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Half-Dose of Mountain Sickness Med Works as Well as Full Dose

THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 — A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue, weakness, vertigo and sleep problems. Many hikers and climbers use a drug called acetazolamide (Diamox) to prevent… Read More »

'I'm a basket case and here's what works for me' – 'Calm the F**k Down' writer gives some sound advice

Sarah Knight ‘I’m a basket case and here’s what works for me’ – ‘Calm the F**k Down’ writer gives some sound advice Independent.ie The last thing anybody wants to hear when they’re in the middle of a freakout is “calm down”. And yet, that’s the title New York Times bestselling self-help writer Sarah Knight has… Read More »

Experimental phone app works with insulin pumps to control diabetes

(Reuters Health) – An artificial pancreas system that uses a smart phone app coupled with a glucose sensor and an insulin pump has shown promise in a preliminary trial in people with type 1 diabetes, researchers report. Currently, patients with type 1 diabetes must check their blood sugar levels throughout the day. Many use insulin… Read More »