How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
July 20, 2010 – 11:31 pm | One Comment
Plausible Link Between Milk Intake and Prostate Cancer
Kids have always been advised to drink milk for growing stronger and big, however new-fangled studies have suggested milk be causal to prostate cancer. Milk is mostly depicted as an innate nutritious food loaded with minerals and vitamins and totally free of any preservative, additive or synthetic colouring. It offers an exceptional combo of proteins, magnesium, B vitamins, potassium and calcium necessary for bone development. However is milk truly the nostrum of life we deem it to be? Several specialists consider that, in several cases, increased intake may not shield from ailment, however could contribute to it. Duo novel researches, one study conducted in Italy and a previous one carried out in Canada have indicated links between milk intake and considerably greater risk of developing prostate cancer. The Canada-based study printed in The Prostate medical journal uncovered that males who consumed 4 two hundred ml milk glasses had two-fold the risk of developing prostate  [...]


Homeopathy: Tough to Ingest?
March 17, 2010 – 2:59 am | No Comment
Homeopathy: Tough to Ingest?
Lately a report furnished by the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee condemns government strategy on homeopathy stating that NHS must stop funding homeopathic cures or the medicine safety supervisory body must stop licensing it. They are of the viewpoint that the people’s money is being used on homeopathic cures that have vast dilutions which is unjustifiable. Homeopathy is a two century old method of therapy which employs greatly watered down substances – at times to such an extent that nothing of the initial substance remains. Oral administration of this is believed to fuel the body’s self-curing system. The dual-party group states that there was dearth of proof past a placebo result, when a patient’s condition improves due to their conviction that the therapy is working. Reality about Homeopathy Based on the premise ‘like curing like’ is disparate to herbal medicines. Herbal cures have plant constituents that could or could not be effectual. Homeopathy  [...]


Rising Online Purchase of Illicit Smart Drugs in Teens could have Grave Health Outcomes
March 15, 2010 – 2:59 am | No Comment
Rising Online Purchase of Illicit Smart Drugs in Teens could have Grave Health Outcomes
Intent on putting their best foot forward and getting the highest possible grades, presently there has been a worrisome surge in the use of smart drugs. Even fifteen year old students are self-medicating themselves with smart drugs, the otherwise dubbed cognitive improvement medications, partaking in prohibited medication trafficking on the net and swapping messages about the finest tablet combos to getting high grades in exams. Apprehensions have been riding high over the unabashed use of smart drugs for quite a while amongst academicians, lawmakers and dispensing chemists. Several of such medications are decades-old and have been employed for treating disorders like narcolepsy and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) with findings of them being safe. However, the safety quotient of such drugs when chaotically used by healthy youngsters consuming inapt dosages for boosting their academic competence is something that requires monitoring. Expert opinions consider this  [...]


Duo Effectual Choices for Curing Psoriasis
March 10, 2010 – 9:41 pm | One Comment
Duo Effectual Choices for Curing Psoriasis
A novel study has indicated that in case drug Enbrel failed to show effect in individuals having psoriasis then duo effectual choices, Remicade and Stelara could help provide respite. The latest research outcome indicated that the lately accepted drug Stelara could be beneficial in treating patients having moderate to acute-ranging psoriasis in case Enbrel proved ineffective. Another research outcome showed that Remicade appeared to show favourable results in psoriasis patients who had found no reprieve from use of Enbrel. Presentation of these research outcomes were done during the yearly congregation of the American Academy of Dermatology. Centocor, the manufacturer of Remicade and Stelara had provided backing for both these studies. Over seven million people from the United States ail from psoriasis, a lifetime condition typified by inflamed skin and mostly affecting joint areas. Biologic drugs created as an outcome of genetic engineering proteins – like Remicade, Enbrel  [...]


Choking Game – Risky Youthful, Thrill-Seeking Way to Getting a High
March 8, 2010 – 3:34 am | No Comment
Choking Game – Risky Youthful, Thrill-Seeking Way to Getting a High
Choking game is an activity that is widely practiced by children from seven years onwards till twenty-one years of age for acquiring a legal high as a consequence of oxygen surge back to the brain following its severing off due to near-strangulation activity. During 2008, the C.D.C cited 82 fatalities all in the ages from eleven to sixteen year olds, attributed to the choking game and other associated activities. In the current year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have come out with the outcomes of the foremost state-wide study and noted that 1 in 3 eighth grade going kids from Oregon were aware of the choking game whereas over 1 in twenty were participants in this sickening game. The female gender was an equal participant in such games in comparison to the boys.  Youth from the countryside area were noted to have a slightly greater likelihood of partaking in such near-strangulation games as compared to those youth living in cities. Also the survey revealed those with  [...]


FDA Caveats on Long-Acting Asthma Inhalers
February 24, 2010 – 3:48 am | No Comment
FDA Caveats on Long-Acting Asthma Inhalers
All those suffering from asthma and using long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) asthma inhalers for treating asthma signs could be facing more detrimental outcome rather than benefits. Lately, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made an announcement regarding the new-fangled safety caveats mentioning that the drugs must not be employed on their own by kids or grownups. FDA states that it would need manufacturing companies include further caveats on their product labelling and requesting physicians and patients for scaling back general usage of the medications. Director, FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Dr. Janet Woodcock stated that asthmatic patients must endeavour to acquire solely a solo-agent steroid inhaler medication and not be trying to obtain combination drugs along with LABA except when it is truly an urgent requirement. FDA has pointed out that LABAs place asthmatic persons at greater chances of acute, deteriorating signs often leading to greater rates of  [...]


CoQ10, Resveratrol Popularly Used Dietetic Supplements – Although Unverified
February 17, 2010 – 12:05 am | No Comment
CoQ10, Resveratrol Popularly Used Dietetic Supplements – Although Unverified
Enthusiasts of dietetic supplement intake – those taking above one – have a novel preference – Omega-3 or fish oil supplements that topped the favoured listing according to information from latest survey conducted. The other much sought after supplements in the listing comprised of calcium, flaxseed oil, amino acids, vitamin D and probiotic supplements. CoQ10 (Coenzyme Q10) and resveratrol have also been noted to garner immense popularity. So, here’s the scoop on why these two dietetic supplements have become so increasingly preferred. CoQ10 occurring innately and deemed power manufacturing unit of the cells in the body, is a major contributor to this energy producing process and could function as an antioxidant. Although the body is known to produce CoQ10, but in certain scenarios – inclusive of individuals having cardiac failure and several neuro-degenerative conditions CoQ10 levels are observed to plummet. Aging is also another condition that is known to be directly proportional  [...]


Heart Medicines Could Additionally Safeguard from Parkinson’s disease
January 27, 2010 – 9:40 pm | One Comment
Heart Medicines Could Additionally Safeguard from Parkinson’s disease
Investigators from UCLA have uncovered a definite form of medication employed for treating heart ailments like high blood pressure, angina and anomalous cardiovascular rhythms could additionally lower the chances of developing Parkinson’s disease. In the foremost wide-scaled populace-derived study, researchers identified that a particular sub-classing of dihydropyridine heart medicines was linked with a near thirty percent plummet in the chances of Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease, the second prevalent neurodenegenerative disorder in the U.S., is typified by failure of voluntary motion, the outcome of neuron fatality in the region of the brain called as the substantia nigra that are entailed in movement control. Neurons of the substantia nigra that are crucial in Parkinson’s disease are identified at having calcium channels in their cell membranes. Such calcium channels are constitutions that facilitate the cells in transmitting electrical charges in between one  [...]