What is diclofenac? Contraindications, dosage and uses

Diclofenac is the anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) world’s best selling and with few side effects or adverse. Diclofenac was first sold in 1974 in Japan. It is now distributed in 120 countries. Diclofenac is a sodium salt of phenylacetic acid derivative. Developed from other NSAIDs, with the inclusion of a phenylacetic acid group, a secondary amino…

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Ketoconazole shampoo, dosage, indications, treatment and effects

Ketoconazole is an antifungal imidazole derivative whose presentation includes shampoo, topical cream or tablet or tablets. Ketoconazole is an antifungal medicine that prevents the growth of fungi that cause infection. Ketoconazole is used both topically and systemically. Used topically shown effective in combating the fitodermatosis of the skin, nails or hair, in candidiasis of the…

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Antibiotic drugs and bacterial infections

Antibiotics are powerful drugs to fight bacterial diseases. Their misuse, however, may create resistance. Antibiotics work by killing bacteria or preventing these from reproducing. In the first case are termed bactericidal, while in the second known as bacteriostatic. It should be noted that antibiotics have no effect on viruses, so they are not useful to…

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Responsible use of medicines

One of the sectors in which strikes more on Health Education is related to the use of medicines. Each patient should consult with your doctor the use of a drug, so that is a guarantee for health and is suitable for treating the ailment. Rules to consider It is advisable to read the prospectus and…

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Antibiotics provided prescription

Almost half of the Spanish used incorrectly antibiotics. Its use to alleviate colds and flu, as well as ineffective, endangers our health. Antibiotics are valuable drugs for the treatment of bacterial infections. However, not all infections are caused by bacteria, as is the case for most respiratory infections and catarrhal processes so frequent and flu…

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Nanoparticles can damage the health food

A prolonged intake of nanoparticles polystyrene , a material very common in food additives and other products consumed regularly, may be more hazardous to health than previously thought, according to a study published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. To study these effects, the scientists used both cultured human intestinal cells as live chickens, because in…

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How to prevent seasonal flu

Main modes of transmission and spread of influenza virus. Vaccination, risk groups, prevention and treatment of disease. The flu is an acute viral infection that primarily affects the nose, throat, bronchi and, occasionally, lungs. Although healthy people the symptoms go away by themselves within one to two weeks, the influenza virus can cause complications and…

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Nutrition guide

Nutrition analysis of food, their proportionality and their intake of organic elements. It is part of the processes that organizations need to ensure their vital functions and to provide the elements necessary for growth. This is a set of mechanisms that supply the body with energy components through foods, which also support cells for a…

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All about breast cancer

Today, we’re all a little roses: the International Day against Breast Cancer. So we wanted to see two specialists about the latest developments in the field of oncology. In addition we tell how the tomosynthesis, an innovative detection and study of breast cancer that has recently come to our country, and answer a strange question:…

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Living with a partner reduces risk of dementia

The speed at which we walk while adults may be an indicator of the risk of dementia or stroke when they reach old age, as appears from an investigation by the Boston Medical Center (USA) presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Neurology this April. Thus, neurologists and general practitioners in their consults…

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Sheets malaria

When we think of deadly and dangerous animals we all come to mind the shark, the tiger or the snake . However, the most deadly animal produces each year is the mosquito. To prevent tropical diseases transmitted by this little insect Scutum Project has developed a smart fabric that significantly reduces the number of mosquito…

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Malaria comes from the gorilla

The parasite that causes Malaria, a disease that infects about 250 million people each year, originated in gorillas, according to a new international study published by the journal Nature . Until recently scientists thought that only the man was carrying the parasite Plasmodium falciparum, the most common, the most virulent and causes more deaths than…

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Is it bad to reheat the oil used to fry?

Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV / EHU) have found food for the first time in the presence of certain aldehydes suspected of being behind neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer . These compounds are toxic in some oil when heated to the frying temperature. As explained the study’s authors to…

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