According to the latest research, trolleys are more beneficial than backpacks for schoolchildren, as they are less damaging for their backs. Most of schoolchildren are carrying a load above what is recommended.
According to the latest research, trolleys are more beneficial than backpacks for schoolchildren, as they are less damaging for their backs. Most of schoolchildren are carrying a load above what is recommended.
A new study finds that sleep can be used to practise a special type of therapy to help people with post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and people suffering from nightmares. This practice called lucid dreams, and it means that a person is aware and able to control their actions and even emotions when he is asleep.
Kisspeptin, a hormone, found in chocolate, is responsible for the voracious sexual appetite of young people during puberty. Scientists have found that an injection of the hormone triggers a chemical reaction in the brain which can make people feeling sexy, romantic and turned on.
A new study reveals that following a Mediterranean diet has a positive impact on brain health in elderly people.
A pang in the back, a kick to the lower abdomen and an urgency in the bladder - are the most common symptoms that often come with passing a kidney stone. It is unpleasant, but it is better to displace little stones before they become big ones and their removal may require a surgical operation.
Reading is not only fun, but also it brings great benefits to your health. Bibliotherapy, or book therapy - is the practice of using books to help people cope with mental, physical, emotional, and social problems.
This condition is most common among elderly people and associated with the development of dementia. Affected by this syndrome, they neglect personal hygiene, become hoarders, isolate themselves from outside world.
After the lovely festive season is time for making resolutions. Unfortunately many of us fail after just several attempts to follow them. We all know how hard it is, but luckily there are psychological methods that can help:
Lemon, menthol, clove, strawberry, smoke, banana, garlic, cherry, peach, and chocolate - all these smells can be used to test a risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The way people react to the smells can indicate in what region of the brain thinning, which have been associated with Alzheimer's disease, may occur.
It is well known that smoking is harmful for human’s health, but how harmful? Now scientists know exactly what number of DNA mutation can be caused by smoking.
Pneumonia, Osteoporosis, Diabetes and Heart disease in many cases can be prevented just by having regular dental check ups.
Millions of arthritis sufferers can get help from an unexpected source: bees! Bee venom injected straight into painful area has a powerful anti-inflammatory effect that halts the destruction of cartilage. The pure venom injections have been tried before, but it trigged potentially life-threatening allergic reactions in patients.
Technology is everywhere these days and medical profession is not an exclusion. With 85% of the planet having access to Wi-Fi, people may seek a medical assistance wherever they are.
Everybody knows that microbes are bad, especially around babies - that’s why we always try to get rid of them, using chlorinated water, pasteurization, sterilisation, pathogen free food and antibiotics. A recent study found out that receiving antibiotics during childhood is associated with an increased risk of asthma, allergies and even obesity.
According to a new research, fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6 have a positive effect in children with inattention and reading difficulties. An experiment, which included about 200 school children from Sweden, demonstrated that after taking capsules of Omega3/6 and making changes in their diets, children with mild attention problems showed great improvement.
Using a “barcode” to blood or steam cells is going to make it easier to monitor and study changes that occur or change over time. A new study reports that many of blood white cells are only formed during the foetal period...
New research suggests that your weight depends on the way you commute to your workplace. Results of the research have revealed that commuters who using car are in average 4 kilograms heavier than those who using bike or walk. Lack of exercise is not only a main contributor to weight gain, but also to poor health.
Children are so adorable so it makes it very easy to spoil them. But the latest study tells us that when it comes to spoiling, your children should not be your top priority.
Doping in sport is a very controversial topic. But is modern sport with amazing results possible without any kind of doping?
A new, more complicated type of doping is promised to be a doping of the future - gene therapy. It involves adding extra genes, whose sequence differs from a person’s own version of these genes which stimulates the production of red blood cells.
Being exposed to constant artificial lighting causes damaging effect to human’s health. A body rhythm, called the circadian clock, based on 24-hour day-night, light-dark cycles are controlled by our “biological clock". These Circadian rhythms control physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a 24-hour cycle such as the sleep-wake cycle, body temperature, heart rate, and the release of hormones.
