Smoking and high blood pressure are independent cardiovascular risk factors that frequently coexist within patients. While the exact effect of smoking on blood pressure control is not fully understood, smoking is associated with lower rates of blood pressure control in patients taking medication for high blood pressure, according to a poster presented at the ACC […]
Stoptober: By quitting smoking you can reduce your risk of four eye conditions says expert
NHS doctor on the dangers of smoking We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Smoking has long been known to cause heart […]
Hepatotoxicity Risk Differs Between Psoriasis, PsA, and RA Patients
Patients taking methotrexate for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were at a higher risk of developing liver disease than were patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on methotrexate, in a large population-based study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. “These findings suggest that conservative liver monitoring is warranted in patients receiving methotrexate […]
Terry White Chemists Clomipramine
NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the […]
Irbesartan HCT Winthrop
NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. IRBESARTAN HCT WINTHROP® irbesartan & hydrochlorothiazide Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Irbesartan HCT Winthrop. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to […]
Glycation and Skin Aging
Aging is defined as the gradual deterioration of the body’s physiological functions that are important for survival. Accumulation of cellular damaged products over time is the leading cause of aging. Skin being the outermost protective covering of the body is often subjected to both internal and external causative factors of aging. The characteristic features of […]
Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Sperm?
Skip to What is marijuana and how does it work? What does research say? What can we conclude from this? Our modern lifestyle is quite different from that of past generations, and is often packed with stress. Add to this drug abuse, and the impact on our bodies only becomes worse. These are some of […]
What is Secular Meditation?
Skip to: What is Meditation? Types of Secular Meditation What are the Benefits of Secular Mediation? Meditation has become an increasingly popular practice in many Western countries. Due to the wide use of mobile phone applications, it has become even easier to access and complete meditation practices. What is Meditation? Since its conception in the […]
Did you notice a change in nan or grandad’s hearing this Christmas?
We have spent a lot more time away from our loved ones this year than usual. And so if you've finally caught up with them and noticed their hearing is a bit off, it's likely you've picked up on it sooner than they have. We often don't notice the gradual changes in ourselves and those […]
Teen Smoking Rates Drop, E-Cig Use Rises: Study
THURSDAY, Dec. 3, 2020 — American teens’ use of tobacco cigarettes and smokeless tobacco has dropped to record lows, even as their use of electronic cigarettes increased, new research shows. For the study, researchers analyzed nationwide data on tobacco product use among 8th-, 10th- and 12th-graders from 1991 to 2019. Daily smoking rates among 12th-grade […]