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Parental knowledge, physician support key to HPV vaccine uptakeParental knowledge and provider support are key factors in increasing acceptance and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine among parents of boys, according to a new report.
Sofosbuvir reduces transplant rate in HCV patientsSofosbuvir-based therapy successfully treats HCV patients with decompensated liver disease, according to a new study.
Direct-acting antivirals prevent liver cancer recurrenceNew research finds direct-acting antivirals can be given safely to those on liver transplant waitlist.
Aesthetics: More than just blepharoplastyOphthalmologists are uniquely trained and positioned to understand the anatomy and complications of many of the cosmetic procedures around the eye. Still it takes more to be successful in the aesthetic space, according to experts.
Cosmetic dentistry is more than teethBotulinum toxin offers both functional and aesthetic solutions for patients in the dental practice. Here’s what you need to know about incorporating it into yours.
Business principles in dermatology practice“Business literacy is an emerging competency that’s necessary for physicians,” says one dermatologist.
Multispecialty collaborationCollaboration with specialists in other fields can improve outcomes for patients with skin cancer, and it can be personally and professionally rewarding for the dermatologist, according to one expert.
Endometriosis symptoms and productivity at work and at homeResults of an online survey show that the type and severity of a woman’s endometriosis symptoms has a significant relationship with her productivity both at work and at home.
‘Add-back’ therapy for teens with endometriosis?Results of a small new trial performed in a pediatric gynecology clinic show that an endometriosis therapy previously studied only in adults may be effective for teens. The findings reflect outcomes for quality of life in adolescents treated with “add-back” therapy with norethindrone acetate (NA) plus conjugated estrogens (CEE) versus NA alone.
Researchers: Pneumonia vaccine could use improvementU.K. researchers say more research and funding is needed for a more successful alternative to prevent pneumonia infection.