Health & Medication Slideshows (Page 5)
The discovery of insulin represented a milestone in medical history because it meant that people no longer died from diabetes. But what exactly is insulin and why are there so many different types of insulin?
Endometriosis can occur at a young age and lead to infertility in women if left unchecked. Review facts every healthcare provider should know about this painful, but treatable, gynecological condition.
Drug approvals were at a record high in 2015, but which ones were truly novel and which ones didn't make the grade?
Epilepsy plays no favorites. What factors are important in choosing an anti-epileptic regimen, and what therapeutic pearls can you learn?
We live in a changing world. Although traditional health crises such as inadequate nutrition, unsafe water, and poor sanitation still plague countries like Burundi, Eritrea, and Cambodia; "New World" health…
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.
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…
There is no cure for MS yet - and nerve damage is not reversible - so early treatment is paramount to delaying nervous system deterioration.
The discovery of penicillin in 1928 revolutionized medicine, saving countless lives. Unfortunately, the downsides to widespread antibiotic use are now blindingly apparent.
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.
Lung cancer only affects smokers, right? Wrong. In fact, over 40,000 Americans living with lung cancer have never smoked. What are your risks?
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…
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 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?
Levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid) is one of the world's most frequently prescribed medications. Learn more about this workhorse of a drug for underactive thyroid.
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…