Living near an airport can be hard on your hearing. A recent study suggest that it is also hard on your heart. The noise produced by jet-powered planes may increase the risk of high blood pressure, especially at night. According to statistics 40% of people living near airport for three years and longer suffer of high blood pressure and more likely to be hospitalized for heart disease and stroke.
Doctors and nutritionists have been trying to fight obesity and diabetes for a very long time, and already made it clear that the right diet is a key to victory. But the question is - what diet is the right one?
Statistically 47.5% of people aged over 65 use five or more medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter remedies and dietary supplements. Over 58% of them were taking at least one medication that they do not need. Also inappropriate use of several medicines can be both wasteful and dangerous.
As we all know, lack of physical exercise is one of the causes of obesity alongside with many other health conditions. A recent study shows that the way people commute to work plays a significant role in controlling of body fat.
We all know that farting is a natural part of the human digestive process, but it is so embarrassing, when it happens in a public place or, even worse, in front of your new romantic partner . But according to number of studies, farting in front of your partner is not a bad sign, it opposite, it shows that you are relaxed and happy in company of that person and it can actually strengthen your bond.
Sleepwalking is an abnormal disruptive behaviour that occurs during sleep, most commonly seen in small children, but there is 2.5% of adult population who are also affected.
Air pollution in big cities is a massive problem and scientists need to collect data every day to try to control it. Pigeon Air Control in London “employes" local pigeons to carry air pollution sensors which detect the level of pollution in different areas of the city.
Pharmaceutical companies have reached experimental stages for the world’s first birth control pill for men. The new pill will create temporary male sterility and is going to be based on the male hormone testosterone, which can cause infertility at specific doses.
It is well known that poor diet and lack of exercise can seriously damage your heart. But scientists from the American Heart Association found that some people of certain professions, due to less healthy habits, can be at risk too.
According to The World Health Organization, 4.3 million people a year die from exposure to household air pollution.
A new study reveals that we really are “what we eat". Our genes regulate how the food we eat is broken down, but also the food we eat regulates our genes. A human body is not just a product of genetics, but also epigenetics, which can modify the genome.
New research says that cognitive abilities of dogs may give us some clues to dementia. The researchers created a prototype IQ test, which they used to assess the intelligence of 68 working border collies.
According to the World Health Organisation, The Zika virus is "spreading explosively", particularly in Central and South America. It seems there is not much has been done to stop the spreading of the virus.
SAD, or Seasonal affective disorder has been accepted by medical professionals as a type of mental disorder. But today SAD is not considered as a stand-alone condition, it can be a symptom of major depression or a psychiatric disorder.
Using standing desks increases attention and better behavior of students, a new report reveals. Standing up while working can help to memories facts, digest reading material, solve problems and organize thoughts through writing. It also helps to fight obesity.
Can insects be used for pharmaceutical industry? Can they be beneficial for our health? We know that bees are helpful: they produce honey, which used by human as a treat and as a treatment. But what about the rest of the insect kingdom?
What makes one person altruistic and generous and another stingy and selfish? Well, a new study shows that the answer can be in our genes. The study shows, that for example if one of twins or siblings gave blood, the chance that his or her sibling will be a donor as well are very high.
Christmas time is very exciting, especially for children, as Santa brings lots of new toys for them. Unfortunately a wrong choice of toys can lead to an accident or severe injury. For example last year about 252 000 children were treated in emergency rooms for toy-related injuries, 70% of the children were aged 12 or younger.
The new research provided by the Union nations shows that dating apps can be dangerous as they cause the increase of HIV cases, especially amongst Asian teenagers. The use of dating apps has amplified the opportunity for spontaneous sex. They create networks of men in which infections rapidly spread among users.
