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Multiple Myeloma: Has Crowd Control Ever Been As Important?

Multiple myeloma is incurable; cancer cells crowd out healthy bone marrow cells, boosting the risk for infections, bone fractures, and anemia. But today's new therapies are offering hope, turning a…

Sports And Dietary Supplements: From Creatine To Whey

Did you sup on a whey shake this morning after your workout? Perhaps you pumped iron courtesy of a few BCAAs. Before your next sprint fueled on creatine, have a…

Looking Ahead: Pharma Projections for 2016 - And Beyond

Where's Pharma going in 2016? New blockbusters, breakout biosimilars, cost-saving generics, and drug company mergers? See what's on tap for this busy year.

Chronic Pain Management: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

With the sky-high statistics on prescription opioid abuse and overdose in the U.S., health care providers should stay up-to-date on all the treatment options for pain management, including non-opioid and…

Melatonin: Worth Losing Sleep Over?

Melatonin is an OTC supplement often used to help with insomnia, jet lag, and other sleep disorders. Is it safe and effective, or are you throwing your dollars away?

Botox For Beginners: What You Need To Know

An injection of botulinum toxin is the number one cosmetic medical treatment in the United States. Since the 1970s, doctors have found a wide-range of other medical uses for this…

Zika Virus: Important Questions Answered

During 2016, parts of the world experienced an unprecedented outbreak of Zika virus. How did this previously little-known, mosquito-borne disease cause such global alarm?

Endometriosis: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

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.

2015 Report Card: How The Pharmaceutical Industry Fared

Drug approvals were at a record high in 2015, but which ones were truly novel and which ones didn't make the grade?

Epilepsy in Adults: A Healthcare Professional's Guide

Epilepsy plays no favorites. What factors are important in choosing an anti-epileptic regimen, and what therapeutic pearls can you learn?

7 Of The Most Significant Health Problems Affecting Our World Today

We live in a changing world. Although traditional health problems such as inadequate nutrition, unsafe water, and poor sanitation still plague countries like Burundi, Eritrea, and Cambodia; "New World" health…

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 closer 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 multiple sclerosis (MS) yet - and nerve damage is not reversible - so early treatment is crucial. Review the top novel oral MS agents now…

Penicillin: The World's First Wonder Drug?

The discovery of penicillin in 1928 revolutionized medicine, saving countless lives. Unfortunately, the downsides to widespread antibiotic use are now blindingly apparent.
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