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Does drinking urine have any real health benefits?

Does drinking urine have any real health benefits?

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Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone topical cream and lotion)

Lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone topical cream and lotion)

What is clotrimazole and betamethasone (Lotrisone)? Lotrisone is a cream or lotion consisting of a combination of the drugs clotrimazole and betamethasone. Clotrimazole is an antifungal drug related to: Betamethasone is a corticosteroid used for the relief of inflammatory and itchy skin conditions in patients 13 years of age or older. Is Lotrisone available as […]

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For Seniors, Financial Woes Can Be Forerunner to Alzheimer’s

For Seniors, Financial Woes Can Be Forerunner to Alzheimer’s

By Deborah DiSesa HirschHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News TUESDAY, Oct. 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer’s disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say. In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of […]

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Is Head Injury Causing Dementia? MRI Might Show

Is Head Injury Causing Dementia? MRI Might Show

Latest Alzheimer’s News MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When a loved one shows signs of dementia, sometimes a head injury is the cause and MRI scans can help prevent a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer’s, researchers report. As many as 21% of older adults with dementia may be misdiagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a previous study […]

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How we learn things shapes our memory

How we learn things shapes our memory

Humans are constantly learning new things. This ability helps us to grow and adapt to new situations daily. But a new study suggests that different learning mechanisms actually shape how the brain stores memories. A new study shows that the way we learn may impact how our brains store information. As humans, we have not […]

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norethindrone (Aygestin)

norethindrone (Aygestin)

What is oral norethindrone, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Norethindrone is a man-made progestin used for treating abnormal uterine bleeding and related condtions (such as amenorrhea and endometriosis). Progestins are steroid hormones that have the same effect as progesterone. Norethindrone works by stopping gonadotropin production from the pituitary gland, leading to prevention […]

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Almost Half of Americans Have Been Sleepy Behind the Wheel

Almost Half of Americans Have Been Sleepy Behind the Wheel

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nearly half of American adults admit that they’ve fought to stay awake while driving, a new survey finds. Of the more than 2,000 respondents, 45% said they’d struggled to remain awake while behind the wheel, while 48% said they’d never driven drowsy, according to the […]

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Pain Twice as Common for Kids With Autism: Study

Pain Twice as Common for Kids With Autism: Study

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Children with an autism spectrum disorder may be twice as likely to experience pain as kids without autism, a new study suggests. “Pain is a common but under-recognized experience for children with autism,” said researcher Danielle Shapiro. She is an assistant […]

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cyproheptadine (Periactin)

cyproheptadine (Periactin)

What is cyproheptadine, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Cyproheptadine (Periactin) is an oral antihistamine used for treating allergic reactions. It works by blocking the effects of histamine and is classified as a first generation antihistamine. Histamine is released by cells of the body during several types of allergic reactions and, to a […]