New treatment for receding gums: No pain, lots of gain
BOSTON (July 1, 2009, 7 a.m. ET) Tufts dental researchers conducted a three-year follow-up study that examined the stability of a treatment option for receding gums and found that complete root coverage the goal of the surgery had been maintained. This specific tissue regeneration application, ...
Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Digoxin Tablets Due to Size Variability
DETROIT, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD ), a generic pharmaceutical company, announced today that all tablets of Caraco brand Digoxin, USP, 0.125 mg, and Digoxin, USP, 0.25 mg, distributed prior to March 31, 2009, which are not expired...
Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Los Angeles Area Big Lots Stores
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brighter smiles await
children in the Los Angeles area as the Colgate-Palmolive Company brings its
Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Oral Health Improvement Program to the La Canada
and Pacoima Big Lots
stores on Saturday, February 21.
Women who drink lots of soda at higher risk for early kidney disease
MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Women who drink two or more cans of soda pop per day are nearly twice as likely to show early signs of kidney disease, a recent study has found.
However, researchers did not find an elevated risk for men, or for people who drink diet soda, said lead researcher David Shoham of L...
Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures Program Brings Free Children's Dental Screenings to Atlanta Area Big Lots Stores
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Brighter smiles await
children in Georgia as the Colgate-Palmolive Company brings its Bright Smiles,
Bright Futures Oral Health Improvement Program to the Smyrna and Marietta Big
Lots stores on Saturday, January 31.
Drinking Lots of Water Can Help Keep Holiday Weight Gain at Bay : Everpure Water Filtration Products Offer Festive Ways to Stay Healthy This Season
The holiday season may very well be the most wonderful time of year, but when it comes to waistlines, it can also be considered the most dangerous. Everpure LLC, the world leader in commercial grade water filtration systems, offers several products for consumers that help incorporate the recommen...
ETHEX Corporation Initiated Nationwide Voluntary Recalls of Specific Lots of Five Generic Products Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
Propafenone HCl Tablets - 150 mg, 225 mg, and 300 mg Isosorbide Mononitrate Extended Release Tablets - 30 mg and 60 mg Morphine Sulfate Extended Release Tablets - 15 mg Morphine Sulfate Immediate Release Tablets - 15 mg and 30 mg Dextroamphetamine Sulfate...
New drug target in obesity: Fat cells make lots of melanin
As millions of Americans gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday, a new research report published online in The FASEB Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), may provide some relief for those leery of having a second helping. In the report, researchers describe a discovery that may allow some obese peo...
ETHEX Corporation Voluntarily Recalls Three Lots of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate 5mg Tablets Due to the Potential for Oversized Tablets
Lot Number 77946, 81141 and 81142 NDC #58177-311-04
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- ETHEX Corporation announced today
that it has voluntarily recalled three specific lots
(77946, 81141 and
81142) of Dextroamphetamine Sulfate 5 mg tablets, as a precaution, due to
the possible presence of o...
Roxane Laboratories, Inc. Initiates a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Two Manufacturing Lots of Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Suspension in the US and Puerto Rico
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Roxane Laboratories, Inc.
announced today that it is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of two
of Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Suspension, USP, 15 g/60
mL Unit dose bottles (NDC 0054-0165-51; Lot 856396A Exp April 2010, and Lot
Having Lots of Kids Helps Dads Live to 100
Study finds farmers are also more likely reach that milestone
MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A young, trim farmer with four or more children: According to a new study, that's the ideal profile for American men hoping to reach 100 years of age.
The research, based largely on dat...
Watson Announces Limited Recall Of Fentanyl Transdermal System
... Inc. The affected lot of Fentanyl Transdermal System patches was shipped to customers between April 2, 2009 and May 20, 2009. No other strengths or lots
were affected and the Company does not anticipate any product shortages as a result of this recall. The Company has notified the U.S. Food and Drug A...
School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes
...d by about three weeks or more."
"Because not a lot of kids get vaccinated against flu in a regular flu season, it's going to be challenging to get lots
of kids vaccinated," he noted.
When the H1N1 vaccine is available, "we hope all providers and venues where flu vaccine can be given will be used. T...
