Pediatrics

Placebo often effective for treating headache in children

(HealthDay)—Placebo is often effective in treating children with headaches, and innovative strategies are needed to reduce the placebo response rate and prove drug effects in trials, according to two studies published online ...

Inflammatory disorders

Adalimumab relieves hidradenitis suppurativa

(HealthDay)—For patients with moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic skin disease characterized by painful abscesses, nodules, and draining fistulas in the axilla and groin, treatment with once-weekly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adult antiviral drug effective in suppressing hepatitis B in teens

A recent clinical trial found that the adult antiviral drug, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF), is safe and effective in treating adolescents with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Trial results published in the December ...

page 3 from 4