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Sting No More

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Sting No More™ (previously Sting Stopper) can be seen on the cheeks and chin of endurance swimmer Diana Nyad in the Straits of Florida
Angel Anne Yanagihara, Ph.D., founder of Alatalab Solutions, LLC and creator of Sting No More
Sting No More is nominated for the World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year by the World Open Water Swimming Association for its WOWSA Awards, a recognition of outstanding men, women, performances and offerings around the globe

noun - StingNoMore® is an over-the-counter cosmetic-category relief cream. Previously known as Sting Stopper, it is a skin cream used to protect against the venom by the box jellyfish developed by Dr. Angel Yanagihara of the University of Hawaii and commercialized by Alatalab Solutions™.

Alatalab Solutions[edit]

Alatalab Solutions is a company that specializes in venom research and the development of over-the-counter preparations to provide relief from jellyfish stings and fire ant bites, as well as pharmaceutical preparations for professional divers and clinical applications used by health care professionals. At Alatalab Solutions™, state-of-the-art research tools are used to develop and test specific inhibitors of dangerous venom toxins and treatment approaches for envenomation sequelae.

Sting No More Products[edit]

  • Sting No More™ Spray 20 mL (1 oz) and one Sting No More™ MilSpec Cream foil pack 5 ml (US$14.50)
  • Sting No More™ Mil-Spec Cream 5mL. Mil-Spec Formulation 5 mL (0.167 U.S. fluid ounce) single use foil pack for relief from jellyfish stings and fire ant bites (US$9.50)
  • Life Guard Kit contains 1 Sting No More™ Spray 8 U.S. fluid ounces (240 mL) and 3 Mil-Spec Cream Formulation 5 mL (0.167 U.S. fluid ounce) single use foil pack for relief from jellyfish stings (US$35.00)
  • Sting No More™ Spray 2 U.S. fluid ounces (60 mL) to remove tentacles and provide immediate relief prior to application of Sting No More™ cream (US$7.50)
  • Sting No More™ Spray 8 U.S. fluid ounces (240 mL) to remove tentacles and provide immediate relief prior to application of Sting No More™ cream (US$18.50)
  • Anhydrous Lanolin Based Sting No More™ Formulation for ocean swimmers 50g, a custom formulation prepared to order. Only for long distance ocean swimmers (US$30.00)
  • No Más Picadura Sting No More™ Formulacion Mil-Spec. Hypo-allergenic creme con urea y otros ingredientes. Aplique libremente al sitio de la picadura de medusa o hormiga de fuego.

2015 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year Nominees[edit]

Sting No More for the 2015 World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year by the World Open Water Swimming Association along with the following nominees:

1. Axis Buoy by FINIS (U.S.A.)
2. Best Places To Swim by Orca (New Zealand)
3. Chillswim Coniston by Chillswim (Great Britain)
4. Find A Way by Diana Nyad (U.S.A.)
5. IOLITE by Stephen Holm, Raymond Rogers, Justin Peck (U.S.A.)
6. Lake Geneva Swimming Association by Ben Barham (Switzerland)
7. Madswimmers Charity Swims by Jean Craven (South Africa)
8. Samsung Boğaziçi Kıtalararası Yüzme Yarışı (Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swim) by the National Olympic Committee of Turkey (Turkey)
9. Sting No More™ by Dr. Angel Yanagihara (U.S.A.)
10. Swim Across America (U.S.A.)
11. SwimCross (Switzerland)
12. SwimEars® by Hans Henrik Heming (Denmark)
13. Swimmit by Ivan Peralta (Spain)
14. SwimTrack by Evan Morrison (U.S.A.)
15. WEST (Water World Swimming Therapy) (Israel)
16. World Ice Swimming Championships (Russia)

2015 WOWSA Award Nomination[edit]

Sting No More™ by Dr. Angel Yanagihara
Sting No More™ is an over-the-counter cosmetic-category brand that includes jellyfish relief cream that used to protect against the venom by the box jellyfish. Developed by Dr. Angel Yanagihara who specializes in venom research, the pharmaceutical preparations are specifically designed for ocean swimmers, professional divers, military personnel and clinical applications used by health care professionals. For the state-of-the-art research results in the prevention of specific inhibitors of dangerous venom toxins, for the greatly appreciated treatment for envenomation sequelae, and for its scientifically-sound approach that can withstand any peer review, Sting No More™ is a worthy nominee for the World Open Water Swimming Offering of the Year.

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