Dermatopathologists Favor Making Pathologic Reports Available
Making reports available to patients seen as good idea, but there is concern about patient worry, confusion (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Dermatopathologists Favor Making Pathologic Reports Available
FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 -- Most dermatopathologists perceive that making pathologic test result reports available to patients is a good idea, although they are concerned about increasing patient worry and confusion, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Monoclonal Antibody Provides Itch Relief for Prurigo Nodularis Monoclonal Antibody Provides Itch Relief for Prurigo Nodularis
An experimental treatment for prurigo nodularis (PN) can reduce itching by 53% over four weeks, according to a phase-2 test of subcutaneous nemolizumab. The reduction was only 20% with placebo therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure
About three - quarters report voluntarily telling a health care provider outside gender clinic about their identity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Lilly Completes Acquisition of Dermira
INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Dermira, Inc. (NASDAQ: DERM). The acquisition expands Lilly's immunology pipeline wi... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Mergers & Acquisitions Eli Lilly, Dermira, lebrikizumab, atopic dermatitis, QBREXZA, glycopyrronium (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

January / February 2020 Long Term Care
Compliance with Regulation F-726 Competent Staff An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CW Download Here The post January / February 2020 Long Term Care appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - February 20, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter wound care Source Type: news

Quick tips for diabetic foot ulcer wound care
If you have diabetes, you know you're more prone to injury than the average patient. Foot ulcers are especially common for those with diabetes – and can unfortunately lead to hospitalization or infection. In fact, 14 to 24 percent of patients with diabetes who develop a foot ulcer will need an amputation, according to American Podiatric Medical Association. The reason foot ulcers tend to prey on diabetic patients is because the condition causes reduced circulation in the extremities, often leading to neuropathy. This lack of feeling makes it difficult for diabetic patients to recognize the pain before the sore be...
Source: Advanced Tissue - February 20, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: diabetic wound care Source Type: news

Several Drugs Have Similar Efficacy for Plaque Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 -- Four drugs have similar Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) response rates for both short- and long-term treatment of plaque psoriasis, according to a review published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. April W.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tel Aviv University researchers discover receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis
(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) A new Tel Aviv University study identifies the precise receptor chain involved in the development of atopic dermatitis, the most common cause of eczema. The researchers hope to develop an antibody based on this research to create a therapeutic drug. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High Cutaneous Melanoma Burden Found Due to UV Radiation
Burden varies across states, with highest burden seen in Hawaii (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Female Androgenetic Alopecia: An Update Female Androgenetic Alopecia: An Update
Female androgenetic alopecia is the most common form of non-scarring alopecia in women. Review its etiology, differential diagnosis, and management in this update.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bedbugs (Bed Bugs) vs. Lice
Title: Bedbugs (Bed Bugs) vs. LiceCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Imatinib for an Uncommon Breast Malignancy Neoadjuvant Imatinib for an Uncommon Breast Malignancy
This case highlights the differentiation of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans from metaplastic breast carcinoma and other spindle cell lesions, as well as the use of imatinib as neoadjuvant treatment.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Census Bureau predicts life expectancy will increase by about six years between 2017 and 2060 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
Audit comes in response to surge of telemarketing scams targeting Medicare recipients (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - February 15, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatol Source Type: news

