Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • aliskiren (Tekturna) New oral formulation approved for hypertension in adults and children ≥6 years
  • emicizumab (Hemlibra) FDA approves first-in-class monoclonal antibody to prevent bleeding in hemophilia A with FVIII inhibitors
  • obinutuzumab (Gazyva) Indication for follicular lymphoma expanded to include previously untreated patients with stage II bulky, III, or IV in combination with chemotherapy

Slideshow Collections

  • 11 Community-Acquired Infections From outbreaks of Legionnaires disease to the emergence of antimicrobial-resistant disorders, community-acquired infections have become an increasing focus in the healthcare community and in the media. Learn more about 11 of these conditions.
  • 12 Causes of Discolored Urine Changes in urine color may be the result of conditions as benign as the presence of excreted pigments or signal more serious processes such as infections or malignancies. Do you know the following causes of discolored urine?
  • Complex Breast Masses: Is There an Echo in Here? Complex breast masses are seen to contain both solid (echogenic) and cystic (anechoic) components on ultrasonography. Learn more about distinguishing among the numerous benign and malignant processes that can give rise to these lesions.
  • Aortic Dissection Clinical manifestations of aortic dissection are often missed on initial evaluation. Is there a 'can't miss' combination of signs and symptoms to correctly identify these dangerous tears?