Very often obesity and obesity related conditions are consequences of being lazy. But how is it possible to stimulate lazy people to exercise and get fit? The answer might be in using “psycho-active drugs". Even moderate-intensity physical activities require considerable effort, especially comparing to zero effort “activities" like watching TV.
We hear about climate change from variety of sources almost every day, but it always seems to us as something abstract. A new study can definitely make us more aware of that, because it has found that hotter temperatures lead to less sex. Global warming will affect not only our sex drive, but our hormone levels, quality semen in men and ovulation for women. The researches also found a connection between hotter weather and decline of number of children being born.
We all keep an eye on daily weather forecast, to be prepared to any change in meteorological conditions. But is it possible to predict some deceases activity, for example flu, the same way? The answer is Yes. Google Flu Trends (GFT) was launched exactly for this purpose. They are able to provide real-time estimates that could accurately guide hospitals and health systems in allocating resources for flu care.
More and more people are becoming very attached to their smartphones; they are browsing the internet, using social networks and texting. New findings show that obsessive excessive texting can lead to reduce academic performance in teenagers, especially girls.
“Lazy eye" or amblyopia affects 2-3 in every 100 children in the US. The most common treatment for this condition so far is the placement of a patch over the stronger eye for quite a long time, so the only weaker eye will be used.
Most of us scared of microbes and try our best to avoid catching them. But according to a study, every one of us has his own “microbial cloud", which is unique and individual like ones fingerprints. These microbes can be spread through direct contact and through air, so it crowded places these clouds can simply clash.
Diamonds are beautiful and expensive and they are “a girl’s best friend". But recent study reveals that they can be not only girl’s best friends, but everybody’s best companion, as they have an ability to detect early-stage cancers. Nanodiamonds are synthetic version of diamonds, which can detect presence of early -stage cancer in MRT scans. They also can improve the quality of the treatment of chemotherapy-resistant liver and breast cancers.
Depression affects about 350 million people worldwide. Despite of existence of different forms of treatment for the condition, many of which have potential side effects, depression still is the world’s second cause of disability.
But risk of depression can be reduced by making some changes in your lifestyle; and first of all in your diet.
Two minutes of hopping a day can help to prevent osteoporosis and strengthen hip bones, say researches. With age bones become thinner, which often leads to hip fractures among elder people. A study led by British scientists showed that bone density in the hopping leg improved after just one year. But it is very important to hop with caution as any falling can cause a fracture.
Forget about taro cards and fortune tellers if you want to know for how long are you going to stay alive. One medical test can answer the question with precision. The new test supposed to show how fast a person is ageing. One of the researches, said: "This new test holds great potential as with further research, it may help improve the development and evaluation of treatments that prolong good health in older age."
Any radiation exposure can have terrible and often lethal affect on human’s body. Not many people keep gas masks at home in case a nuclear incident happens. Luckily a new breakthrough has been reported, which means that soon we can have a single pill or injection that can protect human’s body from potential lethal effects of radiation.
CBS confirmed that CSI will end its 15-season run with a two-hour finale on Sep 27th, featuring original cast members William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger. To celebrate the 15 incredible years. Fans including #CANPharmacyKing who has touched this show. This one's for you.
An English proverb says that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. According to a recent scientific research the same can be said about women too. Scientists are pretty certain that a hungry woman is less responsive to romance, because her brain is only focused with thoughts of food. As an experiment to prove it, pictures of fatty foods and romantic pictures were shown to a group of women.
Skipping breakfast is not a good idea at all. If you do it regularly it will eventually affect your health. Why breakfast it so important? Firstly your body and mind needs energy re-fuel after hours of night fasting. Secondary it increases your chance of becoming obese and also developing diabetes and wrist of a heart attack. Having a breakfast makes people less likely to be hungry during the rest of the day, so they do not overeat.
It is very well known, that sleep is very important for everybody. A recent study reveals that a short nap can help to reduce impulsive behavior and tolerate frustration. Just 30 -60 minutes of sleep in day time can make one’s behavior calmer and also help brain working better.
