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October 24, 2016

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October 24, 2016

Skin Cancer: Drug Combination Could Improve Immunotherapy

Sep. 27, 2016 — The results of studies show that the effect of immunotherapy on malignant melanoma (black skin cancer) can be improved by combining it with other cancer treatments. However, the results also show ... read more

Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis May Benefit from Early Immune Intervention

Sep. 23, 2016 — An association between pediatric eczema and large abnormalities in non-lesional skin and multi T lymphocyte axes activation has been uncovered by ... read more

New Method to Predict Skin Stretchiness Could Help Burn Victims Grow New Skin

Sep. 22, 2016 — A method to measure the limit to which human skin can be stretched has been developed by researchers, which could help to grow new skin for burn ... read more

Research Finally Reveals Reason for Perplexing Red Skin Disease

Sep. 20, 2016 — There aren't any effective treatments for the disease with the hard-to-pronounce-name, ichthyosis. The rare and perplexing genetic disease causes skin to be disfigured by redness and dark scales ... read more

Diagnosing, Managing Food Allergies: A Guide for Physicians

Sep. 6, 2016 — A new review aims to help physicians diagnose and manage food allergies in children and adults. The article looks at recent evidence from guidelines, randomized controlled trials and other ... read more

Concerns Over Glutathione Skin Bleaching in the UK

Aug. 31, 2016 — Skin bleaching with the use of glutathione is on the rise, despite the potential ethical issues and adverse side effects associated with the practice, warns a doctor from ... read more

Comparing Coronary Artery Calcium Scores in Patients With Psoriasis, Diabetes

Aug. 24, 2016 — Assessing coronary artery calcium (CAC) is a measure of the severity of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries) and a cornerstone for screening for risk of future cardiac events. The inflammatory skin ... read more

Aug. 22, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease -- otulipenia -- that primarily affects young children. They have also identified anti-inflammatory treatments that ease ... read more

How Melanoma Spreads to Other Organs in the Body

Aug. 22, 2016 — In a landmark discovery, researchers have unraveled the metastatic mechanism of melanoma, the most aggressive of all skin cancers. Their work may lead to a cure for the deadly ... read more

Keeping Mosquitoes Away: Insect Repellent and Children

Aug. 19, 2016 — Summer is here and backyard barbecues, camping trips and youth camp sessions are in full swing. Amidst all of these fun activities is often a far less welcoming sign of summer: ... read more

Increased Eye Cancer Risk Linked to Pigmentation Genes That Dictate Eye Color

Aug. 19, 2016 — New research links specific inherited genetic differences to an increased risk for eye (uveal) melanoma, a rare form of melanoma that arises from pigment cells that determine eye color. scientists ... read more

Face Changing Tech Showing Sun Damage Is Most Effective at Promoting Sun Safe Behavior

Aug. 18, 2016 — Researchers examined the way sun safe messages are conveyed to young women, and found that visual communication using technology to age participant's faces to emphasis sun damage and premature ... read more

Plaque Psoriasis Patients Find Many Treatments, but Few Satisfied With Their Current Plan

Aug. 16, 2016 — A new national survey in the United States of nearly 600 individuals with psoriasis, reveals that although patients have numerous treatment options, they have difficulty finding treatment plans that ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — One of the many insults of adolescence is pimple-speckled skin. Sebum, an oily skin secretion, plays a major role in causing zits. But "the knowledge of what exactly in sebum is responsible for ... read more

Indoor Tanning: Women Say No to Total Ban, Yes to Stricter Policies

Aug. 15, 2016 — Most young adult women who regularly visit indoor tanning salons support the introduction of policies to make it safer, but are against a total ban, a new study concludes. The findings are good news ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Sunbathing without sunscreen can be dangerous. But it's not just your skin you need to be worried about: some substances in drugs, cosmetics and medicinal herbs can be toxic to the skin when ... read more

Aug. 2, 2016 — Yaws is a tropical disease that infects the skin, bones and cartilage. It is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue. Mostly children in remote tropical areas of Africa, ... read more

Breakthrough in Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance

July 28, 2016 — Scientists have developed a pioneering new treatment to prevent bacterial skin infections, which could be used in the battle against 'superbugs', such as ... read more

July 28, 2016 — Our skin renews, heals wounds, and regenerates the hair that covers it thanks to a small group of stem cells. Now a research team has identified two proteins that are fundamental to conserve skin ... read more

Treating Psoriasis May Improve Related Cardiovascular Symptoms

July 28, 2016 — People with psoriasis have an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Treating psoriasis may help improve cardiovascular symptoms by reducing skin inflammation, which in turn leads to less ... read more

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