Vioxx Recall leads to Vioxx Lawsuits
Vioxx is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammagory drug (NSAID) that reduces inflammation, pain, fever, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis stiffness, and menstrual pain. However, Vioxx has been shown to cause blood clots, heart attacks, stroke, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, kidney damage and other dangerous and potentially deadly side effects.
Lawsuits are being filed against Merck, the manufacturer of Vioxx, for product liability. The claim is that Merck knew the dangers of Vioxx and marketed it anyway. In drug product liability lawsuits, the prosecution must prove that Merck didn't provide for the safety of the patient and that they were harmed as a direct result from taking Vioxx and from Merck's negligence. Sometimes drug companies that wish to avoid public scrutiny will settle outside of court, but they will sometimes lengthen the trial to force the plaintiff into agreeing to their settlement.
For patients who have thankfully not yet experienced these dangerous and potentially fatal side effects of Vioxx, you should still be careful in taking the drug and notify your doctor immediately if you notice any of these side effects:
Contact an experienced Vioxx Lawyer today.
If Food Is Medicine, Then Sun Basket Wants To Be The Prescription Forbes
Can Sun Basket improve America's health, save millions for insurance companies, and make a profit at the same time? They're pretty sure the answer is yes.
Abuse Allegations Made in Shocking Married to Medicine Season 6 Reunion Trailer PEOPLE.com
PEOPLE has the exclusive premiere of the Married to Medicine season 6 reunion trailer, which features one of the most surprising accusations in the history of ...
Active shooter drill held at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center The News Center
WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center was the location Friday morning of an active shooter drill, involving hospital security staff and local law ...
How personalized medicine is transforming your health care National Geographic
Stunning advances in gene research and data mining will predict diseases and devise treatments tailored to each of us.
Blue Scorpion Venom Is Popular Pain Medicine In Cuba HuffPost
(Reuters) - Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the ...
Geffen School of Medicine presents award for excellence in basic science UCLA Newsroom
The research of Switzer Prize winner Dr. David Sabatini has spurred the development of new classes of drugs with the potential to treat cancer and other ...
Medicine cabinet makeover - Harvard Health Harvard Health
Experts recommend weeding through one's medicine cabinet every six months to get rid of expired or unnecessary medications. One should talk to a ...
12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine National Geographic
Analytics-enabled, individualized attention will not just treat disease, but increasingly, prevent it.
Nurse practitioner opens subscription-medicine clinic in Hebron The Times of Northwest Indiana
HEBRON — Colette Walter wanted to bring health care to her hometown — directly.
Keck Medicine's Jackiewicz talks expansion, bundled payments ModernHealthcare.com
Keck Medicine of USC CEO Thomas Jackiewicz is positioning the organization to take on bundled payments, as well as to acquire new hospitals.
This is why doctors consider precision of medicine to be the future of health care - The News Journal
This is why doctors consider precision of medicine to be the future of health care The News Journal
For decades, the Clinic for Special Children has been practicing a type of patient-specific medicine that health systems are now gearing up to do.
COUNTERPOINT: Despite daily challenges, family medicine model hardly on its last legs - TheChronicleHerald.ca
COUNTERPOINT: Despite daily challenges, family medicine model hardly on its last legs TheChronicleHerald.ca
In a Dec. 8 opinion piece, a family physician raised a number of challenges faced by many of his and our colleagues across Canada. We thank Dr. Franklin ...
Mother accused of hitting daughter for not taking medicine KPRC Click2Houston
A Houston woman is facing charges after authorities said she hit her daughter for not taking her medicine earlier this year.
What's in your medicine cabinet? These people opened theirs. National Geographic
The medicines we keep reveal our struggles and aspirations. A team of photographers asked people to bare their intimate health secrets.
At the Nemours Kinder Clinic, doctors take a new approach with precision medicine - The News Journal
At the Nemours Kinder Clinic, doctors take a new approach with precision medicine The News Journal
Nemours hopes the Kinder Clinic will help create a blueprint for a "perfect medical home" that offers precision medicine for all Delaware children.
How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine National Geographic
Long overlooked by Western science, traditional Chinese treatments are yielding cutting-edge cures.
Emergency medicine residents prepare for battlefield medicine United States Army
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's medics, nurses and doctors continually train through various venues to ensure they are providing the most up to date ...
