Tag: "topical" at medical news
New antiperspirant in action - Botox does the difference
...iperspirants, special medicated powders, and other topical
treatments," says Jim Baral, MD, who is a dermatologist at the American Dermatology Center in New York City and an assistant professor at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. "There is even an oral drug called Robinul that can be used to stop excessiv...
Shock it to Heal!!
...for 8 hours as well as removal dead tissue weekly, topical
treatment and rest for 3 months, it was found that the ulcer healing rate was about 65%. Though it is not clear, electric stimulation works in enhancing the blood flow to the affected area and hence enhance the immune system. The device should be us...
A remedy to overcome dandruff
...your doctor for either a prescription shampoo or a topical
FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness
... LASIK. The procedure is normally conducted with topical
anesthesia. Afterwards, patients normally experience some eye irritation, which resolves within 24 to 48 hours. Most of the patients have been followed for 2 years, and they have expressed overwhelming satisfaction with the procedure....
Laser technique assists beard problem
...te treatment for PFB than existing options such as topical
steroids and exfoliation, which typically only deal with the problem in the short term....
Ideal therapy for warts
...iral warts to be the best option.// They say that topical
treatments containing salicylic acid remain the tr...an unlikely replacement for salicylic acid. Simple topical
treatments containing salicylic acid seem to be both effective and safe....
Sun burns treated with creams
Researchers observe that a new topical
medication can effectively treat signs of aging due to repeated exposure to the sun. They found that in a long-term study of tazarotene cream, has successfully reduced fine wrinkling and mottled skin in more than 55 percent// of those tested, and it...
Oxygen helps heal wounds
...y. The researchers of the new have now suggested a topical
application of oxygen, which they speculate, might...wanted side effects. For their study, they tested topical
oxygen application on 58 wounds in 32 patients, who were followed up between one to eight months aft...
Diabetics Need to Guard Against Nail Fungus
...ned. Treatment for nail fungus may include oral or topical
New Treatment for Chronic Eczema
... is currently treated in one of two ways: a potent topical
corticosteroid followed by a lower potency prepara... improvement of the condition or a short course of topical
corticosteroids followed by a maintenance regimen using emollients.// However, neither of these meth...
Novel Therapy for Chronic Problem
...hageal reflux disease (GERD). New research shows a topical
corticosteroid therapy is effective for patients w...understand EE and to determine if the treatment of topical
corticosteroids is effective. The study included 21 patients diagnosed with EE between 1999 and 200...
Tea Prevents Skin Cancer
...tea may prevent the disease, but researchers say a topical
cream is probably more effective. Dr. Dong says: "Drinking tea may help, but you’d have to drink a large amount to accumulate in the skin, perhaps as many as 10 cups a day. It’s easier to concentrate it in a cream form." The skin cream could be used...
Leech Therapy for Osteoarthritis
...ve pain and other symptoms better than traditional topical
medications.// The application of leeches to trea...ceive either traditional treatment with a standard topical
medication for 28 days or a single treatment involving the application of four to six leeches to the...
New Treatment for Rosacea
...y authors say the disease usually responds well to topical
antimicrobials -- creams or gels that kill microorganisms like bacteria even though doctors have not been able to identify a microbiologic cause of rosacea. There is no cure for rosacea and if left untreated, it worsens. Researchers say their study ...
Pain Relief For Osteoarthritis Patients
...ons. A new study shows the addition of menthol to topical
creams provides significant pain relief and improv... alternative treatment is the use of oral and/or a topical
blend of cetylated fatty acids. However recently researchers added menthol to this cream. Researcher...
New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers
...f ?-catenin in their skin and hair follicles. Upon topical
treatment of the mice with a chemical called 4-OHT, the exogenous ?-catenin protein is activated. Thus, through the cutaneous application of 4-OHT, the researchers could transiently activate ?-catenin signaling at will. To test the effect of ?-cate...
How Safe Are Your Cosmetics ?
...orticosteroid derivatives, either by mouth or by a topical
application such as a cream. Researchers caution that people with underlying skin conditions should try to use products with as few ingredients as possible in it ,for example, particularly older people should try to use plain 100 percent petrolatum...
The Use Of Ointments For The Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Questioned
... Europe and the United States recommend the use of topical
treatments containing non-steroidal anti-inflammat...rchers explain many people with osteoarthritis use topical
treatments because they cannot tolerate oral NSAIDs. These drugs often cause stomach upset, and many...
Doctors warned of fluoride toxicity
...delman, and Clifton M. Carey have pointed out that topical
application of fluoride gel also may lead to fluoride toxicity. The authors have advised the doctors on the restricted use of fluoride among cancer patients and otherwise in order to avoid the fluoride toxicity from overdose. Fluoride toxicity is of...
FDA Approves New Drug For Asthma In Children
...imum effect to take place. The medication provides topical
effect to systematic activity in extensive hepatic metabolism. A maintenance treatment for asthma suffering children in the age group of 12 yrs and above, the drug may also be used for adult patients who require oral corticosteroids. These patients w...
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