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Sea and Motion Sickness by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:29am 1 Comment I have survived the majority of my time in Greece.  I also learned a lot and realized how little I do know.  Overall, an amazing experience and I have a lot of new topics to discuss!  A common problem I saw was motion or seasickness.  Ferry boats are very common inter-island travel and a source of a lot of problems for those who suffer from ... Read on »
Death Rattle 201 by Mia A. Registered Nurse Posted Sun 25 Apr 2010 10:08am While I was in nursing school, I wrote on this blog about death rattle . Family members responses to that post revealed a lack of reassurance provided from the explanation. And some nurses I worked with reported that the interventions typically suggested (turning and repositioning and anticholinergic medications) sometimes either had no effect or ... Read on »
A New Generation of Rapid-Acting Antidepressants? by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 5:46am In a new issue of Biological Psychiatry, published by Elsevier , researchers from the National Institutes of Health report that another medication, scopolamine, also appears to produce replicable rapid improvement in mood.Scopolamine temporarily blocks the muscarinic cholinergic receptor, thought to be overactive in people suffering from depre ... Read on »
Promising Novel Invention of Swift-Acting Antidepressants by rajesh moganti Posted Wed 17 Mar 2010 11:20pm 1 Comment Conventionally employed antidepressants for treating patients usually took 3-4 weeks to take effect. Hence, unravelling of therapies that have supplementary swift inception is a key objective of biopsychiatry. Ketamine or the NMDA glutamate receptor antagonist is the foremost drug observed to have been able to bring about speedy enhancement in ... Read on »
A Quick History of Medication in Maternal Health Care - (and the Business of Being Born) by NicoleD Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 9:45am originally posted on 5/12/07 Taking the lead from another great blogger I read often - try to find her ;o) - and from a recent viewing of the Business of Being Born - I wanted to touch on the dark blemish of American Obstetrical practice - routine medication for birth. (BTW, it is funny that this was shown as a screening in the midst of a H ... Read on »
On the road to recovery! :) by Jennifer T. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:49pm I would have updated sooner, but last night after the surgery I was just about unconscious. I went to the pre-surgery holding room around 1 and went through all the routine questions, the bloodwork, the IV, the oh-so-adorable compression stockings. Around 1:50 they informed me that Dr. Haynes was in the building and started pushing my bed towar ... Read on »
Brain Connections in Alzheimer's Rebuilt with New Peptide by Susan Berg Posted Tue 23 Oct 2012 4:00am Caregivers, and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great  dementia resource  for caregivers and healthcare professionals, Your residents will love the  Amazon Kindle Fire Here is information on being the best  caregiver  you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other hea ... Read on »
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Meds and Equipment by Donna Posted Tue 08 Oct 2013 1:19pm Yesterday was our final day of Keppra - whoo hoo!  So we are officially down to two seizure medications!  We are still on the Valproic Acid three times a day and the Zonegran twice a day.  We have upped her morning Zonegran dose to 100 milligrams to compensate for taking her off the Keppra.  KNOCK ON WOOD Alex hasn't had a seizure since the begin ... Read on »
A Primal Primer: Stevia by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 08 Feb 2011 12:45pm After last week’s article many of you asked about a natural alternative to sugar and artificial sweeteners : stevia. It is widely used in the low carb community to satisfy sugar cravings or simply add a touch of sweetness to a hot beverage or dessert, but should it be? What is stevia? Is it safe? What is its effect on insulin, if any, and does ... Read on »