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May 4, 2016

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May 4, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

Tanning May Protect Skin Against Harmful UV Irradiation but Block Vitamin D Synthesis

Apr. 3, 2016 — As skin tans, it darkens to protect itself against harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, but the increasing pigment blocks vitamin D synthesis, limiting the skin's ability to produce more vitamin ... read more

Ibuprofen Doesn't Increase Bleeding Risk After Plastic Surgery

Mar. 31, 2016 — Patients are often instructed not to take ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) before or after surgery because of increased bleeding risk. But available evidence suggests ... read more

Mar. 31, 2016 — The mystery of a rare, debilitating disease that has afflicted generations of European families -- and long baffled their doctors -- has been solved by an international collaboration of ... read more

Decades-Old Mystery Disease Identified, Potential Cure Found

Mar. 30, 2016 — A mysterious inflammatory disease has been afflicting a Flemish family for three generations, causing severe skin lesions, fevers, pain and exhaustion. This disease, which previously had no known ... read more

Mar. 30, 2016 — A drug currently being trialed in cancer patients could also be used to treat an often incurable condition that can cause painful blood vessel overgrowths inside the skin, finds new research in ... read more

Patients With Skin Infections Fail to Complete Antibiotics, Leading to Poor Outcomes

Mar. 28, 2016 — In the first study of its kind, researchers found patients with skin infections took, on average, just 57 percent of their prescribed antibiotic doses, resulting in nearly half of them getting a new ... read more

Paradigm Shift: 'We Need to Study Lumps of Bacteria'

Mar. 23, 2016 — New research reveals that bacteria which agglutinate before entering the body are far more resistant than single-celled bacteria. This may be the cause of chronic infections, say ... read more

Contact Lenses Alter Eye Bacteria, Making It More Skin-Like

Mar. 22, 2016 — Contact lenses may alter the natural microbial community of the eyes, according to a study. In a study of 58 adults seeking outpatient eye care, researchers found that contact lenses make the eye ... read more

Mar. 21, 2016 — A patch is capable of non-invasive blood sugar monitoring and painless drug delivery. The device's pH and temperature monitoring functions enable systematic corrections of sweat glucose ... read more

Mar. 21, 2016 — Skin regeneration, either after injury or normally to replace dead skin, is difficult to observe at the cellular level. A new system -- based on the Brainbow technology that labels individual neurons ... read more

Mar. 21, 2016 — Using stem cells derived from human skin cells, researches have successfully demonstrated the ability to turn stem cells into retinal ganglion cells, the neurons that conduct visual information from ... read more

Mar. 16, 2016 — For the first time, researchers have linked psoriasis to the risk of widespread bone loss and describe how the protein IL-17 acts as a 'messenger' between the skin and the bones. IL-17 ... read more

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