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Chemotherapy and cardiac toxicity - the lesser of two evils

Author: John Kenyon, CNA
Submitted: September 15, 2010. Updated: November 24, 2014.
Category: Cardiology | Family Medicine | Hematology | Internal Medicine | Medical Students | Preventive Medicine | Oncology | Pathology | Pharmacy | Radiology | Research

One of the most dreaded side effects of certain chemotherapy agents is their effect on the heart. The paradox comes from the fact that these drugs, while only a handful, are among the few chemotherapy agents with a substantial survival benefit. In… Read more... (Comments: 0)


Massive Recall of Tylenol in USA, UAE and Fiji

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 16, 2010. Updated: November 25, 2014.
Category: Family Medicine | Internal Medicine | Neurology | Orthopedics | Pharmacy | Rheumatology | Surgery | Anesthesiology & Pain

Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.

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Rituximab drastically reduces efficacy of H1N1 vaccine in rheumatoid patients

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 07, 2010. Updated: January 07, 2010.
Category: Family Medicine | Infections | Internal Medicine | Immunology | Preventive Medicine | Oncology | Pharmacy | Pulmonology | Rheumatology

Influenza vaccine not adversely affected by RA drug methotrexate.

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Four drug adjuvant chemotherapy with capecitabine improves breast cancer survival

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 03, 2010. Updated: January 03, 2010.
Category: Oncology | Pharmacy

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