What is the difference between throat lozenges in the candy section and throat lozenges at pharmacies/drugstores?
Mornings and evenings are getting colder, and cold and flu season has arrived. For many people, symptoms begin in the throat.
This time, we will talk...
New dementia drug “Lecanemab”
A new dementia drug called "Lecanemab (product name: Leqembi)" was approved on September 25th. This drug is effective against Alzheimer's disease thro...
What is the difference between sleeping pills, sleep-improving drugs, and sleep-inducing drugs?
Sleeping pills, sleep-improving drugs, and sleep-inducing drugs. They all have similar names, but can you tell the difference?
All three drugs are us...
How to choose a band-aid
A band-aid is helpful to have when you sustain a minor injury. There may be many people who always have some and carry them around.
There are several...
How to choose an insect repellent spray
With summer approaching, there are more opportunities for outdoor activities. Along with the heat, mosquitoes, and other insects are a concern. This t...
“Drugs that shorten life, drugs that lengthen life” – from the magazine “President”
The June 2, 2023 issue of the business magazine "President" (President, Inc.) featured "100 common sense health myths that are completely inaccurate"....
Antibacterial eye drops for stye
When the seasons change or when you're tired, your body's resistance drops and you're more susceptible to infections. One of them is a "stye" that you...
Walking 1-2 days a week lowers the risk of premature death
If you walk more than 8,000 steps even once or twice a week, your risk of an early death decreases.
Such research results have recently been publishe...
Hay fever – Is it okay to use over-the-counter medicine?
It's been a tough season for people with hay fever again this year. You often see commercials for over-the-counter medicines for hay fever. This time,...
How to choose a foot cream
February 10th is Foot Care Day, with "2 (fu)" and "10 (to)".
It's just getting colder, and many people worry about dry feet and cracked heels as they...