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FDA Committee Endorses the Weight Loss Drug Qnexa


An FDA advisory committee voted to move forward in approving a new weight loss drug called Qnexa. The final approval will not take place until later this year. This is an extremely rare occasion, considering the FDA hardly ever puts its seal of approval on weight loss pills and only one such drug currently remains available, Xenical. The last weight loss drug to be approved by the FDA was way back in 1999, Meridia, which was subsequently pulled due to various side effects experienced by users. The makers of Qnexa claim the drug is safe and offers minimal side effects. Read More…

How Long Does it take to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol Levels?

Cholesterol is an essential substance in your body required for good health, however, too much of it can lead to the buildup of arterial plaque. As arteries become blocked, the risk of heart attack increases. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), 75 percent of your total calorie level is manufactured within your own body while the remaining 25 percent enters your body in the food you eat. Dietary cholesterol is only found in animal products, such as dairy, eggs, meats and fish. You can improve your cholesterol levels surprisingly quickly using all-natural techniques. Read More…

Relieve Symptoms of Cold and Flu with an All-Natural Nasal Spray

Cold and flu season is in full force and many people have no doubt made a trip to the pharmacy to pickup some form of medication to help relieve the symptoms. Nasal sprays can help relieve symptoms of nasal congestion and sinus pressure that can lead to headaches. The advantage of nasal sprays is that they offer instant relief rather than having to wait 30 minutes or so for the medicine to kick in. At PromoteHealth.info, we try to focus on natural treatments, so I recently tried out an all-natural nasal spray called Sinus Buster. Read More…

Sleep Apnea Affects More Than Just Sleep if Left Untreated

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(Reuters) A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine of Australia suggests that people with untreated sleep apnea may be at a much higher risk for being involved in a traffic accident due to the effects of being drowsy behind the wheel. The research consisted of 38 sleep apnea sufferers and 20 healthy individuals who took part in several driving tests under various conditions. It’s estimated that 1 out of every 15 Americans suffers from sleep apnea, which is a disorder that causes you to have trouble sleeping, and so these new findings are rather alarming and should be taken seriously. Read More…

The Five Best Preventative Strategies to combat Cancer

According to the NCI (National Cancer Institute) fact book heart disease (32.1%) and cancer (23.4%) are the two most common causes of death in the United States. According to the book Cancer Statistics (1999), in the USA alone over 1500 people die each day from cancer-related causes. The four major functional systems or areas in the body that can be affected by cancer include: The Genital System, Digestive System, Respiratory System and the Breast. These systems/areas account for more than 60% of new cancer cases each year and more than 55% of cancer related deaths annually.
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Children with Eczema – The Causes, Plus Some Helpful Tips to Relieve the Discomfort

Eczema is a skin disease that affects over 16 million people in the US alone. There are varying degrees of seriousness when it comes to eczema, and there are various treatments available, including eczema products (usually topical creams), preventative measures and other eczema skin care treatments. This disease often shows up as early as infancy, so it’s important to treat it as early as possible to minimize its effects on your skin.
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Headaches and Migraines – Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Most, if not every adult, in today’s busy and stressful time has suffered from a severe headache, or migraine, at least once in their life. It can cause a number of questions to run through the conscious and subconscious mind – what are the causes of migraines?…What are some good migraine medicines?…Where can I get some headache help! Many rarely speak of it, for fear that they would be thought weak or pathetic for letting such a “trivial” matter get the better of them.
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FDA Approves New Ointment for Treating Psoriasis

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A new psoriasis treatment has been approved by the FDA called Vectical. The ointment contains calcitriol, which is the active form of vitamin D3 – the only vitamin that is actually manufactured by our bodies through exposure to sunlight. This new psoriasis treatment is used to treat mild cases of the skin disease, and it has been approved for adults 18 and older. Read More…

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