A 48-year-old woman with multiple sclerosis (MS) experienced acute symptomatic sinus bradycardia after receiving high-dose intravenous corticosteroid therapy, also known as pulse steroid therapy (PST), for treatment of an acute MS flare.
A recently published case study details the first known incidence of sulfa hypersensitivity in primary HIV.
Supplementation with taurine, the additive found in many energy drinks, may improve the symptoms in young people suffering a first episode of psychosis (FEP), according to a new study presented at the International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting. Taurine, an amino acid naturally occurring in the body, exhibits an inhibitory neuro-modulatory effect in the nervous…
A daily dose of beetroot juice was found to significantly improve exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients.
Drugs in the Pipeline
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to intravenous choline chloride (Protara Therapeutics), an investigational phospholipid substrate replacement therapy for the treatment of intestinal failure-associated liver disease.