Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Both narrowband UVB, psoralen UVA helpful for hand eczema

(HealthDay)—Both psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) and narrowband ultraviolet B (NBUVB) improve the severity of chronic palmar hand eczema, according to a pilot study published online Dec. 13 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Review links PPI use with risk of fundic gland polyps

(HealthDay)—Long-term proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use is associated with increased risk of fundic gland polyps (FGPs), and may be associated with gastric cancer, according to a review published in the December issue of ...

Surgery

Type of shaving impacts body image in elective cranial sx

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing elective cranial surgery, the rate of surgical site infections is similar for regional and strip hair shaving, but regional shaving negatively affects patient body image, according to ...

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