Video: Twin to twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a rare condition that occurs only in identical twins while they are in the womb. This animation explains the syndrome and how it is corrected.
Amoxicillin: Antibiotic Action and Appropriate Uses
A look at how amoxicillin works and which bacterial infections it can treat
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).
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.
Are Generic Drugs Just As Safe As Brand Name Drugs?
A brief overview of generic and brand name drugs, how they differ, and what precautions you might need to take with some generic drugs.
Warning on Body Building Products
In this Consumer Update video, FDA Product Safety Expert Deborah Autor, J.D., helps explain the agency's warning to stop using body building products that claim to contain steroids or steroid-like substances.
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