Drugs & Diseases

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)
  • ibalizumab (Trogarzo) FDA approves viral entry inhibitor for multidrug resistant HIV infection

Slideshow Collections

  • All About Allergies: Be Ready for Spring In 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 Dangerous Depression 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 Challenges Alzheimer 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.
  • Fingernail and Toenail Abnormalities: Nail the Diagnosis Fingernails can provide many clues about a patient's overall health. Test your knowledge of the following fingernail abnormalities.