It is not easy to treat migraines and every new medication is a big help. Until 1991 we did not really have any powerful drug for migraine headaches. The advent of Imitrex has changed that and we got a powerful weapon against migraine.
Everybody knows that obesity is a life-threatening condition. According to government recommendations, you need to decrease the calories you eat, to fight this life threatening condition. Sounds logical.
Right now, the health care debate, as far as breast cancer and mammograms is concerned, is centered around women worried that they will no longer be covered for mammograms between the ages of 40 and 50.
Parkinson's is an awful, debilitating and deadly disease and while it was once believed that there may be no way to lower your risk, we now see that there can be a way to help you protect yourself from getting it.
Drugs that give us a quick fix, medications from the drug companies, could be giving us more than we bargained for, as we are learning in the many examples where drug companies are not telling the truth:
If stress lowers testosterone, how come people in very high stress work places seem to have more of it? Boosting your testosterone level may be good for sexual performance and this seems to be a well known theory.
Runny nose? Check. Scratchy throat? Check. Watery eyes? Check. Cough and congestion? Check. If you?re experiencing any of all of these symptoms, you may be coming down with something. And that ?something? is most likely the common cold.
Lack of sleep and hot flashes can make your life a nightmare. Lack of libido and vaginal dryness may cause problems in your life. No fun at all! So can we improve the quality of life? Definitely! We do have treatments.
A recent announcement by Pharmaceutical giant Roche that they will launch their new diabetic drug Taspoglutide is supposed to be their blockbuster move. Another diabetic drug?Does this one do anything different for us than the others on the market?
Good news! The scientists from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard University found, that regular exercise helps preventing breast cancer in women. Explanation? So do we need to rush to the gym and run a few hours a day to protect yourselves from cancer?
Violent crime is everywhere, from school shootings to suicidal pilots. There seems to be a trend where unstable, suicidal people are not not only killing themselves?they?re taking down others as well. Could poor brain function be to blame?
Nobody argues that antibiotics are very helpful, which I agree with. The reason why they are good is because they are used temporarily. So we usually stop taking antibiotics before they can cause significant harm to our body.
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