Breaking News . . . From ConsultantLive.com

August 1, 2006

You have been treating a 28-year-old woman for migraine for the past 4 years. This morning, after reading the headlines about the potential risks of mixing triptans with triptans , she calls your office to ask whether she should stop taking her antidepressant.

You have been treating a 28-year-old woman for migraine for the past 4 years. This morning, after reading the headlines about the potential risks of mixing triptans with SSRIs, she calls your office to ask whether she should stop taking her antidepressant.

If you haven't had a chance to read the morning headlines yet, we invite you to log on to our Web site--www.Consultantlive.com--for a quick update on medical news features that you may have missed. Our Web site now includes real-time news service (MedPage Today). Here's a sampling of the peer-reviewed medical news stories that are now being posted daily:

  • Lifestyle can fend off type 2 diabetes genetic risk.
  • FDA warns on mixing antidepressants with migraine drugs.
  • Progressive heart damage seen 2 decades after Adriamycin therapy.

In addition to a summary of breaking news, you'll also find on our Web site:

  • An online table of contents that makes it easy to find out what's in each month's issue.
  • The entire contents of the issue you now hold in your hands.
  • An easily searchable archive of peer-reviewed articles and service features that have recently appeared in Consultant.
  • Hundreds of clinical images. It's easy to search our Photoclinic collection--and Dermclinic cases are also now online. You'll find collections of clinical images on over 40 clinical themes.
  • Over 40 hours of free CME credit.
  • A place to request or renew your subscription.
  • All the service features you enjoy each month in Consultant, including What's The "Take Home"?, Photo Quiz, What's Wrong With This Picture?, Consultations & Comments, and What's Your Diagnosis?.

We invite you to log on today and see for yourself what the online version of Consultant has to offer.

---- Julie Bowen
    Editor