Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.

Word Count: 532 Summary: In the battle against breast cancer, patients are increasingly prescribed oral medications, such as hormonal therapy, to limit the risk of disease recurrence, but many patients do not take their medication. It is important that health care providers understand why women make that decision. Keywords: Adherence With Oral Meds-An Issue In Breast Cancer “Drugs don’t work in patients who don’t take them.” Article Body: In the battle against breast cancer, patients are increasingly prescribed oral medications, such as hormonal therapy, to limit the risk of disease recurrence. Research has indicated that patients should stay on these drugs for five years to gain maximum benefits. But recently, the healthcare community has started to ask a question once …

Acne Treatments with the Use of Birth Control Pills and Antibiotics

Word Count: 871 Summary: Birth control pills helps in preventing acne growth. Keywords: acne, acnes, FAQS, FAQ, ACNE, ACNES, faq, faqs Article Body: Acne / Birth Control Pill For some female patients, treatment-resistant acne is caused by excessive production of hormones called androgens. With extra androgens in your system, your oil-producing glands go into high gear ­— and so does your acne. Several clues can help your doctor identify acne that may be influenced by hormones: acne that appears in adults for the first time; acne flare-ups preceding the menstrual cycle; irregular menstrual cycles; hirsutism (excessive growth of hair or hair in unusual places); and elevated levels of certain androgens in the blood stream. Adult women and teenage girls whose …