Citations with the tag: SALT -- Therapeutic use

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  • Spa owners earn their salt with a new therapy.
    Durbach, Elaine // New Jersey Jewish News; 7/8/2010, Vol. 64 Issue 27, p6 

    The article offers information on the salt therapy offered at the Respira Salt Wellness Center in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

  • Untitled.
    Durbach, Elaine // New Yorker; 5/19/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 13, p140 

    An excerpt is presented from an article in "Winnipeg Free Press" which suggests that golfers were recognized as human affliction and were treated by sea salt.

  • Hyponatremia in Postmenopausal Women: IV NaCl Superior to Fluid Restriction.
    Durbach, Elaine // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p231 

    Compares clinical outcome with fluid restriction, the usual treatment for chronic symptomatic hyponatremia in postmenopausal women, with intravenous sodium chloride treatment. Assessment of morbidity and neurologic outcome by the cerebral performance category scale; Finding that the outcome was...

  • Salt water soaking possible alternative psoriasis treatment now available in Germany.
    Zabel, Karen // Dermatology Times; Nov96 Supplement Psoriasis, Vol. 17 Issue 11, pS20 

    Studies the efficacy of salt water bathings as treatment for psoriasis in Germany. Success rate of bathing treatments in the Dead Sea; Background of balneophototherapy; Financial considerations; Efficacy rate of Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI); Side effects; Patient compliance.

  • Salt to the rescue.
    Zabel, Karen // BioScience; Dec94, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p784 

    Reports on Biomedical Co. PTY Ltd.'s launching of a drug-laced table salt as a cure for elephantiasis or lymphatic filariasis in India. Drug's chemical composition; Epidemiology of elephantiasis in India; Pharmacokinetics; Side effects.

  • SALT THERAPY FOR WARTS.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Clinical Advisor for Nurse Practitioners; Sep2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p61 

    The author presents information on a remedy for warts that uses salt and petroleum jelly.

  • 3 THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING THE SALT CAVE.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Minnesota Monthly; Oct2012, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p25 

    Recommendations are offered for visitors of the Salt Cave, which is a salt therapy facility located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Sodium chloride overdose.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Reactions Weekly; 10/23/2010, Issue 1324, p33 

    The article describes the case of a 66-year-old man who presented with acute pulmonary oedema following excessive hydration with sodium chloride for glycyrrhiza-induced hypokalaemic myopathy, referencing a study published in the May 2010 issue of the "Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care."

  • `Low-sodium salt' is an option for lowering BP in patients who won't change their habits.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Modern Medicine; May96, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p12 

    Reports on the use of mineral salt in lowering blood pressure. Studies on the effectiveness of mineral salt; Composition of the mineral salt.

  • Sodium chloride overdose.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Reactions Weekly; 11/13/2010, Issue 1327, p34 

    The article describes the case of a woman who experienced hypernatraemia, vomiting and fatal aspiration pneumonia after taking sodium chloride to induce vomiting.

  • Sodium chloride.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Reactions Weekly; 5/26/2012, Issue 1403, p31 

    The article describes the case of a 44-year-old woman who developed pulmonary oedema as a result of sodium chloride overload during general anaesthesia and sedation.

  • Sodium chloride.
    Seelig, Darrell A. // Reactions Weekly; 12/1/2012, Issue 1430, p29 

    The article describes the cases of three male patients who developed transurethral resection (TUR) syndrome following transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) with sodium chloride irrigation.

  • THE DOCTOR IS IN.
    PETERSON, KERI // Women's Health (08847355); Jun2011, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p85 

    The article presents questions and answers related to women's health, including hearing of the heartbeat loudly in the ears and the health benefits to sitting in a salt cave.

  • Autoimmunity: Rubbing salt in the wound.
    O'Shea, John J.; Jones, Russell G. // Nature; 4/25/2013, Vol. 496 Issue 7446, p437 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discuss the therapeutics use of salt in healing the wounds.

  • Sodium chloride.
    O'Shea, John J.; Jones, Russell G. // Reactions Weekly; Apr2014, Vol. 1495 Issue 1, p41 

    The article presents a case study of a 55-year-old man who developed central pontine myelinosis (CPM) during treatment with sodium chloride.

  • NZ Salt pure enough for pharmaceuticals.
    O'Shea, John J.; Jones, Russell G. // Asian Business Review; Oct96, p23 

    Lists some of the major markets for pharmaceutical grades of salt exported from Tauranga by New Zealand's Dominion Salt company.

