STL Volume 8 Number 3

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Important Safety Information About DIANE®-35 and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

In April 2003, Berlex Canada sent out a Dear Health Care Professional letter outlining recent published information on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with DIANE®-35 (cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol). DIANE®-35, like all estrogen/progesterone combinations, is associated with an increased risk of VTE.
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Adverse Reactions to Herbal Therapy in Dermatology

There are many herbal therapies available for dermatological diseases that patients have already begun to discover. Dermatologists must be educated not only in the benefits of these therapies, but must also be aware of some of the risks and adverse effects.
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Cutaneous Cleansers

The choice of facial cleanser is important for people with normal skin, as well as for those people with sensitive skin and skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and acne. Read this overview of all cleanser types for helpful recommendations.