Meningitis vaccination is available as the new meningococcal C conjugate vaccine (MenC). There has also been a campaign to immunize older children. Any young people who have not had the vaccine should have MenC inoculation prior to starting at college or university. The Vaccine The vaccine is made from the sugar coat of the germs (meningococcal bacteria) which can cause a type
SSRIs, Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors, are a widely used group of antidepressants, which includes such drugs as fluoxetine (Prozac) and paroxetine (Seroxat). Uses SSRIs are mostly used for treatment of depression, but individual members of the group have other, specialized uses for example for anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and social phobia. SSRIs only work after they have built up
Are drugs which combat the effects of histamine. Histamine is a chemical released by certain cells of the body (mast cells): during an allergic reaction; when reacting to mechanical trauma of the skin; in response to stings and insect bites. Usage The antihistamines are helpful for treating: Hayfever (seasonal allergic rhinitis) Other nasal allergies Itch and itchy rashes including urticaria or hives.
An anti-inflammatory pain killer (NSAID), which is extensively used, worldwide, for pain relief, to reduce inflammation and temperatures, and to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Usage Pain relief, particularly where there is inflammation involved, including dental pain and period pain (dysmenorrhea). Reducing temperature (as an antipyretic). Making the blood flow better through narrowed blood vessels. Properties Aspirin works, like the
Ultrasound scanning (ultrasonography) is a quick, easy, and relatively safe investigation which helps us in many areas of medicine. Details Ultrasound scanning (ultrasonography) is usually performed in the hospital, by a doctor or a radiographer. The scan works rather like sonar does in detecting submarines under the water. A device rather like a microphone is pressed against the area being scanned, often using
The top traveled destinations where marijuana smoking is legalized and embraced with tolerance Canada’s recent legalization of recreational marijuana is set to increase tourism flows to the second biggest country in the world. As an increasing number of countries become weed-friendly, cannabis tourism - a special type of tourism for the purpose of obtaining cannabis for recreational use - is experiencing
Solar-powered vehicles built from hemp are being reserved from an automaker in San Diego, which expects to go into production by the end of 2021. Aptera Motors, a startup, high-efficiency vehicle manufacturer, has developed a three-wheeled vehicle that can transport two people, and uses a solar array that can be supplemented with more solar panels on the hood and rear hatch