Drug Side Effects

Please note – many side effects of medications may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Mucositis Medications


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Definition of Mucositis: Inflammation of a mucous membrane. Oral mucositis is a common complication of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Drugs associated with Mucositis

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Mucositis. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Drugs for IBS(Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Glossary(IBS) Medications

Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Most IBS patients are initially prescribed an anti-spasmodic drug upon diagnosis, though you may have received a low-dose antidepressant, anti-diarrheal, laxative, or even one of the newest (and thus potentially riskiest) Irritable Bowel Syndrome drugs, Zelnorm, Lotronex, or Amitiza.

There are actually quite a few different prescription medications available for Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms, but their effectiveness can vary greatly from one person to the next.[1]

There are also effective non-drug alternatives for IBS, including symptom-specific treatments.

For more information, please visit: helpforibs.com

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Ulcerative Colitis

Treatments and drugs

The goal of medical treatment is to reduce the inflammation that triggers your signs and symptoms. In the best cases, this may lead not only to symptom relief but also to long-term remission. Ulcerative colitis treatment usually involves either drug therapy or surgery.

Doctors use several categories of drugs that control inflammation in different ways. But drugs that work well for some people may not work for others, so it may take time to find a medication that helps you. In addition, because some drugs have serious side effects, you’ll need to weigh the benefits and risks of any treatment.

For more information, please visit: mayoclinic.com

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Obesity Drugs

There is increasing evidence that body weight is homeostatically regulated and that in obesity this regulation maintains weight at a high level. Weight loss activates mechanisms that are designed to return individuals to their pre-existing weight.  This explains the universally poor results of current strategies to maintain weight loss. On this basis, life-long drug therapy may be justified for those with significant obesity. Currently available drugs include selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (e.g., fluoxetine), noradrenergic re-uptake inhibitors (e.g., phentermine), a serotonin and noradrenergic re-uptake inhibitor (sibutramine) and an intestinal lipase inhibitor (orlistat).

An active research program is underway to develop new agents based on the rapidly expanding knowledge of the complex mechanisms regulating body weight. Leptin, a hormone produced by adipocytes that inhibits food intake, has undergone clinical trials and analogues are currently being developed.

For more information, please visit: biopsychiatry.com

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Diabetes Medications

Diabetes, Type 2 Medications

Definition of Diabetes, Type 2: Type 2 diabetes is characterized by “insulin resistance” as body cells do not respond appropriately when insulin is present. This is a more complex problem than type 1, but is sometimes easier to treat, since insulin is still produced, especially in the initial years. Type 2 may go unnoticed for years in a patient before diagnosis, since the symptoms are typically milder (no ketoacidosis) and can be sporadic.

Drugs associated with Diabetes, Type 2

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Diabetes, Type 2. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics.

The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly increased risk for type 2 diabetes.

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Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

Recent News

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in transplant surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in a Hopkins news release. “Live liver donation is a serious operation with serious risks. However, in this largest study ever conducted in the United States, we have shown that it is safer than many previously believed, with a risk of death of 1.7 per 1,000 donors.”

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Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Recent News

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock’s Link to Diabetes

The finding could help improve assessment of a person’s diabetes risk and could also lead to the development of personalized treatments, according to the study  published in the Jan. 29 online edition of the journal Nature Genetics. The research team from Imperial College London found that people who have rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a greatly… Read more

Live Liver Donation Safer Than Previously Thought

Live liver donation is believed to be more dangerous than it really is, said study leader and transplant surgeon Dr. Dorry Segev. As a result, there is a  significant shortage of livers available for the 16,000 people currently in need of a liver transplant. “The donor process is safer than some have previously thought,” Segev, director of clinical research in… Read more