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Risk of infection higher for piercing ear cartilage than lobe piercing

...g that sterile implements would not benefit from a spray with any disinfectant, much less a contaminated one." "Clinicians should respond aggressively to potential auricular chondritis (inflammation of the ear cartilage) and consider Pseudomonas a possible cause pending culture results," the authors conclu...

Off-label use of migraine drug gives children relief, study says

... the questionnaire reported that sumatriptan nasal spray had significantly helped their child, and 93 perce...m using the spray. Each of these children said the spray tasted bad, and five in this group stopped using it altogether. Sumatriptan nasal spray tastes very ...

Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, March 16, 2004

... after six months, those who used a nicotine nasal spray and those who used a skin patch quit at about the same rate (12 percent of those using the spray and 15 percent of those using the patch) (Article, p. 426). However, smokers who were highly depende...

LSUHSC neurosurgical team discovers novel therapy for intractable hiccups

...er needed about ten injections a day, plus a nasal spray at night, costing about $100 a day for incomplete relief. The drug was not covered by his insurance because it was prescribed for an off-label use, and Shafer could not afford the medication, plus there were side effects. According to emedicine.com...

Intranasal corticosteroid receives FDA pregnancy Category B rating for allergic rhinitis

...ing for its anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray RHINOCORT AQUA (budesonide). The new labeling upg...ommended starting dosage for RHINOCORT AQUA is one spray per nostril once daily. However, health care providers may recommend a higher dosage. For best res...

Study lays down genetic basis for sinus disease and nasal polyps

...ity of one day treating these defects with a nasal spray that is specific to raising levels of CC10." "This study lays the initial groundwork for additional studies on what has been up until now a poorly understood and confounding illness," said Kim. "We now have many lead candidate genes which may play a...

U-M professor to test flu shot and nasal spray flu vaccine side by side

...son of the effectiveness of flu shots versus nasal spray flu vaccine. Flu shots have been around since Worl...luenza in the elderly. The approval of a new nasal spray vaccine begs the question whether those looking to stave off the flu should stick with the tried and...

Youki spray curbs spread of superbug MRSA

...come archaic tools of the past. The future is in a spray called Youki that accelerates the healing process....ound just gets bigger." Depeche Mode's system is a spray that encourages the skin to heal itself naturally by creating an invisible web across the wound. Ami...

New guidelines for treating pediatric migraine released

...ache Society. Among adolescents, sumatriptan nasal spray was also found to be a safe and effective method for migraine treatment, according to the complete review of related studies published during the last 20 years. However, none of the oral triptan medications were found to be effective in treating migr...

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(Date:8/21/2014)... College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announces the immediate ... Injured During Pandemics and Disasters: CHEST Consensus Statement ... journal CHEST while the global health-care ... The consensus statement aims to guide ethical decision-making, ... crises. The statement was developed by over 100 ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (Aug. 21, 2014) An international scientific collaboration led ... genetic alterations that may contribute to a rare form ... this rare cancer but other types as well. , ... Health,s Cancer Genome Atlas initiative , completed the ... results today in the journal Cancer Cell . ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of ... new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer,s and other diseases. ... in degree of fluorescence in response to different calcium ... called astrocytes and microglia, to be studied in a ... to decipher how the brain works," said Petr ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... The Mount Sinai Hospital has expanded its ... captures real-time patient feedback and enables staff to make ... now available to admitted patients in the Hospital’s cardiology, ... satisfaction using smartphones. , "We are expanding our ... the timely information we need to respond to patient ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Greater awareness ... to have babies before they are full term has ... some areas of the country, early elective deliveries (EEDs) ... last 20 years, EED is defined as delivery before ... linked to neonatal morbidity and mortality, and offers no ...
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