The power of dance has been used therapeutically for centuries, as a ritual of healing sicknesses. Later dance become a form of expressive art. The establishment of dance as a therapy occurred in the 1950s, when American Dance Therapy Association was founded.
Dance therapy is becoming more and more popular nowadays .
Sleeping sickness is quite common in countries of sub-Saharan Africa and around 300 000 people are infected every year. As some other tropical diseases, sleeping sickness is transmitted by fly, called the tsetse. The symptoms are headache, swollen joins, reduced body weight very often can be fatal. Scientists have been trying many methods to reduce the tsetse fly population and recently discovered a very simple but effective way.
What do nuts, spices, raw pet food, and raw tuna used for sushi have in common – that’s right – salmonella. In recent months there has been 62 confirmed cases popping up across 11 states – Minnesota included on just the sushi alone. Eeeep, I like my sushi, too.
Osamu Corporation out of Gardena, CA is responsible for recalling a batch of frozen yellow fin tuna chunk meat (lot #68568) after the product was found to host salmonella by the Minnesota Department of Health.
3D printing has been becoming very useful in different industries. And now individualized pills, tailored to the need of each individual patient can be easily “created" thanks to this new technology. The first ever 3D printed drug, called SPRITAM has been approved to use for epilepsy treatment. Before that 3D printing was successfully used to print growth-flexible implants that saved lives of several babies with a life treating condition.
According to a new study, lowering sodium intake is not as good as it was thought to be. Fat and salt act together to increase weight gain. This conclusion was made after researches experimented with mice diets. They found out that the group of mice, that was kept on a high-fat diet with highest salt content gained 3 times less weight than mice who were fed high-fat food with less salt content.
Coffee influence on human body has always been a controversy. Obviously, it has its benefits and its downsides. Recent study reveals that drinking two to three cups of coffee a day can lower a risk of ED (erectile dysfunction) for men. Researches found out that caffeine has a series of pharmacological effects on a male’s body; it causes relaxation of blood arteries and the muscle of the penis, which increase blood flow.
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Air pollution affects millions of people, especially those living in big cities. Recently an air quality advisory was issued in Vancouver due to smoke from wildfires that have invaded the region.
The recent discovery of listeria bacteria in ice cream produced by Blue Bell Creameries put many people in to a state of shock. Listeria was the cause of food poisoning of several people. Many other bacterias can be killed by pasteurization, cooking foods to the proper temperature and freezing, but listeria bacteria will survive. If the food was infected before being frozen, the bacteria will grow after the food was defrosted.
There are many theories trying to explain the extinction of dinosaurs. Some are very controversial. But many scientists agree that climate change was the most likely one.
As we can see today climate change has a dramatic impact on any forms of life. The only difference between climate change in Jurassic period and nowadays is the human contribution.
Nowadays antibiotics can be found everywhere, they are unavoidable; they are in meat, in water, in soap and mouthwash. Antibiotics are used in agriculture on animals as preventative measure. They are used in quite high amounts, so antibiotic residues can remain in the meat.
Not only parents but also brothers and sisters play they roles in shaping our personality. For example according to a recent study having lots brothers and sisters helps boost creativity as they try to be different from each other. Another study asserted that each additional brother or sister correlates with 14% reduction in obesity.
Use of anabolic-androgenic steroids or synthetic testosterone helps to sculpt a well-muscled body much faster, than just by taking physical exercises. Long term of using them leads to very unpleasant and bad side effects. Side effects include: increased body hair, aggressive behaviour, fluid retention, elevated blood pressure, sleeplessness, increased irritability...
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A new study shows that dining out can be directly linked to hypertension risk. People with hypertension are at risk for kidney failure and stroke. In the US there are almost 2 million children and 70 million adults are affected by hypertension. Eating meals away from home usually includes consuming a higher intake of calories, saturated fat and salt which can cause high blood pressure.
