When treatments cause irreversible drug side effects, the permanent damage to the patient's quality of life may be incalculable.
How do pharmacists and the general public react to the reality of potentially very serious adverse effects? Is denial a common coping mechanism?
If you have ever developed a blister while exercising you know how disruptive it can be. What can you do to prevent blisters? Is aluminum safe for feet?
Determining the best treatment(s) for PCa is challenging. Hormone suppression is common. Is there a link between this prostate cancer therapy and dementia?
Is cholesterol necesary for proper nerve function? Most prescribers are unaware of this idea, but statins and nerve damage in type 2 diabetes are related.
Restless legs syndrome can be mysterious. Most people do their best to cope with RLS. But did you know that some meds like antihistamines trigger RLS?
Most people know that statins can cause muscle pain and weakness. Not that many realize that there is now enough data to suggest statins cause diabetes.
How do you prevent mosquito bites? Deet, picaridin, vitamin B1, Listerine? If your tricks fail, how do you stop the itch of mosquito bites? How about HEAT?
Jock itch is a misnomer. This fungal infection can affect women (under breast rash, groin area) as well as men. Can MoM bring relief from jock itch?
Alzheimer disease is devastating. People assume it is caused by bad genes or bad luck. There are increasing data linking anticholinergic drugs and dementia.
Could there be a relationship between statins and low LDL cholesterol and nerve damage? A new study from Germany has produced evidence that there is a link.
The FDA says that generic drugs are equal to brand name medicines. A new book, Bottle of Lies, reveals that generic drug approval and monitoring is flawed!