Posted by
Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Effient (prasurgrel)

Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Effient (prasurgrel)

What are the side effects of clopidogrel and Effient? Clopidogrel The tolerability of clopidogrel is similar to that of aspirin. The more common side effects of clopidogrel are: Ticlopidine (Ticlid) is an antiplatelet medication quite similar to clopidogrel. It has been associated with a severe reduction in white blood cell count in between 0.8% and […]

Posted by
Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Xarelto (rivaroxaban)

Plavix (clopidogrel) vs. Xarelto (rivaroxaban)

Clopidogrel vs. Xarelto: What’s the difference? Clopidogrel and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are blood thinners used for preventing strokes, heart attacks, and death in individuals who have had a previous stroke, unstable angina, heart attack, or have peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Xarelto is also used to treat and reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and […]

Posted by
15 Minutes Matters With Strokes

15 Minutes Matters With Strokes

Latest Heart News THURSDAY, July 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Just 15 minutes can make a difference when someone is struck by a stroke, new research suggests. The study included more than 6,700 patients in the United States and Canada who suffered an ischemic stroke (blocked blood flow to the brain) and were treated with […]

Posted by
Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Exercise & Fitness News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You don’t have to go to the gym to get a great muscle-building workout. You don’t even need equipment. There are many bodyweight-only exercises for strength training that you can do anywhere — at home, when traveling, even at […]

Posted by
canagliflozin (Invokana)

canagliflozin (Invokana)

What is canagliflozin? What is canagliflozin used for? Canagliflozin is an oral drug that reduces blood sugar (glucose) levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is a new type of diabetes medication in a class of medications called sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. Under normal conditions, glucose is filtered out of the blood and […]

Posted by
Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women Than Men

Diabetes Raises Heart Failure Risk More in Women Than Men

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diabetes News FRIDAY, July 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Diabetes brings with it a variety of long-term complications, but at least one of those — heart failure — is a bigger threat to women than men, new research suggests. The risk difference was even more pronounced for women with type […]

Posted by
Ankle Pain (Tendinitis)

Ankle Pain (Tendinitis)

What causes ankle pain and ankle tendinitis? Both ankle pain and ankle tendinitis can be caused by injuries (such as sprains and strains from sports) or diseases and conditions (such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout). What injuries can cause ankle pain, and how are they treated? Ankle sprains and fractures Ankle sprains are one of […]

Posted by
What to know about masturbating before sex

What to know about masturbating before sex

You have chosen to share the following article: How elderberries can help you fight the flu To proceed, simply complete the form below, and a link to the article will be sent by email on your behalf.Note: Please don’t include any URLs in your comments, as they will be removed upon submission. We do not […]

Posted by
What causes a pulse in the stomach?

What causes a pulse in the stomach?

You have chosen to share the following article: How elderberries can help you fight the flu To proceed, simply complete the form below, and a link to the article will be sent by email on your behalf.Note: Please don’t include any URLs in your comments, as they will be removed upon submission. We do not […]