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Now, women experiencing morning sickness can benefit from Diclegis drug

Now, women experiencing morning sickness can benefit from Diclegis drug

Up to 85 percent of pregnant women are affected by nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), more commonly known as morning sickness. [More]
Treatments that involve neck manipulation may be linked with strokes

Treatments that involve neck manipulation may be linked with strokes

Treatments that involve neck manipulation may be associated with strokes, although this association is not proven, according to an American Heart Association Scientific Statement written by lead author Dr. Jose Biller of Loyola University Medical Center and other stroke experts. [More]
People who suffer from MdDS now have chance for full recovery by new treatment

People who suffer from MdDS now have chance for full recovery by new treatment

People who suffer from a rare illness, the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS), now have a chance for full recovery thanks to treatment developed by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. [More]
Henry Ford launches clinical trial for treatment of tinnitus caused by noise trauma

Henry Ford launches clinical trial for treatment of tinnitus caused by noise trauma

Henry Ford Health System has launched a clinical trial to investigate a new drug for the treatment of tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that affects more than 600 million people worldwide. [More]
Neutra prepares new technology to make cannabis reliable cash crop in desert

Neutra prepares new technology to make cannabis reliable cash crop in desert

Neutra Corp. is preparing new technology for the marketplace designed to help make cannabis a reliable cash crop—even in the desert. [More]
Endo acquires worldwide rights to Zogenix' sumatriptan injection

Endo acquires worldwide rights to Zogenix' sumatriptan injection

Endo International plc announced today that affiliates of the company have completed the acquisition of worldwide rights to Sumavel® DosePro® (sumatriptan injection), a needle-free delivery system for subcutaneous use, from Zogenix, Inc, for $85 million in cash and rights to additional cash payments based on the achievement of certain commercial milestones. [More]
Highlights from April 2014 issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Highlights from April 2014 issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Here are highlights from the April issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. [More]
Study sheds light on factors that lead to development of rare condition affecting inner ear

Study sheds light on factors that lead to development of rare condition affecting inner ear

A new study has shed light on the factors likely to lead to the development of a rare condition affecting the inner ear. [More]

Neutra prepares to roll out new game-changing technology in indoor horticulture industry

As Neutra Corp. (OTCBB: NTRR) and its joint venture partner prepare to roll out a new, game-changing technology in the indoor horticulture industry, the company announced today that work has already begun on new, customizable solutions for growing operations with uncommon requirements. [More]
Neutra seeks new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around globe

Neutra seeks new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around globe

In the company's quest to introduce new technology on the cutting edge of the indoor horticulture industry, Neutra Corp. (OTCBB: NTRR) is seeking out new breakthroughs in greenhouse cultivation to develop and market around the globe. [More]
New clinic that focuses on diagnosis and treatment for vertigo launched in Mumbai

New clinic that focuses on diagnosis and treatment for vertigo launched in Mumbai

In a first, a city hospital has launched a clinic dedicated to vertigo. Dr Rajeev Boudhankar, vice-president, Kohinoor Hospital, said, "We observed that vertigo is a highly under-diagnosed ailment and patients run from post to pillar looking for effective treatment. [More]

Vestibular system is critical for optimizing head and eye movements

Neurologists at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have studied the role of the vestibular system, which controls balance, in optimizing how we direct our gaze. The results could lead to more effective rehabilitation of patients with vestibular or cerebellar dysfunction. [More]
MRI magnetic fields may diagnose, treat balance disorders and dizziness, say researchers

MRI magnetic fields may diagnose, treat balance disorders and dizziness, say researchers

Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness traceable to an inner-ear disturbance show distinctive abnormal eye movements when the affected ear is exposed to the strong pull of an MRI’s magnetic field. [More]

Doctors receive €3.5M European Union funding to diagnose, treat balance disorders

GPs and other doctors will be equipped with a new, online information system to help diagnose and treat a range of balance disorders, thanks to €3.5m European Union funding for EMBalance. [More]
Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Versacloz now commercially available in the U.S. for schizophrenia

Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Versacloz now commercially available in the U.S. for schizophrenia

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc today announced U.S. commercial availability of Versacloz (clozapine, USP) oral suspension, the first and only oral suspension clozapine for severely ill treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients or those at risk of recurrent suicidal behavior with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. [More]
European Commission approves ViiV Healthcare's Tivicay for treatment of HIV infected adults

European Commission approves ViiV Healthcare's Tivicay for treatment of HIV infected adults

ViiV Healthcare today announced that the European Commission has approved Tivicay (dolutegravir), an integrase inhibitor, for use in combination with other anti-retroviral medicinal products for the treatment of HIV infected adults and adolescents above 12 years of age. [More]
First patient enrolled in Otonomy's pivotal Phase 2b study of OTO-104 for Meniere's disease

First patient enrolled in Otonomy's pivotal Phase 2b study of OTO-104 for Meniere's disease

Otonomy, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced enrollment of the first patient in its pivotal Phase 2b study of OTO-104 for the reduction of vertigo in patients with unilateral Meniere's disease. [More]
Researchers may have figured out ways to attack Meniere's disease

Researchers may have figured out ways to attack Meniere's disease

Researchers at University of Colorado School of Medicine may have figured out what causes Meniere's disease and how to attack it. According to Carol Foster, MD, from the department of otolaryngology and Robert Breeze, MD, a neurosurgeon, there is a strong association between Meniere's disease and conditions involving temporary low blood flow in the brain such as migraine headaches. [More]
Eisai reports new data analyses on FYCOMPA (Perampanel) at AES meeting

Eisai reports new data analyses on FYCOMPA (Perampanel) at AES meeting

Today, Eisai Inc. announced that 16 abstracts highlighting new data analyses on FYCOMPA (perampanel) will be presented at the 67th annual American Epilepsy Society (AES) meeting, taking place in Washington, D.C. from December 6 – 10. [More]
Meclizine drug has the potential to treat certain infectious diseases and cancer

Meclizine drug has the potential to treat certain infectious diseases and cancer

Meclizine, an over-the-counter drug used for decades to treat nausea and motion sickness, has the potential for new uses to treat certain infectious diseases and some forms of cancer, according to Dr. Vishal M. Gohil, Texas A&M AgriLife Research biochemist. [More]