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Novartis receives EU approval for biosimilar Zessly
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said its Sandoz division received approval from the European Commission for its biosimilar Zessly (infliximab) in gastroenterological, rheumatological and dermatological diseases. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Updates in Lichen Sclerosis 2018 Updates in Lichen Sclerosis 2018
This commentary summarizes the most important revisions in the latest update to guidelines for the management of lichen sclerosus published by the British Association of Dermatologists.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Toxins in BBQ Fumes May Be Absorbed Through the Skin
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Pulmonology, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes tongue bumps?
Tongue bumps are common, and there are many possible causes, including injuries, allergies, and infections. Although tongue bumps can feel strange, they are usually harmless and should not cause concern. Here, we look at the causes and symptoms of tongue bumps, as well as when to see a doctor and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Pill to Protect You From the Sun? Don't Believe It, FDA Says
Title: A Pill to Protect You From the Sun? Don't Believe It, FDA SaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 23, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Does Sunscreen Ever Expire?
You likely have a half-used bottle of sunscreen in the back of your medicine cabinet, and another one in the depths of a beach bag. If that’s the case, you might be wondering: Does sunscreen expire? The answer is yes, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — but your bottle may last longer than you think. The FDA requires all sunscreens to be marked with an expiration date, unless the product has been proven to last at least three years. So unless your sunscreen bottle is stamped with a specific expiration date, you can assume it’s good for three years past its purchase date, the FDA says. ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Get a Biopsy
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, FYI, Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Dry Skin
-- Dry skin affects a lot of people, particularly as seasons change. But the same care routine doesn't work for everyone in every type of weather. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests how to heal and prevent dry skin: Close the bathroom... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Dry Skin
Title: Health Tip: Preventing Dry SkinCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 22, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Review of Fabry Disease A Review of Fabry Disease
Review the cutaneous and non-cutaneous manifestations of Fabry disease, a multisystem X-linked lysosomal storage disease. What is the optimal therapy?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema Moisturizing Bath Washes May Not Help Kids With Eczema
Children with eczema whose bath water contains added moisturizers may get no more relief from the itchy skin condition than they would without the extra bath products, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Nestlé Skin Health Announces the FDA Approval of Restylane(R) Lyft for Hands, the First and Only Hyaluronic Acid (HA) Dermal Filler for Use in the Back of Hands
New Survey Shows Nearly Two out of Three Women Believe Their Hands Make Them Look Older than Their Age1† FORT WORTH, Texas, May 21, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nestlé Skin Health, a global leader focused on meeting the worl... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Nestlé Skin Health, Restylane Lyft, Restylane, dermal filler (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

What is BACM?
Discussion Leg pain in children has a broad differential diagnosis and includes more innocuous problems such as growing pains and transient synovitis but also more serious problems including neurological diseases or malignancy. Occult or self-limited trauma are also common causes. A review can be found here. Limping can be painful or painless and has its own differential diagnosis which can overlap with leg pain. A differential diagnosis for limping can be found here. Muscle weakness also has its’ own differential diagnosis which can be found here. Learning Point Benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) has other names...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Adult diaper rash: What you need to know
While diaper rash is most common in infants, adults are also at risk of developing the condition, particularly those who wear adult diapers, incontinence briefs, or pads. In this article, we look at how to treat adult diaper rash using home remedies and explain when a person should seek medical treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Risk Factors for Ipilimumab-Induced Hypophysitis Remain Unclear
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers recommend close monitoring of these patients (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - May 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know
Losing a few eyelashes from time to time is normal. However, sometimes a person loses many or all of their eyelashes, perhaps as a result of a burn, a medical therapy, or a health condition. In this article, learn how quickly the eyelashes grow back, as well as treatments and home remedies to help the process. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to deal with chafing
Chafing is a widespread problem that can cause irritation, itching, and pain. It typically occurs when skin repeatedly rubs against skin or clothing. In this article, we look at how to treat a chafing rash, as well as what a person can do to prevent this bothersome skin condition from happening in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Subungual hematoma: Images, treatment, and link to melanoma
Subungual hematomas occur after an injury to a nail. An impact can break blood vessels, causing blood to pool underneath the nail. In this article, we look at how to treat a subungal hematoma at home and when to see a doctor. Learn about signs of infection and the difference between this common injury and melanoma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sustained Use of Oxymetazoline Cream Efficacious for Rosacea
THURSDAY, May 17, 2018 -- Oxymetazoline is safe and effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe persistent erythema of rosacea, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Zoe Diana... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is Demodex folliculorum?
Demodex folliculorum is a mite that lives on the face. For most people, their presence is harmless. However, in larger numbers, they can cause skin problems. This is more likely in people with certain skin conditions or weakened immune systems. We look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Demodex folliculorum. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

