Drugs and vaccines

What should I bear in mind when taking medicine? How do specific drugs work? Which illnesses can be prevented with vaccinations?

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  • Using medication

    Using medication

    Using medication sounds easy but it can be complicated, like when you need to use several medications over a longer period of time. What's the best w...

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    How does chemotherapy work?

    Besides surgery and radiation, medications are commonly used to treat cancer. One typical example of this is chemotherapy, which uses medications cal...

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    What are anticoagulants?

    Anticoagulants are medicines that prevent blood clots from forming in the bloodstream. This reduces the risk of medical problems that are caused by b...

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    Personalized medicine

    Personalized medicine is often understood to mean an individually tailored treatment. But in practice it usually involves using a specific combinatio...