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Minorities Rarely Shown in TV Ads for Meds That Treat Certain Skin Conditions

While people of color commonly suffer from psoriasis and eczema, they are less likely to be portrayed in TV commercials for medications that target these skin conditions. This underrepresentation may contribute to unconscious bias among clinicians and unawareness of treatment options among patients, suggest new findings published in the journal Cutis, reports Penn Medicine News.… Read More »

How to treat antidepressant induced mania

Received 13 March Published 17 August Volume Pages — Review by Single-blind. Editor who approved publication: Dr Taro Kishi. Escitalopram, one of the newer selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs, is considered preferable due to its relatively high efficacy and acceptability. Although a few cases of escitalopram treatment-emergent mania have been reported, it remains unknown whether… Read More »

A trial is under way of the first new antibody medicine developed to treat covid-19 – MIT Technology Review

The news: Patients have started to receive the first antibody drug developed specifically to treat covid-19. It’s being tested in 32 patients at various doses in hospitals in the US. If it’s shown to be safe, the drug, referred to as LY-CoV555, will be studied in non-hospitalized coronavirus patients later this summer. The big idea:… Read More »