Tag: "dry" at medical news
West Africa: meningitis epidemics driven by the wind
...-Sudanian Africa is under a climate of alternating dry
season in winter and a monsoon season in summer. T... the influence of the Harmattan winds. These warm, dry
winds, are dust-loaded and cause damage to the mucous membranes of the respiratory system. Condition...
Painless test using teardrops may speed diagnosis of Sjgren's syndrome
...e autoimmune disorder characterized by chronically dry
eyes and dry
mouth. The noninvasive test, which analyzes multiple protein biomarkers in the tears using highly se...
UBC-U of S research offers hope for treatment of age-related blindness
...entral vision. There are two forms of AMD wet and dry
with more than 85 per cent of cases being the dry
form, for which there is no effective treatment....
Hyperhidrosis and its treatment becoming better understood
...y no adverse consequence in the patients' warm and dry
hands." Dr. Eisenach says Mayo researchers continue to gain insight into how this condition affects the body, before and after surgical correction. It also increases physicians' understanding of the sympathetic nervous system, also known as the "figh...
Arthur Frommer tells America where to stop when they need to go
...equently reported adverse events with Enablex were dry
mouth, constipation, dyspepsia and abdominal pain; however, patient discontinuation rates due to these events were low. The majority of adverse events in Enablex-treated subjects were mild or moderate and mostly occurred during the first two weeks o...
Cognitive function and compliance with Seroquel examined in separate studies in schizophrenia
...se of SEROQUEL in clinical trials were somnolence, dry
mouth, dizziness, constipation, asthenia, abdominal pain, postural hypotension, pharyngitis, SGPT increase, dyspepsia, and weight gain. For full prescribing information for SEROQUEL, please visit the Web site www.seroquel.com . ABOUT ASTRAZENECA A...
Data further examines Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) treatment for bipolar depression
...e most common adverse events in the trial included dry
mouth, sedation or somnolence, dizziness and const...se of SEROQUEL in clinical trials were somnolence, dry
mouth, dizziness, constipation, asthenia, abdominal pain, postural hypotension, pharyngitis, SGPT in...
Short on time, long on feeling: Study suggests deadlines intensify emotions
...rought by the participant is not much better: It's dry
and not at all what was planned. Nonetheless, the two have "a cheerful evening and chat until late into the night." The other half of the participants considered the same story in light of additional information that they would be retiring next week ...
New eye treatment technology wins Kaye Award for Hebrew University researcher
...al trials for treatment of low and moderate degree dry
eye syndrome, with another set of trials now having just begun in France for treatment of the more severe form. Also under investigation is the use of this method of drug delivery for treatment of severe diseases of the posterior portions of the eye...
New report indicates acupuncture provides relief for sufferers of dry mouth
...g some patients to relieve or significantly reduce dry
mouth's debilitating effects, according to a repor...st. The quality of life of patients suffering from dry
mouth is often profoundly impaired. Symptoms include extensive dental decay, infections of the tissu...
One-drug therapy works for bipolar disorder
... 181 had bipolar II. Common side effects included dry
mouth (43%), sedation (31%), sleepiness (26%), dizziness (20%) and constipation (11%). The research was supported by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. This study was first presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association....
The bad breath cure
...ients who undergo radiation therapy may experience dry
mouth. Even stress, dieting, snoring, aging and hormonal changes can have an effect on breath. Note: More than 100 dental experts will be available on Friday, July 15, 2005, to provide free dental advice and answer questions about oral health throu...
Hepatitis C responds best to combo of ribavirin and interferon, study concludes
...number of whiteblood cells; skin disorders such as dry
skin and rash; stomachcomplaints such as lack of appetite, nausea and indigestion; infections;insomnia; difficulty breathing, cough and fatigue. "The beneficial effect of adding ribavirin to interferon is not fullyunderstood," the authors conclude. "...
FDA expands indication for ADDERALL XR (CII) confirming safety and efficacy in adolescents
... common adverse events in the adult trial included dry
mouth, loss of appetite, insomnia, headache, and weight loss. The effectiveness of ADDERALL XR for long-term use has not been systematically evaluated in controlled trials. As with other psychostimulants indicated for ADHD, there is a potential for ...
New technology shows our ancestors ateeverything!
... during the wet season," Teaford added. "But come dry
season, they may have to process something very hard or tough in order to survive." "For years, it's been a dream of many researchers interested in our lineage to obtain this kind of information," continued Teaford. "And the computer software is phe...
Coffee is number one source of antioxidants
...ant source in the U.S. diet, Vinson says. Bananas, dry
beans and corn placed third, fourth and fifth, respectively. But don't forget about fresh fruits and veggies, the researcher cautions. "Unfortunately, consumers are still not eating enough fruits and vegetables, which are better for you from an over...
K-State researchers designing better drug to treat cystic fibrosis
...sed in childhood. It causes mucus to become thick, dry
and sticky. The mucus builds up and clogs passages in the lungs, pancreas and other organs in the body. There is no cure for cystic fibrosis. Management of the disease varies from person to person and generally focuses on treating respiratory and dig...
BOLDER II study confirms therapeutic potential of SEROQUEL in bipolar depression
...t common adverse events reported in the trial were dry
mouth, sedation, somnolence, dizziness and constipation, and there was a low incidence of treatment-emergent mania in the SEROQUEL-treated groups. As in BOLDER I, there was a low incidence of EPS (extrapyramidal symptoms) and minimal weight change re...
Researchers question persistent cough treatments for kids
...cond review suggests that children with persistent dry
coughs should not be treated with corticosteroid d...f 123 children ages 17 and younger with persistent dry
cough who were treated with inhaled corticosteroid drugs. Inhaled steroids are often prescribed for ...
Sandia researchers determine that common anthrax sampling methods need improvement
...tion. Reference surfaces of coupons were seeded by dry
deposition with a mixture containing Bacillus atrophaeus spores (a bacteria similar to anthrax but not toxic) and silicon dioxide particles. Forty-eight coupons, each measuring 1.25 cm x 5 cm and made from stainless steel or painted wallboard, were u...
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