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Because of health risks for humans bovine growth hormone is banned in canada, japan, australia, and all 25 countries of the european union?
No health risk: Bovine GH is given to cows to increase their milk production. It has no activity in humans and would be destroyed in our digestive tract. Opposition to its use is more political than scientific ...Read more
Yes, some services: HealthTap is available to anyone in the world with internet or cellular access. Users can browse HealthTap's questions and answers, can post free questions, and get free, brief, public informational answers. A private consultation with an American doctor can be done from outside the US, but a patient would not be able to get prescribed meds, nor ordered lab tests, from the American doctor. (2017) ...Read more
Is it true that medicine sold on the counter in north america are different from the ones sold in central america or mexico?Example (malaria tablets)
Yes if it is same: Same medication , same dose will be same all over the world . We have very strict fda rules that maintain safety , purity , standardization , prevention of adulterated medication , some of the countries may not have those standards then it is your luck , getting real thing or fake. ...Read more
Need more studies: There are some facts that annona muricata ( soursop) perhaps contains an active substance/molecules that can kill certain cancer cells. Some study has demonstated some positive data in vitro -in the laboratories. However there are a lot of questions that have to be asnwered first before declaring that it can really treat cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Strange laws: In many jurisdictions, "chinese herbal medicines" can be sold unregulated. Very often, they aren't what they are advertised to be, and many are deadly (especially strychnine or liver poisons), with victims having no recourse. But that's politics. Don't try to understand it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are the best medical schools in the states? Are medical schools in india, china, japan, england/uk, iraq, israel, etc., reputable? Would you attend?
Best is relative.: Good medical schools and great doctors in every country. Generalizing possible, but misleading. Most medical education takes place during internship / residency. Best education is one that prepares you for practice in the society and culture you live in. Japanese schools are great for japanese physicians and likewise for the other countries. ...Read more
In 2011, a nuclear plant in japan leaked. How likely are comestic products manufactured japan in 2011 to be found with radioactive contamination?
Radiation: Very much unlikely. There are both japanese and international agencies that would be monitoring this. I would believe you are fine to use your products of choice. ...Read more
Indonesia and south east asia mom's prefer formula milk for their toddler. And you can find so many brand in the market. Is this common in the state.?
Pharmacy: It is over the counter (otc) medication, therefore, could be obtained in otc shelves at the pharmacies or vitamine shops. Shahzeidi, md. ...Read more
Why Ebola found in DRC and Uganda is easy protected compared to that of Western Africa countries?
Past Outbreaks.: Uganda had 3 Ebola outbreaks since 2000. Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently has an outbreak of Zaire Ebola virus which is independent of the outbreak in West Africa. There have been 67 cases w 49 deaths in 4 villages. This is the 7th reported Ebola outbreak in DRC. In researching this, it appears that both Uganda & DRC have learned a great deal about dealing w Ebola from their past ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Legal in all States: Marinol is a prescription medicine and thus you cannot get it legally anywhere in the us without a prescription from a licenced physician/nurse. Physicians physicians and nurses (often under supervision of physicians) in all states can issue prescription for this medicine when appropriate. Consult your doc if you have questions/concerns. Good luck. ...Read more