Five percent of the currently existing drugs can cause hair loss in one way or the other. This type of hair loss usually involves scalp hair only. Anticancer drugs, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, and drugs for gout are common culprits while there are many others in the list.
Some antibiotics such as tetracyclines can chelate with calcium present in the milk and other dairy products to form insoluble complexes that are poorly absorbed and have reduced antibacterial effects. This article includes a list of medicines that interact with milk and how to avoid this.
Smelly feet may be cured successfully at home using baking soda, tea bag, white vinegar, borax, sage tea, or even listerine. This article lists some easy and effective ways to get rid of stinky and soggy feet.
Findings from more than 24 human studies suggest that holy basil is a safe herb that can be used to help normalize glucose levels, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and manage other health conditions like asthma, arthritis, acne, hives, influenza, sore throat, and canker sores.
Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhoea, weakness, metallic taste in the mouth are some of the common side effects of metformin. Read on to know more about other side effects and concerns.
Basil prefers to grow under long days, in full sun and well-drained soil. Yet it can grow in partial shade also but will have less vigor. You can grow it in your garden as well as indoors if you are able to provide light for at least 10 hours a day.
The appearance and odor of urine could be an indicator of your lifestyle and health. Medications, food, dyes, pigments, and poisons like phenol can change the color of urine anything from red to green. Usually the cause is harmless. However, it may sometimes indicate an underlying disease condition.
Studies done on molecular and epigenetic levels have confirmed that exercise induces structural and functional changes in the brain. Read on to learn more.
Often, effects of a drug on a one’s weight depend on other reasons like aging, diet, medical history, activity, and insulin resistance. Medicines for diabetes, depression, mood disorders, high blood pressure, allergy, and some hormones are some of the meds known to be involved in causing weight...
A cough is the body’s reflex reaction to try to rid the airways of mucus, phlegm, a foreign body, or other irritants and blockages. A mild cough can be effectively treated at home. This article includes various treatments available over-the-counter and at home.
Parents will not care a lot about what you give but the thought behind it is what will matter to them. This article includes unique gift ideas for parents.
Taking some medicines at the same time as your meal can delay their absorption or may cause nausea and vomiting. Here is a list of medicines that must be taken on an empty stomach to ensure that they work effectively.
Hair loss is a frequently caused side effect of drugs but hair color is another adverse effect that is rare but bothersome. Black or brown hair changing to blond, greying or reddening of hair, and darkening of originally grey hair have been reported in many cases.
If your cat regurgitates partially digested food every now and then, you need not worry, but if your cat is throwing up persistently and you notice blood, bile or foreign objects, take them to the vet. Find out why your cat is vomiting, how to get them evaluated, and how to care for them at home.
This appetizing dish only needs chicken, marinade, and some healthy vegetables to give you an awe-inspiring meal in a very short period of time.
Balanced nutrition is essential, not only to prevent heart diseases or diabetes, but also to maintain skin health. Nutrients are necessary for skin repair, healing, elasticity and protection from UV damage which causes skin to look older for one's age.
Bispecific antibodies can bind two different antigens simultaneously. With over 100 formats in the development it is one of the fastest growing class of investigational drugs.
Acne is one of the most treatable skin diseases. Bury the myths and uncover the truth about acne.
Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, which is made up of the sebaceous gland, hair, and hair follicle. Today, almost all types of acne and acne scars are treatable if correctly recognized.
Bariatric surgery is an effective method to lose weight and reduce comorbidities. Gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and biliopancreatic duodenal switch are the common types.
The FDA calls kratom, a popular alternative medicine, an opioid. The herb was associated with 44 deaths. Are you aware of what you are taking as an herbal supplement?
Bearberry, meadowsweet, dill and cranberry are some of the most commonly used herbs for UTI. Additional therapies including use of vitamin C, yogurt, barley water may also prove to be helpful.
More than nine types of vegetarian diets are followed throughout the world for many reasons. This article lists out some important nutritional considerations in any vegetarian diet.
Estrogen replacement therapy have been in use for the treatment of osteoporosis and menopause symptoms. Studies suggest the effectiveness of HRT in preventing dementia if used near the menopause.
Marine compounds that were once known to be toxic to humans have now become life-saving drugs. Many of these are used either as anticancer drugs or to relieve pain in cancer.
Link between neurodegenerative diseases and cancer is being studied since more than a decade. Many factors are known common in pathways resulting in these diseases.
Discourtesy is old fashioned. Let us work toward bringing manners into style and show respect to our parents.