oa South African Family Practice - Medifile

Volume 48, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... April 2006; 20(3) SA Fam Pract 2006;48(3) 58 u EDITORIAL This Medifile issue reviews 3 topical subjects following recent publications. Firstly, the safety concerns on the long acting ?2- adrenergic agonists (LABAs) are discussed, following the recent safety warnings published by the FDA. Next, the outcomes of the Fosamax Actonel Comparison Trial (FACT), published in 2005, are reviewed with a focus on the practical application of the trial results in terms of reduction of fracture risk. Finally, we provide an overview of existing and current studies on the relationship between male circumcision and the possible reduction of HIV infection, following ..

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