Category: Healthcare

Memory refers to the brain’s ability to process, store, and recall information. Age-related changes, head injuries, and certain medications may cause memory loss. Various strategies — like practicing mindfulness and playing brain training games — can improve your memory.

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Many countries around the globe are starting to roll out another booster of the COVID-19 vaccine but, with public interest waning and a sense of normalcy firmly installed in our minds, this may prove an ill-fated effort unless authorities can provide a coherent answer to the question “Is another jab really needed?” (The short answer is a firm “yes,” of course.)

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Heartburn is very common. Almost one-third of U.S. adults report experiencing heartburn recently. Thankfully, there are many medications available to relieve heartburn, and several are available over-the-counter (OTC). Keep reading to learn about the available OTC heartburn medications.

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Having a sore throat is becoming a dominant symptom of COVID-19 infection, with fever and loss of smell becoming less common, according to recent reports in the U.K.

The shift could be a cause of concern for the fall. As the main symptoms of the coronavirus change, people could spread the virus without realizing it.Read more…

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people who use phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5Is), a class of medications most often prescribed for erectile dysfunction, may run an increased risk of vision-threatening ocular conditions, researchers say. Read more…

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In 2019, the estimated number of global dementia cases totaled 57.4 million. That number is expected to nearly triple by 2050. Given the predicted surge in incidence, and the lack of substantial treatment options, research into potential risk factors to help avoid the condition is being closely monitored. Read more…

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According to a widely-held belief, pharmacists give patients products and information because that’s what they give them.
From the patient’s perspective, the value of pharmacy is placing an order and getting a reliable, timely product in return.
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Vitamin C supports the immune system and helps with joint and skin health. People who get enough vitamin C may have shorter colds. But vitamin C doesn’t prevent you from getting sick.
Mega-doses of vitamin C won’t prevent you from getting sick, either, and can cause unpleasant side effects. Read more…

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Migraines can be intense and long-lasting. They can be so severe that they interfere with your quality of life and knock you down for the count. On top of the intensity, migraines can seem to strike without rhyme, reason, or warning. But when you take a closer look, you may see a pattern. There might be certain triggers that cause your migraines. Read more…

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Outbreaks of endemic diseases such as monkeypox and lassa fever are becoming more persistent and frequent, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) emergencies director, Mike Ryan, warned on Wednesday.
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