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Congo Newborn Survives Ebola Infection

Congo Newborn Survives Ebola Infection

A newborn girl in Congo who survived infection with the deadly Ebola virus is being called the “young miracle.” Latest Infectious Disease News The baby’s mother, who had Ebola, died in childbirth. The baby, named Benedicte, was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six days after birth, but recovered and was discharged last Wednesday, […]

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Lyrica vs. Hydrocodone

Lyrica vs. Hydrocodone

What’s the difference between Lyrica and hydrocodone? Lyrica (pregabalin) and hydrocodone are both used to treat different types of pain. Lyrica is used to treat neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia, and fibromyalgia. Lyrica is also used in combination with other drugs to treat partial onset seizures in adults. Hydrocodone is […]

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Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Klonopin (clonazepam)

Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Klonopin (clonazepam)

What’s the difference between Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Klonopin (clonazepam)? Lyrica (pregabalin) and Klonopin (clonazepam) are used to treat and prevent seizures. Lyrica is also used to treat neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or postherpetic neuralgia, and fibromyalgia. Klonopin is also used to treat panic disorder. Lyrica and Klonopin belong to different drug classes. […]

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Heart Surgery Won’t Cause Brain Decline, New Study Says

Heart Surgery Won’t Cause Brain Decline, New Study Says

Latest Heart News TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Major heart surgery does not cause significant memory decline in older patients, a new study finds. Researchers found no greater risk for loss of brain function among patients who had heart surgery compared to those who had a much less invasive procedure called cardiac catheterization. […]

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Take It Outside! The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

Take It Outside! The Benefits of Exercising Outdoors

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News TUESDAY, Dec. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve ever come home from a brisk walk feeling reinvigorated, you’re not alone. Research shows that this is just one of many benefits of exercising outdoors. Working out in a natural environment can also be more physically challenging, […]

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Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Runaway Immune System May Play Role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Latest Chronic Pain News MONDAY, Dec. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they’ve pinpointed a possible culprit in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), reporting that an overactive immune system might send the entire body into an overwhelming state of exhaustion. “For the first time, we have shown that people who are prone to develop a […]

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All you need to know about metoprolol

All you need to know about metoprolol

Metoprolol is a prescription drug that doctors may use to treat heart issues, such as high blood pressure, heart attack, and heart failure. The most common form is metoprolol succinate, which people can buy under the brand name Toprol-XL. Metoprolol may also refer to metoprolol tartrate, which has the brand name Lopressor. Metoprolol often causes […]

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Kava kava: Benefits and safety concerns

Kava kava: Benefits and safety concerns

Kava kava is an herbal remedy that some people use to relieve stress and anxiety and boost sleep. This plant extract has a calming, euphoric effect that some people compare with that of alcohol. Kava kava, or simply kava, has a long history of use in alternative medicine and traditional ceremonies. More recently, it has […]