Monday, February 19, 2018

Anti-lice Insecticide: Lindane

This article is a brief overview of Lindane, and anti-lice insecticide that is available. Proper instructions as well as the advisory notes are in the article.

Anti-lice Insecticide – Permethrin

Permethrin is a commonly used anti-lice agent for the treatment of lice. Instruction and advisory notes are provided in this short article.

Anti-lice Insecticide – Pyrethrin-Piperonyl Butoxide

Under Pronto Shampoo, its brand name, Pyrethrin-Piperonyl Butoxide is often used as an anti-lice treatment. Instructions and advisory notes are provided in this article.

Anti-lice Insecticide: Malathion

Malathion, available in the United States as Ovion, was removed from the Canadian market in 1991 due to stronger alternatives. This article reviews the instructions and the advisory notes on this lice treatment briefly.

Lice Treatment – Washing clothing and bedding

Properly managing clothing and bedding are an often neglected aspect of lice treatment. This article discusses cleaning these materials properly.

Lice Treatment Problems and Failure

This article discusses some common pitfalls in treatment lice, and reasons why treatments can fail - sometimes due to simple mis-identification.

LATEST: VOL 23-1, JAN 2018

New Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema

Recent advances in the treatment of hereditary angioedema, particularly in the last decade has been promising. This paper reviews the mechanisms, efficacy, and adverse reactions associated with these new treatment medications. 
Dietary Change as a Treatment Strategy for Skin Disease

Skin and Diet: An Update on the Role of Dietary Change as a Treatment...

An increasing body of research indicates that dietary change may serve as a component of therapy for certain skin conditions. This includes conditions such as acne, atopic dermatitis, aging skin, psoriasis, and rosacea. This article takes a high level overview of the role that diet may play in these conditions.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January-February 2018

Update on drugs includes Onabotulinum-toxinA for injection (Botox® Cosmetic), Hyaluronic acid dermal filler (Restylane® Silk), Ustekinumab for SC injection (Stelara®), Golimumab for IV infusion (RSimponi Aria®), Herpes zoster vaccine (non-live recombinant, AS01B adjuvanted) suspension for IM injection (Shingrix), Brentuximab vedotin for IV infusion (Adcetris®)