Archives for Month: December 2013

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Can Probiotics Help Prevent the Common Cold?

December 2, 2013

by Andrea Bashore, PharmD student There are many types of illnesses caused by respiratory tract infections. One that we are all familiar with is the common cold. About 22 million school days are lost in America due to this sickness, and it is the leading cause of doctor’s visits and... View Article

Quality of Life Significantly Reduced In Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Failure

December 2, 2013

by Calvin Anderson, PharmD student Acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol, is one of several analgesics available over-the-counter and is found to help alleviate symptoms such as headaches and fevers. Other available over-the-counter analgesics include ibuprofen, naproxen, and aspirin, which have different methods of action for treating pain. Acetaminophen is the... View Article

Can Diluted Bleach Reverse Skin Damage and Aging?

December 1, 2013

By Lauren Callahan, PharmD Student Cedarville University You need not watch television long before an advertisement for an anti-aging product appears on the screen. Commercials boast of expensive creams, moisturizers, and other topical agents that can effectively reverse signs of aging. However, in a comprehensive review of all anti-aging compounds,... View Article