  • Soothing Salts.
    Weinsteiger, Eileen // Organic Gardening; Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p30 

    This article focuses on the use of salts in the bath to promote relaxation. Any type of salt may be used for soaking, but the most soothing in bathwater are unrefined and additive-free sea salts, kosher salt and Epsom salt. It is advised that one personalize bath salts by adding garden aromas...

  • Stability of topotecan infusion solutions in polyvinylchloride bags and elastomeric portable infusion devices.
    Kr�mer, I.; Thiesen, J. // Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice; Jun1999, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p75 

    Purpose. The purpose of this study was to determine the physicochemical stability of topotecan after reconstitution and after further dilution in two commonly used infusion fluids (0.9% sodium chloride, 5% dextrose) in both polyvinylchloride (PVC) bags and elastomeric portable infusion devices....

  • Salt alternative lowers BP in patients who fail to change lifestyle.
    Kr�mer, I.; Thiesen, J. // Geriatrics; Jun96, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p19 

    Reports on the use of a reduced-sodium salt supplemented with potassium and magnesium as a nonpharmacologic approach to lowering blood pressure in older patients. Comparison of the effects of the mineral salt and other hypertensive drugs.

  • Nonexudative Diarrhea after Gold Salt Therapy: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
    Nagler, Jerry; Paget, Stephen A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jan1983, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p12 

    A case of fulminant watery diarrhea after therapy with 485 mg of gold thioglucose in a 78-yr-old woman suffering from rheumatoid arthritis is presented. Evaluation failed to reveal evidence of infection, malabsorption, or mucosal inflammation. Treatment, after stopping therapy, was supportive...

  • 'ER' first with Epsom salts.
    Nagler, Jerry; Paget, Stephen A. // Pulse; 6/10/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 23, p8 

    Focuses on the irony that television series 'ER' was the first to recognize the use of Epsom salts in treating pre-eclampsia.

  • SPAS.
    Nagler, Jerry; Paget, Stephen A. // Travel Agent; 3/1/2010, Vol. 336 Issue 5, Special section p16 

    A review is offered for several spas in London, England, including Elemis Day, Spa at Mandarin Hotel, and May Fair Spa.

  • Choice of Antiepileptic Drug, which one to try first and what to do if it fails...
    Jackson, Margaret J. // Practical Neurology; Feb2005, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p6 

    The article focuses on the usefulness of antiepileptic drug (AED) in treating epilepsy. Compared to the physicians in the early twentieth century who had to rely on bromide salts, today we have a plethora of drugs for epilepsy from which to choose. But choice, an attractive concept in theory,...

  • AKT answer relating to hyperhidrosis.
    Jackson, Margaret J. // InnovAiT; Feb2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p127 

    The article provides an answer to a question related to the treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis using botulinum A toxin, ionotophoresis and aluminium salts.

  • Recession-Proof Spa Treatment.
    Bender, Michele // Working Mother; Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 32 Issue 2/3, p46 

    The article describes how to use Epsom salts to relieve stress and soothe aching feet and swelling. It notes that Epsom salts can reduce inflammation and pain around swollen joints and make one feels relaxed. It adds that Epsom salts, a naturally occurring mineral compound containing magnesium...

  • From The Sea.
    COOK, ANNE-MARIE // Spa Australasia; 2011, Vol. 46, p80 

    The article focuses on the benefits and application of thalassotherapy, an ancient, natural and rejuvenating remedies or therapies used worldwide. It states that thalassotherapy is a therapeutic application of seawater or sea products to the body. It cites the Dead Sea wherein thalassotherapy...

  • NEW AGAIN.
    Lane, Nancy // Spa Australasia; 2011, Vol. 46, p110 

    The article reports on the growth of salt therapy centres in Australia in 2011. The clinic of Salt Rooms Australia is in Bondi Junction, New South Wales (NSW) and plans to unveil a new facility in September in Parramatta. Salts of the Earth has locations in Essendon and Brighton and will unveil...

  • Lavana (salt): An Ayurvedic outlook on Saindhava (Rock salt).
    Khandelwal, Neelesh; Dhundi, Shraddha; Yadav, Pramod; Prajapati, P. K. // Indian Journal of Ancient Medicine & Yoga; Apr-Jun2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p95 

    Lavana (salt) is widely described in Ayurvedic classics. There are mainly five varieties of Lavanas used frequently in Ayurveda amongst them Saindhava Lavana is the best. Chemically, Saindhava Lavana is considered as Sodium chloride/Rock salt/Bay salt. Sauvarchala Lavana is Black salt/Sorchal...

