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Strattera (atomoxetine)

Strattera (atomoxetine)

What are the uses for atomoxetine? Strattera is used for the treatment of ADHD in children, adolescents and adults. What brand names are available for atomoxetine? Strattera Is atomoxetine available as a generic drug? Yes Do I need a prescription for atomoxetine? Yes What are the side effects of atomoxetine? The most common side effects […]

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ziprasidone (Geodon)

ziprasidone (Geodon)

What is ziprasidone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Ziprasidone is an oral and injectable drug that is used for treating psychoses, for example, schizophrenia. Although the mechanism of action of ziprasidone is not known, like other anti-psychotics, it inhibits communication between nerves of the brain. It does this by blocking receptors on […]

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Attention, Seniors: Drink More Water and Head Off Disease

Attention, Seniors: Drink More Water and Head Off Disease

Latest Senior Health News THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Not drinking enough water is a common but under-recognized problem among American seniors that puts their health at risk, researchers say. “So many health issues are related to inadequate hydration,” including urinary tract and respiratory infections, frequent falls and other problems, said study author […]

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Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage

Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage

Latest Pregnancy News THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A woman’s age and previous pregnancy complications influence her odds of miscarriage, a new study says. The findings suggest that miscarriage and other pregnancy complications share underlying causes that require further investigation, according to the researchers. “More focused studies of these associations might lead to […]

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What are the health benefits of guava?

What are the health benefits of guava?

Guava is a traditional remedy for a range of health conditions. Research suggests that guava fruits and leaves may have a number of benefits.Guavas are tropical fruits with yellowish-green skin, and they grow on trees in Central America. The Latin name for the common guava tree is Psidium guajava. People use guava leaf tea as […]

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10 natural remedies for dandruff

10 natural remedies for dandruff

Dandruff is a skin condition that affects the scalp, causing itchy, flaking skin and greasy patches.Causes of dandruff include: seborrheic dermatitis dry skin allergic reactions to hair and skin products other skin conditions, such as eczema or psoriasis diet overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called Malassezia There are many over-the-counter (OTC) topical medications and special […]

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What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans

What to know about psoriatic arthritis mutilans

Arthritis mutilans is a rare and severe form of arthritis that affects the hands and feet. It is most common in people with psoriatic arthritis but can also develop in those with rheumatoid arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis mutilans is very rare. Approximately 5 percent of people with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) develop this condition. Arthritis mutilans can […]