04 Dec, 2023
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New Study Shows A Common Medication Could Reduce Breast Cancer Mortality Rates – Health Digest

A 2023 study in JAMA Network Open followed more than 13,000 women with invasive breast cancer. Women who started taking prescription statins to lower cholesterol after their initial breast cancer diagnosis had a lower likelihood of dying from their cancer. The reduction in risk was more notable when their cholesterol levels also went down, and […]

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9 Effective Ways To Lose Weight Gain Caused By Medication – Health Digest

One of the best dietary adjustments you can make to help lose the weight caused by your medication is to reduce or eliminate sugar in your diet.¬†Excessive sugar consumption is strongly linked to weight gain and obesity. Sugary foods and beverages contribute to an increase in calorie intake without providing essential nutrients, leading to an […]

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Why You Should Think Twice Before Taking This Popular Medication In The Morning – Health Digest

Your biological clock has a lot to say regarding taking your medications. Micheal Smolensky, professor at the University of Austin, told AARP, “Some drugs are not as effective or as well tolerated if they’re taken at the wrong biological time. It’s not that they’re not effective at all, but they’re certainly much less effective.” Statins […]

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The Hidden Dangers Of Taking Your Medication With This Popular Beverage – Health Digest

All drinks are not equal when it comes to taking your medications. A study¬†in the Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal found that consuming common over-the-counter medications with Coca-Cola increased the medications’ disintegration time. The study had patients take five immediate-release drugs with several drinks, including cola. The cola increases the disintegration of four out of five of […]