Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Lung Cancer Screening, Psoriasis

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How effective is oral vitamin B12 supplementation compared with intramuscular supplementation in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency?

For normalizing serum vitamin B12 levels, oral and intramuscular vitamin B12 supplementation are equivalent after one to four months. Read the full article.

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Who should be screened for lung cancer with low-dose CT?

Adults 50 to 80 years of age who have a 20 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit smoking within the past 15 years should undergo annual low-dose CT screening. Read the full article.

What topical therapy is effective in treating psoriasis?

Topical corticosteroids are the most effective topical agent for psoriasis plaques. Topical calcineurin inhibitors, vitamin D analogues, and tazarotene (Tazorac) are also effective and can limit chronic topical corticosteroid use. Read the full article.

 

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