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Microbial Signature Distinguishes Absence or Presence of Food Allergy in Children with AD

Atopic diseases have been associated with specific characteristics of the intestinal microbiome. In a recent a cross-sectional observational pilot...

15 Feb, 2018

 
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Dyes and Turmeric in Kumkum Induces Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Dyes and turmeric present in kumkum induces contact dermatitis, reports a recent study. The study identified allergens in kumkum by patch testing...

13 Feb, 2018

 
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Patients with Scabies Infections are At Higher Risk of Psoriasis

A recent study conducted in patients from National Health Insurance Research Database of Taiwan reported higher risk of subsequent psoriasis in...

02 Feb, 2018

 
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Skin Microbiome Composition in AD Associated with Host Genetics

A recent observational analysis, suggested a link between nonlesional skin microbiome composition and Filaggrin (FLG) mutations in patients with...

01 Feb, 2018

 
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eCMEs

Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 3: Approaches Towards Communication

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication: Module - 2: Styles of Communication & Listening

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

 
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HIV - Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Introduction to PrEP

PrEP is the use of an antiretroviral medication by HIV-negative individuals to prevent them from acquiring HIV. These slides give an overview of the...

 
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Dapsone 5% Gel (Acnedap Gel)

Dapsone is a synthetic sulfone used to treat inflammatory cutaneous disorders. Topical dapsone gel 5% is approved by US FDA for the treatment of...

 
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Lumacip Plus

Cream containing 4% hydroquinone, 0.05% tretinoin and 0.01% fluocinolone acetonide is the approved combination for treatment of moderate to severe...

 
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Key Trials

Dapsone Gel 5% in Combination with Topical Retinoid/Benzoyl Peroxide for Treatment of Acne

This study evaluated safety and efficacy of dapsone gel 5%, in treatment of acne when used in combination with adapalene gel 0.1% or benzoyl...

Dapsone 5% Gel Monotherapy, A Better Option than Clindamycin 1% Gel Monotherapy for Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: Results from 12 weeks Comparative Study

Acne vulgaris is the most common skin disorders which dermatologist treat. There are a number of treatment modalities available for the treatment of...

Safety of Dapsone Gel 5% in Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficient Patients with Acne Vulgaris

Patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase(G6PD) deficiency are more sensitive to developing hemolytic anemia after exposure to hemolytic...

Efficacy and Safety of Topical Dapsone 5% Gel in Indian Patients with Mild to Moderate Acne

Acne vulgaris is a common skin disease affecting 83 –95% of people at sometime during their lives. This study focuses on safety and efficacy of...

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Overview of VC X (Vitamin C + Vitamin E + Ferulic acid)

Presence of free radicals in the skin affect its cellular structures. It also depletes the natural reservoir of antioxidants in the skin which leads...

Valacyclovir: Clinical Studies on Herpes Labialis

Valacyclovir is a prodrug of acyclovir and has activity against herpes virus. This booklet highlights the clinical studies on the efficacy and...

Xgain Hair Serum: The Inside Story

Hair is an important component of body image and plays a significant role in self perception. Cosmetic practices such as combing, brushing, braiding...

Melasma and It’s Management: Keypoints

Melasma is the most common hyperpigmentation disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. This booklet includes few key points about melasma and...

Patient Education

Tips to Avoid Fungal Infections

Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. It can be easily acquired from...

How to Avoid the Negative Effects of the Sun and Become Sun +ve

Sunscreens have become an indispensable part of every person’s skin care routine. But there are many myths about the use of sunscreen. This leaflet...

How does Finasteride Work?

This video-animation features the mechanism of action of Finasteride in the treatment of androgenic alopecia.

How does Minoxidil Work?

This video-animation shows the mechanism of action of Minioxidil in treatment of androgenic alopecia.

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