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Cirrhosis tied to increased risk of liver cancer in diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Cirrhosis and hepatitis are associated with the occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in patients with diabetes, and hepatitis C is of particular importance, Taiwanese researchers report in a November 15th online...

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Combination therapy seems best for relief of psoriasis: report

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – To combat psoriasis, a combination of topical therapies seems to work better than topical monotherapy, according to results of a systematic review and meta-analysis of published research. “It is important to consider...

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Tonsillectomy has benefits in kids with dysphagia and enlarged tonsils

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Tonsillectomy is an effective treatment for children with dysphagia related to enlarged tonsils, according to results of a prospective cohort study. Removing the tonsils also eases swallowing difficulties in children whose...