Pain in life is inevitable, but the way we manage it can vary from person to person. Some people are able to grin and bear it, while others might cringe just at the thought. Yet without pain, our body would have no way of protecting us from dangers that could become life threatening without immediate attention.
A new study revealed that people who regularly take selfies and post them on social media tend to be more narcissistic and score higher on measures of psychopathy. Narcissism is bad and not healthy for both individuals and society. Our previous blog post Facebook Usage and Selfie-Taking Correlated to Narcissism also tells that people are using Facebook or take pictures only reveals parts of his or her personality.
Currently, 15,000 potential annual recruits fail their physicals and an additional 27% are turned away due to obesity.
Although a civilian may pass the minimum physical requirements to join the U.S. military, poor health results in training injuries.
In modern society, we’ve lost our way when it comes to not only accepting the wisdom and benefit that comes with age and experience – but we’ve also tried to shut out essential elements of what it means to be a senior. Gone are the days of revering and respecting the elders in our communities (which, by the way, is something this Minnesotan woman feels should really be reintroduced), and in are the days when only the virility of the young is admired most.
Scientists have been discussing benefits and harm that coffee can bring to a human body for decades. That’s for sure that the effect of coffee consumption on cardiovascular health can be called “controversial". But the recent study reveals that drinking up to five cups of coffee a day may benefit the arteries by reducing of the risk of clogging.
Gout always was considered as a ‘noble’ decease. The list of sufferers is pretty impressive: Alexander the Great, Beethoven, Christopher Columbus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Charles Dickens, Michelangelo and many other famous people, including Queen Victoria and Sir Winston Churchill. By Googling Gout we can find that Queen Victoria stands alone, as the only historical female figure suffering from this condition.
A scientist from Oxford University sure that “everything comes down to biology" and that racism is not an exclusion. According to the research anxiety and even high blood pressure can be one of the reasons of the social disease. Propanol, which is usually prescribed for people with high blood pressure can be a solution and help ease the extreme behavior.
Waiting at a red light not only makes motorists frustrating but also may be a cause of very serious medical conditions, such as asthma, cardiovascular disease and childhood leukemia. The latest study found that signalized traffic intersections had the highest levels of pollution, attributable to the frequent changes in driving conditions.
Studies reveal that Mona Lisa's smile might be caused by very bad levels of cholesterol. According to Dr Vito Franco, from Palermo University, “she shows clear signs of a build-up of fatty acids under the skin, caused by too much cholesterol". If she could have her cholesterol level tested and got the statin drug treatment her smile would be different.
Travellers taking antibiotics to prevent “travellers diarrhea" are at risk of developing antimicrobial resistance. 20-50% of international travellers develop diarrhoea within the first week of travel. In most cases the use of antibiotics is unnecessary as diarrhoea resolves on its own.
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) plans to allow online sales of prescription drugs. A system will be set up to allow licensed pharmacists to dispense prescriptions online.
Most major Chinese pharmaceutical companies, as Jointown Pharmaceutical Group, the Sinopharm Group, Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holdings, have already set up their own e-commerce sites. Firms such as Alibaba and Tmall also have marketed online sales of prescription drugs as a huge opportunity for growth.
There are hundreds of excuses people use when calling in sick. Monday 2 February has even been called National Sickie Day in the UK, as statistically 69 per cent of the country’s workers said they would be tempted to call sick on this particular day. But excuses workers give their employers are not always reasonable, sometimes they can be really outrageous.
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A group of researches including medical historians, cardiologists and musicologists has found proof of “musical electrocardiograms" after analyzing Beethoven’s music.
It is an unfortunate fact that about 6% of the American population will be diagnosed with a serious mental illness at some point in their lives (most of them between the ages of 15-30). That is one in 17 people who suffer from serious forms of illnesses like bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or major depression.
A search for a magic drug that could slow down ageing has been taking place for many years. But maybe the drug already exists? The new study found that the well known drug ibuprofen can extend the lifespan of worms and flies. However it’s too early to know whether the drug will have the same effect in people.
