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Antibiotics Improve Treatment of Skin Abscesses

7:00 PM EST. Drainage alone resulted in worse recovery rates, study finds By Alan Mozes
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Many Adverse Events Related to Cosmetics Go Unreported

12:00 PM EST. Cosmetics and personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

May 2017 Briefing - Dermatology

June 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


FEATURED ARTICLES

Ted Lain, MD's avatarInvestigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

Ted Lain, MD. Clinical trial investigator Dr. Ted Lain comments on the results of the OPAL study, a Phase 2b clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of a novel topical gel formulation of the antibiotic minocycline (BPX-01) in reducing the number of inflammatory lesions in patients with moderate-to-severe inflammatory,…

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…


MEDICAL FOCUS

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Erysipelas

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Erysipelas is an infection of the skin by streptococci. The infection is subcutaneous and is more superficial than cellulitis and hence well demarcated.

DISCUSSION

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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