Government banned saridon and 327 other drugs

Due to health risk to patient , On wednesday The Ministery of Health banned the manufacture for sale or distribution of 328 fixed-dose combination (FDC) drugs. The banned medicines includes big names like Saridon, Taxim AZ, Panderm skin cream, Gluconom PG . The banned FDCs account for about Rs 2,500 crore and represent only the tip of the iceberg. In our estimate, the market for unsafe, problematic FDCs in India is at least one-fourth of the total pharma market which is valued at Rs 1.3 trillion,” said AIDAN in a…

Erectile dysfunction could be a major sign of heart disease

Erectile dysfunction isn’t just about sex. It could be a major sign of heart disease, study report in American Heart Association, Circulation Journal says Erectile dysfunction may double heart disease/attack risk. Even Erectile Dysfunction of American Urology Association (2018) is as follows: Men should be counseled that ED is a risk marker for underlying cardiovascular disease (CVD) and other health conditions that may warrant evaluation and treatment A 2011 Harvard report, for instance, warned that erectile dysfunction may be a sign that plaque had blocked penile arteries and was preventing…

An apple a day keeps the doctor away

The fiber in one large apple provides you with a wealth of benefits. In one study, published in PloS One, adding apple fiber — a water-soluble type called pectin — to the diets of rats lowered their intake of food and helped decrease weight and body fat. The researchers concluded that apple pectin supports satiety and weight management. Getting adequate fiber also assists with bowel movements and keeps you regular and may improve your cholesterol levels, lowering your risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes. There is some evidence,…