Modern Medicine Feature Articles

Resistance to fluoroquinolones impacts retina casesAntibiotic resistance against fluoroquinolones is increasing, and that may adversely impact patients with retinal disorders. The introduction of intravitreal injections (IVT) to treat retinal diseases has increased from about 1 million in 2007 to an expected 6 million in 2016 (up from only 4,000 in 2001).
Direct-acting antivirals reduce liver cancer riskA sustained response to direct-acting antivirals lowers the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, a new study finds.
Report highlights critical actions needed to monitor HCV epidemicA new report highlights key missing elements needed to achieve complete elimination of hepatitis C virus.
Summer through optometry’s eyes on Instagram
Summer through optometry’s eyes on InstagramCheck out the best of the best—we compiled a collection of Instagram posts from the world of optometry.
Case study: 20 non-melanomas and now this mysterious lesionIn this case, the clinical diagnosis can be difficult as the features of the lesion overlap in this 90-year-old patient. What is the diagnosis?
The many faces of melanoma
The many faces of melanomaBeginning this week, we will publish a series of case studies and quizzes on the subtypes and features of melanoma.
Uro Pipeline: UTI vaccine receives fast track designation from FDAOther pipeline developments include an agent to control pain in IC/BPS patients, an antibody to treat prostate and bladder cancer, an injectable OAB treatment, and more.
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the experts
Top toric contact lens fitting tips from the expertsWe asked contact lens fitting experts for their top tips for ODs fitting toric lenses.
Do antibiotics increase risk of major congenital malformations?A study looks at the suspected association between certain antibiotics and the risk of major congenital malformations. Plus: A look at the impact that diet may have on the rate of cesareans.
Types of Female Sexual DysfunctionDespite its prevalence and adverse effect on women’s quality of life, female sexual dysfunction is often not addressed for a myriad of reasons.