Health Problems

What is Glomerulonephritis?

Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a condition in which the kidneys are inflamed. The glomeruli are the filtering mechanism of the kidneys. They consist of a tuft of highly coiled capillaries cupped in a double fold of membrane. Waste or toxic material is rapidly filtered out of the blood flowing through the capillaries, through the basal membrane […]

Medications

APO-Glimepiride

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-Glimepiride Contains the active ingredient glimepiride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about APO-Glimepiride. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

Medications

APO-Galantamine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-GALANTAMINE MR CAPSULES Contains the active ingredient galantamine (as galantamine hydrobromide) Consumer Medicine Information   What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the […]

Medications

NeoRecormon

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ROCNEORE11119 epoetin beta [recombinant human erythropoietin] Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about NeoRecormon. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

Medications

Dalacin C Capsules

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. DALACIN® C CAPSULES Clindamycin hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Dalacin C capsules.It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

Health Problems

Diabetes Mellitus Subtypes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a group of metabolic disorders that cause sustained high blood sugar levels. In the past, only two types of diabetes were known, type 1 and type 2. Gestational diabetes is a third type which occurs only during pregnancy. Now, DM has been reclassified into five subtypes. Image Credit: Africa Studio What […]

Medications

Genotropin MiniQuick

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. GENOTROPIN MINIQUICK® somatropin (rbe), recombinant human growth hormone Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions that you may have about GENOTROPIN MiniQuick. It does not contain all the available information. It does not […]

Medications

Talminex capsules

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TALMINEX contains the active ingredient oseltamivir phosphate CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about TALMINEX. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

Health News

How Enterococcus faecalis bacteria causes antibiotic resistant infection: Genomic study of 1980’s outbreak at a Wisconsin hospital may provide targets for better treatment of hospital-acquired infections

A new study led by a research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School describes how bacteria adapted to the modern hospital environment and repeatedly cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections. Infections acquired by hospitalized patients are more often antibiotic-resistant than those that occur elsewhere, and hospitals invest considerable effort to prevent them. Despite […]