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CDC Study Links Thimerosal in Vaccines to Motor/Phonic Tics and Deficits in Attention, Behavior Control, Verbal IQ

Study's conclusion of no causal link disputes its own data while several authors' ties to vaccine/pharma defendants spotlight conflicts of interest NIXA, Mo., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) says that a CDC study of only 1047 participants, low complia...

20 MedSpa Professionals Gain Insight into MedSpa Business Turnaround Tactics

Francis X. Acunzo, Medical Spa Industry Expert and CEO of Acara Medspa Consulting Group, presented a Webinar this week identifying Acara's top business turnaround tactics. 20 MedSpa Professionals from across the nation joined him for this event. Branford, CT (Vocus) Jan...

Drug Combo Works Better for children with ADHD, Tics

Drug Combo may be the best method for tackling a irksome duo: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) combined with a chronic twitching disorder. New research suggests that mixing// two of the most commonly prescribed drugs for ADHD is the most effective therapy for kids who struggle with a...

Reducing Corticosteriod Use In Asthmatics

According to a recent study researchers say, Montelukast, a leukotriene-receptor antagonist (leukotrienes mediate inflammation // in the body and play a role in allergic reactions), decreased incidents of asthma in young children by about 32 percent while also reducing corticosteroid use . Resea...

The Dangers Of Prescribing Antibiotics

Erythromycin is a commonly used antibiotic, but new research suggests it could be dangerous when used in combination with other drugs.// The study shows patients should not be given erythromycin along with antifungal agents such as diltiazem, verapamil and troleandomycin because it increases the ri...

Easing Fears Among Asthmatics

Researchers from Switzerland say they find no increase risk of bone fractures among kids who take inhaled steroids to control their asthma.// National asthma guidelines recommend inhaled steroids as the first line of defense for children with persistent forms of the disease. But doctors have lon...

A Rise In Eye Complications In Diabetics

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It affects the blood vessels in the retina and the light-sensitive // layer of cells at the back of the eye. Retinopathy occurs in most people with long-standing diabetes but its incidence can be reduced with aggre...

Mylan Receives FDA Approval for Additional Strengths of the Antipsychotic Haloperidol

... strengths of the product. Haloperidol Tablets are an antipsychotic typically used to reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia and uncontrollable tics and outbursts associated with Tourette syndrome. Haloperidol had total U.S. sales of approximately $21 million for the 12 months ending March 31 for t...

Waging War on Wrinkles: Infini Cosmetic Associates Now Offers Recent FDA Approved Dysport - The Botox Alternative

... advanced uses of Botox for: hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and nervous tics in the face, neck bands and wrinkles, chin creases and dimpling, lip lines,... advanced uses of Botox for: hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and nervous tics in the face, neck bands and wrinkles, chin creases and dimpling, lip lines,...

Tourette Syndrome Diagnosed in 3 in Every 1,000 Kids

...he ages of 10 and 12. The key features of the condition are recurring motor tics plus at least one vocal tic, according the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...ety, learning problems, underlining the importance of diagnosis even if the tics themselves are not a source of distress or disability," he said. More i...

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