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…

Canada -- we're number six!

Canada's health system was ranked last out of six public systems in an that found only the United States delivering worse care to its patients. The private Commonwealth Fund, a group which advocates broader access to healthcare in the U.S., surveyed both patients and physicians on their experiences in seven countries.

The results are compiled in the 2010 edition of their ongoing report ionally. The highly-regarded Dutch system came in first place, closely followed by Britain and Australia. Germany and New Zealand lagged behind, with Canada bringing up the rearguard of public health systems. The US, predictably, limped in a distant last.

The US scored badly not just on access, efficiency and equity, but even on quality of care, a category in which it came sixth, with only Canada doing worse.

Canada's great weaknesses will come as no surprise to anyone who lives here: primary care, primary care and primary care. The report reflects the growing belief among Canadians that if you haven't got a GP now, you may never get one.

A corollary of this is overreliance on emergency services and lack of adequate preventive care. Wait times are an issue for patients, who also complain of lack of out-of-hours care. And Canada gets very poor marks for our patchwork adoption of electronic medical records.

Canada was actually the biggest per capita spender of the "socialised medicine" countries, at US$3,895 a head. New Zealand occupied the bargain basement at a paltry $2,454. Needless to say, the USA truly was Number One on this metric, blowing away all opposition with its awesome $7,290 per capita health spending.

The Canadian Medical Association's president, Dr Anne Doig, told CanWest News that she accepted the findings, which matched those of other organisations. “These [Commonwealth Fund] reports are held to be reasonably accurate and methodologically sound,” she said.

Dr Doig agreed that primary care needs work and that electronic records should be adopted faster, but contended the problems go deeper than that. Canada needs a patient-centred system of care, she said. “One could argue the system serves itself rather than the patient.”

Canadians did well on the metric of "Long, Healthy, Productive Lives", coming second behind Australia. But Dr Doig said: “Arguably, that is deteriorating. And if things don’t change, we might find we don’t do as well in another 20 years. We are essentially enjoying the benefits of reforms that happened in the ‘60s and ‘70s.” Transforming the health system is the CMA's biggest single project these days, she noted.

Of course, the countries that get the most bang for their patient-centred buck, like Holland and France, also spend less on doctors' salaries than Canada does. We'll let you know when the CMA starts pushing for that reform.


2 comments:

sharon (aka Purley Quirt) said...

Do you remember the year it was reported that over 3000 people were euthanized in " the Dutch system"( in that year) .... with no record of why?

Now there's a way to streamline cost.... don't you think?

said...

Oh thats great...I didnt have any knowledge about it...