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Smoking, age, care type may be factors with hidradenitis suppurativa treatment

The likelihood of receiving or escalating treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa was associated with clinician type, tobacco smoking and age, according to study results published in JAMA Dermatology.R...

Hidradenitis suppurativa associated with significant cardiovascular risk

Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa had a significantly increased risk for adverse cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality, according to study results in JAMA Dermatology.Researchers in Den...

Excision, unroofing procedures effective surgical treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa

Excision and unroofing were effective surgical procedures for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, with a low complication rate and moderate rate of postoperative recurrence, according to recently ...

UK NICE recommends Humira as treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of biopharmaceutical company AbbVie's Humira (adalimumab) for treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in adults.

Vitamin B12 deficiency seen with long-term metformin use

Biochemical vitamin B12 deficiency and anemia were associated with long-term use of metformin, according to findings from the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. Jill P. Crandall, MD, professo...

Metformin Active in Reducing Colorectal Polyp Recurrence

Dr David Kerr reports on a randomized study in which low-dose metformin reduced recurrence of colorectal polyps from 56% to 38%. Is metformin potentially another strategy to prevent colorectal cancer?...

Metformin-containing Drugs: Drug Safety Communication - Revised Warnings for Certain Patients With Reduced Kidney Function

Audience: Pharmacy, Nephrology, Internal Medicine, Patient ISSUE: FDA is requiring labeling changes regarding the recommendations for metformin-containing medicines for diabetes to expand metformin’...

Metformin recommended as first-line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes

In adult patients with type 2 diabetes, metformin is the recommended first-line treatment, demonstrating relative safety and positive effects on HbA1c, weight and cardiovascular death, according to re...

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Prevalence and predictors of metformin prescribing in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a national cross sectional study.

Metformin is the first-line oral type 2 diabetes treatment. Despite an abundance of evidence, metformin is routinely under-utilized. This study evaluated the rates of metformin usage in an approp...

Metformin and the gastrointestinal tract.

Metformin is an effective agent with a good safety profile that is widely used as a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes, yet its mechanisms of action and variability in terms of efficacy and side...

Involvement of Glucagon-like Peptide-1 in the Glucose-lowering effect of Metformin.

Metformin is an oral antihyperglycaemic drug used as first-line treatment of type 2 diabetes. Metformin's classical and most well-known blood glucose-lowering mechanisms include reduction of hepatic g...

Finasteride in Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A "Male" Therapy for a Predominantly "Female" Disease.

Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome, and a hormonal component has been implicated. Finasteride is an anti-androgenic agent used for benign prostatic hypertrophy,...

The relationship between metformin and serum prostate-specific antigen levels.

Metformin is the first-line oral antihyperglycemic of choice for individuals with type 2 diabetes. Recent evidence supports a role for metformin in prostate cancer chemoprotection. However, whether me...

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