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Omalizumab (Xolair), used to treat moderate-to-severe allergic asthma, appears to offer relief to people with chronic hives who have not been helped by standard medications, new research published online July 21 in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology suggests.
By Adam Hochron
The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved a new drug aimed to aid the thousands of Americans affected by hereditary angioedema.
By Robert T. Grant, MD, MSc, FACS
Those who have lost a significant amount of weight are often left with sagging skin, and exercise is not the solution to that problem.
By Jeannette Wick
A recent study emphasizes the importance of pitting the risks and rewards of traditional thyroidectomy against those of more recently developed techniques that also minimize scarring.
New prognostic factors may be useful in predicting survival in patients with thin melanoma, according to research published online July 7 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
By Adam Hochron
The US Food and Drug Administration recently announced its approval of a new medication for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
A case of allergic contact dermatitis from the nickel in an iPad has been described in a case report published online July 14 in Pediatrics.
Medical schools are working to find solutions to ensure their students can continue to receive clinical training in spite of the escalating shortage of training sites, according to an article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
For patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, the fully human anti-interleukin-17A monoclonal antibody, secukinumab, is effective, according to research published online July 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The fully monoclonal antibody that blocks interleukin-4 and interleukin-13, dupilumab, is effective in atopic dermatitis, according to research published in the July 10 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Physician's Money Digest
While anyone can become a victim of investment fraud, they tend to be more financially literate, have a college education, and earn a high income.
There is a disconnect between patients and experts when defining what it means to be a quality healthcare provider, according to a new poll.