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Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Could Be ‘Bellweather’ Case

Roundup Cancer Lawsuit Could Be ‘Bellweather’ Case

A “bellwether” trial to determine whether a California man’s cancer was caused by Roundup weed killer is underway in San Francisco. Latest Cancer News Attorneys for Edwin Hardeman, 70, say his case could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits involving Monsanto’s weed killer, the Associated Press reported. The case in federal court […]

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ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)

ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)

What is ipratropium bromide inhaler, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Ipratropium bromide is a bronchodilator that dilates (enlarges) airways (bronchi) in the lungs. It is used in treating, symptoms of asthma, colds, allergies, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to emphysema or chronic bronchitis. Ipratropium blocks the effect of acetylcholine on […]

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12 natural ways to relieve pain

12 natural ways to relieve pain

Over-the-counter medicines such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen are effective pain relievers, but long-term use can cause side effects. Prescription medications may be addictive and have even more adverse effects. What are the best natural ways to relieve pain?People have used essential oils, herbs, and alternative therapies as natural pain relievers for hundreds of years. Researchers […]

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How to treat eye discharge in newborns

How to treat eye discharge in newborns

Eye discharge is common in newborns and is commonly due to a blocked tear duct. A person can often treat an infant with a blocked tear duct at home. However, discharge that occurs alongside other symptoms in the eye area, such as redness, swelling, or tenderness, may be a sign of an infection or another […]

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What to know about 24-hour cortisol urine tests

What to know about 24-hour cortisol urine tests

A cortisol urine test enables a doctor to measure the amount of cortisol present in a person’s urine. Cortisol urine tests can help with the diagnosis of various medical conditions. A doctor will usually ask someone to collect all of their urine for 24 hours, as levels of cortisol in the body change throughout the […]

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How to use coconut oil for hair

How to use coconut oil for hair

Coconut oil is a fatty, edible oil that comes from coconuts. It is a popular ingredient in a wide range of products. Hair serums, conditioners, shampoos, and moisturizing products all claim to improve hair using coconut oil.Coconut oil is safe to use on its own or as a component of other hair products. Using coconut […]

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ALS: New technique prevents toxic protein deposits in cells

ALS: New technique prevents toxic protein deposits in cells

The vast majority of people who develop the rare neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis have one feature in common: toxic buildup of faulty TDP-43 protein in the affected nerve cells. One recent study tackled the toxic protein deposits that characterize 97 percent of ALS cases. Postmortem evidence suggests that 97 percent of people with amyotrophic […]

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New treatment under trial could restore brain cells in Parkinson’s

New treatment under trial could restore brain cells in Parkinson’s

A series of clinical trials have tested an experimental treatment for Parkinson’s disease that uses a novel approach: administering the drug straight into the brain via implanted ports. The leading researchers believe this may be a “breakthrough” therapeutic strategy for neurological conditions. Newly trialed therapy could launch a fresh chapter in the treatment of Parkinson’s […]