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Oncology February 2020 Edition

Patient Perceptions of Gout Management Goals

To evaluate patients' perceptions of gout management objectives. To examine patient/respondent perceptions on gout therapy goals, we performed a cross-sectional Internet survey of people who visited the Gout and Uric Acid Education Society's website. The study used...

Gout- Where Is The Weak Link?

No other ailment in the realm of rheumatic and musculoskeletal illnesses has changed as substantially as gout since the mid-1950s. During this time, the aetiology of gout has been determined, the tight connection with other diseases has been elucidated, a quick,...

The Relationship Between Prematurity, Method of Delivery

The aetiology of functional gastrointestinal diseases (FGIDs) is not well understood. Early life experiences, such as manner of birth and gestation duration, may be risk factors for FGIDs. There is a scarcity of data from research on early life experiences and the...

Rectal Prolapse in Children

Rectal prolapse is defined as a protrusion of the rectal mucosa past the anal sphincter. Although uncommon, it is more frequent among children under the age of four. Rectal prolapse and associated clinical features in children were last studied almost 30 years ago....

Female Androgenetic Alopecia

Female androgenetic alopecia (FAGA) is one of the most prevalent causes of non-scarring alopecia in women. The onset can occur at any age after puberty, and the frequency rises with age. Clinically, it is characterised by widespread hair loss throughout the middle...

Hailey–Hailey Disease

The brothers Howard and Hugh Hailey initially identified Hailey–Hailey illness, a rare blistering dermatosis, in 1939. Autosomal dominant inheritance with full penetrance, but varying expressivity among afflicted family members Hailey–Hailey illness manifests...

Effects of Zinc Supplementation on Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Zinc has been used to treat acne vulgaris because of its anti-inflammatory properties; however, it is unknown if zinc supplementation is also useful in other inflammatory skin diseases. The purpose of this study was to see how zinc supplementation affected...

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