Jul 042017
 
Authorities Warn Pasadena Of Zika Virus

Eggs of mosquitoes known for carrying the Zika virus (the Aedes mosquito, better known as the Asian tiger mosquito) have been found in Pasadena. (The latest is the second such finding in Greater Los Angeles area, a similar mosquito was […]

Jun 242017
 
More Negative Side Effects Of Heartburn Drugs

  Nexium, Prilosec and Prevacid already linked to kidney damage, infections and weakened bones is now blamed for causing dementia and early death We’ve been hearing for a while now that heartburn medications have negative side effects. Recently, there have […]

Nov 222016
 
Viagra Sued Over Increased Risk Of Melanoma

Viagra (Sildenafil Citrate) has been on the market for over 18 years and taken by over 68 million of men with erectile dysfunction worldwide. The mass-enthusiasm for the drug wasn’t marred by suspicions of its negative side effects which were […]

Oct 202016
 
Helmet-Like Device Protects Cancer Patients From Hair Loss

A cancer diagnosis is scary. Cancer treatments are a great challenge. Having to cope with hair loss on top of it is traumatic. Cancer treatment related hair loss is very damaging to a person’s self image and self confidence. Worse, […]

Sep 182016
 
Are Tattoos Safe?

As the number of post-tattoo emergency room visits rises, tattoo shops’ commitment to sterilizing needles and using safe inks is under increased scrutiny. The tattoo inks alone are becoming a cause for concern: some of the pigments in the inks […]

Sep 182016
 
Threat Of Zika Virus In The US

Zika virus may well be one of the greatest public health threats in recent history. I’m not saying that to cause panic, but to raise awareness. Zika virus was first identified in 1947 in Africa. The virus has been named […]