Current Health News

September 25, 2013 - Issue 2594


Warning: Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

Warning: Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics May Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

September 25, 2013

Due to their tremendous health risks, these antibiotics should be reserved for treating serious bacterial infections that won't respond to any other treatment. Instead, they're often inappropriately prescribed for mild conditions. Use this checklist before you swallow...

This Next-Generation Bug Spray Could Make You Invisible to Mosquitoes

Bug Spray

September 25, 2013

Scientists are working on a mosquito spray that harnesses the power of naturally released body chemicals that act as a cloak of invisibility against these pesky insects.