  • Sodium chloride.
    Khandelwal, Neelesh; Dhundi, Shraddha; Yadav, Pramod; Prajapati, P. K. // Reactions Weekly; 4/17/2010, Issue 1297, p46 

    The article describes the case of a 58-year-old woman who died from hypernatraemia after undergoing peritoneal lavage with hypertonic sodium chloride. The patient was subjected to intestinal resection to treat the recurrence of an intestinal leiomysarcoma. It was found that the patient had...

  • HALOTHERAPY: FROM ETHNOSCIENCE TO SCIENTIFIC EXPLANATIONS.
    Sandu, Ion; Alexianu, Marius; Curcă, Roxana-Gabriela; Weller, Olivier; Pascu, Constantin // Environmental Engineering & Management Journal (EEMJ); Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p1331 

    This article presents the use of salt water springs in the Moldavian Oriental sub-Carpathians for treating certain diseases, based on archaeological discoveries and ethnographical surveys, correlated with known facts from the literature in the field. Nevertheless, what differentiates it from...

  • Colds: There's not enough evidence that zinc shortens their duration.
    Jackson, Jeffrey L. // Modern Medicine; Jan98, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p31 

    Discusses the abstract of the article `A meta-analysis of zinc salts lozenges and the common cold,' by J.L. Jackson, C. Peterson and E. Lesho, which appeared in the November 10, 1997 issue of `Archives of Internal Medicine.'

  • Spa owners earn their salt with a new therapy.
    Durbach, Elaine // New Jersey Jewish News;  

    The article provides information on the treatments involving salt infused with air provided by Respira Salt Wellness Center, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey.

  • Lavender's Fragrant Bounty.
    Durbach, Elaine // Garden Design; Jun/Jul94, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p70 

    The article focuses on the lavender soaps and other beauty products admired by Alta Tingle, in Berkeley, California. Tingle made her journey in different countries in search for beauty products and mentions that she discovered the best beauty products at Domaine de Saint Quentin farm in...

  • HEARTY SOAK.
    Durbach, Elaine // Good Health & Medicine; Aug2008, p15 

    The article focuses on a study from the University of Birmingham-England regarding the health benefits of bathing in Epsom salts. It has long been documented that bathing in Epsom salts alleviates muscular and arthritic pain. Key findings show that the magnesium sulphate in the salts passes...

  • American Thoracic Society Intl Conference: JAMA.
    Durbach, Elaine // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 5/25/2012, Vol. 21, p1 

    The article informs that the concentrated saline therapy is not effective for treatment of cystic fibrosis in children.

  • New Enhancer Helps CUT THE SALT.
    Durbach, Elaine // Prepared Foods; Sep2009 Supplement, pNS11 

    The article reports on the launch of salt substitute SAV'UP from Diana Naturals for health benefits. It presents data from the American Heart Association, including the recommendation of 2,300 milligram (mg) daily intake of salt and the precaution that salt intake higher than that can cause high...

  • REACTION OF THE PULP TO CALCIUM HYDROXIDE.
    ZANDER, H. A. // Journal of Dental Research; Aug1939, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p373 

    The article presents a discussion of the reaction of dental pulp to calcium hydroxide. The applicability of the research to the practice of vital pulp amputation is noted, mentioning the usage of Ca(OH)2 (calcium hydroxide) as a drug for the procedure in combination with other salts. Methods...

  • With a pinch of salt.
    Gangopadhyay, Kalyan Kumar; Baskar, V.; Gautam, N.; Toogood, A. A.; Gupta, R. // Clinical Medicine; Feb2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p86 

    The article describes the case of a 22-year-old male who was diagnosed with severe hyponatraemia, secondary to excessive sweating which was complicated by the presence of marked hypokalaemia and a metabolic alkalosis. To limit the increase of the serum sodium concentration, the patient was...

  • Recurrent Gallstone Formation after Successful Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy.
    Schneider, H. Thomas; Benninger, Johannes; Rabes, Ulrike; Madani, Navid; May, Andrea; Hahn, Eckhart G.; Ell, Christian // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sep1993, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p1399 

    Gallstone recurrence was evaluated in 184 patients exhibiting complete stone disappearance after successful extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy (ESWL) and concomitant oral bile acid therapy. Follow-up examinations conducted 6-43 months after termination of adjuvant bile acid therapy revealed...

