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Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

Heart Enzymes May Predict Outcome After Bypass Surgery

TUESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — High levels of certain blood enzymes following coronary-artery bypass surgery can signal an increased risk of death, a new study suggests. Elevated levels linked to increased risk of death, researchers say. For those with … Read more

Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Cold Viruses Appear Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

THURSDAY, Feb. 3 (HealthDay News) — While the causes of type 1 diabetes aren’t known for certain, a new analysis backs the possibility that cold-like viruses might trigger the disease. Along with other factors, these viruses may trigger the disease, … Read more

Kidney disease: are you at risk?

Kidney disease: are you at risk?

Kidney problems can sneak up on anyone. The cause could be an unrelated disease or something in your genes. If you answer ‘‘yes’’ to any of the questions below you could be a candidate for kidney failure. Visit a urologist … Read more

Gout: Overview, Causes

Gout: Overview, Causes

Definition Gout is a kind of arthritis that occurs when uric acid builds up in the joints. * Acute gout is a painful condition that typically affects one joint. * Chronic gout is repeated episodes of pain and inflammation, which … Read more

Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Anemia is a medical condition in which the red blood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal. The normal level of hemoglobin is generally different in males and females. For men, anemia is typically defined as hemoglobin level of … Read more

A-Cof DH (Guaifenesin Hydr Ocodone)

What is A-Cof DH (Guaifenesin Hydr Ocodone)? Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It helps loosen congestion in your chest and throat, making it easier to cough out through your mouth. Hydrocodone is a narcotic cough suppressant. Guaifenesin and hydrocodone is used … Read more

A-Cillin (Penicillin)

A-Cillin (Penicillin)

What is A-Cillin (Penicillin)? Penicillin V is an antibiotic in the penicillin group of drugs. It fights bacteria in your body. Penicillin V is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections,. Penicillin … Read more

S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)

S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)

What is S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)? Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Hydrocodone is a narcotic cough suppressant. The combination … Read more

Q Flex (Acetaminophen Phenyltoloxamine)

Q Flex (Acetaminophen Phenyltoloxamine)

What is Q Flex (Acetaminophen Phenyltoloxamine)? Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. Phenyltoloxamine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. … Read more

P & S (Salicylic Acid Topical)

P & S (Salicylic Acid Topical)

What is P & S (Salicylic Acid Topical)? Salicylic acid is a keratolytic (peeling agent). Salicylic acid causes shedding of the outer layer of skin. Salicylic acid topical is used in the treatment of acne, dandruff, corns, and warts. Salicylic … Read more