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FitnessMedicine Fordyce Spots (Fordyce Granules or Sebaceous Prominence)
February 03, 201904,600

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

ChildrenFitness Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid (Augmentin): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses
February 05, 201903,630

Amoxicillin, Clavulanic acid (Augmentin): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses

Experts notesMedicine Amiodarone (Nexterone, Pacerone)
January 30, 201902,094

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...

ChildrenFitness Phenylephrine (Sudafed Pe)
January 30, 201901,424

Phenylephrine is an over-the-counter drug that relieves the symptoms of stuffy noses. It may be taken for colds, allergies, hay fever, and whenever...

ChildrenFitness Cri du Chat Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
February 05, 201901,289

Cri du Chat Syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by the deletion of part of the short (p) arm of chromosome 5

Experts notesMedicine Omeprazole (Prilosec)
January 30, 201901,177

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

Experts notesMedicine Open source health care resources.
June 25, 201901,172

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

Medicine Famotidine (Pepcid, Fluxid, Duexis): Uses, Dosage, Side effects, and Abuses
February 02, 201901,126

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

Fitness High Blood Pressure (Hypertension): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
July 05, 201701,105

When the heart beats it pumps blood. The blood then flows through the arteries, to the rest of the body.

ChildrenFitness Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
February 06, 201901,095

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a serious and chronic disease where the muscles of the heart become weakened over time. The heart gradually...

Children Guaifenesin (Mucinex): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
February 05, 201901,093

Mucinex is the common brand name form of the drug guaifenesin.

Experts notesMedicine Openhealth — Open source software in health care.
June 25, 201901,093

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...

Children Flea Bites on Humans: What They Look Like, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
February 01, 201901,085

Born from eggs laid on host hairs or on the ground, fleas are initially born as larvae. Small, white, worm-like animals, they survive...

Experts notesFitness Rotator Cuff Tear: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
January 30, 201901,059

Your shoulder is made up of the humerus (upper arm bone), scapula (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collarbone).

Children Duloxetine
February 05, 201901,057

Duloxetine (Cymbalta): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects and Abuses  What is Duloxetine? Duloxetine is an antidepressant medication used to treat major depressive disorder (MDD),...

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Escitalopram: What It Is, How to Take It, and What Can Go Wrong
February 04, 201901,043

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

ChildrenFitness Chiggers
February 03, 20190966

Chiggers are the larvae of some types of mites. In the English-speaking world, chiggers are also commonly called harvest bugs, harvest mites, harvest...

Experts notesMedicine Benzonatate (Tessalon, Tessalon Perles, Zonatuss)
January 30, 20190952

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

ChildrenFitness Monounsaturated versus Polyunsaturated Fats
February 02, 20190944

Fat is a type of nutrient found in food. It can be found in both plant and animal food sources.

Medicine Allopurinol (Zyloprim, Aloprim)
February 01, 20190853

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

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Heart attack (Myocardial infarction): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
February 04, 20190840

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

ChildrenFitness Fluocinonide (Lidemol, Lidex, Lydex-E, Lyderm, Metosyn, Tiamol, Vanos)
February 02, 20190816

Fluocinonide is a prescription corticosteroid used to treat skin conditions.

ChildrenFitness Amiodarone (Nexterone, Pacerone)
February 06, 20190806

Amiodarone(Nexterone, Pacerone)

Experts notesMedicine Oxybutynin (Ditropan; Ditropan XL; Gelnique; Anturol; Oxytrol)
January 30, 20190798

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

ChildrenFitness Acid Reflux: Causes, Symptoms, Diet, and Remedies
February 01, 20190796

Acid Reflux: Causes, Symptoms, Diet, and Remedies

ChildrenFitnessMedicine Excessive Sweating (Hyperhidrosis): Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
February 05, 20190782

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

Experts notesMedicine Tizanidine (Zanaflex, Comfort Pac-Tizanidine): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190743

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

Experts notesMedicine Tamsulosin (Flomax): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190720

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

Children Pinched Nerve in Neck (Cervical Radiculopathy)
January 30, 20190547

A “pinched nerve” is the common name for the medical condition “radiculopathy”.

Experts notesMedicine Meloxicam (Mobic): Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, and Abuses
January 30, 20190441

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 Temazepam (Brand Names: Restoril, Normison, Norkotral, Nortem, Remestan, Temtabs, Temaze)
January 30, 20190436

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 Preeclampsia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment
January 30, 20190434

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

Experts notesMedicine Psoriasis
January 30, 20190405

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

Experts notesMedicine Promethazine (Phenergan, Promacot, Phenadoz, Promethegan, Remsed, Antinaus50)
January 30, 20190392

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

Experts notesMedicine Spider Bites Identification, Symptoms and Treatment
January 30, 20190380

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

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Openhealth — Open source software in health care.
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