Major Comorbidities of Atopic Dermatitis: Beyond Allergic Disorders Major Comorbidities of Atopic Dermatitis: Beyond Allergic Disorders
Atopic dermatitis has been associated with numerous non-allergic comorbidities in both children and adults, including infections, neuropsychiatric conditions, obesity, and autoimmune disease.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Skin Lesions Linked With Anti-TNF in IBD
(MedPage Today) -- Most paradoxical psoriasiform eruptions were managed locally (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Woodworking Wound that Keeps on Giving
(MedPage Today) -- A 40-year-old man went to the doctor with a painful smooth nodule on his hand, near a scar where he had previously hurt himself while woodworking. He was experiencing some numbness, but the nodule was also pruritic. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Oral JAK3 Inhibitors Show Potential to Boost Hair Growth
(MedPage Today) -- Investigational agents efficacious in moderate-to-severe alopecia areata (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

fluticasone propionate (Cutivate)
Title: fluticasone propionate (Cutivate)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather
Title: Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold WeatherCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Phototherapy for Psoriasis -- Outdated or Underused? Phototherapy for Psoriasis -- Outdated or Underused?
In this commentary, the author argues that despite availability of new and effective therapeutic agents for psoriasis, NB-UVB phototherapy should maintain a place as a cost-effective therapeutic tool.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Causes Hyperpigmentation?
Discussion Skin color is primarily due to genetic factors. Melanocytes are usually found in skin in the basal layer of the epidermis which is also where the melanin usually lies. There are a range of normal skin phenotypes that have been described by Fitzpatrick and range from I-VI: I – pale white skin, blond hair, blue eyed, does not tan, always burns II – fair skin, blue eyed, tans poorly, burns easily III – darker white skin, burns initially then tans IV – light brown skin, tans easily, burns minimally V – brown skin, tans darkly easily, burns rarely VI – dark brown skin, alway...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Salt Accumulation May Be a Factor in Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- But hypothesis regarding sodium chloride levels in skin needs more work, expert says (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - December 16, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Atopic Dermatitis Tied to Suicide Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Results suggest professionals should consider screening eczema patients (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 16, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

New Guidance for PsA Management
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment advice from the American College of Rheumatology and National Psoriasis Foundation are conditional (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather
SATURDAY, Dec. 15, 2018 -- Winter can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists say. " When the weather changes, your skin care products should, too. For most of us, dry skin makes an appearance in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How a local dermatologist diversifies her business, making happy patients a priority
The dermatology industry has been in a state of change since the mid-2000s – like so many industries. Not only are new technologies and procedures coming online all the time, but larger practices are scooping up smaller ones in a consolidation wave. As owner of Downtown Dermatology, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham has been navigating how best to serve her patients and staff throu gh it all. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)
Title: methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Wedding Ring Rash
Title: Wedding Ring RashCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/12/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Anti-TIF1-Ab-Positive Dermatomyositis Linked to Higher Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Testing for anti-transcriptional intermediary factor 1 antibody-positive (anti-TIF1-Ab) in early DM could guide cancer screening. (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Tremfya Tops Cosentyx in Head-to-Head Psoriasis Trial
(MedPage Today) -- More patients almost clear of plaque at week 48 (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Wearable Sensor Can Measure Personalized Ultraviolet Exposure
Device can be used during outdoor activities and in therapeutic phototherapy units (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Most common medication error category was omitted medicine or ingredient (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 13, 2018 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

Conjunctivitis Seen in Patients on Dupixent
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness of agent against atopic dermatitis also makes eyes vulnerable (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters
The tale of the unnamed woman, from California, was published in a report in the journal JAMA Dermatology. The therapy is used to relieve pain with heated cups creating suction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study
Title: Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts Common With Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Derm professionals should look for possible suicidality and make appropriate referrals (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes patches of dry skin?
Many common issues can cause patches of dry skin, including cold weather, allergies, and certain medical conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we look at symptoms, treatments, and pictures of dry skin patches. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Eczema patients at 36% higher risk of suicide attempts, study says
Eczema is a common skin condition that can pack a profound psychological punch: People with eczema are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts than others without the condition, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify and treat scaling skin: A picture guide
Scaling skin occurs when the outer skin is damaged, either by injury or a medical condition. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatment for common causes of scaling skin, along with pictures for identification. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Animal, Bug Bites a Billion-Dollar Burden
Title: Animal, Bug Bites a Billion-Dollar BurdenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are suicidal thoughts, attempts more likely in people with eczema?
This study evaluated the association between eczema and suicidal thoughts and attempts by analyzing the combined results of 15 studies including 310,000 patients with eczema and 4.4 million people without eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
More female, black, and Hispanic matriculants seen after diversity accreditation standards implemented (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences adds license for excimer laser vitiligo treatment  
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said it has reached an agreement with an “internationally acclaimed health institution” giving Strata an exclusive license to treat vitiligo using its Xtrac excimer laser. In a novel treatment for vitiligo, the excimer laser incrementally increases the light emitted in the UVB range to restore pigmentation to skin areas affected with vitiligo. A disorder in which melanocytes — the skin cells that make pigment — are destroyed, vitiligo causes white patches to surface on the skin. The cause is unknown. “We are quite pleased to have secured the license and exclusi...
Source: Mass Device - December 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Restoring Hair Growth on Scarred Skin? Mouse Study Could Show the Way
Title: Restoring Hair Growth on Scarred Skin? Mouse Study Could Show the WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Eczema
-- If your child has eczema, anything that aggravates the child's skin can worsen symptoms, the American Academy of Dermatology says. While everyone's triggers may be different, common ones include dry air, sweat and stress. As a child grows older,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

