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Propecia Generic For Male Pattern Baldness

The drug propecia generic was originally intended for treating prostate enlargement or benign prostatic hyperplasia. When its branded name Proscar was released in the market, it was noticed that men who were suffering from androgenic alopecia were also being treated by the drug.  It was then that the manufacturer took notice and created some clinical studies and found out that Proscar, which came at 5mg, which at lowered dosage, particularly 1mg, could help fight androgenic alopecia.  Several years later, the brand Propecia, an offshoot of the drug Proscar was approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for androgenic alopecia.

Who is propecia generic intended for?

Propecia generic is meant for men suffering from male pattern baldness and want to stop the progression of their hair loss.  Signs of male pattern baldness would be the thinning of hair on the front, the receding of hairline on the temples, and the formation of a bald spot on the crown.  In due time, this type of baldness will let you end up bald from top to front with a rim of hair at the sides and back.  propecia generic is effective against this type of hair loss because it is able to treat it at the root of the cause – the formation of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT).  Basically, this hair loss treatment prevents your hair loss from getting any worse.  If your hair loss is due to androgenic alopecia, then this is the medication for you.  Consult your doctor to know what type of hair loss you are having. Read more…

Details of new NB Medical Society deal released

The terms of the new contract the New Brunswick Medical Society and the provincial government signed last month [Canadian Medicine] have been released: 3.75% per year raises for four years, retroactive to April 1, 2008, followed by a two-year wage freeze from 2012 to 2014. [Government of New Brunswick/NBMS joint statement]

That's a big improvement on what the government initially brought to the negotiating table, which was zero.

In fact, the new deal is one of the two options (1: the initially-agreed-upon four-year contract with a two-year wage freeze preceding it; or 2: the initial deal with a two-year freeze following it) the government presented to the physicians this past summer, before then-health minister Michael Murphy changed his mind, retracted the offer and oversaw the legislature's drafting of a law [Bill 93 (PDF)] that gave the government authority to unilaterally override the original (wage-freeze-free) version of the deal, agreed upon in 2008.

Image: Government of New Brunswick

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