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hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine and phenobarbital (Donnatal)

hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine and phenobarbital (Donnatal)

What is hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, phenobarbital, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? What are the uses for hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, phenobarbital? What are the side effects of hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, phenobarbital? What is the dosage for hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, phenobarbital? Which drugs or supplements interact with hyoscyamine, atropine, scopolamine, phenobarbital? Is hyoscyamine, atropine, […]

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Obesity

Obesity

What is the role of medication in the treatment of obesity? Medication treatment of obesity should be used only in patients who have health risks related to obesity. Medications should be used in patients with a BMI greater than 30 or in those with a BMI of greater than 27 who have other medical conditions […]

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Health Tip: Treating the Chills at Home

Health Tip: Treating the Chills at Home

(HealthDay News) — The chills refers to an episode of shivering, along with paleness and feeling cold. Most commonly, the chills are associated with fever, says Mount Sinai Hospital. They are the body’s way of producing heat when it feels cold. Latest Cold and Flu News To treat the chills at home, Mount Sinai recommends: […]

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sodium iodide I 131, Iodotope, Sodium Iodide I 131 Therapeutic

sodium iodide I 131, Iodotope, Sodium Iodide I 131 Therapeutic

What is sodium iodide I 131, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Sodium iodide I 131 is an oral medication used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland) and some cases of thyroid cancer. It falls under the category of an anti-thyroid drug but differs from the other anti-thyroid drugs, propylthiouracil (PTU) and methimazole […]

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EPA Won’t Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

EPA Won’t Approve Warning Labels for Glyphosate

MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Warning labels for the suspected cancer-causing weed killer glyphosate (Roundup) won’t be approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Latest Cancer News The International Agency for Research on Cancer says glyphosate is “probably carcinogenic,” which has led California to require warning labels on glyphosate products, the Associated Press […]

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Too Much Napping May Signal Alzheimer’s

Too Much Napping May Signal Alzheimer’s

Latest Alzheimer’s News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you often find yourself dosing off during the day, new research suggests it might be an early warning sign that you have Alzheimer’s disease. Areas of the brain that keep you awake during the day are damaged in the early stages of the memory-robbing […]

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Depression, Alzheimer’s Might Be Part of Same Process in Some Aging Brains: Study

Depression, Alzheimer’s Might Be Part of Same Process in Some Aging Brains: Study

Latest Alzheimer’s News MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research is untangling the complex relationship between symptoms of depression and losses in memory and thinking that often emerge together with Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, the new data suggests that “depression symptoms themselves may be among the early changes in the preclinical stages of […]

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Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety

Although there is evidence that exercise can boost mental health, scientists know less about whether physical fitness can prevent the onset of mental health conditions. A recent systematic review and meta-analysis take a closer look. Can physical fitness protect against mental health conditions? Common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety, are a growing […]