The week in bankruptcies: North Valley Dermatology Ctr. and Sonic Express LLC
Sacramento area bankruptcy courts recorded two business filings — including two with total debts above $1 million — during the week that ended Feb. 7. Year to date through Feb. 7, the court recorded nine Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 business bankruptcy filings, an 18% decrease from the same span the prior year. Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection typically provides f or the liquidation of a business’ assets to satisfy creditor claims, while Chapter 11 protection enables a business to restructure its… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How can nutrients help with dermatitis?
(Natural News) A person’s nutritional status affects his body’s immune function. Scientific evidence of this has sparked interest in the possible role dietary factors play in the pathogenesis of skin conditions like atopic dermatitis (AD). While food allergies and elimination diets have been studied in relation to atopy — a genetic tendency to develop allergic diseases —... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Dermatologists Not Ready to Respond to Biological Attacks
THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2020 -- Many dermatologists report that they are not adequately prepared to deal with biological attacks and other manmade disasters, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of Drugs in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
Percent of persons in families with problems paying bills higher for women, children, non - Hispanic blacks (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Minocycline Foam Promising Against Rosacea Minocycline Foam Promising Against Rosacea
The new topical minocycline 1.5% foam FMX103 from Foamix Pharmaceuticals appears effective against moderate-to-severe papulopustular rosacea, according to two randomized trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Studies Explore Prevalence of Skin Cancer Among Sexual Minorities
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2020 -- The prevalence of skin cancer among sexual minorities and transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) adults is explored in two studies published online Feb. 12 in JAMA Dermatology. Sean Singer, from Brigham and Women's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Nine-Headed Monster: Recalcitrant Warts The Nine-Headed Monster: Recalcitrant Warts
Could checkpoint inhibitors provide a new treatment option for warts that just won't go away?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Keflex (cephalexin)
Title: Keflex (cephalexin)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's buys Wockhardt ’s India formulations business for Rs 1,850 crore
​The business comprises of a portfolio of 62 brands in multiple therapy areas such as Respiratory, Neurology, VMS,Dermatology, Pain and Vaccines, which would transfer to Dr Reddy's along with related sales and marketing teams and the manufacturing plant located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh with all plant employees. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Reddy ’s buys Wockhardt’s India business for Rs 1850 crore
​The business comprises of a portfolio of 62 brands in multiple therapy areas such as Respiratory, Neurology, VMS,Dermatology, Pain and Vaccines, which would transfer to Dr Reddy's along with related sales and marketing teams and the manufacturing plant located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh with all plant employees. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Soliton Files Special 510(k) with FDA for its Generation II RAP Device
Key step towards limited launch mid-2020 HOUSTON, Feb. 11, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Soliton, Inc., (Nasdaq: SOLY) ("Soliton" or the "Company"), a medical device company with a novel and proprietary platform ... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Soliton, Rapid Acoustic Pulse, tattoo removal, Q-switched laser (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Secukinumab Without the Loading Dose in Chronic Psoriasis Secukinumab Without the Loading Dose in Chronic Psoriasis
Can secukinumab be administered without the initial loading dose in patients with psoriasis without compromising its effectiveness?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Crescita Announces Positive Topline Results from Two Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Studies for its Lead Pipeline Product in Patients with Plaque Psoriasis
Primary Endpoint Achieved with High Statistical Significance LAVAL, QC, Feb. 11, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) – Crescita Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CTX) (OTC US: CRRTF) ("Crescita" or the "Company"), a commercial derm... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, Dermatology Crescita Therapeutics, MMPE, plaque psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

$1.35B deal offers vindication, runway for Austin-based XBiotech
In September 2018, XBiotech's shares closed as low as $2.31. Now its shares are about $22 and the company is riding high after selling a dermatological drug candidate in a deal that could be worth as much as $1.35 billion. Here's why XBiotech CEO John Simard feels the major milestone is just the beginning. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

$1.35B deal offers vindication, runway for Austin-based XBiotech
In September 2018, XBiotech's shares closed as low as $2.31. Now its shares are about $22 and the company is riding high after selling a dermatological drug candidate in a deal that could be worth as much as $1.35 billion. Here's why XBiotech CEO John Simard feels the major milestone is just the beginning. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

