Tag: internal medicine

Self-medication for allergy can be dangerous

Self-medication for allergy can be dangerous

Oct 16, – “Allergy, if categorized, can be of more than hundred types and every one of them need separate medication to be cured,” Vandana Boobna, consultant internal medicine at Max Super Specialty Hospital in Shalimar Bagh here, said. Each individual on earth is allergic to something and it should not be ignored, but one […]

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Study Says: Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk

Study Says: Get Fit in Middle Age to Cut Heart Failure Risk

May 16, AP – What’s more, the reduction in risk is independent of other modifiable risk factors, such as smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, the researchers said. People who are obese or out of shape in their 40s or 50s might think it’s too late to start getting fit, but new research finds […]

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New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

May 14, AP – The new guidelines, published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, are the panel’s “final” recommendations on screening for problem drinking. The last recommendations came out in 2004. Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counselling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. […]

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