Tag Archives: Drugs

Doctors Are Prescribing Kids Drugs That Aren’t FDA-Approved for Certain Conditions

A study by researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are increasingly being prescribed drugs that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the conditions they are trying to treat, reports Rutgers Today. The FDA describes the use of a drug… Read More »

Alcohol, Drugs, and Supplements

What you put into your body matters. Our bodies are designed to take in things that fuel our energy levels and our physical and emotional health. Putting the right things into them can make us both happier and healthier. All of this is wonderful, but knowing what to ingest and when can be more difficult… Read More »

Discovery by Canadian researchers of how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics could lead to more effective drugs

Ontario researchers say they have discovered how bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, a finding they say could help combat the growing problem. Maikel Rheinstadter, a physics professor with McMaster University in Hamilton, and Andree Khondker, an undergraduate biochemistry student, said they found bacteria fight off antibiotics by stiffening their cell membranes and changing the barrier’s… Read More »

How to relieve stress without drugs – the expert’s guide

Want to know how to relieve stress without resorting to the Valium factor? Olivia Hartland-Robbins quizzes Healthista’s Nutritional Director Rick Hay on the stress-relievers proven by science  January is coming to an end but for some of us the New Year stress still lingers. Are you snapping at a colleague too often because you haven’t had a good night’s… Read More »