New Product: Orbactiv

Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

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.

Obesity Costing the World $2 Trillion

In a new McKinsey Global Institute discussion paper, obesity interventions from around the world are evaluated for evidence of overall impact in reducing the economic burden of health associated with this disease.

Poll: Do You E-Prescribe Narcotics?

Despite low initial adoption numbers, a significant upward trend for e-prescribing of controlled substances has been noted in the U.S.

Antibacterial Chemical Linked to Liver Tumors

Triclosan, a synthetic broad-spectrum antibacterial compound used in consumer products (including soaps, cosmetics, therapeutics, and plastics), has been linked to hepatic tumors in mice in a new study.

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


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


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


  • Cardiovascular Disease > Pulmonary hypertension
  • Monograph added.
  • Updated: 11/19/2014

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