Video: 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.
Amoxicillin: Issues Related to Safety and Dosing
A brief discussion of important dosing and safety tips
Vyvanse: An Overview of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Stimulants
A brief review of the symptoms of ADHD and stimulant options for treatment.
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.
Atherosclerosis is a disease in which fatty material is deposited on the wall of an artery.
Purchasing Pet Drugs Online: Buyer Beware
Consumers should be cautious when buying pet drugs online and should not let Internet pharmacies evaluate their pets.
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