Side Effects of Inhaling Roundup

What Are the Side Effects of Inhaling Roundup?

The side effects of inhaling Roundup range from minor nose and throat irritation to breathing difficulties and possibly even death. Aside from these signs however, Roundup is also known for causing a broad range of Roundup exposure symptoms that can be mild and severe, or even life-threatening health concerns, such as cancer.  Several studies have […]


NEC and baby formula

NEC and Baby Formula: What’s the Connection?

Several news about certain cow’s milk-based formula products causing a dangerous disease called necrotizing enterocolitis or NEC have been spreading like wildfire lately. Unfortunately, these news are not baseless and are actually backed up by research. Recent studies have indicated a potential link between baby formula products such as Enfamil and Similac and NEC in […]


Effects of talcum powder on lungs

What Are the Effects of Talcum Powder on Lungs?

The effects of talcum powder on lungs include difficulty breathing, decreased lung function, lung scarring, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, mesothelioma, bronchial cancer, and lung cancer. Talcum powder is made from talc, a naturally occurring mineral that is often contaminated with asbestos, a substance that is proven to cause cancer and pulmonary diseases when inhaled.  Asbestos was […]


NEC survival rate

What Is The Survival Rate For NEC?

The survival rate for NEC is around 44%. This means that even with the medical advancement in neonatal care, survival rates in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) stays low and mortality among infants with the condition remains high.  These survival rates, however, may be affected by several factors, including the severity of the disease, immune […]


What is paraquat tongue

What is Paraquat Tongue?

Paraquat tongue is the term for the damaging effects caused by paraquat ingestion in the tongue. It is usually the first symptom that is indicative of the intentional or unintentional swallowing of the popular herbicide.  Years of research have exposed the plethora of adverse effects that paraquat can cause. But the toxic herbicide’s link to […]


Can you take NAC everyday

Is It Safe to Take NAC Everyday?

Yes, you can take NAC everyday. However, it is worth noting that N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for any other purpose except to treat acetaminophen toxicity. Therefore, there are no official guidelines on the safe dose of NAC. But common doses were utilized across clinical studies evaluating NAC […]


Disadvantages of Knee Replacement Surgery

Disadvantages of Knee Replacement Surgery: Risks and Complications

The disadvantages of knee replacement surgery include wear in artificial knee joints, complications involving anesthesia, deep vein thrombosis, infection, as well as knee stiffness and loss of motion, to name a few.  These cases are also potential reasons for a revision surgery. And although the procedure can be done if necessary, revision surgery is a […]

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