Holy Ground Farm, Inc Announces Impotency Resolved by Simple Non-Invasive Method
...;I put the glyph above my eyebrows… the third eye… read the affirmation for this glyph and laid back for about 15 minutes. I could feel lots
of intense energy as if a loving hand was holding the glyph down. After about 15 minutes I got up as it was the middle of the day…. I immedia...
More Dairy, Calcium in Childhood Could Mean Longer Life
...eginning in 1930s suggests link, but experts unsure
MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- A 65-year-long study finds that people who took in lots
of calcium and dairy products as children tended to avoid stroke and live longer than those who didn't.
"This study shows a modest protective effec...
Comprehensive Look at Rare Leukemia Finds Relatively Few Genetic Changes Launch Disease
...of genetic lesions varies across the different genetic subtypes of AML, but there are very few lesions in total. That is surprising. Most cancers have lots
of alterations," he explained.
AML accounts for about 20 percent of childhood leukemia. This year it will be diagnosed in about 500 U.S. childr...
Personality in a Cup
...San Diego Padre slugger Adrian Gonzalez, please log on to www.gotmilk.com/recipes .
BLD is a casual and comfortable cafe with lots
of natural light and a welcoming color scheme of charcoal, wheat, blond-wood, and fire-engine red. The open space creates an upscale and contemporary...
Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease
... more fragile."
The evidence "certainly point to the value of collecting lots
of data on lots
of different conditions to understand the effects of the environment on our...
Bcl6 gene sculpts helper T cell to boost antibody production
...n," said senior author Chen Dong, Ph.D., professor in M. D. Anderson's Department of Immunology. Germinal centers are powerful machines that churn out lots
In the adaptive immune system, B cells present an antigen - a distinctive piece of an invading bacterium or virus - to T cells. The ...
Fatty Acids in Diet Linked to Bowel Disease Risk
...Red meat and some cooking oils and margarines are among the many dietary sources of linoleic acid.
However, the research also found that consuming lots
of omega 3 fatty acids can cut the chance of developing ulcerative colitis by more than three quarters. Oily fish such as salmon and mackerel, flaxsee...
NIAID set to launch clinical trials to test 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine candidates
...N1 seed virus to vaccine manufacturers for the development of vaccine pilot lots
for testing in clinical trials.
"Now, NIAID will use our longstanding va... Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unitsto help quickly evaluate these pilot lots
to determine whether the vaccines are safe and to assess their ability to i...
Red Cross Leader Describes First-Year Triumphs, Challenges
... from good old-fashioned community outreach to digital media," the Red Cross leader said. "We learned that the key was to set our sights high and try lots
of different approaches", adding that these techniques had yielded $95 million in cash and $15 million in in-kind donations, surpassing the original $...
Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny
...triggered by the rapid spread of the virus across North America, South America, Europe, Australia and regions beyond.
"In 1976, we ended up having lots
of people vaccinated and then having only a small number of people who got sick," said Lillibridge. "If there's no disease killing people or hurting p...
New Web site launches $1.7 million project to improve European cancer communications
...cer communication and to create novel ways of getting information out to both the professionals and the patients.
"This will be the first time that lots
of very large groups involved in cancer in Europe have come together to improve cancer communications. There's no doubt that people of all ages and de...
Video: What Are Those Little Red Bumps?
...video downloads," said Dr. Alan Fleischer, professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. "I see lots
of patients who are suffering from extremely dry skin associated with KP so the management tips I provide on the site will also be of practical value....
DaVita's Award-Winning Training Program for New Teammates Reaches Milestone With 100th DaVita Academy in Baltimore, Maryland
DaVita Academy is a two-day experience for new and recently hired DaVita(R) teammates and involves skill building, team building, and having lots
of fun. An important part of the company's extensive training and education programs, the first 100 sessions of Academy have given nearly 30,000 team...
Barilla(R) and Celebrity Fitness Coach Bob Greene Challenge Americans to Discover the Great Taste of Whole Grain
...ifferent vegetables and legumes.
