Obstetrics & gynaecology

Antibiotics may treat endometriosis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found, in mice, that treatment with an antibiotic reduces the size of lesions caused by endometriosis.

Radiology & Imaging

High-strength MRI tracks multiple sclerosis progression

The development of scars, or lesions, in the brain's cortical gray matter is a powerful predictor of neurological disability for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to study appearing in the journal Radiology. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Choose the right colon cancer screening option

(HealthDay)—Colon cancer is highly preventable through regular screening. But the right type of screening depends on your particular risk factors, an expert says.

Oncology & Cancer

SMAD4 clue to colon cancer

Chronic inflammation is a predisposing condition for colorectal cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sustained use of oxymetazoline cream efficacious for rosacea

(HealthDay)—Oxymetazoline is safe and effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe persistent erythema of rosacea, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clearing up common myths about psoriasis

Psoriasis is a misunderstood disease, often kept under wraps by sufferers who want to hide their skin lesions. This week, Dr. Sara Ferguson, a dermatologist at Penn State Medical Group in State College, separates fact from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Skin lesions for 29 percent with anti-TNF treatment in IBD

(HealthDay)—For patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy, skin lesions frequently develop but rarely necessitate treatment discontinuation, according to research published ...

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