Latest Chris Griffiths Stories

2010-01-14 14:35:22

Clinical trials to test the effectiveness of two prescription drugs for the debilitating skin condition psoriasis have revealed significant differences that should help inform physicians treating patients with the condition. Researchers at The University of Manchester compared the drugs etanercept and ustekinumab "“ relatively new biological therapies that have proved effective in the management of moderate to severe psoriasis. Little research has been done to test the benefit-risk...

2009-04-29 07:58:14

Scientists testing a cosmetic anti-ageing product sold on the high street have shown it can clinically reduce wrinkles and improve the appearance of skin damaged by everyday exposure to sunlight. Dermatologists at The University of Manchester carried out a clinical trial on 60 volunteers with typical signs of sun-damaged skin and found that the cosmetic, No7 Protect & Perfect Intense Beauty Serum, could improve some of these clinical features. The study, published online in the British...

Word of the Day
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'