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Tue, 24 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A new study focuses on DNA change to investigate why aspirin use is linked to different outcomes in different individuals after a breast cancer diagnosis.
Tue, 24 Dec 2019 07:00:00 GMT
There are many types of probiotic, and each has a different set of health benefits. In this article, learn about the best probiotics for various situations.
Wed, 18 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT
A small clinical trial of nilotinib in people with Parkinson's disease finds that the cancer drug is reasonably safe and holds promise as a therapy.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Discarded drugs can be harmful to people and the environment. This article provides a go-to guide and steps to take on how to dispose of different types of medications in the U.S.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT
A study of U.S. data for 2015 finds that ambulatory care providers do not document the medical reason for the drug in 18% of antibiotic prescriptions.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Doctors often prescribe metformin for type 2 diabetes. A new mouse study on its liver mechanisms may explain its wider benefits for health and life span.
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Some cold medications are not suitable for people with high blood pressure. Find out which ones are unsafe, and discover alternative options for cold relief.
Tue, 03 Dec 2019 19:00:00 GMT
The average person sheds 50–100 hairs a day as part of the natural hair growth cycle. Learn more about how much hair loss is normal in this article.
Fri, 29 Nov 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Blood thinners help reduce the risk of blood clots and heart disease. Learn more about the different types and their effects in this article.
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Lithium toxicity can occur if a person takes too much of a lithium-containing medication. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and what to do here.
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
A small study reveals that rapamycin, a drug with a long history as an immune suppressor, can improve tone and reduce wrinkles and sagging in human skin.
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Muscle soreness after exercise can be uncomfortable and disrupt a person’s fitness routine. Read on for why sore muscles happen plus some treatments and research into their effectiveness.
Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:00:00 GMT
New research suggests that certain antibiotics in common use may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, likely because of their effect on gut microbes.
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 10:00:00 GMT
“Superbugs” refers to antibiotic resistant bacteria and fungi. These germs can be difficult to destroy with regular medications. Learn more in this article.
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:00:00 GMT
A variety of medications can cause hair loss as an unintended side effect. Learn about whether the hair will regrow and how to treat hair loss here.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 03:00:00 GMT
Accutane, a drug that helps treat severe acne, contains isotretinoin. Isotretinoin may cause side effects, including hair loss. Learn more about why Accutane may cause hair loss, and some ways to counter it, here.
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Hair loss is a side effect of certain medications. Read on to find out which medications can cause hair loss. We also provide tips on how to prevent and reverse hair loss.
Thu, 31 Oct 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Codeine is a prescription medication that can sometimes cause addiction. A person who is dependent on codeine may experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop taking the drug. Learn about the symptoms of codeine withdrawal and their expected duration here, as well as the various treatment options available.
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Many people take caffeine pills as a way to boost short term energy and focus when they are working or studying. But do they work and are they safe? Learn more here.
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:00:00 GMT
ACE inhibitors are a popular treatment for high blood pressure and other cardiovascular conditions. Read on to learn about the effectiveness of ACE inhibitors and the different types available. We also discuss their potential side effects and risks.
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Calcium channel blockers are a common type of medication for high blood pressure and heart conditions. We discuss how these medications work, as well as their uses and potential risks.
Wed, 23 Oct 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Too much zinc can be harmful and may result in symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of zinc toxicity here.
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 03:00:00 GMT
Serotonin syndrome occurs when a person takes one or more drugs that cause a buildup of serotonin in the body. Find out the causes, symptoms, and treatments of serotonin syndrome here.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 01:00:00 GMT
Epinephrine, or adrenaline, is a hormone. People use injections of synthetic epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions. Learn more here.
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Pepto Bismol is an antacid that helps treat occasional indigestion, heartburn, and diarrhea. We look at the types and their uses, as well as possible side effects.


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