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Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee

Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee

Scientists say they have conducted ‘the first study in humans to show that something like a cup of coffee can have a direct effect on our brown fat functions.’ A simple cup of coffee may hold the key to tackling obesity and diabetes, suggests new research. Brown fat — which people sometimes refer to as […]

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Health Tip: Treating a Dog Bite

Health Tip: Treating a Dog Bite

(HealthDay News) — Whether you are bitten by your dog or an unknown one, you must treat the wound without delay. Latest Prevention & Wellness News Immediate treatment reduces your risk of infection, says Cleveland Clinic. To treat a dog bite, the clinic suggests: Press on the wound gently to flush out bacteria. Wash the […]

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Zoloft (sertraline) vs. Paxil (paroxetine)

Zoloft (sertraline) vs. Paxil (paroxetine)

What drugs interact with Zoloft and Paxil? Zoloft All SSRIs, including Zoloft, should not be taken with any of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class of antidepressants, for example isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), tranylcypromine (Parnate), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Elazar), and procarbazine (Matulane). Other drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase include Such combinations may lead to confusion, […]

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Sertraline (Zoloft) vs. Venlafaxine (Effexor)

Sertraline (Zoloft) vs. Venlafaxine (Effexor)

What drugs interact with sertraline and venlafaxine? Sertraline All SSRIs, including sertraline, should not be taken with any of the monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class of antidepressants, for example isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), tranylcypromine (Parnate), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Elazar), and procarbazine (Matulane). Other drugs that inhibit monoamine oxidase include Such combinations may lead to confusion, […]

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Infant Formula Powder Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

Infant Formula Powder Recalled Due to Possible Metal Contamination

TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Parent’s Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron that’s made by Perrigo and sold exclusively at Walmart has been recalled due to the possible presence of metal foreign matter. Latest Healthy Kids News The recall covers more than 23,000 35-ounce, 992-gram containers with the Lot Code C26EVFV […]

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Med Students’ Smartphones Loaded With Staph, Other Germs

Med Students’ Smartphones Loaded With Staph, Other Germs

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Infectious Disease News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Smartphones have become an essential part of modern medicine, but they might be exposing patients to potentially deadly staph infections, a new study suggests. Tests of cellphones at a Brazilian medical school revealed that 40% carried Staphylococcus aureus, a common […]