Medications

Telemedicine RTI visits shorter when antibiotic prescribed

(HealthDay)—In a direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine setting, respiratory tract infection (RTI) encounters in which antibiotics are prescribed are shorter than other encounters, according to a research letter published ...

Health

I ran 100 miles in a day, this is what happened to my body

The marathon race has long been considered the ultimate test of human endurance. But the last few decades have seen growing numbers of runners regularly tackling distances exceeding the traditional marathon. So-called "ultra-marathon ...

Oncology & Cancer

New treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma approved

(HealthDay)—Poteligeo (mogamulizumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with two types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Health

Should I take vitamin C or other supplements for my cold?

Last week, I had a shocking cold. Blocked nose, sore throat, and feeling poorly. This made me think about the countless vitamins and supplements on the market that promise to ease symptoms of a cold, help you recover faster, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Overuse of antibiotics not what the doctor ordered

With increased use of antibiotics worldwide linked to growing antibiotic resistance, a world-first study co-authored by a QUT researcher has highlighted the growing impact of non-prescription supply of antibiotics in community ...

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