Tag Archives: Control

Triple therapy helps control severe asthma

Asthma affects approximately 20 million adults in the US. It is a common cause of workplace and school absenteeism, and is one of the leading causes of hospitalizations in the US. Between 5% and 10% of asthmatics have frequent, persistent symptoms despite treatment with multiple medications, and are categorized as “difficult to treat” and “severe”… Read More »

Colleges and universities work to control outbreaks as a new school year starts amid coronavirus

Across the United States, at least 36 states have reported positive cases at colleges and universities, adding more than 8,700 cases to the country’s tally. Almost 6 million infections have been recorded in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Since classes started on August 19, 1,200 students at the University of… Read More »

What antibiotics lower birth control effectiveness

Canadian consensus statement on hormonal contraception. FDA alerts. Pharm J. Doctors recommend women use either condoms or spermicide as a backup birth control method. Sparrow MJ. Inhibition of oral contraceptive steroid-metabolizing enzymes by steroids and drugs. Rifampin lowers the effectiveness by decreasing the birth control hormone levels ethinyl estradiol and progestin in women taking oral… Read More »

How to Have Self Control With Food

Being in control of what you eat is hard. So, how do we stick to a regimen that requires us to eat fewer calories when there are so many delicious things to eat? What is the answer to how to have self-control with food? There is no “silver bullet” answer. Instead, you need to take… Read More »

As Coronavirus Explodes in China, Countries Struggle to Control Its Spread

Australians flown home from Wuhan, China, will be quarantined on an island for two weeks. Americans, also evacuated from Wuhan, will be “temporarily housed” on an air base in California. And in South Korea, the police have been empowered to detain people who refuse to be quarantined. For countries outside China, the time to prevent… Read More »