A pharmacist explains how Phenergan with dextromethrophan works, why doctors prescribe this antihistamine, and common side effects of the drug. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Hea ...more
Treat the Common Cold
Have you come down with the dreaded common cold during the holiday season? While it is always recommended to rest your body, drink a lot of water and eat chicken soup, some of the less common home remedies listed below may also help expedite the recovery process. If chicken s ...more
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The search for a cancer treatment that selectively finds and kills only the cancerous cells has just made a giant leap forward. A new study published in Nature Communications, by a group of researchers from the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona Insti ...more
There is no cure for the common cold but you can help the symptoms. Learn prevention tips and common cold remedies from Pharmacologists Joe and Dr. Terry Graedon. Use vitamin D, zinc, or ginger tea to beat that nasty cold.
Athletes often suffer mild wrist sprains, ankle twists or muscle strains whlie playing sports. Many minor injuries can be treated at home. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, such as sore muscles or bruising, and use these tips to easily and quickly treat them.
The next time you find yourself with a stuffy nose and the beginnings of a sore throat, breathe in warm air through your nose while holding a hair dryer blowing 18 inches away from your face. (Be sure the hair dryer is set to "warm" and not "hot.") Yes, really. Breathing in w ...more
Walking into a pharmacy with a cold can we overwhelming with all the choices of over the counter drugs. In this how to video Pharmacologist Joe Graedon shows you how to prevent the common cold with home remedies. Start by washing your hands frequently, soothe your symptoms and ...more
Do you keep on sneezing and your nose won't stop dripping? Watch this video on how to reduce the annoying cold symptoms with sugar and an onion.
In this video series, our expert will give you the information you need to know to prevent the common cold. Learning how to avoid potentially exposed surfaces, and building your immune system with lots of sleep, exercise and stress reducing tips, could help you prevent colds t ...more
Is your throat feeling a little sore? Think you may be coming down with a cold? Mix together milk and a teaspoon of turmeric in a pot and heat until it's hot, then pour into a cup to drink. Heated milk and turmeric is a common Indian home remedy for colds, as turmeric contains ...more
Suspect you might have suffered a sprain? In this video, Dr. David Geier explains that a sprain is an injury to a joint, in which you may tear or stretch the ligaments that hold the joint together. Dr. Geier also covers treatment options.
Uh-oh: you wake up one morning with the telltale signs that you are coming down with something. Your throat is sore, you can barely breathe out of your nose, and you have a nagging cough. Don't Miss: How to Make Your Own Sore Throat Lozenges Before you jump to the store and ...more
Summer is the best friend of poison ivy, oak, and sumac. When the weather is hot outside, people spend more time in the great outdoors, which means more people accidentally running face first into some poisonous shrubs, leaves, and vines. If that sounds like you, instead of su ...more
Limit asthma attacks by learning how to anticipate and prevent them. You will need: a medical doctor, knowledge of symptoms, warning signs, and triggers, preventive measures, a peak-flow monitor. Step 1: Recognize the symptoms Recognize asthma symptoms, which include wheezing, ...more
Dinner is meant to be enjoyed after a long day away from home—it shouldn't cause stress or fuss. But for many, that's exactly what a home-cooked meal represents, especially on a work night. The prep work, the steps involved in following the recipe, the numerous amount of bowls ...more
If people are constantly asking you why you look so tired, then maybe it's time to get rid of the puffy dark circles under your eyes. Eye puffiness, eye bags, and dark circles have many causes: a cold, a sinus infection, seasonal allergies, sleep deprivation... or the fact th ...more
The problem with HIV is that it attacks and kills the very cells of the immune system that are supposed to protect us from infections — white blood cells. But a new technique, developed by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in La Jolla, California, offers a di ...more
Hello there, people. Today, I am going to show you how to extract the essence from a useful plant, using either alcohol or olive oil. This is how you take a plant and turn it into a useful (and preservable) medicine. For those of you who know nothing about herbal medicine, let ...more
On the airplane, in the middle of cold and flu season, your seatmate is spewing, despite the clutch of tissues in their lap. Your proximity to an infectious person probably leaves you daydreaming (or is it a nightmare?) of pandemics and estimating how likely it is that this se ...more
To say we're a nation of coffee-lovers is putting it mildly. Americans consume 400 million cups of joe in one day alone, but how well do we actually know our morning BFF? We know it comes from a bean, and that more coffee drinks exist than there are ways to skin a pig, but wha ...more
