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Doctor insights on: Why Use A Brand Name Formula

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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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Dentistry: is there really any difference whether I use a denture cleaning paste/creme for my removable vs. A brand name regular toothpaste?

Dentistry: is there really any difference whether I use a denture cleaning paste/creme for my removable vs. A brand name regular toothpaste?

Yes, there is: Denture cleaning pastes / creams are designed specifically for the denture materials. Tooth paste is made strictly for teeth, it has some abrasives that would be too aggressive to the dentures. Tooth enamel is a very strong, it can take more abrasion than the denture plastics. You want to keep the dentures as smooth as possible in order to minimize bacterial or fungi adhesion. ...Read more

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Wich brand of infant formula is best?

Wich brand of infant formula is best?

Equal: No one brand is better than the other. If you still have the option, breast milk is the best nutrition you can provide for your baby. ...Read more

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What is the best formula to use?

What is the best formula to use?

No difference: All commercially available formulas are relatively the same, and unless there is a special problem like lactose intolerance or allergy there is no real advantage of one over the others. ...Read more

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Is generic formula as good as name brand formula?

Is generic formula as good as name brand formula?

Yes and no: The brands do the research and stay ahead of the market with improvements.The store brands are often simple knockoffs mostly made by one source but relabeled to meet the stores request.These often get their component from the lowest bidder,but all comply with the minimum requirements of the FDA.You end up paying to support research & advertising.Your kid may or may not have a better outcome ...Read more

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Can a 12-year-old use livlean formula?

Can a 12-year-old use livlean formula?

I would not: recommend it. It is not necessary for a 12 year old and not a well regulated product. Stick with healthy eating and exercise. ...Read more

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What type of water should I use to mix formula?

What type of water should I use to mix formula?

Tap water: If you are on municipal water use the water from your tap. If you are using well water make sure that your water tests clean for coliform bacteria and heavy metals. ...Read more

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