Spokane Medical Research

Are there anti-inflammatory drugs that do not upset the stomach?

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Q: Are there anti-inflammatory drugs that do not upset the stomach?
A: The new drug is called celecoxib (brand name Celebrex) and it is the first in an entirely new class of anti-inflammatory drugs called COX-2. Celecoxib was approved by the FDA for treatment of both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Research Update

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Research Update
Information from medical and scientific journal studies outlining the effectiveness of vitamins and minerals in maintaining good health. (more…)

Treating Depression

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Depression is a highly treatable condition. In order for treatment to be effective, it is recommended that you seek help from a provider with experience in treating this condition, one who knows which treatments are most effective for which forms of depression.

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Do I Have Multiple Sclerosis?

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Q.I’m a 40 year old woman, and I’ve been experiencing muscle tension and spasms in my abdomen, back, jaw, throat. My memory has been pretty bad this year as well. I’ve been under a lot of stress (divorce, financial troubles etc.) but my fear is that I have multiple sclerosis. Do these sound like symptoms of this disease? (more…)

No Sperm After Childhood Radiation

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Q.My husband’s urologist recently told us that my husband is not producing any sperm. As a child he had non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and had radiation treatments for it. (more…)

The Journey… What Does It Take? Part 2

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Once I realized that I needed to leave this job, giving my notice to leave was the easiest thing to do. I didn’t know where I would be working when I left this job. The week after this job ended, I didn’t work anywhere, but the following week I was reemployed.

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The Journey… What Does It Take? Part 1

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It does not need to be a major accident or tragedy for you to make a lifestyle change. Lots of people wait for a crisis to happen before they look at changing their life style. So if you’re leading an unhealthy life style, what is it going to take for you to change your ways? (more…)

Chickens may be Silent Carriers of Bird Flu

Filed under: Alternative Medicine — Tags: , , — Rudolph @

Health officials are on alert again in Hong Kong following reports of a suspected case of bird flu just over the border with China in Shenzhen.

A truck driver is suspected of having contracted the deadly H5N1 virus in Shenzhen after developing a fever, back pains and a cough on June 3 and was admitted to hospital Friday. (more…)

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