How Alirocumab Works


Alirocumab (Praluent) reduces blood cholesterol level. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that are found mostly in animal products. Low density lipoprotein cholesterol or LDL-cholesterol is the most important factor contributing to the hardening of vessels, heart attack and stroke. Let me … [Read more...]

Major Side Effects of Alirocumab


Alirocumab (Praluent), like almost everything else has side effects that you should know about. Major side effects are as follows, 1)      Local injection site reaction: as mentioned before, this medication is administered by injection. Therefore, the injection site could become irritated and … [Read more...]

Stress Affects our Ability to Empathize


Intuitively, we know that people under severe stress don’t pay much attention to the problems of others, particularly to the problems of people whom they don’t know. This concept was put to the test by Canadian scientists.In their recent article published in the Journal Current Biology, they … [Read more...]

Urine Test Predicts Obesity Risks

obesity-risk-weight-urine test and high BMI

 Obesity (BMI>30) is linked to an increased risk of serious health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, stroke and some cancers. However, this correlation is only statistical.It is not clear how the excess weight in a particular person would affect his or her … [Read more...]

Jogging too much is not good for Your Health

Jogging too much could harm our health

 Olympic marathon runners, despite their remarkable endurance, often look rather worn. This isn’t very surprising – running long distances takes energy and resources that may, over time, lead to various overuse conditions.There is no doubt that exercise is very good for our health. … [Read more...]

Peanut Allergy is Preventable

peanut allergy could be prevented and treatment could be possible.

Food packages often contain information on the presence or absence of nuts. These warnings reflect how common the nut allergy has become. As a matter of fact, the rate of nut allergies quadrupled in developing nations over the last 7 years alone, particularly among children.This raises serious … [Read more...]