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Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... Read on »
Building Unity Farm - Animal Healthcare by Dr. John H. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 6:00am In addition to physical maintenance of the farm (food, water, and manure management), my wife and I are responsible for all the animal healthcare.  We have a traveling vet, Cindy Fuhs, who can manage the major issues (what do you do when your llama has a breech birth?), but there are daily and monthly aspects of care and wellness we manage ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Tablets to Treat Gonorrhea Available in U.S. Tablets for first-line treatment of gonorrhea are now available in the United States, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The prescription cefiximine 400 milligram tablets are available as of this month. In April last year, the CDC updated its recommendations for ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 28 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm VA Official Denies Cover-Up of Veterans' Suicide Statistics A Department of Veterans Affairs official has testified that his agency has not tried to cover up the number of suicides committed by veterans, the Associated Press reports. Testifying last Thursday at a trial in a San Francisco federal court, VA undersecretary for health Dr. Mic ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 27 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Lexington, Ky., Tops 100 Spring Allergy Capitals Gesundheit! Lexington, Ky., sits atop the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America's 2008 ranking of the leading 100 spring allergy capitals. Trailing Lexington on the annual list are: Greensboro, N.C.; Johnson City, Tenn.; Augusta, Ga.; and Jackson, Miss. Least likely to make you sne ... Read on »
Mycobacterial PD peritonitis by Matt S. Posted Tue 25 Jan 2011 11:08am One of the most feared complications of peritoneal dialysis is that of PD peritonitis. Infection with gram positive (50-70%) organisms accounts for the vast majority of cases. The typical presentation is with abdominal pain, fever and cloudy dialysate fluid. To make the diagnosis of PD peritonitis, a sample of the PD fluid must be sent for c ... Read on »
What are Enantiomers? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:14pm The chemical structure of compounds can be written out in a two dimensional drawing on paper. In reality, compound have a three dimensional shape. Think of a molecule being left-handed or right-handed. Each is a stereoisomer, like a mirror image of the other. An enantiomer is one of two stereoisomers. The structures can not be superimposed on ... Read on »
Sunburn Boosters by Alan T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am In America, the melanoma (skin cancer) rate is getting higher. You might be wondering, yes, it's increasing, but it's in America, what to do with Malaysia anyway? Exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays is a known risk factor in skin cancer. And well, I don't know whether you aware of not, Malaysia is exposed to strong sunlight all ... Read on »
Who’s the Boss? by Dr. Indian Medic .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 12:08am Often a major part of a doctors job is making decisions – ranging from small ones like choice of antibiotics to big ones like DNR. Often it's the decision of the patient and family, but needing guidance of the attending doctor, who is expected to know the best. When all goes down well – good. But what when the parties have a difference of opinion ... Read on »
Cephalosporins have good efficacy and safety for treating gonorrhea by winter1101 Posted Sun 18 Aug 2013 4:14pm The most important motive for the short improvement in the historic period is definitely the alteration of treatment pattern in the disease, for example using cephalosporin antibiotics or combination therapies as opposed to the monotherapy. Every Men Should Know How to Prevent Asthenospermia. The alteration in treatment pattern was resulting f ... Read on »