February Health News 2011

Bone Drugs May Raise Risk Of Throat Cancer Bone Drugs May Raise Risk Of Throat Cancer           There is discrepancy between researchers over the effect of drugs administered for strengthening of bones on incidence of throat cancer. A set of British researchers opine that intake of these drugs over a long duration increases the risk of contracting esophageal cancer. This opinion is based on a study involving approximately 3,000 people suffering from esophageal cancer, along with a comparison group without the disease. More...

How to Relieve Anxiety Without Medication

How to Relieve Anxiety Without Medication         Though anxiety symptoms are primarily treated by certain prescribed drugs, you can also adopt simple methods during the course of the treatment in order to facilitate faster recovery. Do not abandon the medical treatment without consulting your physician. Anxiety medications make you sleepy and dizzy. You feel totally disoriented and groggy. Hence, the first step to cope up with anxiety is to tune your mind and plan clearly as to how you would overcome the extreme emotions associated with anxiety. More...

 

 

Scientists Discovered Antihistamine Usage Linked To Extra Pounds

Antihistamine Usage Linked To Extra Pounds        Over eating has always been rated as the foremost reason for obesity. However, over the years medical research has linked obesity with several medical conditions, one being thyroid. Recently, researchers have highlighted the consumption of antihistamines, usually taken to obtain relief from various forms of allergies, with excessive weight gain. This observation was based on a study conducted by the researchers of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. More...

 

Generics Prescription Drugs -- Should I Buy Them Or Not?

Generics Prescription Drugs -- Should I Buy Them Or Not?

       There are ample varieties of generic drugs that are floating in the market. Since these medicines are lesser priced in comparison to the branded ones, customers are uneasy purchasing them as for a common man a cheap product denotes inferior quality as well. However, this may not be the case with generic drugs. A generic drug is a drug that involves no patent protection in its manufacture and distribution. More..