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Parkinson's Disease: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Parkinson's disease is still described as a progressive, long-term, neurological disease, but big strides in research are pushing towards a cure each day.

The Dangers Of DVT: Don't Ignore The Signs

Not all DVTs cause symptoms. Of those that do, a cramp-like pain that worsens when walking and does not subside with rest is the most common sign. Would you recognize…

New Oral Agents for Multiple Sclerosis: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

There is no cure for MS yet - and nerve damage is not reversible - so early treatment is paramount to delaying nervous system deterioration.

Short Of Breath? 11 Reasons Why This Could Be A Cause For Concern

Our lungs are large, spongy, organs perfectly designed for the efficient gas exchange between our blood and the air. But they are also delicate and vulnerable to infection and injury.

Clearing The Air: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer only affects smokers, right? Wrong. In fact, over 40,000 Americans living with lung cancer have never smoked. What are your risks?

Women's Health: Separating Fact From Fiction

Fact or fiction? Heart disease kills more men than women? Many of the same health issues affect men and women differently, while other conditions are unique to women. Test your…

Treatment Options in Alzheimer's Disease: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Did you know that Alzheimer's disease is the ONLY top 10 cause of death in the U.S. that can't be prevented, cured or slowed with lifestyle changes or drug treatments?…

Humira: One Drug, Nine Uses, Billions of Dollars

Humira, one of the first biologics, is also one of the top selling drugs in the world. But do you know enough about this drug to use it safely?

Synthroid: The Hardest Working Drug Around?

Levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid) is one of the world's most frequently prescribed medications. Learn more about this workhorse of a drug for underactive thyroid.

Breast Cancer Therapy: Right On Target

HER2, ER+, mTOR? What do all of these acronyms mean when it comes to targeted drug therapy for breast cancer? Take a tour of breast cancer therapies, including the personalized…

Cymbalta - Cause For Concern?

Cymbalta is used to treat depression, anxiety and some pain syndromes. But what are the risks associated with this drug? And do most people who start it realize how hard…

Drug Prices Gone Wild: 10 Old Drugs, 10 New Pricetags

The recent uproar over the soaring price of Daraprim raises many questions about the methods and ethics of drug pricing. But Daraprim is not the only drug to have prices…

First Aid for Mental Health: 10 Drugs in the Pipeline

From ADHD to schizophrenia, new developments in mental health disorders are needed as new scientific clues piece together the mechanisms of these disabling conditions. Follow along as highlights the…

Warfarin: 12 Things You Didn't Know About This Blood Thinner

Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) is a common oral anticoagulant (blood thinner) used in the treatment and prevention of dangerous blood clots. But this old fashioned drug has some odd and interesting…

Addyi Explained: Medical Breakthrough or Marketing Marvel?

Addyi is the first FDA-approved drug to boost sexual desire in women. In fact, it's the first drug approved to boost sexual desire in anyone. What are the medical facts…
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