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Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis

Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis

(HealthDay News) — Psoriasis is a disease that causes red, scaly and sometimes painful skin, says the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Latest Skin News Patients can take an active role in treating the long-lasting disease, the agency says. To help manage symptoms, the agency encourages people with psoriasis to: Keep […]

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For Muslim Pilgrimage, Climate Change Poses Health Risks

For Muslim Pilgrimage, Climate Change Poses Health Risks

Latest Prevention & Wellness News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Climate change-caused increases in heat and humidity could put Muslims making the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia in “extreme danger,” a new study warns. This pilgrimage, known as the Hajj, involves several days of activities, including 20 to 30 hours outdoors. The […]

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Nourianz Approved to Treat ‘Off’ Episodes in Parkinson Disease

Nourianz Approved to Treat ‘Off’ Episodes in Parkinson Disease

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Nourianz (istradefylline) tablets have been approved as an add-on treatment to levodopa/carbidopa for adults with Parkinson disease experiencing “off” episodes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday. The drug is available in 20-mg or 40-mg doses, but the maximum recommended dosage in patients taking […]

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Regular Vaccines Advised With Multiple Sclerosis

Regular Vaccines Advised With Multiple Sclerosis

Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you can and should receive recommended vaccinations — including annual flu shots, a new American Academy of Neurology guideline says. “We reviewed all of the available evidence, and for people with MS, preventing infections through vaccine use is a […]

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For Medicare Patients, Costs of MS Drugs Rise Sevenfold Over 10 Years

For Medicare Patients, Costs of MS Drugs Rise Sevenfold Over 10 Years

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Neurology News WEDNESDAY, Aug. 28, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Medicare patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) saw their medication costs soar by more than sevenfold over a decade, a new study finds. It’s no secret that the costs of MS drugs have skyrocketed in recent years. When the first so-called disease-modifying […]

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Headache Home Remedies

Headache Home Remedies

What home remedies relieve headache pain? Many people are occasionally bothered by headaches and wonder how to get rid of a headache quickly. The way to end a headache quickly depends on what brought it on in the first place.For many people causes of headaches or triggers are related to dehydration, high blood pressure, tight muscles […]

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tolmetin (Tolectin [Discontinued Brand])

tolmetin (Tolectin [Discontinued Brand])

What is tolmetin, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Tolmetin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is effective in treating fever, pain, and inflammation in the body. It is similar to ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil), naproxen (Naprosyn), and others. As a group, NSAIDs are non-narcotic relievers of mild to moderate pain of […]