Are You Going to Use Finasteride for Hair Loss? Read This First

Sold in the market under the brand names Propecia and Proscar, finasteride is a medication that is intended to treat people who are suffering from hair loss.  In the early days, finasteride was just like other medications that were originally used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate cancer. It turns out that patients who took finasteride for their prostate-related issues had experienced great results with it, along with a surprising bonus, and that is, the growth of hair.

Finasteride actually works by means of inhibiting or stopping type II 5-alpha reductase, the enzyme responsible for converting the hormone testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT).  DHT, in turn, is the one responsible for losing one’s hair, resulting to baldness if not remedied.  Thus, simply put, the action of finasteride is to prevent the conversion of testosterone into DHT, and the end result would be the prevention of hair loss. This “favorable side effect” of preventing hair loss and promoting growth of new hair by finasteride is what made it famous in the pharmaceutical world, not by its primary use which is for treating benign prostatic hypertrophy and other prostate-related ailments. Read more…

A rather unusual public-health initiative

"" is an interactive sex-education game produced by the Middlesex-London Health Unit, in Ontario, and it honestly has to be seen to be believed:


You can read other media's takes on the game -- and compare their censoring of the image -- in stories from the , the Globe and Mail and the .

Regardless of what you think of the public-health department's explicit approach, it's hard to deny that any game that asks you to choose to play as Wonder Vag, Willy the Kid, Power Pap or Captain Condom is bound to grab teens' attention.

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

In response to "Adventures in Sex City" game played in Canada
http://gayarmenia.blogspot.com/2009/07/kill-faggots-new-online-game-for.html
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Monday, 13 July 2009
‘Kill the faggots’ - new online game for children (!!) in Georgia

‘Kill the faggots’ game involves a hunter shooting naked men who jump out of bushes. If hunter is unsuccessful, the men rape the hunter.