Ghana: Treatment of Tinea Capitis in Children
[Ghanaian Times] Tinea appears to be common, so this piece will dwell on Tinea capitis. I will draw on materials from "Management of tinea capitis in childhood" by Bennassar et al published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology 12 July 2010 and Medscape. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Spironolactone Not Tied to Breast Cancer Recurrence
Drug can be used for alopecia treatment in breast cancer survivors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Spironolactone Not Tied to Breast Cancer Recurrence
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- Spironolactone is not independently associated with increased breast cancer recurrence, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Chapman Wei, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Importance of Teamwork in Advancing Technology The Importance of Teamwork in Advancing Technology
"You need a pathologist, clinicians, physicists, technologists, and engineers, because all of the barriers to figure out how to deliver a new treatment safely often don't rest in one person's mind."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's Eczema
Title: Probiotic Might Help Ease Children's EczemaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology
During her dermatology residency at Yale University in the late 1980s, Tina S. Alster, MD, met a 44-year-old woman who changed the trajectory of her professional career.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Innovator Banks on'Truly Smart' Robotic Lasers in Dermatology Innovator Banks on'Truly Smart' Robotic Lasers in Dermatology
It's hard to think of a clinician who has had more of an impact on dermatology in recent decades than R. Rox Anderson, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

What to Know About Spider Bites: Identification and Symptoms
Title: What to Know About Spider Bites: Identification and SymptomsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to Get Rid of Psoriasis Quickly
Title: How to Get Rid of Psoriasis QuicklyCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can You Get a Skin Rash From Stress?
Title: Can You Get a Skin Rash From Stress?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Does a Stress Rash Look Like?
Title: What Does a Stress Rash Look Like?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to Combat Rosacea?
Title: How to Combat Rosacea?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Outbreak investigation of acid fly attack among residential students in a tertiary care centre in South India - Ramakrishnan D, George LS, Jacob A, Lais H, Rajeev M, Panicker KN, Marwaha V.
Paederus dermatitis is the skin irritation resulting from contact with the haemolymph of certain rove beetles, a group that is comprised by the genus Paederus. In May 2018, there was an increase in the number of residential students reporting with burning ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Henry ford study finds certain immuno suppressing drugs do not increase risk for COVID-19
(Henry Ford Health System) Patients on immunosuppressive therapy for common skin and rheumatic diseases like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis are not at increased risk for contracting COVID-19 and should continue taking their medicine as prescribed, say Henry Ford Health System dermatology researchers in a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is the Allergen Cross-Reactivity Rate of Legumes?
Discussion There are 8 common foods which compromise 90% of food allergens with those being peanuts, soybeans, cow’s milk, eggs, fish, crustacean/shellfish, wheat and tree nuts. Some people believe that lupin (a legume) is 9th. Legumes belong to the Fabaceae family. They provide protein, fat, vitamins other essential nutrients and therefore are used in the human diet throughout the world. “[A]llergenicity due to consumption of legumes in decreasing order may be peanut, soybean, lentil, chickpea, pea, mung bean and red gram.” Other common legumes include alfalfa, clovers, beans, lupins, mesquite, carob...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Combination Approach to Melasma Treatment Yields Best Results Combination Approach to Melasma Treatment Yields Best Results
When establishing a treatment plan for patients with melasma, counseling them about realistic expectations is key.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Young People's Perceptions of Acne and Acne Treatments Young People's Perceptions of Acne and Acne Treatments
A better understanding of the views of young people with acne could have important implications for self-management and treatment adherence.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sol-Gel Technologies Announces FDA Acceptance for Filing of New Drug Application for Epsolay (benzoyl peroxide) for the Treatment of Inflammatory Lesions of Rosacea
NESS ZIONA, Israel, Sept. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sol-Gel Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SLGL), a clinical-stage dermatology company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing branded and generic topical drug... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - September 10, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Shift Seen to Newer Agents to Treat Psoriasis
THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2020 -- Phototherapy use for psoriasis decreased from 2005 to 2018, while use of biologics increased, according to a research letter published online Sept. 4 in Dermatologic Therapy. Mytrang H. Do, Ph.D., from Weill Cornell... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications
Currently, in order to determine if the needle is in a blood vessel, physicians pull back on the syringe and look for a flash of blood. The S3 Inject sensing needle will aid doctors in that process.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

