February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Purdue student engineers' design helps people sit in, stand out of wheelchairs

February 25, 2015   Purdue student engineers have incorporated an electric seat lift and walker into a design that could help users independently sit into and stand out of a wheelchair. Purdue Research Foundation’s Office of Technology Commercialization has applied for a patent on the design by Katherine Frangos, William

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Purdue prof contributes to new dietary guidelines

February 19, 2015   WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor served as a committee member to shape the nation’s new Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee Report released Thursday (Feb. 19). “This report is a science-based wake-up call for people to improve what they eat and how they can

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

felodipine, Plendil

felodipine, Plendil Pharmacy Author: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Health Tip: Understanding Low Blood Pressure

Health Tip: Understanding Low Blood Pressure Latest High Blood Pressure News (HealthDay News) — Hypotension, or low blood pressure, can occur for a variety of reasons and may cause lightheadedness or dizziness. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute explains these risk factors for low blood pressure: Taking a diuretic

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Headaches Quiz: Test Your Headache Pain IQ

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

No evidence to support detox diets for weight loss or detoxification

[unable to retrieve full-text content]A critical review of the evidence surrounding popular detox diets has concluded that there is no compelling evidence to support the use of detox diets for weight management or toxin elimination. Source:No evidence to support detox diets for weight loss or detoxification

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