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Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban)

Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban)

Aspirin vs. Eliquis (apixaban): Similarities and differences Aspirin and Eliquis (apixaban) are anticoagulants used to prevent blood clots (antithrombotics). Aspirin is also used to treat fever, pain, and inflammation in the body. Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Eliquis is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Brand names for aspirin include Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin, and […]

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Best 6 ways to relieve chapped lips

Best 6 ways to relieve chapped lips

Chapped lips, also known as cheilitis, is a common and uncomfortable issue. Home remedies can help get rid of chapped lips without drying them out further. The skin on the lips is much thinner and more delicate than that on other parts of the body. The lips are also exposed to the elements, including the […]

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Which herbs can help with psoriasis?

Which herbs can help with psoriasis?

People have used herbs to treat skin conditions for centuries, and recent research has supported the idea that some herbal treatments may improve psoriasis symptoms. Psoriasis is an inflammatory condition that causes red, scaly patches of skin to develop, often on the elbows, knees, or scalp. There is no cure for psoriasis, though treatments and […]

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Diflucan (fluconazole) vs. Monistat 7 (miconazole)

Diflucan (fluconazole) vs. Monistat 7 (miconazole)

What is Diflucan? What is Monistat 7? Diflucan (fluconazole) is an anti-fungal medication that prevents growth of fungi by preventing production of the membranes that surround fungal cells. Diflucan is used to treat vaginal, oral, and esophageal fungal infections caused by Candida; urinary tract infections, peritonitis, pneumonia and disseminated infections caused by Candida; cryptococcal meningitis; […]

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Diflucan vs. Nystatin

Diflucan vs. Nystatin

Diflucan vs. nystatin similarities and differences Diflucan (fluconazole) and nystatin are anti-fungal medications used to treat different types of Candida infections. Diflucan is used to treat vaginal, oral, and esophageal fungal infections caused by Candida; urinary tract infections, peritonitis, pneumonia and disseminated infections caused by Candida; cryptococcal meningitis; and to prevent Candida infections in patients […]

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The health benefits of macadamia oil

The health benefits of macadamia oil

Macadamia oil is a clear, light-yellow liquid that comes from pressed macadamia nuts. It is a healthful oil that people use for cooking, and there may also be health benefits of using pure oil to moisturize the skin and condition the hair. Macadamia nuts grow on macadamia trees, which are native to Australia. Similarly to […]

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How much omega-3 should you get each day?

How much omega-3 should you get each day?

A person’s daily omega-3 needs vary depending on their age, sex, and various health factors. People give omega-3 fatty acids a lot of attention due to their health benefits. Fatty fish, nuts, and seeds are rich in omega-3s. Omega-3s are important parts of the body’s cell membranes, and they help with the functioning of the […]

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Diflucan (fluconazole) vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Diflucan (fluconazole) vs. Lamisil (terbinafine)

Diflucan vs. Lamisil: What’s the difference? Diflucan (fluconazole) and Lamisil (terbinafine) are anti-fungal medications used to treat different types of fungal infections. Diflucan is used to treat vaginal, oral, and esophageal fungal infections caused by Candida; urinary tract infections, peritonitis, pneumonia and disseminated infections caused by Candida; cryptococcal meningitis; and to prevent Candida infections in […]

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Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Top 12 natural remedies for eczema

Home remedies and natural treatments can soothe the dry, itching skin that comes with eczema. People can use creams, natural products, and dietary and lifestyle changes to manage or prevent eczema flares, especially in the winter, when symptoms tend to be at their worst. Natural substances, such as aloe vera gel and coconut oil, can […]

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Stem cell transplant slows down MS progression

Stem cell transplant slows down MS progression

A preliminary clinical trial shows that stem cell transplantation, along with a tolerable dose of chemotherapy, is safe and more effective at slowing down multiple sclerosis than other existing therapies. Scientists were able to slow down MS progression in a new clinical trial using stem cell transplantation. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic neurodegenerative condition […]