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A skin care study conducted in Canada has found that Botox may help to re-grow hair. The researchers tested 50 men who have either male patterned baldness or androgenic alopecia. The men received two injections of 150 units of Botox (Botulinum toxin A) at 12 weeks and at 24 weeks. Of the 50 men who … Read more

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology shows that the antibiotics frequently prescribed for acne may cause the patients to develop sore throats. The research, which was conducted at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, indicates that sore throats were more than four times more likely to occur in patients who had taken antibiotics … Read more

While leeches were commonly used in the past to treat all sorts of ailments, most modern physicians have shunned the practice. In Sydney, Australia, however, a certain species of leech called Richardsonianus australis is being used as a vein center treatment for varicose veins, as well as arthritis and deep vein thrombosis. Of course, many … Read more

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology in September 2011 indicates that there are pluses and minuses to both traditional surgery and laser treatment for varicose veins. Both treatments, which are offered by most vein centers, are effective and considered safe. However, the researchers at Saarland University Hospital in Homburg, Germany have indicated that … Read more