Ortho Tri-Cyclen is used as contraception to prevent pregnancy. Ortho Tri-Cyclen is combination of two female hormones that work together to prevent pregnancy. The estrogen and progesterone combination pill prevents ovulation and changes the lining to the uterus to make it hard for sperm to get to the egg and for a fertilized egg to implant. When beginning Ortho Tri-Cyclen, you need to use a second form of birth control for complete protection before the pills get into your system. Follow the directions provided by your physician or pharmacist when taking the medication....
Antacids are commonly used to neutralize the acid in the stomach, helping many individuals who have acid reflux. But a new study suggests that using this medication consistently for 2 years or more is linked to a deficiency of vitamin B12, which can have adverse effects for the nervous system.
Previous research has shown that what mothers eat during pregnancy affects the health of their offspring. But now, a new study suggests that a father's diet prior to conception could also play an important role in their child's health, particularly when it comes to consumption of folate.
New research suggests that outcomes for patients who have undergone stem cell transplants from unrelated or mismatched donors could be improved with the use of a drug called bortezomib, also known as velcade. This is according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Hematology.