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Nurses warned about dermatitis risk from over-use of gloves
Inappropriate use of gloves increases nurses ’ risk of nasty skin complaints and may even exacerbate staffing shortages, says new in-depth guidance launched by the Royal College of Nursing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Ixekizumab Treatment for Psoriasis Ixekizumab Treatment for Psoriasis
This study presents a comprehensive overview of the efficacy of ixekizumab therapy for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, based on two ixekizumab dosing regimens from pivotal phase III studies.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis? Are Biologics Efficacious in Atopic Dermatitis?
This study evaluated currently available biologic therapies for their safety and efficacy in the treatment of this chronic skin disorder.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: What ’s to Blame for his Rash and Paresthesia?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 52-year-old man who was undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia went to the ED 5 days after receiving cytarabine. He complained of a rapid onset of erythematous lesions on his palms and soles accompanied by tingling and burning sensations. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dermtreat Appoints Nishan de Silva, M.D., as CEO; Establishes North American Headquarters in San Diego
President, Research & Development, and Founder Jens Hanson, Ph.D., to lead R&D operations in Denmark SAN DIEGO and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 25, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Dermtreat, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company fo... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Personnel Dermtreat, Rivelin, clobetasol, oral lichen planus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

American College of Physicians, April 19 - 21
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 25, 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

Serlopitant Found to Be Safe, Effective for Chronic Pruritus
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Serlopitant has potential as a therapy for the treatment of chronic pruritus, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a malar rash?
A malar rash is also known as a butterfly rash and appears on the face. It is usually red or purple and may be blotchy or solid. It can occur alongside many conditions, including lupus and rosacea. Treatment depends on the cause. There are lifestyle tips and tricks that can help. Learn more about the best ones here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What essential oils are good for preventing stretch marks?
Stretch marks can affect many areas of the body and are associated with changes in the body ’s shape and appearance. This might be due to rapid weight gain or loss and pregnancy. Essential oils can help to stop marks appearing and improve existing ones. Learn more about the best essential oils for stretch marks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

NCMA Dermatologist Dr. Jeffrey Sugarman Reveals the True Risks of...
Dr. Jeffrey Sugarman of Northern California Medical Associates (NCMA) and Redwood Family Dermatology discusses the myths associated with sunscreens and tanning in a newly released video presentation.(PRWeb April 24, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/04/prweb15434955.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors must get better at diagnosing patients with darker skin: dermatologists
About a month ago, a frustrated Emma Schmidt turned to Google for help. The 28-year-old Regina teacher was tired of the acne-related dark spots on her face. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is telogen effluvium reversible?
Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss that usually happens several months after a person experiences a traumatic event or stress. The hair usually regrows within 6 to 9 months. In this article, learn more about causes, treatments, and tips for recovery, including dietary changes and lifestyle habits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Birch Pollen-Related Foods Can Trigger Dermatitis Reactions
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- In patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) and birch pollen allergy, consumption of birch pollen-related foods is associated with allergic reactions and deterioration of AD, according to a study published online April 13 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Phone App Linked to Improved Psoriasis Treatment Adherence
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- A smartphone app is associated with improved short-term adherence to a cutaneous foam treatment for psoriasis, according to a study published online April 14 in the British Journal of Dermatology. Mathias Tiedemann... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Protect Yourself Against Color Additives
Title: Health Tip: Protect Yourself Against Color AdditivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 23, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Spider Bites (Common, Black Widow, and Brown Recluse)
Title: Spider Bites (Common, Black Widow, and Brown Recluse)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/1/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 23, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Brodalumab: A Review of Safety Brodalumab: A Review of Safety
This article reviews the publicly available safety data for brodalumab, an interleukin-17R inhibitor approved for chronic plaque psoriasis. Is its safety profile similar to other IL-17 antagonists?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Why You Should Consider Augmented Reality to Develop Your Next Medical Device
When HS Design was hired to recreate a client's whole-body dermatology imaging system within one year, the product development firm had its work cut out for it. Canfield Scientific's original imaging system was about 8 feet tall, 8 feet wide, and 3 feet deep and housed 92 cameras strategically placed all around the patient in order to provide a complete view of the patient's skin surface in macro quality resolution with a single capture. Then, the company's software allowed clinicians to map and monitor pigmented lesions and distributed diseases of the skin. So if a patient returned for a second scan after having gained 20...
Source: MDDI - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Design R & Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get rid of greasy hair naturally
There are many ways to get rid of oily, greasy hair. These include changing how the hair is washed, the products used, and a number of natural remedies that could help. In this article, we look at 17 natural remedies that could improve the appearance of hair and make the scalp less itchy and uncomfortable. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

PAs May Have Lower Diagnostic Accuracy for Melanoma
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Physician assistants (PAs) perform more skin biopsies per case of skin cancer diagnosed and diagnose fewer melanomas in situ than dermatologists, according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Dermatology. Alyce M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sebaceous hyperplasia: Treatment and home remedies
When sebaceous glands become enlarged, small bumps can appear under the skin, often on the face. These bumps are harmless, but some choose to remove them for cosmetic reasons. Here, learn about medical procedures and at-home treatment options. We also look at whether sebaceous hyperplasia can be prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Is Google Home a Trojan Horse in Healthcare?
In this study, recently-diagnosed diabetes patients were asked to use the technology to have "heart to heart" conversations with Alexa about what they want their friends and family to understand about their disease and what they are going through. The researchers found that patients were having genuine, meaningful conversations with Alexa about their disease, but the downside was that Alexa still sounds very robotic, which raised the question of whether or not Alexa or other voice-assisted technologies need to sound more human in order to have these types of conversations with patients and have the same impact? &...
Source: MDDI - April 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Digital Health Source Type: news

