Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week. The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology and is part of the global Cochrane network that carries out systematic reviews of primary research covering all areas of health and health policy. Cochrane is internationally recognised as setting the highest standards in evidence-based health care resources .The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic diseases.“By systematically reviewing and summarising all relevant clinical trials, Cochrane Skin tries to drive up the quality of primary research into skin disease prevention and treatments,” says Professor Hywel Williams, the visionary founder of Cochrane Skin. “A lot of dermatology clinical trial...
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Date: Wednesday, 10 18, 2017; Speaker: Jorge Carrasquillo, MD Per Diem Physician Consultant, , Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan , Kettering Cancer Center, NY; Professor of Rad, ; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; CME Credit; Videocast Event
Date: Monday, 10 23, 2017; Speaker: Angelika Amon, Ph.D., Professor, David H. Koch Institute , Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Building: Building 10 (Clinical Center); Lipsett Amphitheater; CME Credit
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A Glendale-based charity is donating $2.7 million to Cincinnati Children ’s Hospital to create an international consortium that will collaborate on clinical trials of promising medications for children with high-risk brain tumors. This afternoon the Cure Starts Now planned to surprise Dr. Maryam Fouladi, medical director of the Brain Tumor Center at Cincinnati Childre n’s, with a check for $1.5 million, which represents the first two years of funding for the three-year grant. The check was to…
This study aimed to investigate the effect of black seed oil on imiquimod (IMQ) induced psoriasis‐like skin lesions. To this end, 30 male albino rats were divided into three groups: group I, control group; group II, psoriasis‐induced group receiving daily topical applications of IMQ cream (5%) on the shaved back skin for 10 consecutive days; and group III, black seed oil group receiving a daily topical dose of black seed oil 5 mg/kg body weight for 10 days after induction of psoriasis. Animals of all groups were sacrificed and specimens obtained from the skin of the central part of the back were processed for histologi...
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