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Health Tip: What’s Behind Cold Intolerance

Health Tip: What’s Behind Cold Intolerance

(HealthDay News) — Cold temperatures can be unpleasant, even for healthy people. But for those with cold intolerance, cold temperatures can be quite uncomfortable. Latest Cold and Flu News MedlinePlus mentions these potential triggers of cold intolerance: If you have long-term or severe intolerance to cold, MedlinePlus urges you to contact your doctor. Copyright © […]

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Only Thing Certain About Flu Season: You Need to Get Your Shot

Only Thing Certain About Flu Season: You Need to Get Your Shot

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Although no one knows yet how severe this flu season will be, now is the time to get vaccinated, health officials say. Already this season, a 4-year-old from California who recently died tested positive for influenza, local health officials […]

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Herceptin (trastuzumab)

Herceptin (trastuzumab)

What kind of drug is Herceptin (trastuzumab), and how does it work? Herceptin is an intravenous drug that is part of a chemotherapy regimen that is used to prevent recurrence of breast cancer, and for the treatment breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast (metastasized). It belongs to a class of drugs called monoclonal […]

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Predinsone Side Effects (Adverse Effects)

What is prednisone (Prednisone Intensol, Rayos)? Prednisone is a drug that belongs to the corticosteroid drug class, and is an anti-inflammatory and immune system suppressant. It’s used to treat a variety of diseases and conditions, for example: inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), lupus, asthma, cancers, and several types of arthritis. Common side […]

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anakinra (Kineret)

What is anakinra? Anakinra (Kineret) is a synthetic (man-made), injectable, interleukin-1 (IL-1) receptor antagonist that blocks the effects of human interleukin-1. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Is anakinra available as a generic drug? No What are the side effects of anakinra? The most common side effects are reactions at the site […]

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hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc)

What is hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc, Synvisc One), and how does it work (mechanism of action)? What is hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc, Synvisc One)? Hylan G-F 20 (Synvisc, Synvisc One) is an injectable fluid that is used to treat osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis in which the joints of […]

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What can make passing stool painful?

What can make passing stool painful?

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What to know about chickenpox in babies

What to know about chickenpox in babies

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