Krystal Biotech receives approval in Europe for gene therapy treatment
A gene therapy company has received a designation for one of its treatments from the European Medicines Agency. Krystal Biotech, developing and commercializing novel treatments for dermatological diseases, announced that KB103, a treatment for a severe skin disorder, was granted an Orphan Medicinal Product Designation by the agency, according to a news release. In November 2017, the FDA granted the same de signation for the treatment, which is meant for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, an incurable… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

Drug May Reverse Anti-PD-1 Resistance in Melanoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Responses in 22% of resistant patients with TLR9 agonist (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eight benefits of avocado oil for the skin
Cooking with avocado oil has many well-known advantages, but the oil can also benefit the skin. Here, we look at the research behind its many healing properties. Learn how avocado oil can soothe burns, reduce dandruff, moisturize the face, and reduce inflammation. We also describe the best ways to apply it to the skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of a butt rash?
A butt rash is common in babies, but adults can get them too. They have many causes, and sometimes the rash is accompanied by an itchy or painful feeling. Treatment depends on the type of rash, but most respond well to home remedies. Learn more about the most effective home remedies and how to prevent butt rashes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Acne (Pimples)
Title: Acne (Pimples)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis Topical Crisaborole in the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis
While phase III studies of crisaborole have shown it to be a safe treatment that improves symptoms of atopic dermatitis, does it really offer substantive therapeutic benefit over standard therapies?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Marital Status Tied to Earlier Presentation of Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- For patients with localized melanoma, marital status is associated with earlier presentation, according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Dermatology. Cimarron E. Sharon, from the Hospital of the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Anti-PD-1 Active in Multiple Tumors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Major responses in pilot study for NSCLC, melanoma, bladder cancers (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Spouses Can Boost Early Detection For Melanoma Patients, Study Says
CHICAGO (AP) — There’s an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: They tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced, a new study says. Spouses may be apt to notice suspicious moles on their partners that could signal melanoma, the most dangerous type skin cancer. More importantly, they may also be more inclined to nag their partners to get those moles checked out, the researchers said. The findings suggest that unmarried people should ask relatives or friends to do skin checks or seek frequent skin exams with dermatologists. Why marriage might...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Local TV Melanoma Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Health Tip: Relieve Your Blister, Corn or Callus
Title: Health Tip: Relieve Your Blister, Corn or CallusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

French Man First in World to Have Second Face Transplant
Title: French Man First in World to Have Second Face TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Female pattern baldness: Treatment and genetics
While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Early skin cancer more accurately diagnosed by dermatologist than other providers
(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) PAs increasingly used in dermatology to cut costs and improve access, but are less likely than dermatologists to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Males With BRCA Mutations Have Increased Risk of Certain Cancers
Increased incidence of malignant disease, specifically prostate, melanoma, pancreas, breast cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pathology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

WATCH: Dermatologist sheds light on the downsides of squeaky-clean skin
Dr. Whitney Bowe opens up about her new book "The Beauty of Dirty Skin" and shares her top tips for clear skin live on "GMA." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

The downside of squeaky-clean skin: Why you’ve probably been washing your face wrong
Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe said over-cleansing is a major skincare mistake. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA Police
Title: Animal Feces Found in Counterfeit Makeup: LA PoliceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
Title: Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
ACP supports equitable physician compensation based on comparable work at each stage of career (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine 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

Love Your Hair Color? You Have Over 100 Genes to Thank.
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Research, Medical Students, News, Source Type: news

Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $ 500 Billion Annually
After initial Rx use, average cost of individual having treatment failure, new medical problem over $ 2,000 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 16, 2018 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

Health Tip: Understanding Dermal Fillers
-- Dermal fillers can help smooth out smile lines and crow's feet, or plump up lips and cheeks that have lost their fullness. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates the use of dermal fillers as medical devices. Examples include collagen... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Dermal Fillers
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Dermal FillersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 16, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dermatology biotech will use MIT professor's motion-sensing device to track itching
The Cambridge-based research and development unit of Leo Pharma, a Danish biotech that focuses on skin conditions, says it hopes to use a motion-sensing device invented by an MIT professor to track the scratching habits of patients. The collaboration, which was announced last week, could give researchers a more objective way of quantifying scratching during clinical trials of treatments for eczema and other conditions. Currently, patients in such studies are typically asked to rate their itching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Dermatology biotech will use MIT professor's motion-sensing device to track itching
The Cambridge-based research and development unit of Leo Pharma, a Danish biotech that focuses on skin conditions, says it hopes to use a motion-sensing device invented by an MIT professor to track the scratching habits of patients. The collaboration, which was announced last week, could give researchers a more objective way of quantifying scratching during clinical trials of treatments for eczema and other conditions. Currently, patients in such studies are typically asked to rate their itching… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Why So Red All Over?
(MedPage Today) -- An 8-year-old was seen by her pediatrician because of a sore throat and fever that hadn't improved after several days. In addition, a petechial rash had started to appear, spreading from her head and neck down her torso. She complained of nausea and appeared ill. Her mother also pointed out that her tongue was unusually red. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - April 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Alopecia caused by hormone therapy in breast cancer
A study, published inJAMA Dermatology, reports that endocrine therapy-induced alopecia in breast cancer patients is mechanistically similar to androgenetic alopecia.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 13, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Endocrine Therapy - Induced Alopecia Seen in Breast Cancer
92 percent had grade 1 severity alopecia with endocrine tx; pattern similar to androgenetic alopecia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news