Video: Health Fraud Awareness
FDA urges consumers to be on guard against fraudulent products claiming to treat, prevent, or cure a wide variety of medical conditions, including the H1N1 flu virus. In this Consumer Update video, FDA health fraud expert Gary Coody demonstrates fraudulent products removed from the market, and provides advice on how to spot and avoid health fraud.
Lyrica (pregabalin): Approved Uses and Mechanism of Action
A brief review of Lyrica (pregabalin) use in pain and seizures and its mechanism of action.
This animation shows a breast reduction (lift) procedure.
Humira: Important Precautions and Side Effects
A discussion of common side effects and precautions related to Humira use.
A vibrating suction cannula, or flexible tube, is used in a liposuction procedure. The cannula is inserted through a small hole into the abdominal fat tissue to remove excess fat deposits.
Athetosis resulting from basal ganglia injury
This animation illustrates the location of basal ganglia in the brain. Injury to the basal ganglia may result in athetosis (constant writhing movements of the body).
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