Understanding Information on Medika Life

Getting to grips with Medika's Article formats

We use various colors and titles throughout our articles. These are standardized for all Medika articles and this page will help you better interpret the information you find on the site.


This warning box will be used to highlight a known danger which is potentially life threatening. This could be posed by a drug, treatment or condition. The warning can appear in either format, in a solid block or highlighted as shown below.


The warning can also be shown in this format.


As above, but not life threatening. You should still take these advisories seriously.


You’ll find this header at the top of every opinion piece we publish, or above information that is not fact or evidence based. We encourage medical professionals to voice their opinions and thoughts on a broad range of topics, but we’ll always let you know these are opinion pieces. This what the header looks like.


This is an opinion piece and the views expressed in the article are those of the author.

Tips & Advice

These are snippets of information our medical authors will choose to share that they feel will be of benefit to you.

Why you can trust information on Medika

Medika’s primary purpose is patient education. To provide you with access to clear information based articles in plain English. Articles that will help you to better understand a condition, disease, procedure or diagnostic

We use only government based resources for content or information provided by institutions of Higher Learning.

Our articles are peer reviewed and where possible we refrain from opinion, unless the article is specifically an opinion piece, as referred to above. This ensures that the content we publish is based on established and well-proven medicine.

In instances where the jury is still out with regard to possible treatments, causes and other unknown variables, we’ll tell you exactly that. Knowledge is power and no where does it matter more than with regard to your health.

Stay informed, stay healthy.

About our Authors

You’ll see articles published under the names of many different medical professionals. You can click on their profile links to read more about each one of them and in some instances, some of these doctors are active on the Medika Public Forum. We validate all contributing authors credentials, you can see the Validation symbol on their Profile Page.

A large portion of our information based articles are composed in-house by Medika Editors. In this instance you’ll see the Medika Life logo below the article.

Why don’t you allow commenting?

That’s what the forum is for. We’ve created a public section so you can have your say and interact with our authors and other Medika members. You’ll need to register first to use the Forum, but it’s completely free.


Medika Life has provided this material for your information. It is not intended to substitute for the medical expertise and advice of your health care provider(s). We encourage you to discuss any decisions about treatment or care with your health care provider. The mention of any product, service, or therapy is not an endorsement by Medika Life

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