Viewpoint: The problem with personalized medicine is that 'statistics are being misinterpreted' - Genetic Literacy Project
Viewpoint: The problem with personalized medicine is that 'statistics are being misinterpreted' Genetic Literacy Project
Personalized medicine aims to match individuals with the therapy that is best suited to them and their condition. Advocates proclaim the potential of this.
Regenerative Medicine Foundation Announces 2019 "Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Award" Honorees - GlobeNewswire
Regenerative Medicine Foundation Announces 2019 "Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Award" Honorees GlobeNewswire
Awards to be presented at Gala Dinner at the 14th World Stem Cell Summit in Miami, January 23, 2019#WSCS2019.
Health Tip: Giving Cough Medicine to a Child U.S. News & World Report
(HealthDay News) -- It's perfectly normal for parents to be concerned when a child comes home sneezing and coughing with what appears to be the common ...
Rethinking medicine The BMJ
BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4987 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4987. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...
Nike Air Trainer 3 'Medicine Ball' 705425-100 Release Date Complex
The OG 'Medicine Ball' colorway of the Nike Air Trainer 3 is making a return to retailers. The 1988 Bo Jackson trainer was last retroed in 2014.
Precision Medicine in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer OncLive
Experts discuss what they expect to see evolve in regard to novel strategies for managing patients with differentiated thyroid cancer over the next few years.
HKO-WHL-Sums-Medicine Hat-Red Deer San Francisco Chronicle
Tigers 4, Rebels 1 First Period 1. Red Deer, Douglas 10 (Smith, Sakowich) 5:33. 2. Medicine Hat, Williams 7 (Hamblin, Nassen) 14:28 (pp). Penalties — Red ...
Good results the best medicine Sunraysia Daily
THE doors to a career in medicine are wide open for aspiring doctor Umutcan Konakci.
$80000 EMS Medicine Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Benjamin Nicholson JEMS.com
Dr. Benjamin D. Nicholson from Boston Medical Center will be awarded the NAEMSP/Stryker EMS Medicine Medical Director Fellowship at the NAEMSP Annual ...
Special Report: Nutrition as Medicine WAVY-TV
At a recent conference, world-renowned doctors and researchers came together to present information and mounting evidence to indicate food can serve as a ...
Penn Medicine, four others, to create Allen Institute for Immunology - Philadelphia Business Journal
Penn Medicine, four others, to create Allen Institute for Immunology Philadelphia Business Journal
Penn Medicine is teaming up with four leading clinical research organizations to form the Allen Institute for Immunology, which will seek to gain a better ...
How a drop of something extra helps Chinese medicine evade regulation South China Morning Post
Ombudsman Connie Lau reveals legal loophole as she announces investigation into Hong Kong's regulation of proprietary Chinese medicine Ordinance ...
Health care democratization underway, according to 2nd annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report - Stanford Medical Center Report
Health care democratization underway, according to 2nd annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report Stanford Medical Center Report
An explosion in data is driving increased democratization in health care, according to the second annual Health Trends Report published today by Stanford ...
Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships WSU News
At the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, we're seeking experienced physicians to help educate and mold the next generation of doctors. We're taking a ...
Getting medicine to homeless people on the streets of Edinburgh BBC News
Meet the pharmacist who goes out onto the streets of Edinburgh prescribing medicine to homeless people.
Pediatrician picked as new CEO of UNC Health Care, dean of UNC School of Medicine - The News & Observer
Pediatrician picked as new CEO of UNC Health Care, dean of UNC School of Medicine The News & Observer
Wesley Burks, a pediatrician who specializes in childhood food allergies, will be CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of UNC's School of Medicine.
Re: Rethinking medicine The BMJ
Thank you for your article on an important subject. I wonder if thought has anything to do with a practice honestly observing its limits. Anyone observant of the ...
Ipsen warns over medicine supplies amid Brexit uncertainty pharmaphorum
France's Ipsen has become the latest pharma company to warn about the impact of Brexit on the pharma and patients' access to medicines.
About MSU Biomedical Research in Grand Rapids MSUToday
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's expansion to West Michigan was the result of a commitment to partnership and the synergistic outcomes ...
Delhi High Court Stays Online Sale Of Drugs, Prescribed Medicines NDTV News
The Delhi High Court has stayed the sale of drugs and prescribed medicines by online pharmacies.
Health care democratization underway, according to second annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report - Medical Xpress
Health care democratization underway, according to second annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report Medical Xpress
An explosion in data is driving increased democratization in health care, according to the second annual Health Trends Report published today by Stanford ...
