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The Management of Chronic Pruritus in the Elderly

The elderly in North America is the fastest growing segment of the population and their most common skin complaint is pruritus. This article outlines the therapeutic challenges with this population.

Update on Drugs and Drug News: January 2010

Update on Capsaicin 8% Patch Qutenza™, Alitretinoin Capsule Toctino® as well as news about a recent study by Kenter et al.* explored the efficacy of a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

Herbal Anti-Inflammatory Agents for Skin Disease

Herbs have been used in clinical medicine for thousands of years. However, it is only in recent times that we have been able to employ scientific methods to prove the efficacy of many of these herbs and to give us a better understanding of their mechanisms of action.

Current Approaches to the Management of Post Herpetic Neuralgia: Part 2 — Non-Systemic

In this article, we examine the other approaches to PHN management. Claims have been made for products ranging from vitamins to snake venom for patients who develop PHN.