All posts by Anton McMulkin

Choosing Commercial Fitness Equipment for a Medium-Sized Fitness Center

A medium-sized fitness center can be anywhere from 500 to 1500 square feet in size. Fitness centers of this size may be found at a school, hotel, community center, or a place of employment, such as corporate office or fire department. Depending upon the needs of the facility, designers may include numerous types of commercial […]

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4 Benefits of Using Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Many public parks and recreational grounds are installing outdoor fitness equipment for local residents to use. Exercising outside in the park is certain to appeal to those that prefer to avoid the traditional gym environment. Using the outdoor fitness equipment can provide a wide range of benefits, including: Free exercise The public parks that install […]

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4 Interesting Facts About Renaissance Doctors and Medicine

Do you usually link Renaissance to advances in medicine? Typically, when we talk about the Renaissance period, we talk about an explosion of learning and creativity. From paintings to music, this was a tremendous time for the arts in particular. However, the era of the Renaissance, which lasted from the middle 1400s until the 1700s, […]

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Types of Pharmaceutical Products

Prescription drugs are the main pharmaceutical industry products. These products are generating high revenue amounts but there are also other types of products that make up the whole pharmaceutical industry. Biologics are composed of a variety of products that include vaccines, antibodies, blood, blood components, therapeutic proteins, tissues, allergenics and somatic cells. They are used […]

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Pros And Cons Of Oxygen Therapy

The use of oxygen therapy continues to be a topic of debate among the medical community. Some people believe it is a very effective way to help someone feel better. Others believe there is too much of a risk of using it because there are unknown effects from it. There are also individuals that contend […]

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Gastrointestinal Side Effects Of SSRI Drugs Used For Treatment Of Depression And Anxiety Disorders

The term ‘SSRI’ is abbreviation for ‘selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor’. It is a family of drugs used for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. They are safer than most other anti-depressants because they act selectively on the brain’s ability to use serotonin, which is the principal neurotransmitter affecting a person’s mood. SSRIs do not […]

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Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA)

ANDA is for a generic duplicate of an approved NDA product. Abbreviated New Drug Application contains data that, when submitted to FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of Generic Drugs, provides for the review and ultimate approval of a generic drug product: •Gets safety and efficacy studies from NDA •Must have identical active […]

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Edgar Cayce Cough Cure

I found this awesome cough cure in one of my mother’s old Edgar Cayce books. For those who do not know, Edgar Cayce was a famous psychic who, while in a trance, could make various predictions and diagnose different illnesses in people. Being a sick kid (and from a family of smokers), I was prone […]

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Big Puffy Nipples – Help and Advice From a Fitness Professional

Big Puffy Nipples [or areolae in medical terms] are one of the most common manifestations of the condition known as gynecomastia. The word itself is of Greek derivation as a lot of medical and biological terms are:     ‘gyne’= woman     ‘mastos’= breast. It is quite a common in males right from puberty to old […]

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Why Old Aspirin Smells Like Vinegar

Aspirin is one of the medications that are used to reduce pain, inflammation and temperature. It has been used for several decades and still remains to be a choice even after the introduction of other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Although at present, many medical professionals just prescribe or recommend aspirin for people with certain heart […]

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