How to Get Clear Skin: 15 Proven Tips for Fighting Acne
Title: How to Get Clear Skin: 15 Proven Tips for Fighting AcneCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study finds babies born in fall at higher risk for allergic diseases
(MediaSource) Researchers at National Jewish Health have determined that many allergic conditions likely start with dry, cracked skin, which leads to a chain reaction of allergic diseases known as the atopic march. It begins in infancy with atopic dermatitis and leads to food allergies, asthma and hay fever. Their latest study in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice reveals that the time of year a baby is born may be a risk factor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hair loss drug spironolactone may be safe for use in breast cancer survivors
(George Washington University) Researchers at the George Washington University have found that the hair loss drug spironolactone is not associated with increased risk of female breast cancer recurrence and may be safe to treat female pattern hair loss in breast cancer survivors. Their findings are published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Petition Seeks to Oust AAD President-Elect Petition Seeks to Oust AAD President-Elect
The petition objects to the fact that Dr Kaufmann took a position as CMO of Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation's largest private equity-backed dermatology group, after being elected.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Menlo Therapeutics Announces Completion of Corporate Name Change to VYNE Therapeutics
Will commence trading under new Nasdaq Ticker "VYNE", September 8, 2020 Company to ring Nasdaq Closing Bell at 4pm ET today BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Sept. 8, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- VYNE Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: VYNE)... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology VYNE Therapeutics, Menlo Therapeutics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Lumenis Announces NuEra(R) Tight with FocalRF(TM) Technology, a Breakthrough in Aesthetic Medical Devices, now available in Europe and the Middle East offering Personalized Body Sculpting Treatments
YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 7, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Lumenis Ltd., the world's largest energy-based medical device company for aesthetic, surgical and ophthalmic applications, is proud to announce the revolutionary NuEra Tight with ... Devices, Dermatology, Product Launch Lumenis, NuEra Tight, FocalRF, Fat Reduction, Skin Tightening (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

"I was like intoxicated with this positivity": the politics of hope amongst participants in a trial of a novel spinal cord injury rehabilitation technology in South Africa - Evans RW, Bantjes J, Shackleton CL, West S, Derman W, Albertus Y, Swartz L.
This study discussed the reports by participants in a randomised controlled trial of a novel intervention for spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation in Cape Town, South Africa. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Sixteen participants were randomised to re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Some Lupus Erythematosus Cases Tied to Drug Exposure
FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 -- Some cases of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are drug-induced, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in JAMA Dermatology. Jeanette Halskou Haugaard, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Baricitinib in Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Baricitinib in Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Baricitinib may provide another treatment option for patients with atopic dermatitis who did not adequately respond to corticosteroid therapy.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 4, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients
Nasal papules resembling angiofibromas are an underrecognized problem, particularly in patients with skin of color, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Tailoring Treatment for Psoriasis, PsA, and Pregnancy Tailoring Treatment for Psoriasis, PsA, and Pregnancy
Pregnancy drives questions about heritability of the disease in offspring, the impact of the disease on pregnancy outcomes and breastfeeding, and how to best balance risks of treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Impetigo Symptoms and Treatments Conditions
Title: Impetigo Symptoms and Treatments ConditionsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The 7 Most Important Layers of Your Skin
Title: The 7 Most Important Layers of Your SkinCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Skin (Human Anatomy): Picture, Definition, Function and Skin Conditions
Title: The Skin (Human Anatomy): Picture, Definition, Function and Skin ConditionsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Moffitt researchers identify metastasis driver in BRAF inhibitor resistant melanoma
(H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center& Research Institute) In a new article published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Moffitt researchers identify erythropoietin-producing hepatocellular receptor A2 (EphA2) as a driver of metastasis and BRAF-MEK inhibitor resistance in melanoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 2, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dermatology Has A Race Problem. Meet One Of The Doctors Trying To Fix It
Dermatology is the second least diverse medical specialty in the U.S. and many dermatologists aren't confident in their abilities when working with people with darker skin. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma & Source Type: news

