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Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help

Recognizing When Your Parents Need Help

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Senior Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes it’s obvious when older parents need outside help — like when they’re having difficulty managing numerous chronic illnesses or losing mobility and unable to maneuver well even at home. But mental problems may not be as easy to spot. […]

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‘Dr. Google’ Helps Some Patients Diagnose a Rare Disease

‘Dr. Google’ Helps Some Patients Diagnose a Rare Disease

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A middle-aged woman had persistent symptoms that doctors couldn’t explain. Frustrated, she took an increasingly common route: a search through the internet. “Dr. Google” led the woman to specialists at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. There, […]

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A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You Absorb CBD

A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You Absorb CBD

Latest Prevention & Wellness News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Having a cheeseburger with that CBD-infused product? A new study suggests that fatty foods might boost the body’s absorption of cannabidiol (CBD). In 2018, CBD capsules received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for use in patients with seizures, but how food affects […]

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The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

The 4 Keys to Emotional Well-Being

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re satisfied with your life, you probably have emotional well-being. Emotional well-being can be mastered just like any other skill, according to Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. How? By developing […]

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Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

Vayarin (phosphatidylserine-omega-3, Liprinen)

What is Vayarin? What is Vayarin used for? Vayarin is approved for managing lipid imbalance associated with ADHD in children. Vayarin is an orally administered prescription medical food for the clinical dietary management of complex lipid imbalances associated with ADHD. Vayarin is a specially formulated and processed composition designed to address the distinct, medically determined […]

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paroxetine (Brisdelle)

paroxetine (Brisdelle)

What is paroxetine (Brisdelle)? What is paroxetine used for? Brisdelle (paroxetine) is a prescription medicine used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause. Brisdelle is a non-hormonal treatment for this condition. Paroxetine, the medicine in Brisdelle, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Brisdelle contains a low dose of paroxetine that is […]

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amikacin sulfate

amikacin sulfate

What is amikacin injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Amikacin is a man-made aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is similar to tobramycin and gentamicin. Amikacin binds to components of bacteria that produce important bacterial proteins, blocking protein synthesis which eventually leads to stopping further bacterial growth. Amikacin is used to treat infections caused by […]