Overview of Evotaz – a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV Infection in Adults
09
November

Overview of Evotaz – a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV Infection in Adults

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Evotaz is a prescription medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults. It is a single product containing 2 medications: atazanavir and cobicistat. Atazanavir belongs to a group of drugs called protease inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Cobicistat belongs to a group of drugs called […]


Farxiga a Prescription Medication Used to Control Blood Sugar Levels – Overview

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Farxiga is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Farxiga belongs to a group of drugs that work in the kidney to block a protein called SGLT2. By blocking this protein, the drug can remove excess glucose (sugar) and calories in the urine, which then helps lower […]


Psychologists in integrated health care: Family medicine

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>>DAN MULLIN: So the Barre Health Center has been here in the community for more than 40 years now. It is a rural community at least by Massachusetts standards. Our patients prefer to get their care with us rather than going into the big city whenever possible. Unfortunately, it is a pretty good drive to […]


Physician Compensation in the U.S.

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Physician compensation in the United States Author: Ryan D. Mire, MD, FACP Editor: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH The way that physicians get paid in the United States has changed quite a bit over the years. For example, a long time ago, doctors got paid directly by patients – which was no different than how you […]


Short bowel syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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In short bowel syndrome, bowel is another word for the intestines. It’s a condition that occurs when either the small intestine and/or the large intestine become physically shorter when a portion is removed by surgery, or functionally shorter, when a portion is damaged in a way that makes it nonfunctional. This can lead to poor […]


Was World War I good for medicine? (NATO Review)

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Was World War I good for medicine? From 1914’s grim reality to today’s virtual reality It’s hard to do justice with words what happened here in Ypres between 1914 and 1918. So numbers may help explain better. There were four major battles here, which were fought ferociously. The third one alone had 15,000 dead at […]


Tamiflu a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Flu – Overview
11
October

Tamiflu a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Flu – Overview

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Tamiflu is a prescription medication used to treat certain types of flu in those who have had symptoms of the flu for no longer than 2 days. This medication is also used to prevent certain strains of flu if you have been exposed to someone who has it or when there is a flu outbreak. […]


Usage and Information for Zetia a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol
11
October

Usage and Information for Zetia a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Cholesterol

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Zetia is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol when diet and exercise alone are not enough. Zetia belongs to a group of drugs called cholesterol-lowering agents. It works by preventing the absorption of cholesterol in the intestine. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, with or without food. Common […]


Overview of Aptivus a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV
02
October

Overview of Aptivus a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , /

Aptivus is a prescription medication used to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in adults. Aptivus belongs to a group of drugs called protease inhibitors, which limit the production of new viruses. This medication comes in capsule and liquid forms and is taken typically twice a day. Aptivus is always taken with Norvir (ritonavir), another HIV […]


Cushing Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology
26
September

Cushing Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

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Cushing syndrome, named after the famous neurosurgeon, Harvey Cushing who first described it, is an endocrine disorder with elevated cortisol levels in the blood. In some cases, Cushing syndrome results from a pituitary adenoma making excess ACTH, and in those situations it’s called Cushing disease. Normally, the hypothalamus, which is located at the base of […]