A lexicon for gender bias in academia and medicine The BMJ
BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5218 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5218. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...
How To Decide What Medicine To Take When You're Sick Forbes
When all bets are off from preventing that winter cold, there are medications out there to relieve your symptoms. Each of these work on different symptoms, ...
University of Iowa touting 'exercise is medicine' The Gazette
IOWA CITY — Imagine if you could pop a pill that would lower the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other chronic illnesses while improving quality of ...
New Grand Rapids health clinic offers osteopathic manipulative medicine MSUToday
MSU has opened its first Grand Rapids health clinic, a specialty practice focused on providing osteopathic manipulative medicine, or OMM.
New medicine could give babies lifelong allergy prevention：The Asahi Shimbun Asahi Shimbun
Scientists have developed a special medicine for pregnant women that could give their newborns lifelong immunity to hay fever, food allergies, asthma, atopic ...
Make Plays, Adjust on the Fly and Stick Together – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC at DEN | Oklahoma City Thunder - OKCThunder.com
Make Plays, Adjust on the Fly and Stick Together – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC at DEN | Oklahoma City Thunder OKCThunder.com
Tip-off: 9:00 p.m. CT; Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma; Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network ...
Delhi HC orders ban on online sale of medicines in India after doctor files plea India Today
A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao has passed the interim order seeking a ban on "illegal" sale of drugs and medicines online.
Chinese Herbal Medicine Can Ease Brain Inflammation and Protect Neurons, Mice Study Reports - Parkinson's News Today
Chinese Herbal Medicine Can Ease Brain Inflammation and Protect Neurons, Mice Study Reports Parkinson's News Today
A study reports that a mix of Chinese herbal medicines reduced brain inflammation and promoted nerve cell survival in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease.
Internal Medicine Specialist, Prabhat Sinha, M.D., Named NJ Top Doctor Benzinga
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J., Dec. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Internal Medicine Specialist, Prabhat Sinha, MD of Ocean Family & Geriatric Associates, LLC ...
Here's Why Editas Medicine Jumped 23% in November The Motley Fool
The gene-editing pioneer reported third-quarter 2018 earnings and reported FDA acceptance of its first investigational new drug (IND) application.
Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS - HBR.org Daily
Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS HBR.org Daily
The transformation of health care continues at a rapid pace, bringing opportunities and challenges for health care providers to deliver improved clinical ...
Artificial intelligence and the future of medicine - Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Artificial intelligence and the future of medicine Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Washington University researchers are working to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems for health care, which have the potential to transform the diagnosis ...
Penny Stocks to Watch: Shineco Herbal Medicine MicroSmallCap
We're taking a look at the alternative health sector with Shineco going under the spotlight of are penny stocks to watch list. Find out more.
Disabled mom's MS medicine results in bill totaling $123000. Her income is $770 a month. - Dallas Morning News
Disabled mom's MS medicine results in bill totaling $123000. Her income is $770 a month. Dallas Morning News
Shereese Hickson's multiple sclerosis was flaring again. Spasms in her legs and other symptoms were getting worse.She could still walk and take...
Breast Cancer Risk After Recent Childbirth Annals of Internal Medicine
Parity is widely recognized as protective for breast cancer, but breast cancer risk may be increased shortly after childbirth. Whether this risk varies with ...
Celebration of ARASIA Regional Resource Centres in Nuclear Medicine - International Atomic Energy Agency
Celebration of ARASIA Regional Resource Centres in Nuclear Medicine International Atomic Energy Agency
The designation of the first ARASIA Regional Resource Centres (RRCs) was marked at an official ceremony on 30 November 2018 at IAEA headquarters.
Government to solve shortage of medicine Bulawayo24 News
President Emmerson Mnamngagwa has announced that his government has made plans to quell the shortage of medicine and the skyrocketing of prices where ...
Religion is like medicine, one doesn’t suit all: Dalai Lama The Hindu
Emphasises importance of combining modern science with ancient knowledge of inner peace.
Nature is a rich source of medicine – if we can protect it Times of Malta
The Pacific yew tree is a fairly small and slow growing conifer native to the Pacific Northwest. The Gila monster is a lizard with striking orange and black ...
Extremely premature baby celebrates first birthday thanks to modern medicine WRAL.com
Thirty years ago, children born this early in a pregnancy would have likely faced a number of these problems, if they survived at all.
The trouble with girls: obstacles to women's success in medicine and research—an essay by Laurie Garrett - The BMJ
The trouble with girls: obstacles to women's success in medicine and research—an essay by Laurie Garrett The BMJ
BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5232 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5232. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...