Child physical abuse, declining trend in prevalence over ten years in Sweden - Kvist T, Dahll öf G, Svedin CG, Annerbäck EM.
This study analysed responses from school surveys in 2008, 2011, 2014 and, 2017 in S ödermanland County, Sweden with average 5,125 respond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Circulating Tumor Cells Predict Relapse in Stage III Melanoma
One or more CTCs independently linked to melanoma relapse at six and 54 months (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 8, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Skin barrier impairment due to the occlusive effect of firefighter clothing - van den Eijnde W, Heus R, Falcone D, Peppelman M, van Erp P.
At fire scenes, firefighters are exposed to potentially harmful substances. Besides inhalation of these products, also skin contamination and the risk of dermal absorption is getting more attention. In this perspective, skin barrier impairment due to the o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Prenatal Tobacco Exposure May Raise Risk for Pediatric Psoriasis
FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2020 -- Prenatal tobacco exposure is associated with an increased risk for pediatric psoriasis, according to a study published online Jan. 20 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Jonathan Groot, M.Sc.P.H., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Racial Differences Seen in Acne Treatment for U.S. Patients Racial Differences Seen in Acne Treatment for U.S. Patients
Black patients may be less likely than whites to receive aggressive treatment for acne, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

2 in 3 Women Unhappy With Their Breast Size. Could That Harm Their Health?
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 6, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Oncology, Psychiatry, Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Handheld 3D Printer Delivers Skin-Precursor Sheets Directly to Full-Thickness Burns Handheld 3D Printer Delivers Skin-Precursor Sheets Directly to Full-Thickness Burns
A new handheld 3D printer can be used to deliver skin-precursor sheets directly to wound beds and improve healing in full-thickness burns, according to a preclinical study in a porcine model.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 6, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Racial/Ethnic, Sex, Insurance Disparities ID'd in Acne Care
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Racial/ethnic, sex, and insurance-based disparities are seen in acne care, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. John S. Barbieri, M.D., from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blood Mercury Levels Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
Increased blood total mercury levels, methylmercury levels linked to increased odds of NMSC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Industry Ties May Bias Indoor Tanning Studies
Studies with financial links to indoor tanning industry significantly more likely to favor indoor tanning (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 5, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Blood Mercury Levels Linked to Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2020 -- Blood mercury (Hg) levels are associated with nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), according to a study published online Feb. 5 in the British Journal of Dermatology. J. Rhee, from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa Often Turn to Alternative Medicine Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa Often Turn to Alternative Medicine
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use is common among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), more than half of whom report dissatisfaction with conventional treatment, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Do elevated mercury levels in the blood increase skin cancer risk?
(Wiley) Higher levels of mercury in the blood were linked with a higher prevalence of non-melanoma skin cancer, the most common human malignancy, in a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a skin condition in which the scalp becomes red, itchy and flaky. It's very common - occurring in around one in 25 people. It can affect any area of oily skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis in the Elderly Atopic Dermatitis in the Elderly
This review examines the unique manifestation of atopic dermatitis in the elderly. How does the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of AD in this population differ from that of younger persons?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

EMA Panel Backs Crisaborole (Staquis) for Atopic Dermatitis EMA Panel Backs Crisaborole (Staquis) for Atopic Dermatitis
The CHMP has recommended approval of the PDE-4 inhibitor for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis in adults and children as young as 2 years.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Maternal Depression Tied to Atopic Dermatitis in Offspring
Association shows increased rate, more persistence, and potentially more severe symptoms (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 31, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Maternal Depression Tied to Atopic Dermatitis in Offspring
FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2020 -- Maternal depression in the postpartum period and beyond is associated with higher odds of atopic dermatitis (AD) for the child throughout childhood and adolescence, according to a study published in the January/February... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy
Compared with 10 other wealthy nations, U.S. has lower life expectancy, higher suicide rates (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 30, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Histogen and Allergan Expand Cell Conditioned Media (CCM) Skin Care Partnership
Allergan Granted Exclusive Rights to Market Histogen's CCM in Dermabrasion Therapies SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Histogen Inc., a regenerative medicine company with a unique biological platform that replaces an... Biopharmaceuticals, Regenerative Medicine, Licensing Histogen, Allergan (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news