Drugs & Supplements

  • April 24, 2015 10:05 AM

    Is Mineral Oil Bad for Skin and Hair?

    Do you want to know about mineral oil, its health benefits and some frequently asked questions about mineral oil? If so, then you need to read this article as it will tell you the basics of mineral oil, its health benefits and some frequently asked questions related to mineral oil.

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  • January 2, 2015 8:54 PM

    Allegra vs. Zyrtec vs. Claritin

    The winter season is here. So are the allergies! When this season comes, most people look allergic to the entire world. But for others the situation is far more complex. For them the symptoms are not seasonal but persist throughout the year as they show allergies to things like dust, mites, smoke etc.

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  • November 8, 2014 12:19 PM

    Aspartame poisoning: fact or myth?

    Aspartame is an artificial non saccharine sweetener that is used as substitute for sugar in foods and beverages. First discovered and synthesized by a chemist name James M. Schlatter in 1965 and was coded E951 by European Union. It is Methyl Ester of Aspartic Acid. Being an artificial sweetener it is 200 times sweeter than Sucrose (Table Sugar) was first sold in the market by name of NutraSweet. It is white and an odorless powder.

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  • October 17, 2014 8:21 PM

    Side effects of protein powder explained

    Keeping your diet healthy and balanced seems to be the most difficult task these days. Your body needs a number of nutrients for proper health and for the functioning of various oragns in the body. But how would you know that which nutrient your body is lacking? Making your diet balanced and perfect is not that burdensome as you think it to be. If you are consuming all the necessary components of diet including carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals, then it means your diet is balanced. You cannot just rely on carbohydrates or just on proteins because your body needs them all in certain proportion.

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  • October 16, 2014 8:26 AM

    Zoloft-caffeine interactions

    This article provides a detailed overview of Zoloft and caffeine interactions. It features essential information for people taking Zoloft. Before you take any medication you should always read prescription leaflets of the drug manufacturer carefully and follow the instructions of your doctor and pharmacist. Do not skip taking your medicine without prior permission of your doctor.

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  • October 10, 2014 8:10 PM

    Effects of alcohol on human body

    Alcohol is one of the most commonly consumed drinks worldwide. According to NHS nearly 34,000 people in UK were admitted to hospitals due to alcohol poisioning in 2012 - 2013. In USA almost 88,000 people die each year due to alcohol related health problems. So, it is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. In 2012, almost 6 % of all worldwide deaths were thought to be related to the alcohol consumption.

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  • August 26, 2014 1:26 AM

    Zinc deficiency: symptoms, causes and testing

    This article provides an extensive overview of zinc deficiency, its symptoms and causes. We mainly focus on various methods for zinc deficiency testing.

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  • June 28, 2014 11:14 PM

    Mangosteen – overview of benefits and side effects

    This article will inform the readers about mangosteen, its benefits and side effects. You might be dazed at hearing the word mangosteen; you might be wondering what it is. Relax and take a deep breath! Just read through this article as it will inform you all you need to know about mangosteen, its benefits and side effects. This article will even give you a further insight and tell you where to buy it; its health benefits; best mangosteen juices; mangosteen oil; mangosteen candies and supplements.

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  • June 10, 2014 2:40 AM

    Beetroot: Overview of health benefits and risks

    Beetroot is also known as the table beet, golden beat, garden beet, red beet or simply as the beet. Beetroot was first cultivated by the Romans. They are of great commercial value since the 19th century, when it was discovered that it could be converted to sugar. They are most commonly cultivated in North America, Central America, Europe, USA, Russia, France, Poland and Germany. They belong to family ‘Beta vulgaris’.

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  • April 9, 2014 10:01 PM

    Vitamin D: food sources, functions, side effects and daily dosing

    Vitamins are needed for healthy and perfect life. Without these vitamins life will be dull and handicapped. Vitamin D belongs to a group of fat soluble vitamins and the other group is water soluble vitamins. Mostly human body cannot synthesize vitamins, but vitamin D is unique in this respect as it can be synthesized internally. The most important compounds in vitamin D group are vitamin D1 (cholecalciferol) and vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol).

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  • April 9, 2014 1:17 AM

    Vitamin K: food sources, functions, side effects and daily dosing

    Did you take your vitamins today? Why your body needs them? Vitamins maintain a level of nutrition in your body. Small amount of these organic compounds helps smooth functioning of metabolic processes in human body. An adequate intake of vitamins is important as deficiency of vitamins can cause complicated diseases in human body There are thirteen recognized vitamins. Each vitamin shows different biological activities in human body.

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  • April 8, 2014 10:16 AM

    Top 12 most dangerous prescription drugs

    Today we know more about diseases and their cures more than ever. The diseases that were once thought to be lethal and life threatening are now being treated successfully with the use of novel drugs. But this comes at a price. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that we’ve not yet created a medicine that is without some side effects. When we say a drug is “safe to use”, it doesn’t mean we’re excluding it from the list of drugs having side effects. What we mean is that the drug safe and has minimal side effects as long as taken according to the prescription.

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