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Four Loko Banned in Ohio: What makes it So Dangerous?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Four Loko is a caffeinated alcohol drink, broadly known as “black-out in a can” and “liquid cocaine” which is famous among college students. Numerous colleges have banned the Four Loko and many are warning students of its consequences. Against the alcoholic drink Four Loko and similar products, even though some states’ Liquor Control Commissions have been taking action, no public moves is made...  Read More

Flomax : New Blood Thinner Drug Approved

Posted by on Nov 17, 2010 | Leave a Comment

For the first time in two decades, a new drug on the shelf is approved for approximately 2 million Americans with atrial fibrillation who take a prescribed the popular blood thinner warfarin to decrease their risk of stroke. After performing clinical trials which have shown benefits over the old standby warfarin, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved new blood thinner drug Flomax (dabigatran). Warfarin...  Read More

Four Loko Alcoholic Energy Drink is Dangerous – Students Sickened

Posted by on Oct 26, 2010 | Leave a Comment

There are many drinks preferred by the college students and ‘Four Loko’ is one of them. Four Loko is an alcoholic energy drink prepared from mixture of caffeine and alcohol. This energy drink contains12% alcohol volume that is 3 times the quantity of a regular beer so it has been proved dangerous and leads the students sickened. Four Loko is produced by Phusion Projects Inc, of Chicago. Four Loko drink is obtainable...  Read More

Similac Infant Formula‎ Recall 2010 announced by Abbott Laboratories

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010 | 44 Comments

Yesterday it was announced by Abbott Laboratories, the producer Similac baby formula that it is voluntarily recalling particular Similac-brand, powder infant formulas. The cause for this recall is that the certain containers and cans of infant formula may contain small insect parts and beetle larvae. The recall is only possible in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and some countries in the Caribbean. Certain Similac powder...  Read More

Danger of sleeping pills

Posted by on Sep 11, 2010 | Leave a Comment

One should sleep at least for seven to eight hours daily to maintain a good health. Today many people are facing problem to get a restful sleep that is why they are addicted on sleeping tablets, which are very dangerous for their health. Intake of a pill, for a good night’s rest seems a small price but in the long-term the cost could be far greater. People who take sleeping pills are a third more likely to die prematurely...  Read More

Don’t Avoid School – New Head Lice Recommendations

Posted by on Jul 29, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Head lice are a common, contentious and exasperating problem for parents and teachers throughout the school year. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued new recommendations saying that children with lice should be permissible to stay in school. According to the organization, keeping lice-infected children home from school is a waste of time and ineffective at stopping spread. Lice could affect school-aged...  Read More

Lorcaserin – New Diet Pill That works

Posted by on Jul 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment

A New Diet Pill, Lorcaserin appears to be showing promise in clinical trials. A study found that the diet pill helped about half the people who tried to reduce their weight, without any side effect. Researchers say, An Experimental weight loss drug has been invented that targets the brain’s hunger center, shown to be safe and effective for helping dieters. Most of the consumers are tired by consuming new and unproven...  Read More

Amgen osteoporosis drug Approved by FDA

Posted by on Jun 02, 2010 | Leave a Comment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration have approved the Amgen’s osteoporosis drug on Tuesday, 1st June. Previously, the drug has received European approval last week. Amgen’s osteoporosis drug, Prolia is prepared to help prevent fractures in postmenopausal women. It is an injectable treatment for postmenopausal women who are at high risk for fractures due to osteoporosis. FDA Approved Amgen osteoporosis drug Amgen...  Read More