The non-medical use and abuse of prescription drugs is a serious issue in the US. Many people take prescription medications responsibly. However, according to NIDA, roughly 52 million people (20% of those aged 12 and older) take prescription medications for non-medical reasons i.e., to get high or to change their mood at least once in their lifetime.Read more
What’s so special about fish oil?
Fish oil is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids – docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA).Read more
A clinically relevant Drug-Drug Interaction (DDI) occurs when the effectiveness of one medication is altered by the administration of another drug, directed for the medical purposes.Read more
Some foods that are good for humans could be dangerous to your dogs.Read more
Pain in the leg can vary from a dull ache to an intense stabbing sensation. It can happen due to overuse or minor injuries.Read more
Many patients taking prescription painkillers get can become addicted to the medication. . Some may switch to heroin and can die of an overdose. The issue of overdosing drugs is so wide that the FDA has mandated black-box warning labels about the risk of abuse. But at the same time, these drugs are beneficial to manage pain.Read more
Ageing is inevitable but why not put it off until the last possible moment? Here are some time-tested tips on how to live younger and stay healthy, starting today!Read more
Pink eye or Conjunctivitis is a common condition that causes redness and inflammation of the thin layer of tissue that lies over the white part of the eye and lines the inside of the eyelid.
Off-label prescription drug usage is very common and legal in the U.S. Despite the prominence of off-label drug use, most of the patients are unaware that they are taking an off-label drug. And doctors’ are not required to tell a patient that a drug is being used off-label.Read more