Extensive Use of Tamoxifen Lowers Mortality Rate, Return of Breast Cancer

Tamoxifen is in the news again. Tamoxifen is the most widely used drug in the fight against breast cancer. It has become the standard therapy for pre-menopausal women with estrogen hormone receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer. It is the usual treatment option for early and advanced ER+ breast cancer in pre and post menopausal women. It […]

Myocardial Infarction: Risk of Death Twice as Likely for Diabetes Mellitus Sufferers

Recent studies have put an increased risk of death from Myocardial Infarction in persons with Diabetes Mellitus. Twice as many people die from Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) when combined with Diabetes Mellitus as those without Diabetes. The numbers are even worse when comparing insulin dependent diabetics versus non- insulin dependent diabetics. The mortality rate among […]

Coronavirus; 9 Cases, 5 Deaths: Is this the Beginning of a Pandemic?

Novel coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus not previously recognized in human beings. This type of virus is part of a larger family of viruses known to cause a wide range of illnesses from colds and flu to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. (SARS) There have been no reported cases of the SARS virus (Severe […]