Supplementing calcium may not be helpful to you. Recent studies published in BMJ found that calcium supplement does not help. Listen to this podcast Stop supplemental calcium for older people: An interview with Dr. Mark Boland, author of two recent studies. http://t.co/qEQL8JI9Qx — NEJM Journal Watch (@JWatch) October 10, 2015 … [Read more...] about Is Calcium supplement doing any good?
Flu vaccine can save you Every year thousands of people die in the United States from Influenza or Influenza related complications. Very young, elderly, pregnant, immunocompromised persons are at high risk. In the United States flu season lasts from October till May. It is important that persons at high risk get vaccinated to lower their chances of getting flu or reduce the … [Read more...] about Should I get flu vaccine?
It is a common practice by physicians to use Latin abbreviations when writing prescriptions. You may have noticed these in your prescriptions. Although well known to Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, these abbreviations can be the cause of medication dosing errors especially in the hospital setting. Avoiding these abbreviations and the use of … [Read more...] about Commonly Used Latin Prescription Abbreviations
Insomnia or inability to sleep can be very problematic. Not able to fall as sleep or maintain sleep could result in feeling fatigued, tired and irritable. All of us have experienced occasional insomnia at some point of life. However when it happens on a regular basis then it poses a big health problem. Causes Insomnia can result from poor sleep hygiene, sleep apnea, pain, … [Read more...] about Insomnia or Problem with Sleep