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Women with acne more likely to have hyperkeratinization, study finds
abnormalities were identified on the apparently healthy skin of women with acne, in a study that used confocal microscopy to evaluate skin structures in adult women with acne. The finding was seen in women with both types of acne – diffuse and ......(full story)
Written exposure therapy rivals cognitive processing therapy for PTSD
processing therapy may offer a greater benefit over time for posttraumatic stress disorder, but writing therapy offers a viable treatment in fewer sessions.“Our results add to mounting research showing that the dose of therapy needed for beneficial outcomes for individuals with PTSD ......(full story)
You are an integral part of the epilepsy care team
– While neurologists treat children’s seizure conditions, you or an emergency physician usually sees the child first and must determine whether a seizure has occurred and how to proceed.Knowing the characteristics of seizures – and their imitators – helps you appropriately evaluate ......(full story)
Cyclophosphamide after transplant reduced GVHD in myeloma patients
cyclophosphamide may help decrease the rate of nonrelapse mortality and graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in patients who have undergone allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation, according to new findings published in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation.Even though it is a potentially curative option ......(full story)
Prenatal maternal anxiety linked to hyperactivity in offspring as teenagers
– Maternal somatic anxiety during pregnancy and early childhood is associated in dose-response fashion with increased hyperactivity symptoms in mothers’ teenage children, according to an update from the landmark Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Offspring.Perhaps the most intriguing finding in the ......(full story)
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