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Scientists create drug cocktail to cut treatment time by half for resistant tuberculosis

A new drug cocktail reduces the length of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis from nearly two years to nine to 11 months with a similar effectiveness, according to a large clinical trial whose results were published in a U.S. journal Wednesday. Nearly 600,000 people contract multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) every year, killing more people than any other… Read More »

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New Developments in OTC Acne Treatment – The Dermatologist

The over-the-counter (OTC) acne market is rapidly expanding. According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, consumers spent approximately $ 607 million on OTC anti-acne products in 2017.  As the cost of prescription acne treatments and their availability decreases now that most insurance companies require prior authorization for them, more skin care companies are entering the… Read More »

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Acupressure Helps Relieve Breast Cancer Treatment Symptoms (STUDY)

A study has found that acupressure could be a low-cost, DIY solution for a set of persistent side effects which remain after conventional treatment for breast cancer is completed. It was reported by researchers in 2016 that acupressure helped with a reduction of fatigue in breast cancer survivors. This current study examined how acupressure impacted… Read More »

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