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May 28, 2016

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May 28, 2016

Understanding the Underlying Mechanisms That Lead to Psoriasis

May 25, 2016 — Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects some 125 million people worldwide. It is characterized by itchy, scaly skin plaques. The exact cause of psoriasis is unclear. But mounting ... read more

Brief Report on Mucocutaneous Findings, Course in Adult With Zika Virus Infection

May 11, 2016 — What are the mucocutaneous (skin and mucous membrane) features of a 44-year-old man who returned from a six-day vacation to Puerto Rico with confirmatory testing for Zika virus? Researchers describe ... read more

Home 'Remedy?' Beware of Black Salve, Dermatologists Say

May 11, 2016 — According to new research the vast majority of patients who use the home remedy black salve do so without talking to a dermatologist first -- and as a result, many are unaware of how harmful it can ... read more

How to Remove a Splinter

May 10, 2016 — Everyone has been there. No sooner did you or your child touch that old wooden bench when a small sliver of wood slides into the skin – causing a surprising amount of pain. Fortunately, say ... read more

Stem Cell Study Finds Mechanism That Controls Skin and Hair Color

Apr. 28, 2016 — A pair of molecular signals controls skin and hair color in mice and humans -- and could be targeted by new drugs to treat skin pigment disorders like vitiligo, according to a new ... read more

How Old Do You Look? Study Finds an Answer in Our Genes

Apr. 28, 2016 — Researchers have found a gene that helps explain why some people appear more youthful than others. The gene is well known for producing red hair and pale skin. Now, it appears that variation in this ... read more

Psoriasis Associated With Diabetes, BMI, Obesity in Danish Twin Study

Apr. 27, 2016 — The chronic inflammatory skin disease psoriasis was associated with type 2 diabetes, body mass index and obesity in a study of Danish twins, and the study also suggests the possibility of a common ... read more

New Pathways That Control Skin Tanning, Lightening

Apr. 26, 2016 — New research has uncovered cellular pathways in skin pigment cells that are activated by estrogen and progesterone, and also identified synthetic hormone derivatives that specifically influence the ... read more

Medicare Patients Have Low Adherence to Biologic Drug Therapy for Psoriasis

Apr. 25, 2016 — About half of Medicare patients who start taking biologic therapies for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis stop within a year, according to a new study. Previous studies have found similar results ... read more

Changes in 'Microbiome' During Canine Atopic Dermatitis Could Lead to Antibiotic-Free Therapies for Human, Canine Disease

Apr. 25, 2016 — How atopic dermatitis (AD) arises isn't yet fully understood, but a new study has uncovered important insights about the association of AD in dogs compared to ... read more

Atrophosclerodermic Manifestations of Lyme Borreliosis

Apr. 25, 2016 — The literature on scleratrophic skin lesions as a manifestation of a Borrelia infection has been summarized by ... read more

Research Opens New Treatment Strategies for Specific Form of Psoriasis

Apr. 25, 2016 — Psoriasis is a long-lasting autoimmune disease that is characterized by patches of abnormal and inflamed skin. It is generally thought to have a genetic origin, which can be further triggered by ... read more

Apr. 21, 2016 — A plant-based polyphenol promotes the migration of Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) in blood circulation and accumulates them in damaged tissues to improve wound healing, scientists have found. It is ... read more

Aspirin Use May Help Prevent Bile Duct Cancer, Study Finds

Apr. 19, 2016 — Aspirin use is associated with a significantly reduced risk of developing bile duct cancer, also called cholangiocarcinoma, report scientists at the conclusion of their ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Application of sun protection factor 30 sunscreen prior to exposure to ultraviolet-B light delayed melanoma onset in a mouse model of the disease, according to new data. This data suggest that the ... read more

Protective Mastectomies That Preserve Nipple Safe for Women at High Breast Cancer Risk

Apr. 14, 2016 — Protective mastectomies that preserve the nipple and surrounding skin prevent breast cancer as effectively as more invasive surgeries for women with a genetic mutation called BRCA that raises their ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — For the first time, scientists have confirmed the long-standing hypothesis that as people age, they accumulate gene mutations in their mitochondria -- cells' energy source. The team has ... read more

Study Provides New Understanding of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Apr. 12, 2016 — A research team provides a paradigm shift in the understanding of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying diabetic peripheral neuropathy and wound healing in the treatment of corneal and skin ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Skin tests traditionally used to predict allergies to amoxicillin, one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in children, are ineffective according to a new study. The findings determined that ... read more

Aging Impacts Therapeutic Response of Melanoma Cells

Apr. 4, 2016 — Aged tumor cells in melanoma behave differently than younger tumor cells, according to study results. New research highlights how vital it is to treat melanoma in an age-appropriate manner, ... read more

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