hydrocortisone valerate
Title: hydrocortisone valerateCategory: MedicationsCreated: 4/4/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis
Does long-term exposure to systemic immunomodulatory therapies increase the risk of cancer in patients with psoriasis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Providers show interest in prescribing therapeutic cannabinoids
(George Washington University) A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found many dermatologists are interested in learning more about and recommending therapeutic cannabinoids to their patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lupin gets EIR from USFDA for Pithampur facility unit
Lupin's Pithampur facility manufactures dermatological products, dry product inhalers, and metered dose inhalers. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rights offering pulls in $45m for Pulse Biosciences
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) said today that it raised $45 million in an over-subscribed rights offering. The price per share for the offering, which closed yesterday, was equivalent to the five-day volume-weighted average share price at $12.5658 apiece, Hayward, Calif.-based Pulse said. The company received subscriptions and over-subscriptions for 4,023,779 shares, topping the original offering of 3,581,148 shares. “We are pleased with the results of the rights offering,” president & CEO Darrin Uecker said in prepared remarks. “The rights offering offered our stockholders an opportunity to part...
Source: Mass Device - December 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Wall Street Beat Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

clobetasol (Cormax, Embeline, Temovate, Olux, Clobex)
Title: clobetasol (Cormax, Embeline, Temovate, Olux, Clobex)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/7/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 7, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novartis's New Treatment for Hives Outperforms Xolair in Trials Novartis's New Treatment for Hives Outperforms Xolair in Trials
Novartis said on Tuesday it was taking its experimental medicine ligelizumab to late-stage trials after the drug showed signs of outperforming existing product Xolair in treating severe urticaria.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 7, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Tiny Wearable Device Warns of Exposure to UV Light
Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering scientists have developed what is being called the world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device to measure light. The technology enables scientists to measure exposure to light across multiple wavelengths. The device is as about as thick in diameter as a credit card and is about the size of an M&M. It is also solar powered. Researchers said the device monitored therapeutic UV light in clinical phototherapy booths for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis as well as blue light phototherapy for newborns with jaundice ...
Source: MDDI - December 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Electronics Source Type: news

Cochrane Library Special Collection: Diagnosing skin cancer
ThisSpecial Collection of Cochrane Systematic Reviews brings together a large body of research on the accuracy of tests used to diagnose skin cancer.The suite of eleven reviews was  led by Dr Jac Dinnes at the University of Birmingham and supported by theCochrane Skin Group and a team of over 30 researchers and expert advisors, funded by the  National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).   The reviews  summarise research evidence assessing the accuracy of different diagnostic tests to support clinical and policy related decision making in the diagnosis of all types of skin cancer. D...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 5, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
Reasons for nondisclosure include not wanting to be judged or lectured, being embarrassed (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psy Source Type: news

Eczema Rates Rise With Age Among Adults, Study Finds Eczema Rates Rise With Age Among Adults, Study Finds
Atopic dermatitis rates rise with age among adults in primary care, a study found. The data provide new information about the epidemiology of the disorder after childhood, the researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Use apple cider vinegar if you have eczema
(Natural News) Who says you have to put up with eczema for the rest of your life? Or, for that matter, use expensive and potentially harmful chemicals to get rid of it? An article in Homeo-Pathic demonstrates how to make home remedies for the skin condition using good old apple cider vinegar. Also called dermatitis,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 10 Will Develop Eczema in Their Lifetime
Title: 1 in 10 Will Develop Eczema in Their LifetimeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/4/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dapsone Useful for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Dapsone Useful for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
Dapsone is an effective second-line treatment for chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) patients in whom antihistamines and other first-line therapies have failed, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - December 4, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Realistic exposure study supports the use of zinc oxide nanoparticle sunscreens
(Elsevier) An important new study provides the first direct evidence that intact zinc oxide nanoparticles neither penetrate the human skin barrier nor cause cellular toxicity after repeated application to human volunteers under in-use conditions. This confirms that the known benefits of using ZnO nanoparticles in sunscreens clearly outweigh the perceived risks, reports the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ixekizumab for Moderate-to-Severe Genital Psoriasis Ixekizumab for Moderate-to-Severe Genital Psoriasis
Genital psoriasis is a challenging manifestation of psoriasis with significant negative impacts on sexual health and quality of life. Is ixekizumab effective for this difficult to treat condition?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

November 2018 Briefing - Dermatology
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for November 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news