Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • olaparib (Lynparza) First PARP inhibitor approved for previously treated metastatic breast cancer in patients with a BRCA gene mutation
  • denosumab (Xgeva) Indication for prevention of skeletal-related events from solid tumors expanded to include patients with multiple myeloma
  • synthetic human angiotensin II (Giapreza) FDA approves angiotensin II injection for septic or other distributive shock in adults

Slideshow Collections

  • Deadly Skin Cancers Although many skin cancers are highly curable if detected early and appropriately treated, certain types are particularly aggressive and have a propensity for invasion and metastasis.
  • Hypothermia and Localized Cold Injury Hypothermia has dramatic effects on many physiologic processes and organ systems (eg, cardiovascular and neurologic). Exposure to low temperatures can also cause localized cold injuries. How can you best bring your patient in from the cold?
  • Psoriasis: Manifestations, Management Options, and Mimics Psoriasis is a multifactorial disease that may be missed where it exists and misdiagnosed where it is not. Can you recognize the major psoriasis subtypes and distinguish them from other skin lesions?
  • The Top 10 Clinical Trends of 2017 Find out which search terms were most popular in 2017 and what resulted in their popularity.