New Drug Product: Striverdi Respimat

Long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.

Conference Coverage: IDWeek 2014

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Case Study: Chia Seeds and Dysphagia

Chia seeds have become a popular health food item but should be used with caution by patients with dysphagia or known esophageal strictures.

Cardioprotection with an Erectile Dysfunction Drug? ...

Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5i) have been used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension but could long-term, continuous administration of these agents provide effective cardiac protection?

Mistake or Medical Malpractice?

A case against a clinician raises the question 
of whether the error 
constitutes malpractice.

CDC Tightens Guidelines on Ebola Care

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tightened previous infection control guidance for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola.

Reading Glasses Obsolete with Implantable Device? ...

A new implantable eye device might make reading glasses a thing of the past.

Baldness May Spell Trouble for Heart

Alopecia may mean more than just hair loss for some patients.

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Drug Updates

VARIVAX

  • Immunization > Vaccines
  • Updated Warnings/Precautions with family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency.
  • Updated: 10/21/2014

JEVTANA

  • Oncology > Prostate and other male cancers
  • Additional Warnings/Precautions regarding risk of GI disorders.
  • Updated: 10/20/2014

CAPRELSA

  • Oncology > Pancreatic, thyroid, and other endocrine cancers
  • Added Interactions with OCT2 transporters.
  • Updated: 10/17/2014

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