In one instance, it was even sold as a deodorant. The Johnson brothers later teamed up with pharmacist Jordan Wheat Lambert and began selling Listerine to dentists for use as an oral antiseptic. Lambert’s children are responsible for making Listerine into the mouthwash we know today after they asked the company’s chemist to tell them all the things Listerine could be used for. The chemist included bad breath (also called halitosis), and the company began advertising it as such.1 Corn
Most of society today believes that birth control is only used for the “stopping of the egg” in the ovary. There is much more then just stopping the pregnancy. Birth control has many positive side effects which include the following: stops heavy periods, helps prevent painful acne, and can actually cut your chances of ovarian cancer in half. Most girls start to menstruate between age 10 and 15 years, the average age being 12. Most teenagers experience bad period cramps and have the feeling of “knives going through the abdomen.” Being on birth control can help the lining of the uterus thin out, meaning less painful periods.
Philosophically, the importance of the willow tree has come a long way since the Assyrians (4000 BC) and Sumerians (3500 BC), who had seen its medicinal benefits. The first documented use of willow bark as an analgesic was recorded by Hippocrates in 4000 BC. The evolution of the willow tree’s use as a medicinal treatment occurred first with the question of the clinical potential of willow, then the discovery of the structure of salicin, and finally the chemical synthesis of salicylic acid and aspirin. The pharmacological component of willow bark, salicin, was discovered in 1838 by Raffaele Piria, an Italian chemist. Piria’s discovery of salicin led to further discoveries of the use of the compound and eventually to the synthesis of aspirin in 1893 by Felix Hoffman.For thousands of years, herbalists have looked to nature in order to solve various ailments.
Marijuana, formerly known as Cannabis, has been looked at in a medical sense for centuries. Marijuana was seen as a household drug throughout the seventeenth to the early twentieth century as a remedy to reduce nausea or vomiting, headaches, an anti-inflammatory, and the choice of pain reliever. In the 1920s, the Eighteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution outlawed the manufacture and sale of alcohol, also known as Prohibition. As a result, marijuana flourished as a psychoactive drug. Marijuana, morphine, heroin, and cocaine continued to be used when the Prohibition was over in 1933.
The most serious complication is nephrotoxicity, which may result in irreversible renal failure. Key management strategies for a cisplatin overdose involve renal protection and enhancing drug elimination, and consideration of sodium thiosulfate and plasmapheresis. A suggested algorithmic approach for the initial management of a patient with a cisplatin over-dose is presented in figure 2. To our knowledge, patients inadvertently receiving less than 300 mg/ m2 of cisplatin reportedly often recover, whereas overdoses exceeding 400 mg/ m2 frequently result in death. To our knowledge, our case is the youngest one who received a high dose of cisplatin (500 mg/m2) in the absence of intravenous hydration, and nephrotoxicity result in renal failure, hearing loss, visual impairment, severe myelosuppression complicated by life-threatening sepsis were presented in this patient.
Some decades ago, people who were working in the factories which manufactured batteries start falling ill due to lead poisoning. The expert doctors discovered that when they injected EDTA into the human body then the EDTA will get mixed in the blood stream and grab all of the poisonous metals from the body organs. After these toxic metals are collected they’re removed from the body through urine. This is now considered as the beginning of chelation therapy. After achieving this success the scientists and doctor closely examined the patients who have undergone chelation therapy for the removal of toxic materials from the body.
Resistance happens when a drug is no longer effective in controlling a medical condition. Resistance arises for many reasons, for example the effectiveness of barbiturates (used to cure mild seizures and sleep disorders) often decreases when used repeatedly because taking it repeatedly causes the body to increase its production in the liver of mixed function oxidases that metabolise the drug, therefore reducing the drug’s effectiveness. An increase in the rate of production of an enzyme that metabolises the drug is a common reason for drug resistance. Another reason for drug resistance is the down-regulation of receptors (decrease in the number of receptors). Down-regulation happens when the receptors are stimulated repeatedly which causes the receptor to be broken down.
In Source B, a YouTube video titled “Dirty Dozen Toxic Cosmetic Ingredients,” the doctor says, “A lot of the time it’s because we’re developing this toxic accumulation of man-made or synthetic estrogen also known as xenoestrogen. When that happens it can actually deposit into our female predominant tissues or our gynecological tissues and start causing growths to happen. What we need to start doing is avoiding our exposure to those chemical and start flushing them out of our system.” The products that most people use to fulfill their idea of beauty cause health problems. This doesn’t mean to throw out all of your makeup, but what it does mean is to check all of your makeup and see what they rate on the toxic scale and if they are a 4 or about they should be thrown out. The doctor also says you should check your toothpaste or other materials that have chemicals in
In 2012, Brady Johnson lost his life due to lack of vaccination. He was diagnosed with measles, which is an easily preventable disease, as the MMR vaccination is 93% effective. With two doses of the MMR vaccine, it then becomes 97% effective. Measles is an infectious viral disease which causes fevers and a red rash on the skin. This disease typically occurs in children and when infected is very serious.