"Untimely death" under investigation by Medicine Hat City Police CHAT News Today
MEDICINE HAT, AB. — A check on a missing person led police to the discovery of a man's body. It was at a residence in the 400 block of 5th Avenue South East ...
Stories can be powerful medicine Marin Independent Journal
When I was 25 years old and in my second year of ob/gyn residency I was rounding on our patients on the postpartum ward when I heard a woman crying.
Harmful sugar pills? - On Medicine BMC Blogs Network
Research published today in Trials explores the negative effects that can be caused by participants being administered placebos in clinical trials, finding that half ...
FDA approves ‘precision medicine’ drug for different cancers with same mutation Washington Post
The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a drug for a wide range of cancers based on a shared mutation, rather than the tumors' locations — an ...
Delhi High Court Bans Online Sale of Medicines Inc42 Media
A day after the Madras High Court reserved its verdict after the final hearing, on epharmacy, the Delhi High Court has issued an all-India ban on the online sale ...
Top prospects lead Tigers past Rebels Medicine Hat News
Medicine Hat's top prospects were at their best on Friday night at the Enmax Centrium. In their first contest since being named to the Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL ...
10:14 Dominican Republic Recognizes Cuban Medicine Prensa Latina
Santo Domingo, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine and its specialists have world's recognition and they are reckoned at the level of developed countries, ...
Medical Marijuana Patient, 78, Evicted in Freezing Cold for Taking Medicine Leafly
LHP Capital evicted John Flickner—now living in a homeless shelter—because he chose cannabis over opioids for chronic pain.
2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 11, 2018 2 Minute Medicine
The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is significantly increased in patients with active cancer. While parenteral prophylactic anticoagulation has been ...
Delhi HC orders ban on online sale of medicines by e-pharmacists across country Economic Times
Delhi HC has ordered a ban on sale of online medicines by e-pharmacists across the country, and directed the Centre and the AAP Govt to immediately ...
Plans for new centre for nuclear medicine on display at open house Ubyssey Online
Canada's newest centre for nuclear medicine moved one step closer to completion this week. At the open house for the Institute for Advanced Medical Isotopes ...
Who is Rep. Mark Green? Doctor, Army veteran, Tennessee Republican who raised vaccine-autism link - The Tennessean
Who is Rep. Mark Green? Doctor, Army veteran, Tennessee Republican who raised vaccine-autism link The Tennessean
Tennessee Republican Rep. Mark Green, a doctor and an Iraq War veteran, made news after the Boonshoft grad said he believes vaccines may cause autism.
Navy Medicine Nursing Excellence Award Hanford Sentinel
Captain Jessica D. Beard and Ms. Andrea Ward-Wiley both received awards for Nursing Excellence at the 2018 ASMUS Conference held at the Gaylord Hotel ...
Top News in Internal Medicine December 14 2018 (1 of 25) MD Linx
Hospitals with better patient outcomes for surgical aortic-valve replacement (SAVR) also achieve better outcomes on adoption of transcatheter aortic-valve ...
Cure 'futures' offer a way to pay for million-dollar medicines STAT
Creating futures contracts for the right to buy therapies that haven't yet been invented is one way to pay for creating new medicines and accessing them.
Veterinary Medicine Supply Problem: Isoflurane GOV.UK
Update 14 December: Products available for import under the Special Import Scheme whilst there are supply problems with isoflurane-containing veterinary ...
What is medicine? Medical News Today
Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in ...
Chronically Ill, Traumatically Billed: The $123,000 Medicine For MS Kaiser Health News
Shereese Hickson's doctor wanted her to try the infusion drug Ocrevus for her multiple sclerosis. Even though Hickson is trained as a medical billing coder, she ...
Top News in Internal Medicine December 14 2018 (7 of 25) MD Linx
Reuters Health News | December 14, 2018. Most obese patients who qualify for weight loss surgery don't seek it out, and that may be due at least partly to ...
Commentary: Utahns shouldn't walk into a counterfeit medicine crisis Salt Lake Tribune
A Utah insurance company has made headlines by giving its public sector enrollees – approximately 160,000 state residents – travel money and cash to go to ...
Shoshone family medicine clinic manager wins state award KMVT
SHOSHONE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - A Magic Valley health care provider is receiving state recognition. The Idaho Rural Health Association gave a rural health ...
Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo receives Nobel for physiology or medicine at ceremony in Stockholm, expresses hopes for wider use of cancer treatment - The Japan Times
Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo receives Nobel for physiology or medicine at ceremony in Stockholm, expresses hopes for wider use of cancer treatment The Japan Times
Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine at a ceremony Monday in Stockholm, for his discovery of a protein on imm.
Russian nuclear medicine deal signed to avoid 'political embarrassment' TimesLIVE
The ousted chair of the Nuclear Energy Corporation of SA (Necsa) has admitted to signing a Russian nuclear medicine deal against the orders of energy ...
OPINION: Family medicine at death’s door in Nova Scotia TheChronicleHerald.ca
The prognosis for family medicine can be fairly described as terminal. That sounds like hyperbole, but isn't. It's the only way to interpret the facts without wishful ...
As It Was: Woman Athlete Switches from Sports to Podiatric Medicine Jefferson Public Radio
Sports have been a large part of Tara Harrington's life. While participating in soccer, basketball and track and field at Mazama High in Klamath Falls, she.
WVU Medicine Urgent Care in McHenry receives accreditation from the Urgent Care Association - WVU Medicine
WVU Medicine Urgent Care in McHenry receives accreditation from the Urgent Care Association WVU Medicine
The WVU Medicine Urgent Care in McHenry has received the Accredited Urgent Care designation, the highest level of distinction for urgent care centers, from ...
Evolving over thousands of years, alternative medicine continues to contribute to growing U.S. businesses - NBCNews.com
Evolving over thousands of years, alternative medicine continues to contribute to growing U.S. businesses NBCNews.com
Traditional Chinese medicine is often seen as complementary and alternative medicine and has evolved over thousands of years.
Medicine and Dentistry: Undoing an Illogical 150-Year Divide Forbes
It's no secret that medicine and dentistry have evolved an unnatural professional separation that is helpful to no one and often causes unnecessary suffering on ...
Point of View: Mandatory vaccines are bad medicine, bad politics NewsOK.com
TO anyone interested in understanding myth verses fact regarding vaccines, I would recommend the relatively new book, “How to End the Autism Epidemic” by ...
Is Editas Medicine a Buy? The Motley Fool
There's a long way to go for this biotech. But there could also be a huge payoff if all goes well.
Bill Whitaker: Local cardiologist finds himself at the crossroads of medicine Waco Tribune-Herald
Anyone who knows Dr. Michael Attas knows that, as a physician, a preacher and a philosopher, he never ceases to turn issues over and over in his head.
Top News in Internal Medicine December 14 2018 (11 of 25) MD Linx
Reuters Health News | December 14, 2018. People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be up to 12 times more likely to suffer myocardial infarction (MI), ...
'Married to Medicine' Star Lisa Cloud Accused of Refusing to Pay $20,000 Tax Bill The Blast
"Married to Medicine" star Lisa Cloud allegedly owes Uncle Sam a cool $20000 in back taxes and the IRS is coming after the reality star.
No foul play suspected in man's death Medicine Hat News
Medicine Hat News. Medicine Hat police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a man discovered outside Wednesday morning in South Ridge. Police say ...
MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine helps 'Lil' Bill' calf defy odds Mississippi State Newsroom
Veterinarians at Mississippi State University are helping an extra-small calf overcome health challenges associated with his premature birth, and the little bull is ...
Olympian opens up on taking anxiety medication, getting help in therapy ABC News
Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles revealed for the first time publicly that she is taking medicine to treat anxiety after revealing she was sexually abused by ...
Mylan to recall all batches of blood pressure medicine valsartan in US CNBC
Mylan NV said on Tuesday it is issuing a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of its blood pressure medicine valsartan, expanding a recall of select batches ...
Cancarb to expand Medicine Hat operations, add nine jobs Medicine Hat News
Cancarb adding production unit and expanding its warehousing system at its Medicine Hat production facility, the company announced on Wednesday ...
‘I'm on anxiety medicine’: Simone Biles gets treatment after speaking out on sexual assault RT
US gymnastics star Simone Biles has revealed she is taking medication to treat anxiety after speaking out about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of ...
New Electronic Pill Can Communicate Wirelessly | Medicine Sci-News.com
A research team led by MIT scientists has developed an ingestible capsule that can be controlled using Bluetooth, a widely adopted wireless protocol.
Ryan Reynolds to Produce Horror Story ‘The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine’ (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
Ryan Reynolds to Produce Horror Story ‘The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine’ (EXCLUSIVE) Variety
Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with New Regency to buy supernatural horror project “The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine” and set it up with ...
