Health on the road

Mobile first aid kit is an essential attribute of every sensible traveler. Medicaid far from the place of residence is not always easy to get, so it remains to rely only on yourself. How competently and, importantly, it is compact READ MORE

Zithromax Effective for Traveler’s Diarrhea

A single dose of the antibiotic azithromycin, sold in the US Under the trade name Zithromax, is recommended as the first therapy to be used against traveler’s diarrhea, especially if acquired in Thailand, researchers report in the journal Clinical Infectious READ MORE

Disease Season: Viral Vs. Bacterial infections

We’ve all been there … cold winter weather hits and brings with it coughing, sneezing and sniffling as well as sinus and ear infections, upset stomach and fever. If you have been suffering this season, you are not alone – READ MORE

What are antibiotics?

These powerful drugs treat many bacterial infections, but experts fear they may be prescribed in excess. Antibiotics are a group of prescription drugs used to treat a wide variety of infections caused by bacteria. They are not effective against fungal READ MORE

Medicines that do not mix with alcohol

While an alcoholic drink from time to time may be just what the doctor ordered, mixing alcohol with certain medications can cause serious side effects. In fact, just a glass of wine or beer can be dangerous when taken with READ MORE

Zithromax: safety or security threat?

Anyone who has ever visited a doctor’s office is likely to have taken a course of azithromycin, an antibiotic also commonly known as Zithromax or Z-Pak. Azithromycin belongs to a group of antibiotics called macrolides and is used to treat READ MORE