The UK government warns against a cream from popular Chinese medicine that many think is natural and use in case of eczema and psoriasis while it contains medicinal components that increase heart risk.
"Natural does not mean without danger". This is the title of the new statement from the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, which warns of a Chinese remedy sold on the internet that is increasingly popular with patients with psoriasis or eczema.
A component that increases the risk of heart failure
After conducting several studies on the composition of this Yiganerjing-based cream, the researchers found that it contained too high a dose of clobetasol propionate, a topical corticosteroid only available on prescription and two antifungals that would increase heart risk. The problem is that with the popularity of this cream more and more people are trying to get it illegally on the web. The UK government says it has done its best to remove the cream from the online sale, but fears that some patients still manage to get it.
"Corticosteroids should only be prescribed by a doctor who follows the patient behind," says the British health authorities in the Dailymail. "They can increase resistance to certain bacteria making skin protection against certain inflammations impossible in the long term especially in children and babies."
You think I will talk again about the great benefits of eating it. Not at all, I will rather talk about its seed. It seems, its seed can be used to treat cancer.
How is it possible?
JPsante: According to the new research outcomes from Texas Rio Grande Valley University (USA). The researchers from this university have studied the avocado seed components. It seems the avocado seed will contain powerful properties. These properties can help to get a means to treat cancer and other diseases. It is not per say the seed but its husk.
Do you mean avocado seed has some medical properties for some disease treatments?
JPsante: Published in American Chemical Society review (ACS). The research has shown that the avocado seed husk has many chemical compounds that can be used in the pharmaceutical industries and can help to treat some diseases. Medicinal properties contained in the nuclei could possibly be used to treat cancer, heart disease, and other disorders ... Read all
The end-of-year holidays are good times for domestic accidents. Follow these tips to avoid the main dangers and enjoy the festivities in peace.
In order to not celebrate Christmas and New Year holidays with hospital emergency, know how to identify the dangers that await you! "For the whole family, the holiday season and winter, in general, are unfortunately a good time for domestic accidents" deplores indeed Attitude Prevention, the association of the French Federation of Insurance in a statement dated December 18, 2017. Here are the main risks that she identifies, and tips to avoid them.
1- A poorly maintained boiler
Who says winter says heating. But beware, a poorly maintained boiler can cause fires or carbon monoxide poisoning.
How to do? Before each winter, have your heating system checked and maintained by a qualified professional: boiler, water heater, chimney (chimney sweeping), stove ... Also, never use ba ... Read all
A study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Victoria in British Columbia revealed that mixing alcohol with energy drinks would significantly increase the risk of an accident.
Caffeine Alleviates The Depressant Effects of Alcohol
Injuries, falls, road accidents ... Alcohol and energy drinks mixtures can do damage. This is in any case what reveals a study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. According to this work, this cocktail would push the consumer to take more risks.
How did they arrive at this outcomes?
To reach this conclusion, the researchers analyzed the conclusions of 13 studies carried out between 1981 and 2016.
The studies "quantified the relationship between the use of energy drinks and the risk of injury compared to alcohol alone," said the authors of the work. This increased risk of accidents could be explained by the high concentration of caffeine in energy drinks. This ... Read all
As promised, JPsante has found a great news for you if you are television addicted and you want to deal with it. Here is a study that will motivate in order to cure you of your addiction quickly.
At an annual US Congress on Cardiac Research, researchers have found that the risk of having a vein clogged with a clot increases proportionally with time spent on television.
According to researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont (USA-), the risk of developing a blood clot increases proportionally as time passes in front of the television.
THE SWEET NIBBLING ASSOCIATED WITH TELEVISION IS DANGEROUS
JPsante: In this study, researchers looked at the cases of 15,518 people between the ages of 45 and 64 who were already doing research on the profile of people with atherosclerosis (fat plaques in the arteries). Among these volunteers, scientists report that the risk of developing thrombosis (a blood clot that could cl ... Read all