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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

By Marilynn Larkin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding daily sets of heel raises and regular aerobic activity to compression is associated with increased healing rates of venous leg ulcers (VLUs), researchers say.

Monday, October 8, 2018

By Reuters Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday expanded the approved use of the Gardasil 9 vaccine (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) to include women and men ages 27 through 45.

The expanded approval "represents an important opportunity to help prevent HPV-related diseases and cancers in a broader age range," Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said in a press statement.

Monday, October 8, 2018

By Saumya Joseph

(Reuters) - Bausch Health Cos Inc, formerly Valeant Pharmaceuticals, said on Monday it received tentative U.S. approval to market its plaque psoriasis lotion, Bryhali (halobetasol propionate), for use in adults.

The company plans to launch the lotion in November after receiving final approval from the Food and Drug Administration, pending expiration of exclusivity for a related product, Bausch said in a statement.

Friday, October 5, 2018

By Lisa Rapaport

(Reuters Health) - Complementary and alternative medicine approaches might help relieve psoriasis symptoms, a research review suggests.

Friday, October 5, 2018

By Megan Brooks

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A large epidemiological study provides more evidence of a link between tumor necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) and peripheral neuropathy (PN).

Monday, October 1, 2018

By Simon Johnson and Kate Kelland

Monday, September 24, 2018

By Will Boggs MD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Immune checkpoint inhibitor (ICI) treatment can be associated with fatal toxic effects, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

By Marilynn Larkin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Authors of a research letter question recent guidelines stating that any spitzoid-looking lesion in children under age 12 should be monitored.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

By Linda Carroll

(Reuters Health) - The medical establishment may finally be coming to grips with the issue of physician burnout. The evidence: two studies on the topic released online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Friday, September 14, 2018

By Carolyn Crist

(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis are often faced with people who don't want to shake hands with them and who see them - incorrectly - as contagious, according to a new study.