Practice-updates

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW): Hepatology Journal: Published on May, 2023This new American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Guidance document reflects many advances in the field pertinent to any practitioner caring for patients with NAFLD and emphasizes advances in noninvasive risk stratification and therapeutics.The mo...
The Journal of Urology:Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA) that has been found effective at a daily dose of 25 mg or 50 mg for premature ejaculation (PE) in multiple studies. Additionally, TCAs can carry significant side effects such as dizziness, dry mouth, and constipation. As a result, on-demand treatment is greatly preferred, e...
Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal: Published on October 2021Endometriosis affects 6–10% of reproductive-aged women and is associated with significant morbidity.Clinical manifestations are broad and can include dysmenorrhea, nonmenstrual pelvic pain, dyspareunia, dyschezia, and infertility. The wide range of presentations hinder the ability...
International Journal of Research in Dermatology: Published on February, 2021Dermatophytic infections are the most prevalent fungal infections, which affect majority of the global population. Indian climate, especially the hot and humid conditions contribute majorly to dermatophytosis. Azoles are the most commonly used antifungal agents due  t...
Pityriasis versicolor (PV), also known as tinea versicolor, is caused by Malassezia species. This condition is one of the most common superficial fungal infections worldwide. This may be triggered by various factors, including humidity and high temperature, hyperhidrosis, familial susceptibility, and immunosuppression. Consequently,...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) as ‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with, or resembling that associated with, actual or potential tissue damage’.Most pain is short-lived, resolving when the painful stimulus is removed or when tissue healing has occurred: this is called acu...
Puberty menorrhagia is  defined as excessive  bleeding in amount  (>80ml)  or  in  duration  (>7days)  between menarche  and  19  years  of  age.The most common cause of puberty menorrhagia is anovulatory cycles. Other causes include infection, bleeding disorders, and endoc...
NICE GUIDANCE:Indications for tests for thyroid dysfunctionConsider tests for thyroid dysfunction for adults, children and young people if there is a clinical suspicion of thyroid disease, but bear in mind that 1 symptom alone may not be indicative of thyroid disease.Offer tests for thyroid dysfunction to adults, children and young people with...
Take Home Messages:Women who were younger at the time of their first menstrual period are more likely to report chronic pain in adulthood, according to a study published in PAIN journal.Researchers study to examine associations between age at menarche and chronic pain among women aged 30 to 99 years.Early menarche is associated with pain...
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) Elsevier Journal: Published on April, 2023Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is defined as bleeding from the uterine corpus that is abnormal in regularity, volume, frequency, or duration and occurs in the absence of pregnancy. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB) is defined as abnormal uterine...
European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: Published on July, 2018Tinea capitis is the most common cutaneous fungal infection in children.TAKE HOME MESSAGEThis review aims to evaluate the differences that exist between medications for the treatment of tinea capitis, to determine whether there are any significant adverse effects associated...
The British Journal of Dermatology: November, 2022Skin of color, also known as pigmented skin, possesses distinctive characteristics. Traditionally, the Fitzpatrick classification classifies these individuals as predominantly having skin types IV-VI, though it may also include type III. However, more recent classification systems, such as the...