Cuts, Scrapes, and Puncture Wounds
Title: Cuts, Scrapes, and Puncture WoundsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 1, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Anxiety sensitivity and social anxiety in adults with psychodermatological symptoms - Ellison L, Witcraft SM, Dixon LJ.
Many dermatology patients experience social anxiety symptoms; however, few studies have investigated vulnerabilities contributing to this distress. Anxiety sensitivity (AS), or the fear of the consequences of anxiety, warrants consideration given its assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Dermatology Has a Problem With Skin Color
Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Skin Black People Doctors Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Skin Cancer Race and Ethnicity Health Insurance and Managed Care Minorities Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS) Textbooks Hispanic-Americans Medical Source Type: news

Risk for Cancer Reduced for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis
Pooled prevalence rates of breast cancer, digestive cancer, skin cancer were 2, 2, and 1 percent, respectively (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Ixekizumab for Pediatric Psoriasis Efficacy and Safety of Ixekizumab for Pediatric Psoriasis
Is the biologic ixekizumab a safe and effective treatment option for children with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Cancer Care, In 4 Charts
Before the pandemic, about 1,000 new patients came to Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for treatment consultations each week. When COVID-19 hit Massachusetts this spring, the number of new consultations fell by half and the hospital moved as many appointments as possible online. Now, with daily case counts relatively low in the area, the hospital is back to scheduling about 800 consultations per week, using a mixture of telemedicine and in-person appointments, says associate chief medical officer Dr. Andrew Wagner—but that still means about 200 cancer patients per week are not getting the treatment consult...
Source: TIME: Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme and Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

FDA Approves Topical Antiandrogen for Acne FDA Approves Topical Antiandrogen for Acne
The Food and Drug Administration has approved clascoterone 1% cream for the topical therapy of acne, providing a treatment with a novel mechanism of action for acne.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Topical Calcineurin Inhibitors Not Tied to Skin Cancer
THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 -- There is no association between use of topical calcineurin inhibitors (TCIs) for the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD) and an increased risk for skin cancer, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Age Alone Should Not Limit Use of Systemic Psoriasis Therapy Age Alone Should Not Limit Use of Systemic Psoriasis Therapy
Patients over age 65 may benefit from systemic psoriasis therapy if clinicians remain aware of comorbidities and concomitant medications, according to a systematic review of data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - August 27, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Triggers That May Cause Your Rosacea Flare-ups
Title: Triggers That May Cause Your Rosacea Flare-upsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 26, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novel Oral Drug Improves Sunlight Tolerance Novel Oral Drug Improves Sunlight Tolerance
Erythropoietic protoporphyria a rare but devastating disorder involving acute cutaneous photosensitivity to sunlight, which takes the form of incapacitating burning pain that lasts 3-7 days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

What Is the Main Cause of Eczema?
Title: What Is the Main Cause of Eczema?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can You Get Rid Of Eczema?
Title: Can You Get Rid Of Eczema?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/25/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/25/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Connect Biopharma Completes $115 Million Series C Financing to Advance Ongoing Clinical Trials in Atopic Dermatitis and Ulcerative Colitis and Initiate Additional Clinical Programs
In an oversubscribed round, top-tier investors provide significant financial resources to accelerate clinical development of potentially best-in-class therapies for inflammatory/autoimmune diseases SAN DIEGO and TAICANG, SUZHOU, China, Aug. 24, 2020 -- ... Biopharmaceuticals, Venture Capital, Personnel Connect Biopharma, atopic dermatitis, ulcerative colitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news