Dangerous Spider Bites on the Rise

Although the bite of a brown recluse spider is poisonous, the wounds usually heal well if left alone.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria at the Beach?

Health officials in Florida have issued a warning that a bacteria that causes flesh-eating disease has infected at least 11 people in the state.

Statins Help Wound Healing?

Statins, the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs, may have a role in surgical wound healing, a new analysis suggests.

Asthma Drug for Chronic Hives?

Omalizumab (Xolair) appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who haven't been helped by standard medications.

Prognostic Factors in Staging Melanoma

New prognostic factors may be useful in predicting survival in patients with thin melanoma.

Clinical Challenge

A patient aged 86 years presents with purplish patches and plaques on his lower legs. The lesions have been present for several years.

Chart: Lice and Scabies

Review this chart on 'Lice and Scabies' for quick information when you need it.

Focus: Acne

Nothing makes your practice easier than quickly scrolling through MPR's extensive database of Acne drug treatments.

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