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Whooping Cough Vaccine Effectiveness Fades With Time: Study

Whooping Cough Vaccine Effectiveness Fades With Time: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, June 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The waning effectiveness of a flawed whooping cough vaccine is the main culprit in recent outbreaks of the highly contagious bacterial infection, a new study reports. More than four out of five confirmed whooping cough (pertussis) cases strike children who […]

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Lamisil (terbinafine) vs. Lotrimin (clotrimazole)

Lamisil (terbinafine) vs. Lotrimin (clotrimazole)

Lamisil Cream vs. Lotrimin: What’s the difference? Lamisil Cream (terbinafine) and Lotrimin (clotrimazole) are antifungal agents applied to the skin used to treat fungal nails, jock itch, and athlete’s foot. Other forms of Lotrimin are also used to treat vaginal yeast infections, oral thrush, tinea versicolor, or tinea corporis. Lamisil Cream and Lotrimin Cream are […]

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Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Breast Lump There are many causes of breast lumps. Some of these causes are harmless, while others can be painful and/or dangerous. Causes of breast lumps include infections, injuries, non-cancerous growths, and cancer. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States. Currently, death rates […]

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Magnetic stimulation may reduce the impact of concussion

Magnetic stimulation may reduce the impact of concussion

Mild traumatic brain injuries can result in long-term cognitive issues. According to research in mice, a new, low-intensity form of magnetic stimulation could be the first effective treatment for these injuries. Current research points to a possible new therapy for brain injury. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be mild or severe, but each case […]

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Drugstores Often Don’t Have Opioid Antidote in Stock, Philly Study Shows

Drugstores Often Don’t Have Opioid Antidote in Stock, Philly Study Shows

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even though the drug naloxone can be a lifesaving antidote to an opioid overdose, researchers in Philadelphia report that only a third of drugstores in that city carried it. What’s more, although Pennsylvania’s standing order law for naloxone (common brand name: Narcan) allows […]

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Health Tip: Dealing With Motion Sickness

Health Tip: Dealing With Motion Sickness

(HealthDay News) — Motion sickness can happen when you are in a car, boat, plane or amusement park ride. Latest Neurology News People with motion sickness may have nausea, vomiting, dizziness or headache among many other symptoms, says the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. To help prevent motion sickness, Mount Sinai suggests: Do […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics: What’s the difference? Lasix and thiazides are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) caused by heart failure, kidney disease, chronic kidney failure, or liver disease. Lasix and thiazides are also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix and thiazides […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone): What’s the difference? Lasix (furosemide) and Zaroxolyn (metolazone) are diuretics (water pills) used treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix is a brand name for furosemide. Zaroxolyn is a brand name for metolazone. Side effects of Lasix and Zaroxolyn that […]