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Health Tip: Baby’s First Tooth

Health Tip: Baby’s First Tooth

(HealthDay News) — For most babies, the two front teeth appear first, says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Though babies won’t develop teeth for months, it’s important for parents to know how to care for them. Latest Healthy Kids News The academy mentions these additional facts: Most babies develop teeth between 6 and 12 months. […]

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Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Do You Need a Tetanus Shot?

Tetanus Symptoms and Signs During a one- to seven-day period, progressive muscle spasms caused by the tetanus toxin in the immediate wound area may progress to involve the entire body in a set of continuous muscle contractions. Restlessness, headache, and irritability are common. The tetanus neurotoxin causes the muscles to tighten up into a continuous […]

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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) side effects list for healthcare professionals The following serious and otherwise important adverse drug reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of labeling: Disabling and Potentially Irreversible Serious Adverse Reactions Tenditits and Tendon Rupture Peripheral Neuropathy Central Nervous System Effects Exacerbation of Myasthenia Gravis Other Serious and Sometimes Fatal Adverse Reactions […]

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Climate Change Raises Risk of Ebola Spread

Climate Change Raises Risk of Ebola Spread

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could help Ebola spread farther and affect areas previously free of the deadly virus, including the United States, researchers warn. Latest Infectious Disease News They concluded that by 2070, the climate crisis will result in a 1.75 to 3.2-fold increase in the rate that Ebola moves […]

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ACE Inhibitors (Side Effects, List of Names, Uses, and Dosage)

ACE Inhibitors (Side Effects, List of Names, Uses, and Dosage)

Summary ACE inhibitors, or angiotensin (generic name) converting enzyme inhibitors, is a class of drugs that interact with blood enzymes to enlarge or dilate blood vessels and reduce blood pressure. These drugs are used to control high blood pressure (hypertension), treat heart problems, kidney disease in people with diabetes high blood pressure. These drugs also […]

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valsartan, Diovan

valsartan, Diovan

What is valsartan, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? WARNING [update 10/15/2019]: Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration posted a warning letter to Torrent Pharmaceuticals in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Torrent manufactures losartan potassium tablets and has been one subject of an ongoing global investigation into nitrosamine impurities in angiotensin II receptor blockers […]

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Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack

Depression, Anxiety Can Dampen Efforts to Recover From a Heart Attack

Latest Heart News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Recovering from a heart attack can be tough, but new research suggests that depression, anxiety and stress can make it even tougher. “Anxiety may lead to fear of another cardiac event and stop people from being active,” said study author Angela Rao, from the University […]

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A Workout to Shape Your Shoulders

A Workout to Shape Your Shoulders

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Don’t shrug off working your delts, the muscles of your shoulders. Besides assisting with good posture, strong shoulders help you lift and carry items with ease, and create excellent upper body definition for men and women alike. Deltoid rows […]