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Though the contagious and often-deadly viral disease was considered eradicated by the World Health Organization in 1980, there are concerns that smallpox could be used in a terrorist attack.
#tecovirimat #TPOXX #smallpox #BiologicalWarfare
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A strained back, a stiff neck or a muscle spasm can keep you out of action for days. Recovery can be hard because getting rest seems impossible. Muscle relaxants like Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) are often a first line of defense. What do you need to know to safely use this drug and get back in sync?
#Flexeril #cyclobenzaprine #MuscleRelaxant
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Have you received a medication at the pharmacy with a sticker that warns to avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice? While this may seem like an unusual warning, it’s more common than you might think.
#GrapefruitDrugInteractions #GrapefruitAndBirthControl #GrapefruitAndContraception
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On a hunch, her doctor, Dr. Anna Nichols of the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, tried an unorthodox approach -- she injected each tumor with Gardasil, the HPV vaccine.
#HPVVaccineAndSkinCancer #Gardasil #HPVVaccine
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How many hours sleep do you get a night? While many of us admit to poor sleep, few of us actively do anything to improve it. Find out just how vital sleep is to our health.
#insomnia #sleepdeprivation #ImprovingSleep
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Humira, one of the first biologics, is also one of the top selling drugs in the world. But do you know enough about this drug to use it safely?
#Humira #biologics #adalimumab
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The bad news: New hypertension guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in 2017 lowered the threshold for a diagnosis of high blood pressure in those under 19 years of age, and that means 795,000 more children are now classified as having the condition than before.
#HighBloodPressure #BloodPressureInChildren #hypertension
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These drugs include levofloxacin (Levaquin), ciprofloxacin (Cipro), ciprofloxacin extended-release tablets, moxifloxacin (Avelox), ofloxacin, gemifloxacin (Factive) and delafloxacin (Baxdela). There are more than 60 generic versions of fluoroquinolones.
#fluoroquinolones #FDAWarningFluoroquinolones #FluoroquinolonesNeurologicalSideEffects
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The discovery of insulin represented a milestone in medical history because it meant that people no longer died from diabetes. But what exactly is insulin and why are there so many different types of insulin?
#Insulin #TypesOfInsulin #Insulins
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Treatment of HIV is still a necessity; a cure for HIV is not here yet. But HIV, if caught and treated early enough, is no longer a death sentence. Plus, drug treatment of HIV has become easier than ever. See what's new.
#HIVTreatment #HIVPrevention
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