What are Neglected Diseases?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates show that a billion people in 149 countries suffer from one or more neglected tropical diseases. These include dengue, trachoma, filariasis and leishmaniasis, and are caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites or helminthes. Image of patient suffering from leprosy. These are called neglected because they […]

Antihistamine Side Effects: When to Stop Taking Allergy Medication

Skip to: Antihistamines Sedating antihistamines Central side effects Anticholinergic and alpha-adrenergic side effects Cardiac side effects Side effects with geriatric use Contraindications to sedating antihistamines Non-sedating antihistamines Conclusion Allergies have gone up by 40% in recent years, and allergy medications are being used more often than ever before. There are […]