FibromyalgiaIn a review of medical cannabis for fibromyalgia, patients reported a significant improvement in every parameter on an impact questionnaire, and half stopped taking any other medications for fibromyalgia
HIV Infection and AIDSThe FDA approved the NNRTI doravirine for the treatment of HIV infection. Also with this new drug, a complete regimen combination containing doravirine/lamivudine (3TC)/tenofovir DF (TDF) was approved.
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Pseudophakic Macular EdemaCombination therapy (intraocular steroids plus anti-VEGF agents) can be effective in treating refractory pseudophakic cystoid macular edema.
Recent Drug Updates
adalimumab (Humira)Indication for hidradenitis suppurativa expanded to include adolescents aged 12 y or older
inotersen (Tegsedi)FDA approves antisense oligonucleotide for polyneuropathy of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis
Cerebrovascular Accident: A Stroke of MisfortuneStroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the US. Learn more about recognizing its variable presentation and instituting effective and urgent treatment.
9 Causes of Altered Mental Status in the ElderlyAltered mental status is a broad category applied to geriatric patients with a change in cognition or level of consciousness. Learn more about nine causes of changes in mental status in the elderly.
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