Daily Archives: 06/06/2018

Neurological Complications of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection

Joseph R. Berger, MD; Sidney Houff, MD, PhD Author Affiliations Article Information Arch Neurol. 2008;65(5):596-600. doi:10.1001/archneur.65.5.596 Abstract Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection is responsible for significant neurological morbidity, perhaps more than any other virus. Seroprevalence studies suggest that as many as 45 million people in the United States have been infected with HSV-2, […]

Between a doctor and a patient

Wednesday, 6 June, Home / Opinion / Atanu Biswas | June 6, 2018 1:33 am A doctor in the fourth century BC was facing a tribunal in ancient Athens. The allegations against the doctor were quite serious, of illegal and abusive relationships with the women of Athens while treating them. To prove innocence, the young […]

Carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine and eslicarbazepine: potential risk of serious skin reactions

Risk of serious skin-related adverse drug reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, occurring with carbamazepine may be increased in the presence of the HLA-A*3101 allele in patients of European descent or Japanese origin. Published 13 December 2012 From: Medicines and Healthcare products Carbamazepine (Tegretol) is an antiepileptic drug that is indicated for the treatment of generalised tonic […]