Top Docs: Tiger Balm is one of the safest and most effective forms of pain relief and costs just pennies per use!

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Sometimes the old cures are the best cures, and that seems to be the case with Tiger Balm, which has been relieving pain for more than a century. The most amazing thing about topical pain relievers is that they work in a completely different way than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Advil, and also quite … Read more

Ketamine: Why can’t severely depressed patients access this effective treatment?

A national problem has been entrusted to a small clinic in Moss, says Ingmar Clausen.

Depression is a major cause of decreased quality of life. Between six and twelve percent of all people in Norway suffer from depression at any given time. It can even be fatal. In Norway, around 650 people take their own lives every year. Many of them are severely depressed. Current treatment is not good enough … Read more

Truth be told: Generics aren’t just convenient, they’re safe and effective

Truth be told: Generics aren't just convenient, they're safe and effective

Generic medicines have long played a vital role in healthcare systems around the world. Known as off-patent drugs, generics are bioequivalent to brand-name drugs in terms of dosage, strength, quality, form, effect, intended use, side effects, and route of administration1. In the United States, 9 out of 10 prescriptions given to patients are for generic … Read more

Weight Loss: Intermittent Fasting or More Effective Calorie Counting?

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Share on PinterestNew research sheds light on the effectiveness of intermittent fasting versus calorie counting for weight loss. AsiaVision/Getty Images Both intermittent fasting and calorie counting are popular ways to lose weight. Some prefer intermittent fasting to calorie counting since it’s easier to follow. However, it’s unclear whether both are equally effective in the long … Read more

7 most effective strength exercises to prevent belly fat

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If there’s one common enemy that most of us have battled in life, it’s stubborn belly fat. You know, that frustrating extra padding around your midsection that looks determined to stick around no matter what. Luckily, we consulted a personal trainer and strength training expert to compile a powerful arsenal of strength exercises to help … Read more