A New Era of Proactive Melanoma Therapy: Hit Hard, Hit Early A New Era of Proactive Melanoma Therapy: Hit Hard, Hit Early
This editorial discusses the ramifications of three recent, pivotal melanoma trials of targeted and immunotherapies.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Est é e Lauder Companies showcases robust research at 2018 IID Meeting
(Spectrum Science) The Est é e Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE: EL) Research& Development (R&D) team will present research focused on new findings in anti-aging skin and hair research at the 2018 International Investigative Dermatology Meeting (IID) in Orlando from May 16th- 19th. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
Patients regard EHR as positive presence; can be used to engage patients by jointly viewing data (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiolo Source Type: news

Roivant Expands Senior Leadership with Key Hires
Dr. Sam Azoulay, former SVP and Chief Medical Officer at Pfizer Essential Health, joins as Chief Medical Officer Adele Gulfo, former President and General Manager for US Primary Care at Pfizer, joins as Chief of Commercial Development BASEL, Switzerl... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Roivant Sciences, Myovant, Axovant, Urovant, Enzyvant, Dermavant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Positive Phase 3 Trial of DUPIXENT(R) (dupilumab) in Adolescents with Inadequately Controlled Moderate-to-severe Atopic Dermatitis
U.S. regulatory submission for patients ages 12-17 planned for third quarter 2018 TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, May 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that a pivo... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, DUPIXENT, dupilumab, atopic dermatitis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about angiolipoma
Angiolipoma is a small, soft tumor made up of fatty cells and blood vessels. They are often found on the forearm, and multiple lumps may occur at the same time. Angiolipoma is not cancerous, and treatment or removal is often successful with minor surgery or corticosteroid injections. Learn more about angiolipoma here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bovie Medical shares rise on Q1 sales Beat, closed enrollment of cosmetic J-Plasma IDE study
Shares in Bovie Medical (NYSE:BVX) rose today after the medical device maker beat sales expectations on Wall Street with its first quarter earnings release and announced that it closed enrollment of an FDA investigational device exemption study of its J-Plasma tech seeking a new cosmetic indication. The Clearwater, Fla.-based company posted losses of $935,000, or 3¢ per share, on sales of $9.9 million for the three months ended March 31, seeing losses grow 44.5% while sales grew 18.2% compared with the same period during the previous year. Losses-per-share were just below the 2¢ consensus on Wall Street, whe...
Source: Mass Device - May 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Bovie Medical Corp. Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Can You Give this Patient a Hand?
(MedPage Today) -- A 70-year-old man went on a rare visit to his primary care physician complaining of some numbness and pain in his hand with difficulty fully opening his hand. When he showed the doctor, his palm appeared to have raised scars and the skin looked pulled together. He said he'd noticed some smooth nodules on the hand a couple of years ago, but he didn't think much of it because he often worked with his hands. His thumb and index finger seemed unaffected. The doctor noted a long-term tobacco habit, and the patient said he had been in recovery from alcoholism for 3 years. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source...
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - May 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a mucous cyst?
Mucous cysts are small, fluid-filled sacs that can develop on fingers and toes or in the mouth. They are not harmful and usually clear up on their own within a couple of weeks. The cysts can be removed if they are causing pain or discomfort. In this article, we look at what causes them, and how they can be treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Caliber Imaging and Diagnostics, Inc. Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for its VIVASCOPE System
BOSTON, May 15, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics Inc. (Caliber I.D.) announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for modifications to its VIVASCOPE® S... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Caliber Imaging & Diagnostics, VIVASCOPE (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nodular acne: Definition and treatment options
Nodular acne is a severe type of acne that causes hard, painful lesions on the skin. These lesions are signs of inflammation in the deep layers of the skin. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of nodular acne. We also cover possible treatments, including antibiotics, isotretinoin, and topical creams. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Shower Cream, Body Lotion Combo Improves Atopic Dry Skin
TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- A shower cream and a body lotion with physiological lipids are effective in improving skin hydration in patients with dry skin, according to a study published online May 10 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Enzo... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Erythema Nodosum
Title: Erythema NodosumCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Should You Stop Wearing Sunscreen To Get More Vitamin D? Here ’s What a Doctor Says
