Medications

Researchers develop treatment for rare, genetic liver disease

Researchers at Saint Louis University's School of Medicine, in collaboration with Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, report the first effective drug to treat a rare, genetic liver disease that formerly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How does a man get Peyronie's disease?

Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a scar-forming condition that can cause pain, penile bending, penile shortening and erectile dysfunction. The condition, which is estimated to affect millions of men in the U.S., is characterized ...

Surgery

Scarless skin grafting using mussel adhesive protein

The biggest concerns for patients undergoing skin grafting are scarring post-surgery and the regeneration of transplanted skin. The depth of scarring after suturing varies depending on the skill of the medical personnel performing ...

Surgery

Cosmetic outcome comparable with 1-, 2-cm suture spacing

One-centimeter suture spacing is not associated with improved cosmetic outcomes compared with 2-centimeter suture spacing on wounds, according to a study published online April 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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