  • Low doses of cholestyramine in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
    Mahmoud Kaykhaei; Mesbah Shams; Abdosamad Sadegholvad; Mohammad Dabbaghmanesh; Gholamhossein Omrani // Endocrine (1355008X); Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 1-3, p52 

    Abstract��The enterohepatic circulation of thyroid hormones is increased in thyrotoxicosis. Bile-salt sequestrants bind thyroid hormones in the intestine and thereby increase their fecal excretion. Based on these observations, the use of cholestyramine has been tried. The present study...

  • WORTH ITS salt.
    Mahmoud Kaykhaei; Mesbah Shams; Abdosamad Sadegholvad; Mohammad Dabbaghmanesh; Gholamhossein Omrani // Good Health (ACP Publishing PTY Limited); Aug2011, p17 

    The article presents tips on how to stay healthy, and cure for various ailments. It provides information on a salt therapy known as halotherapy through which respiratory and skin conditions are treated by exposure to salt air. It mentions ways to minimize the risk of chronic ailments caused by...

  • A Low-Tech Analytical Method for Diethylcarbamazine Citrate in Medicated Salt.
    Weaver, Abigail; Brown, Patrick; Huey, Shannon; Magallon, Marco; Bollman, E. Brennan; Mares, Dominique; Streit, Thomas G.; Lieberman, Marya // PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Feb2011, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1 

    The World Health Organization has called for an effort to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) around the world. In regions where the disease is endemic, local production and distribution of medicated salt dosed with diethylcarbamazine (DEC) has been an effective method for eradicating LF. A...

  • salts of earth and sea.
    Csiki, Caroline // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine; Jun2007, Issue 296, p64 

    The article discusses the health benefits of natural sea salt. The author inferred that natural sea salt is a good source of trace minerals and has natural healing properties. She added that it also aids in replenishing lost electrolytes, balancing pH levels, and in regulating muscle...

  • healing baths.
    STRAUSFOGEL, SHERRIE // Amazing Wellness; EarlyWinter2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p80 

    The article focuses on the benefits of mineral salts and essential oils for baths such as healing and relaxing muscles, stress relief and healthy immune system.

  • Breathe Easy.
    MONDELLO, WENDY // Living Without; Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p20 

    The article discusses the role of salt therapy for patients with asthma. It sites Gina La Rosa with allergy-induced asthma and uses salt therapy at the age of nine after years of multiple doctor visits without any improvement on her situations. Salt therapy, also known as halotherapy, is a...

  • Stability of levothyroxine sodium 0.4 μg/mL in 0.9% sodium chloride injection.
    Stadalman, Kelli A.; Kelner, Michael J.; Box, Kevin; Dominguez, Alex; Rigby, Joseph F. // Progress in Transplantation; Dec2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p354 

    Context-Intravenous levothyroxine therapy decreases vasopressor requirements and prevents cardiovascular collapse in hemodynamically unstable patients eligible for organ donation. The stability of levothyroxine when used in this manner is unknown. Objective-To determine the stability of...

  • An analysis of current quantitative approaches to the treatment of severe symptomatic SIADH with intravenous saline therapy.
    Nguyen, Minhtri K.; Kurtz, Ira // Clinical & Experimental Nephrology; Mar2005, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Presents an analysis of current quantitative approaches to the treatment of severe symptomatic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) with intravenous saline therapy. Use of the sodium deficit equation to help guide treatment of hypovolemic hyponatremia; Formula propsed...

  • HOOF ABSCESSES.
    Alcock, Kevin; Blake, Laurie // Horse Sport; Aug2011, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p46 

    The article discusses the identification, treatment, and prevention of the equine disease known as hoof abscess. Abscesses are bacterial infections of the hoof's sensitive areas. Weather and the environment contribute greatly to its occurrence. Treatment involves soaking the hoof in hot water...

  • Stability of polymyxin B sulfate diluted in 0.9% sodium chloride injection and stored at 4 or 25 °C.
    Jie He; Figueroa, Deborah A.; Tze-Peng Lim; Chow, Diana S.; Tam, Vincent H. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 7/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 14, p1191 

    Purpose. The stability of polymyxin B sulfate in infusion bags containing 0.9% sodium chloride injection stored at 4 and 25 °C was studied. Methods. Seven manufacturing batches of polymyxin B from different sources were tested. The products were reconstituted in sterile water for injection,...

  • Lithium.
    Jie He; Figueroa, Deborah A.; Tze-Peng Lim; Chow, Diana S.; Tam, Vincent H. // Reactions Weekly; 5/30/2009, Issue 1254, p28 

    The article describes the case of an 80-year-old woman who experienced chronic lithium intoxication with neurological symptoms while being treated with lithium for a severe depressive disorder. The patient had been receiving the drug for several years, when she presented with decreased...

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