From the common cold to MRSA, you will find a range of helpful tips and information here.
Postinfectious Lyme Arthritis Has Inflammatory Dysregulation
MicroRNA collected in patients’ synovial fluid after treatment with antibiotics resembles that seen in chronic inflammatory states.
Postmarket Drug Safety Quiz: 8 Questions About Risk
Test your knowledge of the safety events that have occurred involving FDA-approved drugs since the turn of the century.
Post-Test on Hepatitis C in Primary Care
Take this brief quiz to see what you’ve learned about the challenges and opportunities of HCV management.
Hepatitis C Drugs Meet Resistance Issues
Resistance-associated variants limit the activity of some drugs, but HIV infection treatment may offer some guidance.
Hepatitis C: What If You Do Not Treat?
Severe outcomes may ensue in a high percentage of patients. The authors discuss the consequences in this brief podcast.
Newer Hepatitis C Drugs Mean Direct Action
The “modern era” of treatment features multiple DAAs that target specific steps within the HCV life cycle.
Medicaid Is Tight on Hepatitis C Drug Coverage
State Medicaid programs and private insurance companies have balked at providing these drugs to their insured customers. But the tide is turning.
Hep C Spread in North America: When and How did it Start?
Timing of the rise of hep C in North America is a puzzle. In this Medical News Minute, Dr Bobby Lazzara toplines results of a new study that offer clarity.
A 4-year-old Boy with Severe, Painful Rash
Watch this live video exam and hear details from the boy's mother about the acute, widespread eruption. What's your diagnosis?
A Middle-Aged Woman With Severe Flank Pain
Accompanying vomiting and fever raised suspicion for appendicitis and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was ordered. Watch the ED video, review the history, and make your diagnosis.
How Doctors Can Win the Vaccine Debate With Patients
Parental fears and misinformation about vaccines can be overcome, says this expert. Here are some suggestions.
Sore Throat and Widespread Rash in a Young Sailor
A young naval recruit presents with a cluster of symptoms that may sound familiar. Get more clues and a close look at the rash, here.
Politics Govern Treatment and More Medical News
Do doctors’ politics affect treatment decisions on, for example, drug use, firearms, and sexual behavior? Do yours?
A Very Sick 3-Year-Old: Fever, Cough, Congestion & Rash
Onset of illness was acute; fever is high and rash is widespread. Exam is performed in isolation. Your Dx?
Acral Anomaly in a Young Boy
Three-year-old boy has rash x7 days on arms and legs plus low-grade fever x10-14 days. Is the eruption anomaly or simply ordinary?
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