Tag Archives: University of Nevada

More myth-busting! This time let’s tackle preventive care!

More myth-busting! This time let’s tackle preventive care!  I am a myth-buster of preventive care ideas.   //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({ google_ad_client: “ca-pub-7405337964326057”, enable_page_level_ads: true }); Are you a woman (at routine risk and) concerned about getting ovarian … Continue reading

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Do you have toenail fungus? What can you do about it?

Do you have toenail fungus? What can you do about it? flickr.com/photos/45471172@N08/9714122727 Who gets this?  8% of adults have onychomycosis (toenail fungus).  The prevalence increases with age with more than 50% of those over 70 year of age having it.  … Continue reading

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Myth-busting heart and lung thoughts

Yes, I am a myth-buster and this time it is about heart and lung medical care. If you have heart failure BUT you also have a preserved ejection fraction (as seen on heart cath or echo), consider NOT taking a … Continue reading

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RSV bronchiolitis. Diagnosis and treatment

RSV bronchiolitis.  I’ve seen lots of bronchiolitis in the hospital recently. Diagnosis and treatment.  Does your infant or young child have a hacking cough?  It may be respiratory syncytial virus or RSV. Most patients present with two to four days … Continue reading

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There’s now a Pill to Increase Female Libido!

Here are the specifics… There is a once a day pill, flibanserin, which is to be taken daily by women to increase sex drive.  The monthly cost of this drug is $830.  The study of 2375 premenopausal women showed an increase … Continue reading

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