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The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin

People with black skin can be prone to dark spots, which may appear on the face or other parts of the body. These areas of hyperpigmentation occur as the result of sun exposure or, more commonly, develop on a previously inflamed area of the skin. In this article, we look at home remedies and medical […]

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esketamine (Spravato)

esketamine (Spravato)

What is esketamine (Spravato), and how is it used? Spravato is a prescription medicine, used along with an antidepressant taken by mouth, for treatment-resistant depression (TRD) in adults. Spravato is not for use as a medicine to prevent or relieve pain (anesthetic). It is not known if Spravato is safe or effective as an anesthetic […]

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Can apple cider vinegar treat gout?

Can apple cider vinegar treat gout?

Apple cider vinegar is a sour liquid made from fermented apple products. Many people believe that it is a cure-all for a variety of health conditions, including gout, and some research does suggest that it could be beneficial. Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that occurs when uric acid crystals build up in the […]

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Nitric Oxide Gas (Inomax)

Nitric Oxide Gas (Inomax)

What is nitric oxide gas and how is it used? Inomax is a vasodilator indicated to improve oxygenation and reduce the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in term and near-term (>34 weeks gestation) neonates with hypoxic respiratory failure associated with clinical or echocardiographic evidence of pulmonary hypertension in conjunction with ventilatory support and other appropriate […]

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Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties

Civil War plant guide reveals 3 plants with antibiotic properties

Scientists have found that extracts from plants that people used to treat infections during the Civil War have antimicrobial activity against drug-resistant bacteria. The tulip poplar is one of the plants the scientists examined. The Civil War began in 1861 as a result of growing tensions over slavery and states’ rights between the northern and […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Zaroxolyn (metolazone): What’s the difference? Lasix (furosemide) and Zaroxolyn (metolazone) are diuretics (water pills) used treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix is a brand name for furosemide. Zaroxolyn is a brand name for metolazone. Side effects of Lasix and Zaroxolyn that […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics

Lasix (furosemide) vs. thiazide diuretics: What’s the difference? Lasix and thiazides are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) caused by heart failure, kidney disease, chronic kidney failure, or liver disease. Lasix and thiazides are also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix and thiazides […]

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Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs

Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs

As medical researchers continue their efforts to improve human health, some are turning their attention to the ocean because they believe that the Earth’s seas might harbor novel disease-fighting chemistry. Could human health depend on the creatures of the ocean? The oceans cover more than two-thirds of Earth. As the adage goes, we know more […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. hydrochlorothiazide

Lasix (furosemide) vs. hydrochlorothiazide

Lasix (furosemide) vs. hydrochlorothiazide: What’s the difference? Lasix (furosemide) and hydrochlorothiazide are diuretics (water pills) used treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) caused by heart failure, kidney disease, chronic kidney failure, or liver disease. Lasix and hydrochlorothiazide are also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Hydrochlorothiazide is also used […]

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Lasix (furosemide) vs. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid)

Lasix (furosemide) vs. Edecrin (ethacrynic acid): What’s the difference? Lasix and Edecrin are diuretics (water pills) used to treat excess accumulation of fluid or swelling of the body (edema) caused by heart failure, kidney disease, chronic kidney failure, or liver disease. Lasix and Edecrin are also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lasix is […]