Quiz: Dry Eye DiseaseHow much do you know about the etiology and pathophysiology of DED? Check your knowledge with this short quiz.
Case: Rash, Brain Fog?A 50-year-old woman with euthyroid Hashimoto thyroiditis and urticaria reports brain fog, diminished sleep, irritability, fatigue, and aches in her wrists and toes. Can you make the diagnosis?
Endogenous Cushing SyndromeA review found the standardized mortality ratio for persons with benign endogenous Cushing syndrome to be 3.0. Excess mortality in the study resulted mainly from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Case: Cough, Slurred Speech?A 57-year-old man presents to the ED with left-sided facial, arm, and leg weakness along with slurred speech after suffering violent and repetitive bouts of coughing. Can you make the diagnosis?
palivizumab (Synagis)AAP guidelines support longer-duration in eligible patients owing to shift in RSV seasonality
teplizumab (Tzield)FDA approves CD3-targeted monoclonal antibody to delay onset of stage 3 type 1 diabetes mellitus
Alcohol Abuse: Complications and ConsequencesPeople who chronically abuse alcohol are at increased risk for cirrhosis, GI bleeding, pancreatitis, cardiomyopathy, trauma, mental health disorders, and a wide variety of cancers. Learn more about the potentially devastating complications of excessive, long-term alcohol use.
Falls in the Elderly: Causes, Injuries, and PreventionAbout 10% of all falls in the elderly will result in major injuries, and there can be a significant associated morbidity/mortality. Are you familiar with risk factors and preventive measures for falls in the geriatric population?
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