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Bedtime reading: drug safety update Ciclosporin by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 12:00am Ciclosporin must be prescribed and dispensed by brand name. The medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency issued a drug safety update at the beginning of December emphasising the importance of prescribing and dispensing Ciclosporin by name. Ciclosporin has a narrow therapeutic index which means that the dose has to be very carefully a ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 29 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Don't Cut Fracture Risk for Elderly Vitamin D and calcium supplements appear to have no effect in preventing elderly people from getting fractures, according to the results of two major studies released Wednesday night. Health Tip: Is Your Baby Colicky? If your baby is crying a lot, you should call your ... Read on »
cyclosporine versus tacrolimus by Matt S. Posted Sun 26 Jul 2009 12:00am The two calcineurin inhibitors routinely used for kidney transplant immunosuppression are cyclosporine (CSA) and tacrolimus (TAC).  Their mechanism of action is somewhat similar (they both inhibit calcineurin, which under normal circumstances induces transcription of IL-2 in lymphocytes) but they get there by different routes:  CSA binds cyc ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
38 months & Steroids by Summer Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 12:00am On January 3oth Mason turned 38 months! He is my Hero! He has fought for his life each one of those months! At 38 months:Mason is finally warming up to his therapists that come out to our house . He has Physical therapy 1 x per week, Occupational therapy (for fine motor skills) 2 x per month, Speech 2x per month, and his pr ... Read on »
Treating Ulcerative Colitis by HealthyKids .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic disease. Although there is no cure, there are effective treatment options. STEPHEN HANAUER, MD: Even though we don't know what causes ulcerative colitis, we are very familiar with treatments that are usually successful in gaining control of the inflammation and actually allowing the colon to hea ... Read on »
Herbal supplements may cause ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 15 Oct 2011 11:21am Herbal supplements may cause dangerous drug interactions in orthopaedic surgery patients Complementary and alternative medical (CAM) treatments such as herbal supplements have become increasingly popular in the United States, especially among older patients and those with chronic pain. ... Read on »
Gaining Experience with Biologics for Psoriasis by SkinDisorderlies .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Always wearing long sleeves. Covering up at the beach. For years people with psoriasis had to suffer embarrassment and discomfort. Today doctors are excited about a new entry into the psoriasis arsenal of treatments: Biologics. And the more experience we have with them, the more we learn. ROBERT GREENBERG, MD: These new biological age ... Read on »
Why is My Cat So Itchy? by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Thu 24 Oct 2013 7:00am Dr. Coates is a veterinarian based in the other “Sunshine State” – that's Colorado to the rest of you – where she lives and plays with a varied range of animals. She shares her professional and personal experiences, Monday through Friday, here on petMD's blog, the Fully Vetted. Log in for your daily dose of her insight and wisdom. < Previous P ... Read on »
Today's GMA Report on Supplements by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 2:17pm Did you see today's GMA report on supplements? I was expecting a well-researched, well presented segment, as ABC usually does (at the very least) a satisfactory job on reporting events and stories. That said, they missed the mark today. There's probably a link to the report on their site, if you're so inclined. Here's the letter I wrote an ... Read on »