Video: Can Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Like Viagra Be Addictive?
A discussion of erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs, and how their misuse may lead to psychological dependence and deeper emotional issues.
Health Fraud Awareness
FDA urges consumers to be on guard against fraudulent products claiming to treat, prevent, or cure a wide variety of medical conditions, including the H1N1 flu virus. In this Consumer Update video, FDA health fraud expert Gary Coody demonstrates fraudulent products removed from the market, and provides advice on how to spot and avoid health fraud.
Emergency Contraceptive Pills: How They Work, Safety and Side Effects
An overview of how the emergency contraceptive pill works, safety and common side effects
Intuniv (guanfacine): Introduction and ADHD Overview
An overview of childhood Attention Deficit Disorder Hyperactivity (ADHD) and the non-stimulant treatment Intuniv (guanfacine).
This animation shows the process of ovulation (the release a single egg cell from an ovary). Ovulation occurs though a sequence of hormonal responses. Located deep within the brain, the pituitary gland releases the hormones FSH and LH, which travel through the blood stream to the ovaries. These hormones signal the development and release a single egg cell from one of the ovaries. The sweeping motion of the fimbriae draws the egg cell through a very small space in the open body cavity into the uterine, or fallopian, tube. The egg cell will either be fertilized by sperm or will dissolve if fertilization does not take place.
Suncreens Defined: UVA, UVB, and SPF
A brief overview of sunscreens: ingredients, effectiveness, and UVA, UVB, and SPF defined.
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