Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurologic disorder of chronic inflammation and demyelination of the central nervous system. Several additional agents, including oral products, are now under investigation for the future treatment of MS.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system targets synovial joints and causes mild-to-severe joint disease with extra-articular manifestations. This review discusses the current standards of care and details the data being collected on new agents.
Irritable bowel syndrome is functional gastrointestinal disorder that is expensive to treat and can impair quality of life. Current therapies are reviewed.
72nd American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions: Clinical updates review findings on risk of malignancy with pioglitazone, as well as various risk factors associated with insulin glargine use
A review of drug therapies and research presented at the 2012 Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association.
American Psychiatric Association 2012 Annual Meeting: Clinical updates review findings on long-acting levomilnacipran in major depressive disorder, depot versus oral antipsychotics for schizophrenia
A review of drug therapies and research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association
Clinical studies review findings on triple-antiplatelet therapy after PCI, investigational thrombin receptor antagonist
A report for the American College of Cardiology's Scientific Session & Expo
Second-generation antipsychotics are the mainstay of treatment in schizophrenia.
Vaccines are one of the greatest achievements of biomedical science and public health. Proper vaccination plays a critical role in the reduction of vaccine-preventable disease and related morbidity and mortality.
New molecular entities (NMEs) for calendar year 2011 number 30, considerably above the average of 23 during the past 10 years. Notably among this list are 8 drugs for cancer; 10 targeting orphan diseases; 2 each for hepatitis C and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); and 3 anticoagulants.
Among the long-awaited provisions in PPACA are the additions to the Public Health Service Act that allow for the introduction of biosimilar medications to the marketplace.