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Alternatives for De-Clawing Cats

Many pet owners love their cats but dislike how kitty is slowly destroying the family's furniture, draperies and bedding with her sharp claws. Many veterinarians will perform a de-clawing procedure, but this surgical procedure has risks of extreme pain, infection, post-operative behavioral problems,...More...

Whey Powder Applications And Uses

Whey helps build and repair muscles, strengthen the immune system and encourages weight loss.strong boy image by Alexander Raths from Fotolia.comWhey powder is considered the gold standard of protein. By refining, processing and drying liquid whey, it is transformed into a low-fat,......More...

EZorb Side Effects

EZorb is an organic calcium compound that helps to create new bone mass and remove dead bone. EZorb is unlike other calcium supplements because it raises bone, joint and muscle metabolisms, which is the only way to correct bone, joint and muscle problems. In addition, it can be used for the follo...More...

Side Effects of Ritonavir

Ritonavir is a prescription medication that is used for the management of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus. The medicine can be used alone or alongside other types of HIV medications. It is not a cure for the infection but aims to enhance the lives of individuals who have HIV and decrease their...More...

What Is a B12 Lab?

A B12 lab, also called a vitamin B12 blood test, is used to measure the amount of B12 in an individual's blood stream. Vitamin B12 plays a key role in maintaining a properly functioning nervous system and is a necessary component in the formation of blood cells....More...

Digoxin Information

Digoxin is a heart medication made from the leaves of the digitalis plant and prescribed under the brand names Digitek, Lanoxin and Cardoxin. It is used to regulate and strengthen heart rate and treat congestive heart failure....More...

Ambulatory Care Positions

What Web sites or other resources would you recommend for searching for an ambulatory care pharmacist position in the United States?...More...

Medications That Cause Myalgia

What is myalgia? In the most basic terms, myalgia is muscle pain, affecting one or more muscles. Myalgia can be either chronic (long-lasting) or temporary. There are many causes for muscle pain in individuals, including illness due to a viral infection and certain types of medication. There are over...More...

How to Cut Out Citric Acid From Your Diet

Citric acid is a rare food intolerance suffered through by a minority of people, necessitating its removal from the diet to ensure an absence of digestive difficulty. Removing citric acid from your diet might seem as simple as removing the consumption of all citrus fruits from the menu, but it's no...More...

Mineral Oil & Coal Tar for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the immune system that appears on the skin. Skin cell growth speeds up in affected areas because the immune system sends out faulty signals. The disease is not contagious and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) estimates that 7.5 million Americans (...More...

Over the Counter Cure for Scabies

Scabies is a skin condition caused by tiny mites called Sarcoptes Scabiei. The mites cause severe itching where the mite burrows into the skin. Scabies is contagious and is easily spread through physical contact. While scabies can be treated with over the counter medications, it is always best to co...More...

Lipicard Side Effects

Lipicard, a medication whose active ingredient is Fenofibrate, is a drug that treats individuals with high cholesterol levels. Use of this drug may lead to mild and severe side effects depending on the particular individual and the size of the dose....More...

Can a Soldier Get Tech Armor in "Mass Effect 2"?

Tech Armor is the signature power of the Sentinel class in "Mass Effect 2." It is one of the best defensive powers in the game. When used, it adds an extra layer of armor equal to 25 to 100 percent of your maximum shields, depending on what level your Tech Armor power is at. In addition, the Tech Ar...More...

The Healing Power of Herbs

Herbs are substances whose leaves, seeds or flowers are utilized for medicine, flavor or scent. Herbs are a natural alternative to prescription drugs for the treatment for various ailments. They are available in numerous forms including: tinctures, tisanes, topical, whole and oils. Herbs are most e...More...

Vitamin Supplements for Autoimmune Health

Autoimmunity happens when an organism in the body does not recognize part of itself and causes the immune system to react by fighting off these organisms. In simpler terms, an autoimmune response is the human body attacking itself, according to "Structure & Function of the Body" by Gary Thibodeau. T...More...

Frankincense Oil Side Effects

Frankincense dates to ancient times when the essential oil was as valuable as jewels. The oil is derived from the Boswellia carterii bush, found especially in the Mideast. In many Middle Eastern traditions and spiritual ceremonies, Frankincense is used as a holy anointing essential oil,......More...

Side Effects of Glucocorticoids

Glucocorticoids are naturally produced steroid hormones, now produced synthetically, that are commonly used to halt inflammation, which is used by the body to isolate whatever is causing localized irritation, help kill or expel the pathogen and aid in the repair of the damaged tissue. Like most drug...More...

New in the Marketplace

The following table contains a summary of product launches and approvals identified in international markets in recent weeks....More...