The new acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, Andrew von Eschenbach, has said that he will take a look at the current drug review process in order to determine whether or not it needs to be amended.
He is concerned that perhaps the proce... Read More
Many of us enjoy eating. Not only does it give us the necessary energy we need to perform our daily activities, but it is often a great social activity as well. I cannot begin to tell you how much I love to sit down to a good meal with friends and fa... Read More
Many people turn to ice cream when their troubles are getting them down, but maybe yogurt is a better option. According to a study in the journal Medical Hypotheses, probiotics (good bacteria) like those found in yogurt can actually help to improve t... Read More
You might have already heard about the many benefits that fish could have for your health. It wards off quite a large number of chronic ailments, foe example, and it is also thought to help with skin conditions such as psoriasis.
There has also bee... Read More
If you suffer from asthma, you’ll want to read this. In Canada, a nation-wide warning is being issued on the possible complications of taking certain drugs for asthma. Asthmatics often rely on a type of inhaled medication known as a long-acting... Read More
We’ve all experienced the embarrassment and pain of slipping and falling. Even young people’s bones aren’t immune to the trauma that occurs when hitting hard ground covered in ice — as we age, this becomes an even worse threat... Read More
NSAIDs just can’t seem to get out of the news these days. As if it weren’t enough to hear that the medicine cabinet staples can cause liver or kidney damage, some can cause heart conditions as well — and now they have been found to ... Read More
The other day, I walked into a health store and asked a salesperson where they kept the butterbur. I was surprised to find that not only did they not stock it but also that the salesperson had never even heard of it! So, I quickly informed her of thi... Read More