The new study testing "male idiot theory" - the idea that sex differences in risk-seeking behavior explain the observation that "men are idiots and idiots do stupid things." According to data from the Darwin Awards (an annual hall of fame commemorating those considered to have died in exceptionally stupid way) 88.7% of the Award winners were men.
Everybody is having fun in the festive season and everybody is enjoying varieties of food. It is so difficult to resist all these delicious temptations and not to become a “Christmas glutton" for several days, or weeks….Santa’s not an exclusion, by the way. All these excesses will unavoidably lead to some extra pounds. So visiting a gym and taking slimming medicine would be the first things to start the New Year with.
There can be different causes leading to ED, and finding them is very important to get the right treatment in time. Sometimes loosing points off a credit score can seriously affect ones sex life. In this case you need to seek not only a professional medical help and start taking a prescribed medication like Cialis, but also find a proper financial adviser and get your finances sorted.
Recognizing the emotions other people feel is crucial for establishing proper interpersonal relations. The latest study shows that people suffering from multiple sclerosis not only have trouble with recognizing other people's facial expressions and emotions but also with "reading" body language conveyed by posture.
The debate about having vending machines in public schools was raging even when I was a kid. However, the kind of vending machines now being added to American colleges doesn't dish out Milk Duds and Pepsi. Instead, they dispense prescription medications.
Ebola, the viral disease has already killed at least 4,400 people in West Africa, especially in Sierra leone. It has been very difficult to develop a vaccine for Ebola, because the virus mutates very quickly. Scientists think that nanotechnology can offer a solution: development of nano particles that could be attached chemically to the virus and stop it from spreading.
A severe emotional or physical stress, such as a sudden illness, the loss of a loved one, a relationship problems can quite literally break people's hearts. So broken heart is not just a myth or a lyrical expression, it even has a scientific name "Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy" and can be an official diagnosis.
Drinking alcohol affects your entire body including the brain, nervous system, liver, heart and you emotional well-being. It also interacts with most prescription and over-the-counter medications. Alcohol is a "depressant" drug.
Social media is a very important selling tool of the 21st century. As more and more people are using social media it has become essential for any kind of business to reach their customers using social media "pills".
Candy, french fries, cakes, fast food , ice-cream - all of them can be found at a diabetes crime scene. Healthy diet and right medical advice are extremely important for people with this condition.
Perhaps pharmacies offering a new in-pharmacy coeliac disease screening test can be a good place for people, who are on a gluten free diet, to find their dates. The SIMTOMAX coeliac screening test is quick and simple and involves just a small finger prick blood.
Sometimes treating Restless leg Syndrome by taking Mirapex tablets and Requip can have very unusual side effects such as an uncontrollable desire to engage in activities like gambling, drinking and strong sexual impulses. Perhaps even attempts to become a secret agent in the manner of James Bond.
The resent Ebola outbreak has already claimed over 2,000 lives. But it could have been stopped, if a vaccine had been developed and stockpiled sooner. Unfortunately big pharmaceutical companies, which dominate the market, were not interested in investing in vaccine, as the poorest countries in the world can't afford to pay for a new vaccine.
One of the biggest problems in medicine is that people don't consistently take the drugs they're prescribed. A new pill bottle cap connected to wireless network is going to be a solution. The system called "Vitality" will blink and make sound signals to remind a patient to take his medicine and can be set to alert if someone isn't taking medicine.
What do you think when you see a generic version of a familiar brand name medication? Perhaps, that it must not be as effective and safe, as brand-name version? You would be wrong! Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must approve the generic drug before it can be marketed, so it is safe to take and the drug will be priced at least 45% lower than the brand-name drug.
What is the best medicine? Laugh, kisses, hugs, cuddles, music, love, care, relationship, exercise, prayers! Canadian Pharmacy King aims to provide the greatest medicine of obtaining joy and happiness together. Comment here and vote for your best RX.
