Excessive Sweating – Is It A Medical Condition?

Sweating is a natural thing that occurs when it is necessary for the body to cool down. After severe exercise your body becomes hot and the same is the case when it is a hot weather. In such cases, sweating cools down the body. Fever can also make you sweat. Some people may sweat a …

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3 factors that can affect a person’s health

We live with the notion that nothing can go wrong with our life and it usually gets a little late when we realize it can. One of the things that we can set right during the days of our life is to be healthy and maintain a healthy lifestyle. So let us take a look …

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Ensuring Patient Safety: Are We Doing Everything Possible?

Patient safety has always been on the pharmacist’s agenda. Every dispensed medicine carries with it a whole set of checks to ensure that the patient gets medicines safely. A case in point: oral methotrexate—safety checks include the following: Providing patients with information before and during treatment Ensuring dispensing software is updated to include the latest …

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Preventing Harm to Patients: 4 Different Ways to Put the Right “Barrier”

Understanding and implementing safer systems of work can reduce the risk to patients. We are all looking for safer systems of work and often we put in place what seems like a good preventive step, maybe following on from an incident. There are a number of ways to ensure you are putting in the right …

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Why Pharmacists Need to be Trained in Nutrition: The Fields Where Nutrition can be Applied

Why are there many pharmacists who aren’t involved in nutrition? When we were pharmacy students, we learned about protein, carbohydrates, fats, and fluids. Why not apply that knowledge in the treatment of patients?   Catabolic disease treatment Catabolic patients burn amino acids for fuel, yet we want them to build protein to have the strength …

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