Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial

(HealthDay)—Increasing adherence to evidence-based prophylaxis protocols for epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (EGFRi)-associated rash can reduce interventions and toxicity-associated chemotherapy interruptions, ...

HIV & AIDS

Risk-profiling can benefit HIV prevention

That men who have sex with men run a greater risk of HIV than others has been known since the virus was discovered. However a thesis from Karolinska Institutet now shows that it is a small sub-group of these men who account ...

Surgery

VTE risk up in most emergency general surgery patients

(HealthDay)—Almost all emergency general surgery (EGS) patients treated operatively and nonoperatively have increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and should receive prophylactic treatment, according to a review ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Riboflavin shows positive effect for migraine in adults

(HealthDay)—Riboflavin is well tolerated and has a positive therapeutic effect in prophylactic treatment of migraine headache in adults, according to a review published online May 8 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prophylactic azithromycin benefit lasts after lung transplant

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing lung transplantation (LTx), prophylactic azithromycin is associated with reduced risk of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the ...

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