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Doctor insights on: Anthocyanin Uses

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How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

How can anthocyanins help keep skin healthy?

Anthocyanins: The roles of anthocyanin pigments as medicinal agents have been well-accepted dogma in folk medicine throughout the world, and, in fact, these pigments are linked to an amazingly broad-based range of health benefits. For example, anthocyanins from hibiscus sp have historically been used in remedies for liver disfunction and hypertension; and bilberry (vaccinium) anthocyanins have an anecdotal hist. ...Read more

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Can Anthocyanins change the colour of my child's poop' he ate 2 lollies containing it (red) and he's poo seems to have pink in for 2 days since ?

 Can Anthocyanins change the colour of my child's poop' he ate 2 lollies containing it (red) and he's poo seems to have pink in for 2 days since ?

Possibly: Anything we ingest does indeed affect the color and appearance of our feces, and sometimes the appearance can be dramatic. I wouldn't worry unless the color change persists or there are other indications of illness such as diarrhea, fever, not eating, lethargy or abdominal pain. ...Read more

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What is epaderm use for?

Epaderm: This consists of emulsifying wax, yellow soft paraffin, liquid paraffin - it is applied to dry skin and it acts as a barrier preventing loss of water. Hence the skin stays moist. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use meladerm?

Is it ok to use meladerm?

Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more

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Is it charity to use chip?

Is it charity to use chip?

CHIP: The children’s health insurance program (chip) provides health coverage for children whose families can’t afford private health insurance but who make too much money to be eligible for medicaid. I guess the answer to your question depends on your definition of charity. ...Read more

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At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

At are signs that someone uses drugs by injections?

Scars or marks: Usuually you can suspect someone may be using drugs via injection(iv) methods when you see multiple puncture marks on their arms (usually at the fold of the inner elbow) hands, neck, feet/toes and even woman's breasts (yep, their breasts ). Repeated abscesses (like a large pimple) can also develop at the sites where they are injecting. ...Read more

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What is hemaglutination and what are its uses in medicine?

What is hemaglutination and what are its uses in medicine?

Briefly,: It is the measure of agglutination of red blood cells and can be used as a measurement of the relative concentration of antibody in serum. The red blood cell acts as the antigen and antibody in the serum 'agglutinates' the antigen. Can also be utilized to quantitate virus and bacteria. Although not a medical site this reference is good: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/hemagglutination. ...Read more