Results of an early-stage clinical trial of an HIV vaccine could mean a hoped-for breakthrough in the battle against AIDS. It was in 1981 that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first reported on a rare lung infection in a young, healthy man who was gay. In ...more
Activating the body's own immune system to fight cancer is the goal of immunotherapy. It's less toxic than chemotherapy and works with our body's natural defenses. The trouble is, it doesn't work for most patients — only about 40% of cancer patients get a good response from im ...more
A deadly type of brain tumor and Zika-related brain damage in developing fetuses are devastating brain conditions that, at first glance, may seem unrelated. However, thanks to new research, their paths seem to cross in a way that could benefit patients. A new study has shown t ...more
The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause devastating complications for infected newborns whose mothers have genital herpes. Understanding risk and research can help you, and your baby, when the time comes. In the US, about one out of six people aged 14 to 49 have genital herp ...more
By looking for the mechanism that allows influenza A to invade lung cells, scientists also discovered a treatment that might block the virus from taking hold there. An infection of the lungs is called pneumonia, which is caused by bacteria, viruses, and fungi that target alve ...more
Food labeling is a tricky beast. For instance, when I read the words "cage-free" on an egg carton, I think it means that happy chickens frolic in a sunlit meadow all the livelong day until they're gently herded into a clean, sweet-smelling coop to lay a few dozen eggs—which I ...more
People infected with HIV take many different types of pills every day to decrease the amount of virus in their body, live a longer and healthier life, and to help prevent them from infecting others. That could all be in the past as new clinical trials testing the safety and ef ...more
Watching an ice cream pro build you a custom frozen treat mixed with your favorite fruit, candy, and/or toppings makes buying a cone even more exciting. But why go out for ice cream when you can create your favorite combinations in your own kitchen? While you might not have an ...more
All fields of study have their own language. For people interested in learning about microbes, the language can sometimes be downright difficult — but it doesn't need to be. From antibiotics to xerophiles, we have you covered in an easy-to-understand glossary. Terms are liste ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
Watch this video to learn how to say common adjectives like "hot," "cold," and "hungry" in French. The illustrations aid comprehension. affamé - starving beau - beautiful étrange - strange brouillant - noisy chaud - hot célèbre - famous dangereux - dangerous difficile - diffi ...more
Chicken pot pie is the essential comfort food of the winter. If you think it's too hard to make from scratch, you will be reassured by this tutorial. Brian Stone takes you through each step of the recipe, from making the roux, to preparing the filling, to the assembly. You'll ...more
Shin splints are one of the most common, stubborn, and misunderstood injuries affecting athletes of every age, gender, and sport. This video features a doctor explaining what exactly a shin splint is as well as how to prevent, diagnose, and treat them properly. It turns out th ...more
Louise Owen and VideoJug demonstrate how to make a banana smoothie. A lip smacking way to enjoy one of the most popular breakfast fruits. Steeped in fiber and blended with thick yogurt this smoothie is a special treat. To give the drink a thick consistency and to keep it cold, ...more
Blood stains can be tough. These tips will help you remove the toughest blood stains. Learn how to remove blood stains with the folks from Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE. Ideally, you'll tackle blood stains while they're still wet, which makes them easier to get out. But they're ...more
There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delic ...more
Have you ever heard of the East Indian fruit Jackfruit or Kanoon? The Jackfruit is one of the largest of fruits and almost every family in Thailand has a Jackfruit tree in their backyard. You can learn how to properly select a Jackfruit based on ripeness and learn the proper w ...more
When you have a cold one of the most difficult things to deal with is a cough. Learn prevention tips and common cold remedies from Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and Dr. Terry Graedon in this how to video. Vapor rubs on the bottom of your feet, dark chocolate, and thyme are all ho ...more
From Videojug, learn various tips for how to cure a sore throat. Whether you have a common cold symptom or overdid it on the karaoke, this basic video helps relieve and deal with a sore throat. Cure a sore throat. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
The more you move and exercise, the more you put yourself at risk for getting injured. And if you're a runner or athelete who's on your feet a lot, you've probably had a sprained ankle or two. Treat this common and really sucky injury by checking out this video. You'll learn ...more
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at Mahalo, we learn how to diagnose and treat the most common symptoms of herpes, a common sexually-transmitted disease or STD. For all of the details, and to learn more about diagnosing and treating herpes, take a look.
