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Preauricular lymph nodes: What to know

Preauricular lymph nodes: What to know

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Whole-body vibration changes the microbiome, lowers inflammation

Whole-body vibration changes the microbiome, lowers inflammation

A new study in mice reveals the beneficial effects of whole-body vibration on inflammation and the microbiome. Whole-body vibration involves standing on a vibrating platform, such as the one shown here. Whole-body vibration (WBV) is a form of passive exercise that first appeared in the late 1990s and gained popularity in the last decade as […]

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Health Tip: Fit Walking into Your Schedule

Health Tip: Fit Walking into Your Schedule

(HealthDay News) — Walking is a versatile form of exercise that can be done most anywhere. The American Heart Association suggests that adults spend at least 30 minutes each day doing a moderate intensity activity. Fitting brisk walking into your daily schedule is one way to meet that goal. Latest Exercise & Fitness News To […]

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Choose Your Running Shoes Carefully

Choose Your Running Shoes Carefully

Latest Exercise & Fitness News SATURDAY, Aug. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’re a runner, the wrong running shoe could sideline you, a foot expert says. Choose carefully, or you risk discomfort, pain and injuries such as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, irritated nerves or the loss of a toenail, warned Dr. Christina […]

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glycerin (Fleet, Pedia-Lax, Colace)

glycerin (Fleet, Pedia-Lax, Colace)

What is glycerin suppository? What is glycerin used for? Glycerin suppositories are hyperosmotic laxatives. Glycerin suppositories work by increasing water volume in intestines and softening stool, causing the intestines to contract and produce bowel movements. What brand names are available for glycerin suppository? Fleet Suppository, Pedia-Lax Suppository, Colace Suppository Is glycerin suppository available as a […]

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balsalazide disodium (Colazal, Giazo)

balsalazide disodium (Colazal, Giazo)

What is balsalazide disodium, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Balsalazide disodium is an oral anti-inflammatory drug that is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. It is a form of mesalamine (5-aminosalicyclic acid) that is activated by colonic bacteria when it reaches the colon. The exact mechanism of action of mesalamine is […]