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Foot Pain Etiology: An Overview 6/19/2014

There are simple measures that patients can undertake in order to prevent or treat foot pain.

Hypotension: A Clinical Care Review 2/19/2014


Low blood pressure can be easily recognized by key signs and symptoms.

Wheat Allergy: A Closer Look 12/18/2013

Identifying the specific type of gluten allergy a patient is experiencing is important when developing an effective treatment plan.

Male Osteoporosis: An Overview 9/18/2013

Decreased testosterone levels are a primary cause of low bone density in men.

Fish Oil: Is It Cardioprotective? 10/19/2012


Poor Vision Is Not Part of Aging 9/19/2012

Certain vitamins and nutrients can protect the eye from various ocular diseases, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.

Polymyalgia Rheumatica: A Severe, Self-Limiting Disease 6/20/2012

This complex inflammatory condition of unknown cause is treated most effectively with oral corticosteroids.

Intravenous Radiocontrast Media: A Review of Allergic Reactions 5/22/2012

Depending on the type of contrast material used to enhance imaging, reactions can range from minor to life-threatening.

PAD: Millions Undiagnosed or Untreated 3/20/2012

Peripheral artery disease is caused by a buildup of fatty deposits in the arteries.

The Emerging Role of Vitamin K2 1/20/2012

Therapeutic benefits of this compound include efficacy against Alzheimer’s disease and various cancers.

The Placebo Effect: Usage, Mechanisms, and Legality 12/20/2011

Pharmacists and other medical practitioners should carefully weigh the risks and benefits of this treatment approach, which has roots dating back centuries.

Curcumin: A Promising Antiamyloidogenic Agent 8/19/2011

The active ingredient in turmeric may be effective in preventing and treating Alzheimer's disease.

Potassium Iodide: An Antidote for Radiation Exposure 6/20/2011

This compound cannot prevent radioactive iodine from entering the body, but it does shield the thyroid gland from harm once contamination occurs.

Uterotonic Agents: An Update 5/18/2011


Vitamin D, the “Sunshine” Vitamin 4/20/2011

Research increasingly points to the benefits of this substance, including protection against chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer.

Coenzyme Q10: A Potential Cardiotonic and Antioxidant 2/18/2011

This vitamin-like compound may be efficacious against congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathy.

Parenteral Irons: Indications and Comparison 11/17/2010

Some patients with severe iron deficiency may require injectable supplements, and suitable candidates are identified through a variety of diagnostic tests.


Food Sensitivities: Allergy Versus Intolerance 10/20/2010

In an allergic response, the immune system misidentifies a substance as harmful, triggering an adverse reaction.

Botox Applications: A Review of Risks and Benefits 3/19/2010

Botox, which is a purified form of the toxin botulinum produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, has several medical applications.

Gastrointestinal Bleeding: An Alarming Sign 12/17/2009

Early intervention to control bleeding is important in order to minimize mortality, particularly in elderly patients.

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