Pholcodine-based cough and cold medicines coming with warning, experts decide next step – News18

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India's drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), to issue a warning regarding the use

Spurred by the medical alert issued by the global health agency, the panel suggested India’s drug regulatory agency, Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), issue a warning regarding the “cautious” use of the product. (Representative Photo/Shutterstock) In March, the World Health Organization issued a warning amid concerns that pholcodine use could cause sudden and life-threatening … Read more

11 foods you shouldn’t eat at the beach, according to health experts

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All sorts of factors come into play to make a great day at the beach sun, surf, a good book. Of course, a fridge full of great snacks and drinks is also absolutely at hand. But at the risk of being funny spoilers, we’re here to remind you that not all foods and drinks are … Read more

The 5 best supplements to take to help prevent dementia, according to brain health experts

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As a multitude of scientific studies have shown, what we eat and drink has a direct impact on our brain. (Soda, booze, and sugary treats? Not great. Fish, olive oil, and veggies? Gold Star.) Brain health experts have even pinpointed specific nutrients that are particularly important for brain health, including help reduce the risk of … Read more

Illinois health policy experts discuss Medicaid managed care and the future of eligible dual coverage – State of Reform

Illinois health policy experts discuss Medicaid managed care and the future of eligible dual coverage - State of Reform

Value-based healthcare experts have outlined federal governments changes to the proposed rules for Medicaid managed care and how they report improved alignment and quality of care for dual Medicaid-Medicare eligible special needs plans (D-SNP) at the 2023 Illinois State Health Care Policy Reform Conference earlier this month. Get information on upcoming events, insights from key … Read more

WH asked the experts if berberine is really ‘Natures Ozempic’

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If you take a quick swipe on TikTok, you might see a new yellow supplement pill getting a lot of attention for its promise as a weight-loss magic bullet: berberine. Advertised as natures Ozempic and typically sold in capsule or powder form, this plant-based compound has made its way into the spotlight. Social media creators, … Read more

Why do you yawn when you’re bored, according to experts

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Yawning woman. (Getty Images) The first human experience with yawning occurs in utero, says Matthew D. Epstein, MD, associate medical director of Atlantic Health Sleep Centers in New Jersey. However, on the Earth’s side, somewhat involuntary action can be perceived as a sign of boredom: during a monotonous conference, a long journey or while watching … Read more