New Drug Product: Evzio

Emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose, as manifested by respiratory and/or CNS depression.

Acetaminophen vs. Placebo for LBP

A new study published in The Lancet questions whether acetaminophen is an effective treatment for low-back pain.

Morning After Pill Use and Weight

European regulators have stated that the "morning after pill" should be used by all women to prevent pregnancy, regardless of weight.

Resignation at CDC Anthrax Lab

The head of the Bioterror Rapid Response and Advanced Technology Laboratory at the CDC, Michael Farrell, has voluntarily resigned.

Clinical Challenge

A patient aged 86 years presents with purplish patches and plaques on his lower legs. Can you make the correct diagnosis?

Heart Failure Risk During IBD Flares

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a particularly elevated risk of heart failure during flares.

The Rise of the "Assistant Physician"

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has signed into law a bill that has created a new type of medical professional – the “assistant physician.”

Probiotics May Modestly Lower BP

A new meta-analysis indicates that blood pressure improvement with probiotic consumption may be modest at best.

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