Last year, a study published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association made headlines when it asserted that sunscreen use is partially to blame for widespread vitamin D deficiency worldwide. The research raised questions, given that consistently wearing sunscreen is one of the most common pieces of advice from physicians. Should the risk of vitamin D deficiency — which can lead to brittle bones and has been associated with insulin resistance, high blood pressure and decreased immune function, among other issues — overshadow years of that advice? Not according to Dr. Victoria Werth, a professor of d...
Source: TIME: Health - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Teledermatology Could Expedite Care for Suspected Skin Cancer
Australian study finds implementation significantly speeds time to clinical resolution (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Teledermatology Could Expedite Care for Suspected Skin Cancer
MONDAY, May 14, 2018 -- Teledermatology for suspected skin cancer is slightly more expensive than usual care, but it expedites time to clinical resolution, according to a study published online May 9 in JAMA Dermatology. Centaine L. Snoswell,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top Sunscreens Named by Consumer Reports
Title: Top Sunscreens Named by Consumer ReportsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens for 2018
SPF, or sun protection factor, is a measure of how long sunscreen protects you from radiation from the sun that can damage your skin. Dermatologists may recommend natural sunscreens for children and others with sensitive skin. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a piercing rejection to occur?
Sometimes, the body will reject a piercing. Piercing rejection happens when the immune system sees the jewelry as a foreign object and tries to push it back out. This can cause discomfort and scarring. In this article, we look at how to spot a piercing rejection, prevention tips, and stopping the process of rejection. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Photopheresis: A cancer treatment that goes beyond skin deep
Shedding light on new uses for Photopheresis, a cellular immunotherapy developed by Yale Medicine ’s chair of dermatology, Dr. Richard Edelson. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How should anal skin tags be removed?
A skin tag is a noncancerous growth of excess skin. Anal skin tags are typically small and may go unnoticed but can sometimes cause embarrassment or discomfort. We explore whether at-home removal techniques are safe for skin tags located around the anus. Also, learn about the risks and when to contact a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does skin peel between the toes?
Skin between the toes can peel for a range of reasons. It can be caused by a fungus, bacteria, or an allergy. Conditions include athlete's foot, trench foot, and contact dermatitis. Treatment might involve applying creams or taking antibiotics. Learn more about skin peeling between the toes, and how to prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of a black neck
Dark or black patches on the neck can be troubling. In this article, we look at the possible causes for a black neck or hyperpigmentation, including fungal infections, dermatitis neglecta, and high blood insulin levels. We also discuss treatment options and which home remedies can prevent black neck in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a maculopapular rash look like?
A maculopapular rash causes both flat and raised lesions on the skin. The causes of a maculopapular rash can be an allergy, an infection, or a response to taking a new type of medication. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the causes, diagnosis, and potential complications of a maculopapular rash here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

WATCH: Consumer Reports ranks the best sunscreens ahead of summer
Plus, dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe shares her tips for keeping your skin safe from the sun in the hot months of summer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Nodal Metastasis Risk Up When Cancer Is Directly on the Lip
THURSDAY, May 10, 2018 -- The risk of nodal metastasis is five-fold greater for skin cancer on the vermilion lip versus the cutaneous lip, according to a study published online May 2 in JAMA Dermatology. David M. Wang, from Case Western Reserve... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to manage thin skin
As a person ages, their skin naturally becomes thinner, less elastic, or papery. While there is no specific way to treat thin skin or to thicken the skin, a person can prevent skin from getting thinner by using retinol creams and avoiding risk factors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, and spending time in the sun. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema Habit Reversal Treatment of Scratching in Children With Eczema
Can a habit reversal treatment in combination with a steroid offer a superior outcome in the treatment of scratching and eczema in children compared, to a steroid alone?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

About 2 Out of 5 Physicians Have $1 Million or More in Assets About 2 Out of 5 Physicians Have $1 Million or More in Assets
Plastic surgeons were most likely to have $2 million or more. Dermatologists were most likely to have $5 million or more. Pathologists and ophthalmologists were the best savers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news