Quinine is a bitter chemical from the cinchona tree. It’s a good treatment for malaria but can produce side effects. Treating leg cramps with quinine is risky.
Imagine suffering from anxiety and depression so much you started believing you were dead. For sufferers of Cotard Delusion, this is exactly what happens.
Scabies mites burrow under the surface of the skin, causing a very itchy disease. Demodex skin mites are often harmless but may cause rosacea or blepharitis.
As we age, we lose our taste and smell for food. Why does this happen? All about your taste buds and how they impact taste. Things you never knew about your nose. Do young adults lose taste and smell?
When it comes to taking care of your period, women have more options than ever. And though they've been around for decades, most women have never heard of them before. I'll give you the inside scoop on menstrual cups, from why you should use them, to how.
Some antibacterials e.g. 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.
Have you ever taken medication prescribed by your physician, but it doesn't seem to work? If so, you might be taken the medicine the wrong way. There is more to taking medicine than just swallowing a pill.
Salbutamol (also known as albuterol and Ventolin) is used in rescue inhalers for asthma. Research suggests that it may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease.
Casein curds in stool worries some people. Is it really something to be worried about? Or is it something that happens sometimes and there’s really nothing to it? Let’s take a closer look at casein, its sources and how the body reacts to it. Casein is one of milk’s major protein contents.
Lysozyme is an antibacterial enzyme in body secretions that helps to protect us from infections. It's also present in eggs, where it may cause allergies.
A biopsy is also known as a human tissue test. Simply put, a sample of your body’s tissue will be taken for tests and close examination. Just the sound of that can be a bit alarming. Your doctor is going to remove living tissues from your body after all and that sounds something really serious.
In some cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a protein called SOD1 is misfolded due to a gene mutation. In mice, a copper compound can prevent the misfolding.
Having researched and analyzed the Medicare options for myself, I have a thorough understanding of it and can clearly explain everything you need to know.
Autophagy helps cells create membranes that can remove the bad bits while keeping the good molecules to repair damaged cells. Find out how you can trigger autophagy with a water fast to lose weight and enjoy complete rejuvenation.
what we often forget is that the mouth is made up of many different components - aside from our teeth. All of these components, if neglected, can develop various issues over time. A good example of which would be linea alba (cheek). It is the white line people often find inside their cheeks...
Measles and rubella (German measles) are viral diseases. They both produce a red body rash and can cause complications, but there are important differences between them.