The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) estimates that more than 100,000 Americans die every year as a result of side effects from prescription drugs. This report also explains that the deaths are not due to wrong prescriptions or the individuals not taking medication according to the doctor’s advice. And so, this data puts drug side effects fourth on the list of leading causes of death in the USA. Read More →
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Analgesics, commonly referred to as pain relievers or painkillers, are the most highly consumed drugs in comparison to all other pharmaceuticals. As implied, these products contain active ingredients which act in various ways on the nervous system, providing relief from pain. Analgesics are primarily taken orally, but there are some products which are suited for injection or rectal use. Read More →
“I used to dread having sex, which was really bringing my self-esteem down, so I jumped at the opportunity of trying Addyi as soon as it appeared on the market. And I’m glad I did because now I get the warm and fuzzies instead of vicious nerves when it comes to having sex.” Read More →
Depression is a serious problem that affects at least one in every four women during their lifetime. It is also a concern during pregnancy. In fact, the depression prevalence rate in pregnant women ranges from 4% to 20%. The cause of such high levels of depression among this vulnerable group varies from person to person. For example, Read More →
Unfortunately, pain is an inevitable part of life. For example, medical conditions such as osteoarthritis, dysmenorrhea, pyrexia, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory arthropathies can cause intense pain. You may also suffer from pain because of common headaches, migraines, or spinal problems among other things. As a matter of fact, it would be Read More →
Despite the rising campaigns against the use of antibiotics to kill viruses that cause a cold, flu and other related diseases, many people in Europe are still using antibiotics, latest report suggests.
Antibiotics were the main form of treating ailments such as colds and flu which are caused by a virus. In fact, these treatments were prescribed by most physicians to deal with both mild and chronic cases, while some patients bought the drugs over the counter without a prescription. Read More →
Teenagers who abuse prescription drugs like narcotic painkillers are more inclined to engage in risky sexual behaviors according to a new study.
According to the World Health Organization, antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to global health today. It is an indiscriminate killer, capable of adversely affecting any individual regardless of their age, gender, or nationality. While it is true to suggest that antibiotic resistance is a natural process, unfortunately the gross misuse of antibiotics Read More →
RAPAMUNE: First Food And Drug Administration (FDA) Approved Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Treatment Medication By Pfizer’s
Pfizer announced that the United States FDA has approved its RAPAMUNE (sirolimus), which is the first LMA medication to be approved by the body as a treatment to Lymphangioleiomyomatosis. LMA is a unique and rare disease affecting the lymphatic system, lungs, and the kidneys. Read More →