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What is acetaminophen-hydrocodone?

Highlights for acetaminophen-hydrocodone<p>Acetaminophen-hydrocodone oral tablet is available as a generic drug and as brand-name drugs. Brand names: …

Medicine

El cáncer de pulmón ya tiene tratamientos personalizados gracias a los test genéticos

El investigador David Posada explica en Catoira que el Álvaro Cunqueiro puede cambiar el fármaco de un paciente tras detectar una modificación del …

Esta máquina imprime piel artificial directamente sobre las heridas y quiere sustituir a las tiritas

Parece un dispensador de cinta adhesiva, pero en realidad lo que hace es <b>colocar tiras de "piel" creada a partir de unos cartuchos de gel</b>. La …

The Most Exciting Health Stories Of 2014

While 2014 will forever be known as the year of the world's biggest Ebola outbreak -- and the first cases of Ebola contracted in the United States -- the virus is just one of several impactful changes in our medical and personal health landscape. From cancer research breakthroughs to innovative …

Who Invented Naloxone?

This December marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Jack Fishman, the man who invented naloxone. Fishman's family describes him as a brilliant yet humble man, but his life was also filled with many ironies. More than 40 years after inventing a medicine that would save hundreds of thousands …

Naloxone

These five habits will lengthen your lifespan

Exercising regularly, adopting a healthful diet, not smoking, not becoming overweight, and drinking only moderate amounts of alcohol could all …

What is the difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol?

Along with smoking and high blood pressure, raised blood cholesterol is one of the main risk factors for heart disease. People can reduce their blood …

Medical Research

Cuánto tiempo permanecen las diferentes drogas en el organismo (pista: más de lo que crees)

Todas las drogas que entran en el organismo se metabolizan en el hígado. Durante el proceso se producen metabolitos, sustancias que eliminamos a …

What causes broken blood vessels on the face?

Broken blood vessels on the face are enlarged blood vessels that occur just beneath the surface of the skin. The resulting red, web-shaped appearance …

Hallan cómo detectar los pólipos ‘ocultos’ para prevenir el cáncer colorrectal

La colonoscopia es una prueba diagnóstica que posibilita la identificación y extirpación de las masas de la mucosa –los consabidos ‘pólipos’– del …

The Era of Super Gonorrhea Is Here

A dreaded superbug nightmare has become reality. A UK man is believed to have the first confirmed case of gonorrhea highly resistant to the only two …

How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down …

Un repaso a los productos de Apple para estudiantes, antes y ahora

Dentro de ocho días, Apple celebrará un evento de educación donde presentará "<i>nuevas y creativas ideas para profesores y estudiantes</i>". Y aunque no …

Why So Many of Us Die of Heart Disease

Evolution doomed us to have vital organs fail. For years, experts failed us, too.<p>The Assyrians treated the “hard-pulse disease” with leeches. The Roman scholar Cornelius Celsus recommended bleeding, and the ancient Greeks cupped the spine to draw out animal spirits.<p>Centuries later, heart disease …

Medical Research

How one enzyme could stop the spread of cancer

Scientists have identified a new enzyme mechanism that induces cancer cells that are about to migrate to destroy themselves by degrading their tiny …

The 35 most expensive reasons you might have to visit a hospital in the US — and how much it costs if you do

Any hospital visit can be scary — and frighteningly expensive.<p>The average hospital stay in the US costs just over $10,700, based on an analysis of recent data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).<p>Using the 2014 National Inpatient Survey from the Agency for Healthcare Research and …

Medicine

How we can use smartphones to diagnose and treat depression

HealthRhythms uses mobile phone data to monitor symptoms of anxiety and depression, giving doctors valuable insight into their patient’s mental …

Doctors use infamous ‘Game of Thrones’ murder to explore treatments for poisoning

TORONTO — “Game of Thrones” fans may have shed few tears over the poisoning death of King Joffrey I Baratheon, a nasty character if ever there was …

Medical Records May Finally Be Coming To Your Apple Smartphone

Richard Klein switched doctors last year. The new doctor put him on a new blood pressure drug.<p>But it didn't help.<p>The failure was entirely predictable.<p>Klein, an associate professor at Florida International University in Miami, realized later that he had tried the same medicine unsuccessfully a few …

Digital Health

Cholesterol-removing gene may prevent heart disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, which highlights the urgent need for new strategies to prevent …

FDA approves first blood test for concussion

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults.<p>The Brain Trauma Indicator test measures two biomarkers: proteins known as UCH-L1 and GFAP that are released upon injury to the brain and pass through the blood-brain …

Medicine

Blocking enzyme 'dramatically reverses' Alzheimer's in mice

Recent research reveals that targeting an enzyme called BACE1 can "completely reverse" the buildup of beta-amyloid plaque in the brain, which is a …

Qué es el síndrome de Hashimoto o tiroiditis crónica que padece la modelo Gigi Hadid

En medio de una polémica sobre su peso, la supermodelo Gigi Hadid salió a responder a las críticas que recibe por estar demasiado delgada.<p>A través de la red social Twitter, Hadid reveló que su bajo peso se debe a un tratamiento contra el síndrome de Hashimoto.<p>La modelo dijo que "no daría más …

What are the best ways to get rid of nausea?

Nausea refers to the sensation of an unsettled stomach and a general unease, which often leads to vomiting.<p>It is a widespread and unpleasant …

Apple Watch y otros 'wearables' pueden detectar diabetes: estudio

Un estudio de Cardiogram y la Universidad de California en San Francisco muestra que los sensores de ritmo cardíaco en dispositivos de tecnología de vestir pueden detectar la enfermedad con 85 por ciento de precisión.<p>Los sensores de ritmo cardíaco en tu Apple Watch, en tu reloj Garmin o Fitbit o …

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

¿Qué es lo bueno y lo malo de tomar café?

El café es una de esas bebidas especiales que no solo pueden tomarse junto con cualquier comida del día, también puede ser utilizada para entablar …

Cómo controlar la saciedad: así te ayuda a bajar de peso

En miles de años de evolución, nuestro cuerpo ha desarrollado algunos mecanismos muy ingeniosos para asegurarse de que por muy despistados o torpes …

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Desarrollan dos potentes herramientas para corregir el material genético de células humanas

Dos estudios presentados este miércoles en las revistas Nature y Science y realizados por importantes equipos de investigación han presentado</b> …