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12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, today called for a major reduction in the use of antibiotics in food animal production because their overuse promotes the spread of drug-resistant superbugs and makes antibiotics less effective for people.
Prevention is your absolute best bet for dealing with this and a host of other overuse woes that afflict runners.
Ask questions about the training's focus and duration -- practicing a single sport for hours or days on end increases the risk of overuse injury.
Lead study investigator and dermatologist Arielle Nagler, MD, says fears about isotretinoin side effects, as well as federal restrictions meant to prevent use of the medication during pregnancy, have also all helped contribute to prolonged antibiotic overuse and delayed access to the drug.
Migraine is a highly disabling condition with many of the treatments having both unpleasant side effects and a risk of generating medication overuse headache, which is a paradoxical increase in headache frequency and severity as a result of overuse of pain medication.
2010;9:373-80), but it hasn't been evaluated in the common and clinically challenging setting of migraine complicated by medication overuse, Dr.
Colonoscopy overuse was strongly associated with these early follow-up recommendations by endoscopists; patients were up to 13 times more likely to undergo an early colonoscopy when their endoscopist recommended such follow up.
Nonetheless, he expects the plumbing analogy and angioplasty overuse to continue, ".
13 ( ANI ): Youth sports has led to intense training, frequent competition and early single sport specialization, overuse injuries and burnout have become common, which could have long-term effects.
Anserine bursitis is a common overuse injury frequently misinterpreted as osteoarthritis, according to Dr.
Cases of short-sightedness (myopia) and dry eyes are on the increase among kids who overuse screens, which are held close to the eyes for extended periods.
php) 38th annual List of Words to be Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness according to Lake Superior State University, the first such list was released in 1975.