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Toenail onychomycosis: an important global disease burden
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In patient populations such as diabetic individuals, where onychomycosis can provoke lower extremity complications, professional podiatry care of toenails and feet should be encouraged. Expand
Scabies: an ancient global disease with a need for new therapies
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The emergence of resistance among scabies mites to classical scabicides and ineffectiveness of current treatments (in reducing inflammatory skin reactions and secondary bacterial infections associated with scabies), raise serious concerns regarding current therapy. Expand
The Effects of Resveratrol Supplementation in Overweight and Obese Humans: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials.
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There is currently insufficient evidence to support the recommendation of resveratrol supplements in management of obesity, however, there were significant but not entirely consistent anti-inflammatory effects after resver atrol supplementation in overweight and obese individuals. Expand
Evaluation of dietary and lifestyle changes as modifiers of S100β levels in Alzheimer’s disease
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The association of S100β to fatty acids, ketone bodies, insulin, and botanicals as well as the potential impact of physical activity as a lifestyle factor are described. Expand
When fear and misinformation go viral: Pharmacists' role in deterring medication misinformation during the 'infodemic' surrounding COVID-19
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This commentary aims to summarise the existing literature in relation to the promising treatments currently under trial, the perils of falsified medications and medicine-related information and the role of pharmacists in taking a leading role in combating these parallel global emergencies. Expand
Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Onychomycosis
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Large, well-designed, randomised controlled trials are necessary to confirm the efficacy of these novel treatments in order to make formal recommendations regarding their use in the management of onychomycosis. Expand
A systematic review of community pharmacist therapeutic knowledge of dietary supplements
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Global community pharmacist knowledge of dietary supplements appears to be poor and community pharmacists have an professional responsibility to provide accurate health information about dietary supplements as they do for any other therapies they provide to patients. Expand
Antifungal Drug Use for Onychomycosis
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The treatment of onychomycosis can be challenging, as most therapeutic options are lengthy, expensive and potentially unsuccessful, and oral therapy carries greater risks and requires closer monitoring. Expand
Impetigo: A need for new therapies in a world of increasing antimicrobial resistance
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Antibiotics are the first‐line treatment when multiple lesions exist, but with an increasing prevalence of antibiotic‐resistant bacteria the successful management of impetigo in the future is an area of concern. Expand
An Examination of the Essential Oils of Tasmanian Kunzea ambigua, Other Kunzea spp. and Commercial Kunzea Oil
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Commercial kunzea oil was analyzed by gC/MS and gC-FID and its composition was compared with that of oils from four individual Kunzea ambigua plants and five other KunzeA spp. Expand
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