Physical activity and proper nutrition go hand in hand. Regular exercise and eating lots
of fruits, vegetables and foods rich in whole grains, like Barilla Whole Grain Pasta, are a great way to boost your overall wellness.
Physics research with atomic force microscope could lead to better health care
...embedded in a protein. A cleavage of that particular bond has been precisely signaled by unfolding and elongation of a part of a protein.
"There is lots
of potential for this research to really address issues of major importance in biology because this will be related to particular pathways through whi...
Moles and melanoma -- researchers find genetic links to skin cancer
... we should get to controlling what is an often fatal cancer. This study confirms Cancer Research UK's advice in its SunSmart campaign that people with lots
of moles as well as those with red hair and fair skin are more at risk of the most dangerous form of skin cancer and should take extra care in the s...
Australian researchers identify genes that cause melanoma
Moles are normal but people should seek advice from their doctor if they observe any changes in size, colour or shape. People with lots
of moles are at a higher risk of developing melanoma and should therefore take extra care to avoid overexposure to ultraviolet radiation.
Cyber Bullying Affects One in 10 Students
... many friends a child has plays a big part in determining hostile behavior, the researchers said. For physical, verbal and relational abuse, kids with lots
of friends are at higher risk of becoming bullies. Conversely, those with fewer friends are victims more often.
"This may reflect a need among adol...
Proactive Pet Care Essential in Low Cash Times, Says NOAH
...o keep your pet in good health is to seek specific advice from vets and pet care professionals. For help locating your nearest vet and pet shop, plus lots
of other news and advice on looking after your pets, www.pethealthinfo.org.uk is a good 'one stop shop' for information.
One final note of advic...
Soy in the Diet May Protect Lung Function
... Chronic lung disease rates lower in those who consume soy, researchers say
FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming lots
of soy foods such as tofu and soy milk may improve lung function and lower the chances of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), new...
Supply of Key Children's Vaccine Almost Back to Normal
...ous but it is concerning," Michael Jackson, an epidemiologist with the CDC, said in November.
The shortfall was caused by Merck's recall of certain lots
of Hib conjugate vaccine, followed by a suspension of production beginning in December 2007. At the time, Merck spokeswoman Amy Rose said that problem...
Obese Poor Shut Out From Weight-Loss Surgeries
...teria," said Shikora, director of Weight and Wellness Center at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. "They seem to arbitrarily reject applications, require lots
of paperwork and take a long time to approve anything."
Another study also scheduled to be presented Wednesday found that weight loss surgery may w...
Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life
...ing large quantities of vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes and olive oil, keeping alcohol intake moderate and avoiding too much meat. Meanwhile, eating lots
of fish or seafood and going light on dairy products does not seem to increase longevity.
The authors of the study, which examined the eating habit...
Matrixx Initiatives Confirms Voluntary Recall of Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, Zicam Cold Remedy Gel Swabs
...CAM(R) Cold Remedy Gel Swabs (all lots)
Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. ("Matrixx") is voluntarily recalling from the
market all lots
of ZICAM(R) Cold Remedy Nasal Gel and ZICAM(R) Cold
Remedy Gel Swabs. As you may know, FDA has recently asserted that these
products are asso...
First Brain Health lndex Ranks America's “Brain Smarts” Based on 21 Indicators: D.C. Ranks No. 1
...e Index indicates that residents of the top 10 brain-healthy states tend to enjoy fish, consume a good amount of DHA omega-3 foods or supplements, eat lots
of fruits and vegetables, watch their waistlines, avoid smoking, read for personal interest and put a high priority on education. ...
Close Monitoring May Help Troubled Teen Girls Avoid Pregnancy
...ncy," Kerr said. "It specifically targeted changing the girl's environment: her home, her peers and her school experience. The focus was on giving her lots
of supervision, support for responsible behavior, and consistent, non-harsh consequences for negative behavior. And this worked to reduce pregnancy ra...
New findings encourage more vigilant monitoring of seizure activity among intensive care patients
...portant in order to identify small, clinically invisible seizures, which might explain why patients are not waking up namely, because they are having lots
of mini-seizures in multiple locations. Treating these clinically silent seizures may lead to improved alertness, reverse ongoing brain dysfunction, a...