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NASA Want to Cure Your Car Sickness

It's working on a nasal spray for motion sickness

(Newser) - Soon you'll be able to fight motion sickness just like an astronaut. NASA is teaming up with pharmaceutical company Epiomed Therapeutics to develop and market a nasal spray for queasy travelers, reports Scientific American . The spacy agency is something of an expert on the subject, and it's found... More »

Nasal Spray Could Help Ward Off Alzheimer's

Tel Aviv researchers are working on vaccine

(Newser) - Intriguing news on the Alzheimer's front: Researchers at Tel Aviv University are working on a nasal spray they say protects against the disease as well as strokes, Israel 21 reports. The vaccine also can repair damage already done to the brain by triggering the body's immune system, say the researchers,... More »

'Cuddle Spray' Makes Men Girly

Hormone induces emotion, empathy

(Newser) - Watch out macho men: German researchers have found a way to make males more sensitive. A hormone-laced potion called "cuddle spray" shot into men's noses can make males more emotional, empathetic and snugly. The active ingredient is oxytocin, a so-called "trust hormone" that is released during orgasm and... More »

Swine Flu Vaccine Starts for Kids

But expect long waits around the country amid high demand

(Newser) - Children around the country began receiving the first doses of swine flu vaccine, a day after hospitals and health care facilities began immunizing their workers. But medical facilities in only 14 states have so far received the vaccine—so far all as a nasal spray—and high demand means it... More »

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