The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued updated guidelines April 8 on use of antiretroviral treatment in HIV-infected adults and adolescents.
21 Apr 2015
The U.S. will see the largest increase in per capita costs in pharmaceuticals among developed markets through 2018. The CREATES Act: Ending Regulatory Abuse, Protecting Consumers, and Ensuring Drug Price Competition would approve federal and state regulation on costs to allow for return on investment by manufacturers but ensure affordability for patients.
1 Oct 2016
Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) may not affect mortality in patients with chronic liver disease, according to a review of existing evidence.
17 Jun 2014
A 37-year-old man is evaluated for a 4-month history of progressively worsening red, scaly lesions involving the scalp, trunk, and extremities. During the past month, he also has had pain in the hands and feet and has lost 4.5 kg (10.0 lb). Aspirin and acetaminophen have helped to relieve his joint symptoms. He does not drink alcoholic beverages, has no other medical problems, and takes no additional medications. He denies allergies. He has sex with men and women and uses condoms inconsistently. What diagnostic studies should be performed next in this patient?.
1 Mar 2011
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Sep 2019
Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 was held this spring from March 31-April 1 in San Diego and hosted over 9,700 attendees. Check out the events in this slideshow.
1 Jun 2017
Potential for injection drug use should not be used as a reason to support involuntary tapering or discontinuation of long-term prescription opioid treatment for noncancer pain, the authors noted.
23 Nov 2021
This regulatory update covers approval of the first nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause, a label change for olmesartan causing intestinal problems, and more.
1 Sep 2013
The latest recalls, warnings, label changes and approvals from the Food and Drug Administration.
1 Oct 2008
A physician diagnoses himself, leaving a colleague to undo some of the mistaken thinking and come up with a simple diagnosis.
1 Jan 2009