-My domestic help keeps a two year-old (at least) prescription for a skin rash drug from her dermatologist neatly folded away. The drug worked miraculously, she says. So the next time the rash raises its ugly head, she knows what to use. And, she doesn't have to go back to the doctor, take time off from … Continue reading Buying meds without prescriptions : wish more of us could?
Month: February 2010
New iPhone/iPod fitness app Fitaide
A friend has just launched Fitaide a new 'fun' iPhone/iPod fitness app that I thought all you fitness freaks (but possibly more so the laggards) may want to know about. Since I'm not such a tech/fitness afficionado myself here it is in his own words. Caveat : I'm no iPhone user so this is not an endorsement, … Continue reading New iPhone/iPod fitness app Fitaide
Ibuprofen and Parkinson’s : Another new use for another old drug
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found that painkiller ibuprofen (known to most Indians by the popular brand name Brufen) could protect from the degenerative brain disease known as Parkinson's. In a line, the researchers observed over a lakh of people over six years and found that those who used ibuprofen (to … Continue reading Ibuprofen and Parkinson’s : Another new use for another old drug