearance that has all the benefits of a Hot Spring spa, with a...

Updated CDC Travel Health Book Released

...ea and fever, their causes, and when to seek treatment Popular past features have been updated in the 2010 edition. These topics include jet lag, cruise ship travel, traveling with disabilities, traveling with infants and children, international adoptions, and immigrants returning to visit ...

Acoustiblok, Inc. Combines Sound Abatement and Insulation Materials at Broward County Waste to Energy Plant to Reduce Industrial Noise Pollution

...hrough a 14-inch line and into a 7-foot diameter pipe at a noise level of 126 dB - somewhere between the sounds of an adjacent pneumatic riveter and a jet engine launch. The noise was so deafening that even with earplugs, employees and visiting contractors could not spend more than brief periods of ...

National Survey Finds Nearly All Adults Say They Wash Their Hands After Visiting Public Restrooms, But Most Think They Are Exception

...selected by 55 percent, followed by: high velocity jet air dryer, 25 percent; hot air dryer, 16 percent; ...ethod for drying hands, followed by: high velocity jet air dryer, 25 percent; linen or cloth towel, 8 per...r drying wet hands, adults selected: high velocity jet air dryer, 41 percent; paper towel, 31 percent; a...

Cephalon Announces the Availability of NUVIGIL for the Treatment of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Treated Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Shift Work Disorder and Narcolepsy

... company recently announced results from a phase three clinical trial of NUVIGIL as a treatment for patients with excessive sleepiness associated with jet lag disorder. Those data are expected to be submitted as part of a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) later this year. In addition, the co...

Airlines in Turbulence - Virus Outbreaks and their Impact on the Aviation Market

...swine flu and past virus outbreaks. Over the last year, the airline market has been experiencing turbulent times, following steep fluctuations in jet fuel prices and the global economic credit crisis. The majority of the airlines globally have seen a fall in demand for air travel and, those that sur...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentations at the American Thoracic Society International Conference

...del" "A Novel Aqueous Dispersion of Budesonide Significantly Improves the Aerodynamic Particle Sizing Distribution of Budesonide from Various jet Nebulizers Compared to a Marketed Budesonide Suspension" "Comparative Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics of MAP0005 (Formoterol-Budesonide...

PARI Pharma Receives 2nd ODD From EMEA; Moves Inhaled Tobramycin - eFlow Technology Program Forward

...f 100 mg/mL developed for delivery via a customized Investigational eFlow Nebulizer System (with about two-fold higher delivery efficiency compared to jet nebulizer systems) are prerequisites to offer such treatment advantages. About the Investigational eFlow Nebulizer System and eFlow Technology ...

7 Top Rated Immune Support Products from Swanson Vitamins

...avors that all work to maintain a healthy immune system. AnnieP says, "I take packets of Emergen-C along on every trip. It's the way I deal with jet lag, problems with weird food and skipped meals, too little sleep, anything that lowers my performance. It's good for getting rid of the blahs. My 91-...

NASA's electronic nose may provide neurosurgeons with a new weapon against brain cancer

... brain cancer. Neurosurgeons from the City of Hope Cancer Center, along with scientists from the Brain Mapping Foundation in West Hollywood and the jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, used NASA's electronic nose to investigate the role of cellular odours in cellular trafficking, brain cancer ...

Frontier Airlines Extends Mexico Travel Policy for Customers With Concerns About Swine Flu

...dings, Inc. is the parent company of Denver-based Frontier Airlines. Currently in its 15th year of operations, Frontier Airlines is the second-largest jet service carrier at Denver International Airport, employing approximately 5,000 aviation professionals. Frontier Airlines' mainline operation has 51 ai...

ETS Tan Now Exclusive Distributor of HydroMassage in U.S.

...com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/DE00729 ) JTL Enterprises manufactures the HydroMassage, a massage system that features an open design and traveling jet system that delivers a full-body massage in a 10-minute session. Users can remain fully clothed, adjust the bed's pressure ranges and utilize a touch ...

Jet Lag Upsets Brain's Internal Clocks

...s FRIDAY, April 17 (HealthDay News) -- jet lag-related sleep problems are caused by disruptio... University of Washington research team found that jet lag upsets two separate, but linked, groups of neu...each other, but they can be thrown out of synch by jet lag or shift work. "When we impose a 22-hour li...

Scripps research scientists model 3D structures of proteins that control human clock

...investigations of both of these proteins and their functions." Not only do the findings have the potential to form the basis of drugs that can ease jet lag and regulate drug metabolism, they may also go some way to explain some fascinating circadian clock disorders that have been found in mice and man...

Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Opens Most Technologically Advanced NICU in World

...rough the 60s when Rainbow insisted on allowing parents into intensive care units for fragile infants. Rainbow researchers and physicians designed the jet ventilator in 1980 and helped pioneer the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center in 1987. Since the 90s, Neonatologists Dr. Avroy A. Fanaro...

Dream Flights Luxury Travel, Inc. and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Join Forces to Find Cures and Save Children

...rchase flight hours versus owning the aircraft, is a premier service entitling members to special privileges and services designed to make the private jet experience the best it can be. A portion of sales from each Dream Flights Plus Card™ will be donated to St. Jude. Dream Flights firmly believes...

Inventor of G-Suit Dies

...for the science behind modern aerospace physiology and made travel possible in the upper levels of the atmosphere and outer space. WWII bomber pilots, jet fighter pilots, the test pilots who broke the sound barrier, and today's astronauts wore the suit, in various versions. The group quickly gained...

Clean Spa Technologies USA Adopts GeniJet(TM) Plus Hydrotherapy System with Built-In Ionizer - Sets Industry Standard for Pedicure Hygiene

...ny is the very first pedicure manufacturer in the world to adopt Ionization jet therapy as a standard. Ionization eliminates 650 forms of bacteria, viruses...cturing company specializing in the fields of Water Purification, Pipe-Less jet Motor Technology, Magnetic Pulsation and Energy Conservation. They are the ...

Quantros Produces Video Detailing Enormous Problem of Preventable Medical Errors Plaguing The U.S. Healthcare System

...e U.S. because of medical errors and more than half of them are preventable, according to the video. This is equivalent to losing one commercial jumbo jet airliner full of about 270 passengers each day, every day of the year or about 11 preventable deaths every hour of every day. Preventable medical ...

'America's Super Fruit' May Help Reset Body Clock

...es are so rich in other antioxidants, such as anthocyanins, you get other important health benefits." Melatonin may also be helpful for treating jet lag for international travelers, for new parents who are up all night and for late-shift workers trying to adjust to a new schedule. Increasing melat...

Night Shift Work Hard on the Heart

...ight raise the risk for developing serious health issues, Scheer and his colleagues conducted a laboratory test designed to mimic the acute effects of jet lag and/or the chronic impact of regular shift work. In the experiment, the bodily responses of five men and five women were tracked as they stuck ...

New evidence suggests electric hand dryers in public toilets pose health risk

...owels, a traditional warm air dryer or a new-style jet air dryer. London (PRWE...owels, a traditional warm air dryer or a new-style jet air dryer. During their research, they discove...y 194% and on the palms by 254% drying with the jet air dryer resulted in an increase on average of th...

Spectacular Ultra-Luxe Auction for Destination Fashion 2009, Presented by Stewart Rahr, Best of Bal Harbour's Brands Contribute More Than $250,000 Worth of Exclusive Items

... Alluring Diamonds and Jewels ... jet Set Getaways ... Exclusive Couture Creations and Packages All Benefiting The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis BAL HARBOUR, Fla., Feb. 25 /PRNew...

CareerCast.com Reports on Most and Least Stressful Professions

... CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When US Airways pilot Chesley " Sully " Sullenberger landed his jet safely in the Hudson River, he proved himself to be a great performer under stress. He also illustrates why commercial airline pilots are ranked as o...

Aviation Expert Addresses Flight Safety Concerns

... problem of flying turboprop aircraft, such as the Bombardier Dash-8 used for Flight 3407, in icing conditions has been a major safety concern. Unlike jet aircraft that have systems to heat the wings and tail to prevent ice buildup (also referred to as anti-icing systems), propeller-driven turboprop airc...

FDA Approves Camelina for Broiler Chickens

...upplier of camelina for biofuel and livestock feed. The company is developing further uses for camelina as the feedstock for on the road vehicles and jet aircraft. About Great Plains Oil & Exploration Great Plains Oil & Exploration (Great Plains - The Camelina Company) is a renewa...

Shaklee Partners With U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding in Preparation for the 2010 Games in Vancouver

... to winter conditions in many different countries throughout the world. Shaklee's NutriFeron(R) helps boost their immune systems* as they push through jet lag, drastic temperature changes, tough training, and the stress of competition," he says. The U.S. Ski Team and U.S. Snowboarding use a broad a...

A Much-Needed Hero for Troubled Times

... Pilot's action in landing jet in NYC waters and saving lives should inspire those dealing with their own struggles, experts say FRIDAY, Jan. 16 (HealthDay News) -- When...
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