Cute future eye chart to go with top 10 eye care tips by Canadian Pharmacy King. Would this make your yearly visit to the doctor more interesting? Need this for your office or home?..Hope you like it!
A stressful lifestyle and overdue bills can make a male's ED worse. Join Canadian pharmacy King and get ED (or impotence) treatment meds for the lowest price. Buy Viagra or Cialis in a safe and discreet way from online Canadian dispensing pharmacy. Symptoms of ED also can be improved by making lifestyle changes and having more confidence.
Many people are on medications for conditions that can be remedied with a refinement of their diet. Canadian Pharmacy King offers not only prescription drugs but also provides useful health care and dieting tips via interesting articles and comics. Remember, that right healthy food can be as effective as prescription medicine.
In response to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision companies must tell their workers if they are not going to offer contraception coverage in the employee health plans.
We all know how useful and helpful iPhones and other gadgets can be, but can they provide happiness? Well, according to a new Swedish study the answer is No. Though some apps can be helpful for fighting a depression, but only people and human relationships can make us happy.
Religion and spirituality certainly offer their share of benefits, but research regarding its ability to stave off depression is mixed.
Depression is described as a state where the sufferer experiences “feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and of being out of control."
New figures reveal that more and more people are prescribed antidepressant drugs to medicalise everyday sadness. Being depressed from time to time is a universal human experience and quite often a session of talk therapy or just a nice chat can have much better effect on those people than any antidepressants.
Adolescents use all sorts of medications for various reasons. While not all of the uses are considered appropriate, these ten are the ones most used by students in today’s world – and are ones any parent should be taking note of. Each of them has a very real purpose for this age group, but they can also be misused if not careful.
Getting a fever on vacation can easily ruin the fun. But getting a football fever when in Brazil should be a fun. But you need to be prepare for that very seriously. With Germany, Holland and Chile caps, England, Columbia and Brazil t-shirts and Japan and Uruguay scarves, Anti malarial pills, Advil and Acetaminophen you should be fine there.
For many decades, music therapy is being used by medical professionals to help patients prepare for and recover from surgery, help to fight depression or anxiety, especially in children with autism.
The principle behind the music therapy is simple - certain types of music make people feel good, as their mind stops dwelling on the negative feelings such as anger, tension, or fear.
According to the latest U.N Global warming report if greenhouse gases ( including carbon dioxide) continue to rise, the world is looking at another about 6 or 7 degrees Fahrenheit (3.5 or 4 degrees Celsius) of warming by 2100 and it may have a catastrophic effect on people's health.
The latest study shows that bilingualism, even when acquired in adulthood, may benefit the ageing brain and delay the onset of dementia by several years. So, as the proverb says: Never too old to learn!
Google Glass is a wearable computer which was developed by Google. It has already been found very useful in many areas of life including healthcare. For example, It can provide a patient with information on side effects and instructions such as whether to take the medication with food. Also the researchers found that Google Glass can help patients with Parkinsons, by providing visual cues to wearers that help them unblock their brains and regain their movement.
Using pictures and symbols, rather than handwritten words on prescriptions can help many patients, especially illiterate ones take their medicines correctly when they leave hospital. But there are still some improvements to be made, for example, to find a way how to tell illiterate patients about the harm and side-effects of medication, with the help of symbols and infographics.
If you have taken your medication and thinking about driving after that, think twice. Do not put yourself and those around you at risk. There are many alternatives to driving yourself. Call a taxi, use public transport, ask a friend or a relative to drive instead, or just walk.
It is always a good idea to check with your pharmacist or doctor if your prescribed medication would affect your driving ability. But at the end of the day it is always the driver who should be responsible for his actions.
Sadness, anxiety, pessimism, insomnia, irritability, fatigue are range of unpleasant but normal maternal emotions. But for some moms the only way to "fight" them is taking psychiatric medications. Then the world seems a less terrifying place to raise children, stress becomes more manageable, but...
What is the pill with the longest name?
