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Saliva gland test for Park ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 10 Jan 2013 6:40pm Saliva gland test for Parkinson's shows promise Described as a "big step forward" for research and treatment of Parkinson's disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland may be a way to diagnose the disease. The study was released today an ... Read on »
Blocked salivary glands by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 10:27am This article outlines the symptoms and treatment of an obstructive swelling of the salivary glands. Treatment for salivary gland stones may not be necessary as these often pass with time but surgery can be used in some cases. The sali ... Read on »
Testosterone for Dry Eyes by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 9:50am Testosterone for Dry Eye Syndrome  by Jeffrey Dach MD  Mrs. B was 58 years old with typical menopausal symptoms of night sweats and hot flashes, and came to see me because of dry itchy, red eyes.  The lids sometimes swell because of the irritation.  Over the years, Mrs ... Read on »
decisions, decisions by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Oct 2008 12:00am So, I'm broken again in yet another new and interesting way, and have a number of issues to figure out and decisions to make. To whit: 1. Figuring out if this is real or just an artifact of my thyroid meds being off. "This" is two things, which may or may not be related. First and familiar, the gastroparesis persists, an ... Read on »
Dr. Google Says by Shay2181 Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm As everyone knows I had my scans done on Wednesday. I was expecting a call from Dr. B later on that day. Thursday rolled around and still no word. After leaving numerous messages I decided to call the Radiology department. I was happy to hear that I was allowed to come pick up a report and my scans. So Mack and I headed down there Thursday afternoo ... Read on »
I'm Back by chrissto23 Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Dec 2011 12:00am Believe it or not, I am still alive. Seems like the last few months just flew by. Really I didn't have much to post about running-wise, but I guess that's no excuse. So, here's a quick update. My son's football season went well. I found out that coaching football is much more stressful than playing football. I'm pretty sure us coaches ag ... Read on »
Drooling and Botox by Your Therapy Source Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 9:44am The Archives of Otolaryngol - Head and Neck Surgery published research on the use of Botox injections to control drooling. One hundred thirty one children with cerebral palsy or other neurological condition with moderate to severe drooling received an injection of Botox to the submandibular glands. Following the injections, 46.6% of the children ... Read on »
Bee-ography Monday by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 7:36pm It's that time again! This week's bee-ography comes from beautiful little bee, Peyton, and her mommy Linsey: I couldn't be more blessed and proud to have been chosen to be Peyton's mom. At 7 months pregnant, doctors told me that something was very wrong with Peyton. They said then she had hydrocephalus. If only it were that easy. Not ... Read on »
freezing by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 Jan 2005 12:00am I'm wearing three layers and still freezing, so this will be short. I need to go wrap up in a blanket and get something hot to drink, and wrap my frozen toes in a heating pad. Lots of reading today, and not much else. DH had the day off today, and so I got a major break... slept late, went out to lunch with the kids (awesom ... Read on »
Interaction of bracken-fern extract with vitamin C in human by Nicole Y. Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 4:39am Bracken-fern (Pteridium aquilinum) can induce acute and chronic toxicity in man and farm animals [1–3]. In cattle, chronic bracken-fern toxicity causes carcinomas in urinary bladder [4] in bovine presenting enzootic hematuria, which is a relatively common condition in bracken-infested pasturelands [5]. Epidemiological studies have ... Read on »