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Acyclovir FAQs: Common Questions About the Antiviral Drug

Acyclovir FAQs: Common Questions About the Antiviral Drug

You may have heard of Zovirax, which is a prescription medication that treats certain viral infections. Acyclovir is simply the generic name for Zovirax. It is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat infections caused by the ...

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Can Telemedicine Compete with the Human Touch?

Can Telemedicine Compete with the Human Touch?

Using cutting-edge telecommunications and diagnostic technologies, telemedicine brings professional medical care to patients who might otherwise be unable to avail themselves of such services. Whether they live in remote rural areas far from the nearest doctor or are stricken by ...

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Telemedicine in Space: If It’s Good Enough for Astronauts … .

Telemedicine in Space: If It’s Good Enough for Astronauts … .

Astronauts undergo extensive health testing before ever being accepted into the astronaut corps. And though they must be deemed healthy enough for space travel, sometimes things happen when they’re on a mission. Add to it the fact that low-gravity environments ...

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Want to Have a Healthy Heart? Have More Sex

Want to Have a Healthy Heart? Have More Sex

Looking for a new and novel way to convince your significant other that the two of you should be having more sex? We suggest you cite the findings from a recently published Taiwanese research study that suggests more frequent sex ...

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Nationwide Telemedicine Takes a Big Step Forward

Nationwide Telemedicine Takes a Big Step Forward

One of the final stumbling blocks to the unfettered expansion of telemedicine services nationwide was removed in late May with the signing of landmark Texas legislation. The new law abolishes a regulation that required an in-person patient-physician relationship before telemedicine ...

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New Study Shows No Causal Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

New Study Shows No Causal Link Between Melanoma and Viagra

With a projected 2017 U.S. death toll of 9,730, melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. For sun-loving Viagra users, the news is very good indeed. Just in time for the beach season, researchers announced ...

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Can the Quality of Healthcare Keep Up with Telemedicine’s Growth?

Can the Quality of Healthcare Keep Up with Telemedicine’s Growth?

The near-exponential growth of telemedicine in recent years has prompted some industry observers to question whether the quality of health care can keep pace with the sharp increase in the use of this technology to link medical professionals with those ...

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Certain pattern of baldness increases risk of prostate cancer

Certain pattern of baldness increases risk of prostate cancer

If you’ve developed frontal and moderate crown baldness by age 45, take note: you’ve got an increased risk of prostate cancer. Analyzing the data Using questionnaire data from more than 39,000 men between the ages of 55 and 74, researchers ...

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Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles Cases are Rising, But Why?

Shingles is an infection involving nerves and their surrounding areas. It’s caused by the virus known as varicella-zoster (VZ). VZ is a different virus than herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes genital herpes, though the rashes may look ...

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VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

VA Offers 50 Telehealth Specialties to Help Care for Rural Vets Implements Telemedicine Services at Veterans Affairs Department

Innovations in technologies like telemedicine aid and revamp health care facilities. To put technology to work helping people is the reason why it exists. Telemedicine is a developing technology that provides health care to those living anywhere, particularly to patients ...

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