Lunesta Memory Problems
Lunesta may be the only sleeping pill that is FDA approved for long-term use, but it still has some of the same effects as other sleep aids. Ambien, Sonata and others have all been known to cause this problem.
Orthotics: Prefab or Custom-Made?
If you take a simple stroll down the foot product isle at your local drug store you will find an array of foot products and inserts. You will find inserts for cushion, for comfort, for support and for control.
Implant Dentistry - The Convenient and Safe Alternative to Dentures
If you are missing a tooth or a group of teeth, you may find that you are afraid to smile, you don't like to speak because you think you sound funny, or you may not be able to eat certain foods that you enjoy. Until recently, your only option was to replace these missing teeth with dentures.
Can You Always Trust Your Dentists Recommendations?
Can you always trust your dentists' recommendations? Think for yourself - in the last 30 years the health of our teeth has improved dramatically. We drink fluoridated water, which almost eliminated decay in our teeth.
CT and MRI Scans in Neurological Practice: A Quick Overview
Before computed tomographic (CT) scans became available in the 1970s, there was no good method for imaging the brain. The available methods and technologies struck around the target without quite hitting the bull's-eye.
Tempest in a Tea Cup, Wisdom in a Sake Cup
What an oxymoron the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has turned out to be. This vegan organization has one colossal ax to grind with their archrival, Darth Atkins.
To Buy Pain Meds Online, a Dangerous Move
Many people want to buy pain meds online simply because it is cheaper for them. Recently, thousands of online pharmacies have popped up offering for people to buy pain meds online without a prescription.
Cut Your Prescription Drug Costs Without Having to Buy Foreign Drugs
Save Up to 93% by Asking for a Generic - Use generics whenever they are available. Both brand name and generic drugs contain the same active ingredients, are the same in strength and dosage and meet the same government quality control standards.
Generic DrugsGeneric Online Pharmacies started making a big impact on the net since the mid to late 90's. This has allowed the prescription drug buyer to save hundreds with the click of a mouse.
You Are Getting Very Sleepy....The Truth about Hypnosis
A hypnotic "trance" is not something that is foreign to us--we've all been so absorbed in thought while reading a book or watching a movie that we fail to notice what is happening around us. These focused states of attention are similar to hypnosis.
Another Cold Sore! Why Me?
An estimated 85 million Americans have acquired the herpes simplex (cold sore) virus. And the majority had received the virus before the age of 3.
Bextra and Vioxx Withdrawal Spurs Price Increase Among Rivals
The market for painkillers is huge. People don't like pain and inflammation, and last year Americans spent nearly $4 billion on just two of them - Vioxx and Bextra.
Christopher Reeve To Have Promoted Basement Lab
Chrisopher Reeve has died. But his vision of a "Cure" has not.
Lumbar Puncture: This (Really) Is Spinal Tap
I couldn't resist the title's corny riff on the name of the rock band and their movie, but the kind of spinal tap featured in this article was a spinal tap before Spinal Tap was Spinal Tap. (Does that make any sense?)Known more formally as a lumbar puncture, this kind of spinal tap is a valuable medical test with an interesting history.
Technology Over Drugs for Stress Related Tension Disorders
As much as 95% of the population suffers from some form of reoccurring stress and tension related headaches.Although not normally debilitating these headaches affect work productivity and add to the billion dollar cost of sick days and time off.
The Cox-2 Prescription Painkillers Are Back?
This past week, the FDA held a meeting in order to decide what should be done about Merck's Vioxx and Pfizer's Bextra and Celebrex. The Food and Drug Administration originally intended to ban these pain medications.
"Get Rid of Tendonitis ? Now!" Advice From An Expert?
Tendons are ropes of fibrous tissue that connect muscles to bones. It is this connection that permits joint motion.
A Closer Look at Neck Pain Relief
Neck pain afflicts many people at some point in their life - two-thirds of American adults report having experienced at least one incidence of neck pain in their lives. You can strain your neck during exercise, at work, or even something as simple as turning over in your sleep.
Could This Be Arthritis In My Hands
Hi Rusty. A few days ago, I slightly injured a finger on my hand.
Toenail Fungus: Tips For Treatment
The medical term for toenail fungus is "onychomycosis," pronounced on * EE * ko * my * ko * sis. Despite the commonly used term "fungal toenails", onychomycosis describes both fungus and yeast infections in the nail.
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