In this medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at Mahalo, we learn how to diagnose and treat the most common symptoms of gonorrhea, a common sexually-transmited disease or STD. For all of the details, and to learn more about diagnosing and treating gonorrhea, take a look.
Pickled peppers are a great way to preserve your garden harvest. From spicy to sweet, this recipe will be a great treat on a cold winter day. Pickling jalapeño peppers, Anaheims, bell peppers really, any pepper is good for pickling. This how to video shows you an easy pickling ...more
Need an easy to make dessert that's easily prepared even when you're outdoors at a picnic? Then check out this recipe for a tiramisu a l'orange with Sandra lee. Using a storebought instant cheesecake-flavored pudding as the base for the tiramisu, Lee shows you how to quickly a ...more
You don't have to wait for the carnival to come around. You can make this special treat any time you like at home. It takes a little bit more time than at the fair but will be worth the look on party guests’ faces when they realize you've just made this counterintuitive desser ...more
For a cold and smooth summertime treat... try this delicious recipe for French Vanilla Ice Cream. This video will go step by step in how to make delicious restaurant quality meals in a very simple manner.
Everyone gets an upset stomach from time to time. The first line of defense in this high-tech age is still old-time remedies! Watch this video to learn how to sooth an upset stomach. You Will Need * Cola * Peppermint or chamomile tea * Ginger * Cider vinegar * Toast or crack ...more
This butternut squash soup recipe is a delicious treat to serve on a cold day. This video recipe will show you everything you need, from peeling the butternut squash to seasoning the soup - and youll have a delicious meal in no time! Enjoy!
This butternut squash soup recipe is a delicious treat to serve on a cold day. This video recipe will show you everything you need, from peeling the butternut squash to seasoning the soup - and you'll have a delicious meal in no time! Enjoy!
In this video we learn how to make homemade chocolate chip cookies. First, cream together butter and salt in a mixing bowl. After this, add in flour and pure chocolate with cocoa powder and mix together. Once these are finished mixing together, roll them out onto plastic wrap ...more
This is a informative video on how to prevent and treat staph infection, one of the less common STD.
Chef David Musial shows us how to make an unusual dish – rhubarb soup. The Chef gives us some interesting facts about rhubarb – it is a vegetable and not a fruit, it comes from Asia, and was originally used for medicinal purposes. Also, we need to know that the leaf of the rhu ...more
Dandruff is a common problem for many people and people can be embarrassed by their itchy, flaky scalp. This video has put together this guide to treat and prevent dandruff. Treat dandruff. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Stuffed clams are an awesome appetizer for parties and get-togethers, and these stuffed clams are even better! This video recipe will show you how to make what's called "clams casino". When you taste them, you'll understand why it's called what it's called. 5 ingredients are ...more
Bug bites are very irritating, especially for kids. Learn about common bug bites that you might find on your child and how you can treat them at home by watching this video.
In recent years, Russian marine biologist Alexander Semenov has built a stunningly beautiful collection of deep sea photography, capturing alien creatures only locatable in the hostile, icy depths of the far northern sea off the coast of Russia. A brave art world denizen migh ...more
In honor of our recent post on the man behind MacGyver, here's a little advice from the master: "A paperclip can be a wonderous thing. More times than I can remember one of these had gotten me out of a tight spot..." MacGyver's legendary paperclip. Famous for using common eve ...more
Do not ever laugh or shrug off what medical bottles or boxes give you as side effects or warnings. All of the side effects and warnings are put on the medication for a purpose. Priapism is a topic we all laugh or giggle about but it is a very serious emergency problem. Warnin ...more
Learn how to stop a nose bleed and treat skin cuts from pharmacologist Joe Graedon in this how to video. You can use pepper to instantly stop a bleeding nick or cold keys to stop a nose bleed. These two home remedies that anyone should try out.
A bunion is a common and treatable foot deformity. It can be inherited or it can occur as a result of repeated stress to the medial first metatarsal phalangeal joint. Watch this video to get tips on relieving bunion pain and treat severe cases.