Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

Posted on May 30th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Cervical cancer prevention

With cervical cancer as the next most common cancer in women second to breast cancer, and the leading cause of cancer-related death in women worldwide, it can now be prevented with the availability of the HPV (Human papilloma virus) vaccines. Now, these vaccines (there are two in the market) are designed to PREVENT infection with […]

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Posted on March 29th, 2009 by by AmyMD

Did you know that?: On Metformin

If you are familiar with diabetes, or has a family member who is diabetic, you probably are familiar with the drug metformin. It is a first-line drug in the treatment of diabetes. It is usually taken at 1000 to 1500mg daily. In a meta-analysis published in the American Journal of Medicine 2008, it has been […]

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