Drugs & Diseases

Recent Drug Updates

  • abiraterone (Yonsa) FDA approves CYP17 inhibitor for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer in combination with methylprednisolone
  • denosumab (Prolia) New indication approved for treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  • avatrombopag (Doptelet) FDA approves TPO agonist for thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease

Slideshow Collections

  • Penile Cancer: 9 Cases to Test Your Knowledge Penile cancer accounts for less than 1% of all neoplasms in North America and Europe but remains a health concern in Africa, South America, and Asia. Early recognition and appropriate treatment are crucial for reducing morbidity and mortality. Test your knowledge with these 9 cases.
  • On Strike or Working Overtime: 10 Endocrine Emergencies Endocrine emergencies are relatively uncommon but potentially fatal conditions that can be challenging to diagnose and treat. Learn to correctly identify and appropriately address the following 10 endocrine emergencies.
  • Lyme Disease and 4 Emerging Tick-Borne Illnesses Ticks can carry and transmit a wide array of pathogens that can cause diseases in humans. Learn more about Lyme disease and become familiar with four emerging tick-borne diseases.
  • Are You Missing Subtle MI Clues on ECGs? Test Your Skills The subtle myocardial infarction may be easily overlooked. Could you detect the following electrocardiographic abnormalities?