Ondansetron: A Breakthrough in Pharmaceutical Research

Nausea and vomiting are fairly common symptoms resulting in emergency room visits and in hospitalization. Some common medical conditions that result in these symptoms include “Gastroenteritis (food poisoning), pregnancy, complication of chemotherapy in cancer patients, and major surgical procedures” ((Cortina-Borja M, et al. (2010) Prenatal Treatment for Serious Neurological Sequelae of Congenital Toxoplasmosis: An Observational Prospective Cohort Study. Plos Med. Oct 12;(7)(10) )). Ondansetron is the most effective anti-vomiting drug available today. It is available […]

The Nutty Truth

Nuts? No thanks, many regretfully say while clearly tempted. Nuts, after all, get more than half of their calories from fat and are notoriously known for being high in fat. Nuts have a greater ratio of fat calories than whole milk, ground beef, and even cheese have. Nutritionists have warned in the past that nuts are a dangerous food item; nuts not only will cause one to gain weight but they will also increase one's […]