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A salt pipe is a device that aids with respiratory diseases. The saltpipe contains two filters composed of Halite salt crystals. The salt crystals purify the air as it flows over the filters and enters the lungs, where it aids with the absorption of oxygen. It unclogs the bronchi and destroys microb
Tri-Vi-Sol is a blend of vitamins commonly used to treat babies that have vitamin deficiencies. Tri-Vi-Sol consists of vitamins A, C, and D, and offers them to the body simultaneously. It is intended to be taken by children only. Similarly to the majority of medications (prescription and over-the-co
Burdock (or Arctium Lappa) is a biennial thistle native to Europe and Asia. It is primarily cultivated for its roots, due to their purported blood-cleansing properties, although its leaves, stalks and seeds can also be used for medicinal purposes. The Natural Herbs Guide reports that bu
As we age, our bones become depleted of calcium. Calcium supplementation is one way to prevent osteoporosis or bone weakness and is recommended by doctors for many people over 50. Choosing the right supplement can be confusing, as there are many different forms of calcium. Two of the most popular
How much exercise do patients with HTN need? How much alcohol can they drink?
Guggul, with the botanical name Commiphora mukul, is a flowering tree that grows naturally in India. It is a remedy in the traditional medicine of India called Ayurveda. An extract of resin from the tree is available in health food stores to treat certain conditions, mainly to lower cholesterol.
To compare the susceptibility of respiratory cultures of Pseudomonas aeruginosa obtained from patients with cystic fibrosis to cefepime versus ceftazidime.
Potassium citrate is prescribed by physicians to reduce the acid content of urine, which can help people suffering from kidney stones, according to Cigna Health Services, which states that sometimes potassium citrate is prescribed in conjunction with citric acid to treat low potassium levels in the
When using a pressurized metered-dose inhaler, how does improper technique affect the dose delivered?
By preventing sepsis-induced hypotension, statins could play an important role in treating and preventing severe sepsis.
An alarmingly high number of errors occur when patients with HIV infection are initially hospitalized, requiring interventions to reduce the risk of patient harm.
Singulair, or montelukast, is an orally administered drug that alleviates the symptoms and attacks associated with seasonal allergies and asthma. This drug is effective when used long-term to treat these conditions, though it should not be used during a sudden or acute flare-up. After many clinical
Target levels of LDL cholesterol keep going down, but should we use higher doses of statins to achieve those goals?