When it comes to discussing medication risks, a new study shows, rheumatologists and their patients are speaking different languages. The article reveals how doctors may be sending messages they don't intend.
About half of patients taking hydroxychloroquine, which is used for lupus and rheuamtoid arthritis, aren't tested in time for its blinding effects on the retina, says a review. There are simple ways to use the drug safely.
The antiviral future holds great promise for people living with HIV: better-tolerated, less toxic, drugs are about to come to market, and we are about to see the introduction of drugs from 1 or 2 new classes.