MEDICAL CHRONICLE SEPTEMBER CPD 4 of 5: Although antidepressant medication is most often prescribed for cases of depression, simple supplementation with folate or vitamins D and B12 has been shown to ease the effects of the disorder.
SPECIALIST FORUM SEPTEMBER CPD: Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a common skin disorder characterised by a dry, itchy, inflamed skin in an age-typical distribution. Atopic dermatitis is very often the first ‘step’ in the allergic march, preceding food allergy and respiratory allergy manifestations.
Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy or POEM is an innovative new therapy for achalasia which allows accurate surgical division of the lower oesophageal sphincter without external incisions.
Actinic keratosis is one of the most common dermatological conditions, but current treatments are often not cosmetically optimal, with scarring and permanent hypo- or hyperpigmentation often a result.
Efficacy and safety of intra-articular use of hyaluronic acid in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis
MEDICAL CHRONICLE AUGUST CPD 4 of 4: Hyaluronic acid reduces the symptoms and development of osteoarthritis.