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Pharmacologic treatment of Migraine. Part 1: pathophysiology and clinical features

This is the introduction to a series of three posts on the pharmacological treatment of migraine. Part 2 will explore agents used in the prevention of attacks, while in part 3 drugs like triptans and ergot derivatives will be discussed. Introduction: classification of headaches Headache is one of the most common medical complaints in clinical…

Overview on monoclonal antibody therapy: PPT, images and videos

This post intends to be a brief and readable overview on what monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are and some examples of their clinical applications. The following slideshow is a clear and accurate introduction on the topic: (ignore the first slide error message and move to the second)Continue Reading

FDA video warning about local anesthetics side effects

Local anesthetics side effects are covered in the March 2009 edition of FDA’s Patient Safety News. The agency’s concern is that after a study published in the the journal Radiology in which the authors suggest the use of topical anesthetics to reduce disconfort during mammography, more and more women will start using them without being…

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