Posted in Medication

Anti Fungal Drugs May Not Cause Birth Defects When Taken During Pregnancy

Pregnant women are at increased risk of suffering from vaginal candidiasis or thrush.  According to CDC, on the whole, 75 percent women suffer from thrush…

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Posted in General Interest Medication

Are Pain Killers Hurting Your Health?

If you have any sort of pain, chances are that if it is moderate or mild, the first thing you will do is reach for…

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Posted in General Interest Medication

The Placebo Effect: An Update on What We Know

The placebo effect – one of the more baffling aspects of health and medicine.  It is, in essence, when you take a fake treatment and…

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Posted in Arthritis Blog Controversial General Interest Medication news

Should We Pay More Attention to Prescribed Drugs’ Side Effects?

  It is already well known that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) in general carry a risk to cardiovascular health, and in particular to the heart….

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Posted in Addictions Fundamentals - Health Conditions General Interest Healthy Lifestyle Medication

Medical Interventions for Dealing With Addiction

Now that we have explored the background of addiction, what it means, what can cause us to become addicted to something, met David and heard…

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Posted in Medication

Alemtuzumab shows Efficacy in Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Alemtuzumab, the anti-CD52 monoclonal antibody has shown its ability to reduce relapse rates in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Used in the treatment of leukaemia,…

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Posted in Cancer General Interest Medication Uncategorized

Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

The FDA is currently warning patients who are taking Actos® that they are at an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. On Sept 30, 2011,…

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Posted in Cancer Medication

Thoughts on Cancer Medications

Some of the most interesting – on a pharmacological level – medications I’ve encountered are cancer treatments. Take Tamoxifen, for instance.  This highly effective treatment…

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Posted in Cancer Medication

List of New Cancer Drugs

As follows, here is a list of new cancer drugs that show especial promise. Herceptin or trastuzumab is a monoclonal antibody to the HER2 receptor…

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Posted in Cancer Medication

Sutent or Sunitinib: Uses, Side Effects

Sutent – an exciting new cancer treatment Sutent, generic sunitinib, is a new cancer medication that has quickly become accepted as a first line treatment…

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