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New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Old One

THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 — An old acne drug may hold the key to developing a new, safer treatment, a study suggests. Isotretinoin (Myorisan, formerly branded as Accutane), is a form of vitamin A, and has been prescribed for acne for decades. It works by reducing oil in the skin, thus helping prevent acne. An […]

Medications

Verona Pharma Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate Dry Powder Inhaler Formulation of RPL554 for Maintenance Treatment of COPD

LONDON, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (NASDAQ: VRNA) (“Verona Pharma”), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, announces today the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the pharmacokinetic (“PK”) profile, efficacy and safety of a dry powder inhaler (“DPI”) […]

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Breast infection: Symptoms, causes, types, and treatment

While many people associate this condition with breastfeeding, people who are not breastfeeding can also get breast infections. This article will explore breast infections in more detail, including their symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. Symptoms In some cases, a person with a breast infection may notice an infected lesion on the surface of the […]

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Encephalopathy: Types, causes, symptoms, and treatment

The main symptom of encephalopathy is a change to a person’s mental state. There are different types of encephalopathy, with distinct causes, and encephalopathy can be a complication of another condition. This article discusses types, causes, and symptoms. It also discusses how doctors can treat encephalopathy. Causes and types of encephalopathy The word encephalopathy can […]

Health Problems

Hypothyroidism: treatment and prevention

It is a common disease of the endocrine system occurs because of a lack of thyroid hormones. Pathology often occurs in women older than 65 years, and it can be confused with normal fatigue. At the last stage of the disease occurs in children dementia and in adults myxedema (mucous swelling of the skin). Therefore, […]

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Herpes simplex: Symptoms, pictures, types, treatment

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a highly prevalent infection globally, with the most common type affecting around 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 years. It spreads rapidly through direct contact with a person who carries HSV. The sexual transmission of some types of HSV is also possible. The majority of people with HSV […]

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How to treat burns with home remedies

Experts told about how at home it is best to treat moderate burns. These tips will help speed up the healing process of burns and to reduce pain. Burns are the most common household injuries, especially among children. In some cases they cause severe damage to the skin, causing death of skin cells. Depending on […]

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Popcorn lung: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

While treatments exist to limit and manage symptoms, currently there is no cure for popcorn lung, and it is considered life-threatening. What is popcorn lung? Popcorn lung is a rare medical condition that damages the bronchioles, the lung’s smallest airways. Over time, inflammation associated with popcorn lung causes lung tissues and airways to scar and […]