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Arts and Medicine: An Interview With the Smithsonian Secretary The first physician to lead the Smithsonian says the arts and humanities make him a better professional and a better person. Medscape interviewed Dr Skorton to learn more. <br
Best Practices in Asthma: Beta-Agonists to Spirometry Drs Vega and Adams tackle challenging issues on asthma, including optimal spirometry use, eosinophil measurement, and beta-agonist overuse. <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i
CHMP Backs Orphan Hybrid Drug for Wilson&#39;s Disease Trientine tetrahydrochloride (Cuprior) is indicated for treatment of Wilson's disease in adults, adolescents, and children aged 5 years and older who are intolerant to D-
Oral Agents and Insulin: What, and for How Long? Drs Shubrook and Healy discuss optimal patient approaches to balancing insulin, SGLT2 inhibitors, and oral agents in the management of uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. <br /> <i>
CHMP Recommends Skilarence for Psoriasis The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency recommended granting marketing approval for Skilarence for treatment of psoriasis. <br /> <i>
FDA Clears Second Remicade Biosimilar (Renflexis) The FDA approves infliximab-abda (Renflexis, Samsung Bioepis) for multiple indications. <br /> <i>FDA Approvals</i
Don&#39;t Use Tramadol and Codeine in Kids Under 12, FDA Warns The two opioids pose the risk for potentially fatal respiratory depression in young children. The FDA also is restricting their use in older children. <br /> <i>News Alerts</i
BPPV: What to Do About Dizziness Four short cases illustrate the key points of evidence-based diagnosis and management of BPPV. <br /> <i>Medscape Family Medicine</i