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Combined oral contraceptives linked to incident SLE

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Certain women may be at risk of developing systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) when they start taking combined oral contraceptives, according to investigators at McGill University in Montreal. “This risk appeared to be mostly limited to the first 3 months of use with first-...

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Oxycodone relieves shingles pain

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The results of a placebo-controlled trial suggest that controlled-release oxycodone is an effective treatment for acute pain due to herpes zoster, whereas gabapentin is not. Although the acute pain of herpes zoster can be severe and markedly impair quality of life, until now...
Howard Krein , MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at Jefferson University, discusses the history of botulinum toxin A, its clinical uses and how the current economy is affecting its popularity. Sponsored by The Doctor's Channel