Medical Use

IUD Mirena: examination and information

We include products that we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here is our process. The Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) is an implant that people can use as a method of birth control for up to …

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How old is multiple sclerosis?

Typically, people are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) between the ages of 20 and 40, but late-onset MS (LOMS) affects people 50 and older. LOMS usually progresses faster than MS diagnosed at a younger age. There are several steps doctors take before making a diagnosis and determine the best treatment. …

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Nasal antihistamine OK to treat allergy symptoms

Share on PinterestThe over-the-counter medicine Astepro can now be used to treat allergy symptoms. Dobrila Vignjevic / Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Astepro, an over-the-counter nasal antihistamine, to treat allergy symptoms. Experts say the approval gives people with allergies an easily accessible drug …

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Why phony medicine has such lasting appeal

We puny humans simply cannot cope with the idea of ​​a disease for which there is no cure. We will always find something to believe in, no matter how small. Since the Sars-Cov-2 virus was discovered, people have been circulating “cures” ranging from avoiding ice-cold drinks (no) to using special …

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New recommendations on the use of intra-articular therapies

Intra-articular therapies (IAT) are frequently used to treat joint conditions such as gout, rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. The procedure involves inserting a needle into the space between the bones of the joint to deliver medication. The types of injectables used in IAT techniques vary, from steroids to radiopharmaceuticals. Although IAT …

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“Afcon ready to face Eriksen-style collapse”

Dr Prince Pambo (center) with medical staff in front of an ambulance during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations final in Egypt Ghanaian sports medicine expert Dr Prince Pambo is convinced that a collapse like Christian Eriksen’s could be treated the same way at the Africa Cup of Nations. Dr …

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