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Experts notesMedicine Open source health care resources.
June 25, 201901,171

These changes mirror and support organizational changes in the health care industry. Whether the change is called "managed care", "regional health", or "community...

Experts notesMedicine Openhealth — Open source software in health care.
June 25, 201901,092

Around the world, health care software is moving from hospital-centered departmental systems, to patient-centered medical records that are distributed across networks. These changes mirror...

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
February 05, 20190781

Hyperhidrosis is a skin disorder in which more sweat is made than is needed to keep a steady body temperature.

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Escitalopram: What It Is, How to Take It, and What Can Go Wrong
February 04, 201901,042

There are many possible causes of depression and anxiety and even experts are still unsure about why or how it happens.

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Heart attack (Myocardial infarction): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
February 04, 20190839

A heart attack is the common name for the medical term “myocardial infarction”.

FitnessMedicine Fordyce Spots (Fordyce Granules or Sebaceous Prominence)
February 03, 201904,599

Fordyce spots are small, white, yellow, or cream-colored bumps found just under the surface of the skin.

Medicine Famotidine (Pepcid, Fluxid, Duexis): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses
February 02, 201901,125

Famotidine is a histamine H2-receptor blocker. It is used to decrease the amount of acid the stomach produces.

Medicine Allopurinol (Zyloprim, Aloprim)
February 01, 20190851

Allopurinol is a prescription medication used to treat high levels of uric acid in the blood (hyperuricemia).1 It is sold under the brand...

Experts notesMedicine Amiodarone (Nexterone, Pacerone)
January 30, 201902,093

It is sold under brand names Cordarone, Pacerone, and Nexterone.5,6 CoAmiodarone is approved by the FDA to treatradarone and Pacerone are pills. Nexterone...

Experts notesMedicine Tizanidine (Zanaflex, Comfort Pac-Tizanidine): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190742

Tizanidine hydrochloride (or Tizanidine HCL) is a prescription drug sold under the brand name Zanaflex®, Comfort Pac-Tizanidine, and several generic names.

Experts notesMedicine Benzonatate (Tessalon, Tessalon Perles, Zonatuss)
January 30, 20190951

Benzonatate (ben-ZOE-na-tate) is an oral drug that is commonly prescribed to treat cough symptoms.

Experts notesMedicine Temazepam (Brand Names: Restoril, Normison, Norkotral, Nortem, Remestan, Temtabs, Temaze)
January 30, 20190435

Temazepam is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines (also called benzos) are sedative-hypnotics that help fight insomnia and ease anxiety. Temazepam is used for the short-term...

Experts notesMedicine Tamsulosin (Flomax): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190718

Tamsulosin is a α1-adregenic receptor blocker. It is used treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Experts notesMedicine Meloxicam (Mobic): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190439

As we get older, we start to get aches and pains around our bodies. This is often a normal part of the aging...

Experts notesMedicine Promethazine (Phenergan, Promacot, Phenadoz, Promethegan, Remsed, Antinaus50)
January 30, 20190390

Promethazine (promethazine hydrochloride) is a widely prescribed drug that is used to treat allergy symptoms.

Experts notesMedicine Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
January 30, 20190432

Preeclampsia was once referred to as toxemia of pregnancy. Preeclampsia was called toxemia because it was thought that toxins, or poisons, were...

Experts notesMedicine Oxybutynin (Ditropan; Ditropan XL; Gelnique; Anturol; Oxytrol)
January 30, 20190797

Oxybutynin is an anticholinergic drug used for the treatment of Overactive Bladder (OAB), hyperhidrosis and several other conditions.

Experts notesMedicine Omeprazole (Prilosec)
January 30, 201901,176

Omeprazole is a popular over-the-counter medication used to treat frequent heartburn.

Experts notesMedicine Spider Bites Identification, Symptoms and Treatment
January 30, 20190378

Spiders are a large group of ancient animals closely related to insects and shellfish.

Experts notesMedicine Psoriasis
January 30, 20190404

Psoriasis is a common autoimmune disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over 100 million people have psoriasis worldwide.

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Open source health care resources.
June 25, 201901,171

These changes mirror and support organizational changes in the health care industry. Whether...

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Openhealth — Open source software in health care.
June 25, 201901,092

Around the world, health care software is moving from hospital-centered departmental systems, to...