Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • pembrolizumab (Keytruda) Combo therapy approved for locally advanced unresectable or metastatic negative HER2-negative gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma
  • efbemalenograstim alfa (Ryzneuta) FDA approves new leukocyte growth factor to decrease infection with febrile neutropenia
  • enzalutamide (Xtandi) New indication approved for non-metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer

Slideshow Collections

  • Alcohol Abuse: Don’t Drink to That People 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.
  • Hypothermia: The Cold Facts Hypothermia has dramatic effects on many physiologic processes and organ systems (eg, cardiovascular, neurologic). How can you best bring your patient in from the cold?
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Facts and Misconceptions Seasonal affective disorder is not a discrete disease but reflects the seasonality of affective illness. It is part of a mood cycle that also includes mania. How can you best manage this cycle?
  • Poisoning Clues on the Skin: 8 Cases Poisonings often manifest on the skin, with presentations that can provide vital diagnostic tips. Sinister or dangerous etiologies may be responsible for cutaneous signs. Can you correctly diagnose these 8 patients based on their dermatologic clues?