Spring is coming which means that pollen allergy is coming too! And instead of wearing helmets or spending all the time indoors, some allergy patients might be able to feel a little more comfortable than usual this spring. Thanks to new form of allergy medicine, called Oralair, which is simply taken under the tongue.
Easter is coming and Easter Bunny hurries up to bring children their chocolate eggs. But the next day the chocolate lovers' parents are calling for a Post-Easter bunny to supply them with anti-allergy medicine.
The proverb saying a leopard can't change his spots can be applied to this situation. If Bonnie and Clyde would have lived till old age they would not be able to change their life style. The only difference would have been that instead of robbing banks they would switched to pharmacies, and instead of asking for money they would asked for medication.
President Obama promoted Obamacare in "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", specifically asking mothers to reach out to their kids and tell them to sign up for Obamacare.
As March 31 deadline looms, a mother was attempting to protect her son from the dangers of life medical situations by clothing him with "Obamacare".
Prescription drug addicts reportedly are targeting open houses. Clean your med cabinet and store meds in car boot before OPEN HOUSE!
Elvis is often referred to as the King of Rock 'n' Roll or simply "the King".
"...You can do anything but don't step on my blue suede shoes..."
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommends to pack all medications in original labeling and make your screening experience hassle-free!
Did you forget to put your clocks forward last summer? Hopefully it wasn't the garbage men who woke you up! Although most of the health-promoting benefits of sun exposure are thought to occur through vitamin D photosynthesis, there may be other health benefits that have gone largely overlooked in the debate over how much sun is needed for good health. Make the most of the increased hours of daylight.
Clubbing does NOT stop at 70. Go clubbing with an id and a valid doctor's prescription!
In the famous story by Robert Louis Stevenson, mild mannered pillar of society Henry Jekyll drinks a strange potion and is transformed into a horrible alter ego with disastrous results. In our cartoon he becomes something much worse: a cheating gold medal winner. Although given the range of nasty side effects (and the risk of detection and public disgrace), you might think it not worth it.
At Stone Age period, a customer was talking to the pharmacist and asking for headache relief medicine in Cave People Pharmacy.
The strange things that lurk in our bodies! One can almost feel sorry for the doctors who have to probe our every nook and cranny in search of the causes of our various ailments. - never knowing what they're going to find!
With the pressures on modern athletes it seems that instances of them taking banned substances to enhance their performance is never going to go away. In the Sochi 2014 Olympics there were no fewer than 7 athletes who tested positive for them. The practice has a long history: some ancient Greek athletes used to eat lizard meat in the belief this would help them to win . . . eerrgh!
Have you ever stood in a pharmacy dreading taking your intended purchase to the payment desk because the item is of a personal nature; or left with a tube of toothpaste instead of a box of condoms?
Narrowing of the arteries or atherosclerosis as it's known is a serious condition where the arteries become clogged up by fatty substances, such as cholesterol. It is implicated in heart problems and strokes. It is often associated with being overweight but this is not always the case. Exercise and a balanced diet are good preventative measures. In some cases statins can be used to reduce the cholesterol level in your blood.
Depression takes many forms and some of our most famous literary creations suffered from this condition, from Sherlock Holmes to Shakespear's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Fortunately these days there are a range of highly effective drug therapies which can alleviate this crippling affliction.
Sometimes Cupid really does need a bit of help. Erectile dysfunction is a common complaint and not just for the more senior of our male citizens. So why not take some precautions and ensure you never wilt in front of your partner.
If people actually turned blue when they were depressed it would certainly make diagnosis of this condition easier. Authorities differ as to the origin of the phrase "feeling blue" - possibly it goes back to the 16th century - but few would disagree that clinical depression is a serious disorder. Thankfully medical science has moved on, and can now offer effective shelter from its symptoms.
With our online services you're always going to know exactly what you're paying and at competitive prices . . . Doctor's fees however we can't do much about. So stay healthy with diet and exercise and minimize your chances of having that fluctuation in blood pressure when you open your next medical bill.