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Repurposed Drugs Needed for COVID-19

Drug repurposing, an old concept of using already approved medications for the treatment of new conditions, emerged as one of most divisive elements of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Jane Orient, M.D, in […]

New Weight Loss Drugs Pose Anesthesia Risk

Patients taking new weight loss/diabetes drugs such as semaglutide (Wegovy™), and their doctors, need to be aware of the significant risk they pose for sedation or anesthesia, writes anesthesiologist Paul Kempen, M.D., in the summer […]

Low-cost Interventions Could Ease the Burden of Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) currently affects millions of people and is increasing globally. Management requires chronic medication use, with the expectation that this will be required life-long, creating a huge burden on medical systems. […]

Accountability Needed for COVID Debacle

The federal agencies responsible for the disastrous response to COVID-19, and key individuals, need to be held accountable, writes Steven Hatfill, M.D., in the winter issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. […]