Short StatureA study using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reported a link between adult short stature and higher blood pressure.
Epilepsy and SeizuresThe FDA cleared for marketing the first smart watch for seizure tracking and epilepsy management; testing found that the watch's algorithm detected 100% of patient seizures.
Quiz: Acute PyelonephritisAcute pyelonephritis is a potentially organ- and life-threatening infection that can lead to renal scarring. Are you familiar with key concepts and best practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
Case: Age 5, Headache & Vomiting?A 5-year-old girl has a severe headache and projectile vomiting. Her mother says she is barely using her left arm and seems to have developed a limp in her gait recently. What's the diagnosis?
Recent Drug Updates
brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris)Now approved as first-line therapy for previously untreated stage III-IV classical Hodgkin lymphoma in combination with chemotherapy
lurasidone (Latuda)Indication expands to treat bipolar depression in pediatric patients (10-17 years)
All About Allergies: Be Ready for SpringIn addition to the common ragweed, seasonal allergies are caused by other pollinating weeds (eg, Russian thistle), trees, grasses, and molds. Learn about the different seasonal allergens and their current treatments.
Major Depressive Disorder: Disabling and DangerousDepression is a common psychiatric condition, a leading cause of disability, and a risk factor for suicide. Learn more about distinguishing major depression from related disorders and providing appropriate treatment.
Alzheimer Disease: Diagnostic ChallengesAlzheimer disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and one of the major causes of disability in later life. Learn more about how to diagnose AD in clinical settings, especially before it reaches its end stage.
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