Practice-updates

JAMA DERMATOLOGY: Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor often reoccurs even after successful treatment, with relapse rates ranging from 60% to 90% within two years. Therefore, it is important to evaluate a prophylactic regimen that may be effective and safe in preventing the recurrence of pityriasis versicolor.Treatment options for pityriasis versicol...
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine: Published on 2020Superficial infection caused by a dermatophyte is termed dermatophytosis or ringworm. They are all moulds belonging to three asexual genera: microsporum, trichophyton and epidermophyton.Depending upon the site of infection, dermatophyte infection can be classified as...
The medication most used to treat hypothyroidism is levothyroxine, a compound that acts as a replacement for a person’s thyroid hormone. People with hypothyroidism will often need to take levothyroxine for a long time, typically for the rest of their life, so it is important that their treatment is monitored closely and the dose is adjusted fo...
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R): Physical medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Knowledge Journal:True visceral pain is a physiologically and clinically separate entity from somatic pain.  Visceral pain responses are provoked by ischemia, inflammation, and distention. Visceral pain is poorly defined and diffu...
Published on Infection and Drug Resistance Journal:Tinea is superficial fungal infections typically caused by dermatophytes. Common pathogens include Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum. Superficial fungal infections are widespread, with an estimated worldwide prevalence of 20%–25%, and include tinea p...
PubMed Central: Published February, 2021Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is a common biochemical entity identified in women during pregnancy. SCH is diagnosed when the thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is elevated with a normal free thyroxine (FT4) level. The thyroid hormone, FT4, is necessary for fetal growth and development. Insufficient thyr...
Journal of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: Published on July, 2022Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) is defined as any type of uterine bleeding in which the amount, duration, or frequency is excessive for the patient, and is not attributed to any detectable systemic or uterine pathology, or pregnancy. The signs of AUB includ...
BioMed Central (BMC Dermatol) Journal: ECTODERM IndiaSuperficial fungal infections are caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophytic moulds and commensal yeasts. Dermatophytes, the most common causative agents, are assuming high significance in developing countries like India.Currently, dermatologists across India are inundated with cases of derm...
American Journal of Ophthalmology: Published on December, 2022In this study, the analysis of characteristics of patients with diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) and their association with the development of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia revealed.TAKE-HOME MESSAGEThe presence of Diabetic Retinopathy (DR) for >5 years was significantl...
Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice: Published on December, 2022Sodium-Glucose Transport Protein 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitors also called gliflozins are a class of medicine used to lower high blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Medicines in the SGLT2 inhibitor class include Canagliflozin, Dapagliflozin, Empagliflozin, Ertugli...
FRONTLINE MEDICAL NEWS – Dr. Boni E. Elewski.Luliconazole (NULIZA ®) has something unique to offer when it comes to treating tinea pedis. This is an azole drug, meaning it is broad spectrum and kills dermatophytes, yeast, and molds. Also, like all azoles, it has some antibacterial activity. The generic Luliconazole (NULIZA ®) is approved f...
Nature Medicine: Published on November, 2022Obesity is a chronic, relapsing disease with a substantial morbidity, mortality, and healthcare burden. Drug interventions for the treatment of obesity provide a potential valuable adjunct to lifestyle interventions, which often achieve only limited weight loss that is difficult to maintain. Semagluti...