New Product: Orbactiv

Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

Most Excessive Drinkers Aren't Alcohol Dependent

A new study by the CDC reports that 90% of adult excessive drinkers do not meet the criteria for alcohol dependence.

Your Job Could Boost Your Memory

Jobs requiring intellectually challenging tasks may help preserve thinking skills and memory as workers age.

"Exercise-Resistant" Genes May Prevent Glucose Control

Certain genes might prevent regular exercise from improving glucose control in up to a fifth of people with type 2 diabetes.

What Do 200 Calories Look Like? ...

A new app called Calorific can show users portion sizes containing 200 calories for a wide range of foods. Which foods can offer the most volume for 200 calories?

Warty Papules on the Chest, Ears

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of bumps on her chest, behind her ears, and in her ear conchae. Can you solve this clinical challenge?

Can Garlic Prevent a Cold?

While garlic is believed to have antibacterial and antiviral properties, there is insufficient evidence to say whether it has any effect on the common cold.

Chart Comments Lead to Defamation Lawsuit

A clinician's opinions about a patient, noted in the patient's chart, become grounds for charges of defamation.

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Drug Updates

EPANED

  • Cardiovascular Disease > CHF and arrhythmias
  • Approved for symptomatic heart failure and asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction.
  • Updated: 11/24/2014

ZORVOLEX

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders > Arthritis/rheumatic disorders
  • Approved for osteoarthritis pain.
  • Updated: 11/21/2014

ELIQUIS

  • Cardiovascular Disease > Thromboembolic disorders
  • Approved for treatment of DVT, PE; and risk reduction of recurrent DVT or PE.
  • Updated: 11/20/2014

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