The FDA has approved Vemlidy (tenofovir alafenamide) from Gilead for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection with compensated liver disease.
Pediatric oncologists are increasingly using genetic analyses to predict which children with cancer are most likely to have long-term side effects of treatment. Medscape Oncology
New guidelines help clinicians apply best antibiotic-prescribing practices in a range of outpatient settings. CDC Expert Commentary
A New York pharmacist was convicted of narcotics and health care fraud charges on Thursday, November 10.
A study published in JAMA Psychiatry has concluded that infants born to mothers who use selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy are at higher risk for speech and language disorders during childhood.
Revance has begun its phase 2 placebo-controlled trial for DaxibotulinumtoxinA (RT002) for injection.
Dr Melissa Walton-Shirley recounts a presentation on the association of cannabis with takotsubo cardiomyopathy and discusses recent legalization efforts in several states and what it might mean. theheart.org on Medscape
It may be anecdotal, says Dr Lundberg, but this treatment worked! Medscape Internal Medicine
Vietnam War veterans are more likely to contract hepatitis C virus than any other veterans, and 65-year-old Joe Benko was no exception to the statistic.