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FREE Medical Applications for Your PDA

There are many medical software applications available for PDAs for FREE. A list of some of the most useful one are shown below: Epocrates Rx ( This regularly updated medication database’s free basic functions include adult and pediatric dosing, contraindications, adverse effects, pricing, formularies and more. Its multicheck function, allowing cross-checking of interactions among up

Which PDA should I buy for Medical purposes?

It is a very common question because now PDA are also available built-into your mobile phone. After you decide whether to get a separate PDA or Smart mobile (with PDA built-in), you need to decide which operating system – Palm OS or Pocket PC or EPOC. Fortunately, in US, we only have to worry about

Count Calories for Effective Weight Loss

You should count calories to effectivelyly lose weight. You need to cut down on calories intake daily. To take off one pound per week, you’ll need to reduce calories by 500 per day. (One pound of body fat equals about 3,500 calories.) Try eating 250 calories less per day and exercising enough to burn 250

Develop Diet Plan for Weight Loss

We hear about many recommendations for diet from all sources, for example, “Eat 2000 calorie diet”, “Eat more fruits and Vegetables”, etc. The Dietary Guidelines recommend that at least half of all grains eaten (at least 3 one ounce-equivalents) per day should be whole grains because they can reduce the risk of heart disease and

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index (BMI) is measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women.. BMI does not differentiate between body fat and muscle mass. Therefore, body builders and people who have a lot of muscle bulk will have a high BMI but are not overweight.

Does Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation alone reduce the risk of fractures in at-risk patient?

Does Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation alone reduce the risk of fractures in at-risk patient? Bottom Line: The calcium and Vitamin D supplementation alone does not cause significant reduction in risk of fractures in at risk women. There is no data available for male population.

The South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet™ What it is? The South Beach Diet™ was developed by renowned cardiologist, Dr. Arthur Agatston. Rather than focusing on low-fat or low-carb foods, Dr. Agatston recommends a balanced diet that incorporates good fats and good carbs, and lots of delicious food! This “smart carb” diet consists of Three Phases: Phase 1:

Short Guide to Weight Loss

OVERVIEW We all have and need fat tissue in our bodies. When there is increased amount of fat in the body that’s when problem arises. The amount of fat is determined by individual’s Body Mass Index (BMI). Individuals with a BMI of 25 to 29.9 are considered overweight, while individuals with a BMI of 30

Lowering Cholesterol

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like, waxy substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells. It’s normal to have cholesterol. It’s an important part of a healthy body because it’s used for producing cell membranes and some hormones, and serves other needed bodily functions. But too high a level of

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label

People look at food labels for different reasons. But whatever the reason, many consumers would like to know how to use this information more effectively and easily. The following label-building skills are intended to make it easier for you to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices that contribute to a healthy diet.