News tagged with patch
Imagine what Paula Spurlock must have been going through. Shortly after having a hip replaced in 2011, the trouble started. "I had horrible itching, really bad migraines and intense pain throughout my body," ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The future of health care could be found in a tiny, paper-thin skin patch that collects vital information. The Bio-patch sensor developed by researchers at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of Technology is ...
Other Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Food and Drug Administration says smokers that are trying to quit can safely use nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended.
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The first skin patch approved to treat migraines offers patients an alternative to pills, nasal sprays and injections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery, according to a large-scale study of more than 70 000 women in France published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) ...
Surgery Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patches giving oestrogen through the skin could be an easy and safe alternative to the hormone therapies used to treat prostate cancer, according to new research published in the Lancet Oncology, today (Monday).
Cancer Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New Mayo Clinic research suggests that blood may hold clues to whether post-menopausal women may be at an increased risk for areas of brain damage that can lead to memory problems and possibly increased risk of stroke. The ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay News) —A skin patch for the treatment of migraines, and the intense waves of nausea that often accompany these debilitating headaches, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who have migraines with aura, which are often visual disturbances such as flashing lights, may be more likely to have problems with their heart and blood vessels, and those on newer contraceptives may be at higher risk ...
Cardiology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have found that smokers who successfully quit feel less anxious afterwards - despite a widely held belief that smoking relieves stress and giving up makes you feel more on edge.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 3 |
Scientists have identified a mutation in a gene that causes patches of very thick skin to appear on the palms and soles of affected people. This skin disorder is related, albeit in a much milder form, to ...
Genetics Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By growing new retinal cells to replace those that have malfunctioned, scientists hope to one day create and fuse entire layers of fresh cells –– a synthetic patch akin to a contact lens –– as a treatment ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young women who start using hormonal contraceptives for birth control often stop using condoms, but a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health finds that if they later discontinue using hormonal contra ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
(AP)—The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about rare chemical burns reported by people using popular pain relief products like Bengay, Icy Hot and Flexall.
Medications Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have found that giving the drug rotigotine as a skin patch can improve inattention in some stroke patients.
Neuroscience Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0