metronidazole alcohol

Metronidazole Alcohol Interaction: A Deadly Warning for Healthcare Providers

A 21-year-old girl who was treated with a daily dose of 500 mg of metronidazole, after drinking alcohol before going to bed, also takes another dose of metronidazole. The interaction between metronidazole and alcohol causes the level of consciousness to drop, followed by abdominal breathing, which, unfortunately, none of his friends were either alert or […]

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NHS Dentistry Recovery Plan Unveiled: Key Points to Note

On February 7, 2024, the much-anticipated details of the NHS dentistry recovery plan were disclosed, outlining significant steps to address the ongoing challenges within NHS dental services. Key Highlights Here’s a breakdown of the key highlights: New Patient Incentive: NHS dentists will receive a payment ranging from £15 to £50, depending on the treatment required, […]

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Improved dental health at Preschools and Primary Schools

Since 2001, the collaboration between Lower Austria state authorities, the Austrian Health Insurance Fund in Lower Austria, the working group for preventive dental medicine, and the Lower Austrian Dental Association under the “Apollonia Lower Austria” health initiative has been dedicated to enhancing children’s dental health. The recent statistical analysis of the 2022/23 school year illustrates […]

Ban on Amalgam

The Ban on Amalgam: Essential Details to Be Aware of

The European Parliament’s recent decision to enforce a ban on dental amalgam starting January 1, 2025, has reverberations that will significantly impact the struggling dental services in the UK. Despite being a staple material in dentistry, especially for NHS permanent fillings, amalgam is now facing a total phase-out in the European Union (EU), five years […]

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Generate charisma through your own voice

Whether in negotiations, presentations or in everyday professional environments: the way we speak influences how we are perceived – and thus also our careers. But many people underestimate the impact of their own voice and thereby waste potential.  “Especially in a digitalized working world in which personal communication is often limited, an expressive voice can make […]


Reduced Pneumonia Rates Linked to Consistent Toothbrushing

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute have introduced an economical approach that could potentially lower pneumonia rates among hospitalized patients: daily toothbrushing. Their recent investigation focused on the impact of routine toothbrushing on hospital-acquired pneumonia and its related outcomes. Analyzing data from 15 randomized clinical trials involving over 2,700 […]