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Salt-Based Spray May Help Chronic Nosebleeds

Posted 6 Sep 2016 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2016 – A simple salt-based spray is as effective as medicated sprays in controlling chronic nosebleeds, a new study contends. "This research highlights that there could be a benefit even in the simplest of interventions," said corresponding study author Dr. Kevin Whitehead. He is an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. People ...

IUD Might Ease Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Study Suggests

Posted 9 Jan 2013 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9 – Women with heavy menstrual bleeding may find some relief using an intrauterine device, or IUD, containing the hormone levonorgestrel, according to new research. British researchers found that the treated IUD was more effective at reducing the effects of heavy menstrual bleeding (also called menorrhagia) on quality of life compared to other treatments. Normally used for ...

Drug That Stops Bleeding Could Save Lives

Posted 15 Jun 2010 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, June 14 – A drug commonly used to prevent excess bleeding in surgeries could keep thousands of people from bleeding to death after trauma, a new study suggests. The drug, tranexamic acid (TXA) is cheap, widely available around the world and easily administered, experts said. It works by significantly reducing the rate at which blood clots break down, the researchers explained. "When ...

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