Patients struggling to contact new provider after service transfer
Patients have claimed they have been left hanging on the telephone for hours after a dermatology service was transferred to a new provider. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The Burden of Childhood Atopic Dermatitis in the PC Setting The Burden of Childhood Atopic Dermatitis in the PC Setting
This study sought to determine the prevalence of atopic dermatitis in children attending primary care, and describe skin care practices used by parents on their children both with and without AD.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ginkgo seed extracts show antibacterial activity on skin pathogens
(Emory Health Sciences) Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Doctors stunned by woman's rare disease that made her gums look like strawberries
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT An unnamed 42-year-old woman from Iran visited a dermatologist complaining of overgrown gums. She was diagnosed with a rare condition called 'strawberry gingivitis'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The life-threatening rash of poisoning - Lavery MJ, Wolf R.
Dermatology is frequently viewed by physician and surgical colleagues as a specialty with few emergencies. Although the majority of dermatology practice is in the office setting, cutaneous emergencies do occur through referrals from primary care and as war... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Managing Adverse Events Caused by Anti-TNF Therapy in IBD Managing Adverse Events Caused by Anti-TNF Therapy in IBD
Anti-TNF therapy for IBD can have a wide spectrum of adverse effects, including autoimmune, dermatological, cardiac and neurological conditions. Review their management in this paper.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline
Lumps on the back of the neck hairline can be the result of skin irritation or acne or may be a sign of a new mole. Other possible causes include muscle knots, cysts, boils, and swollen lymph nodes. Learn more about these causes and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Is a New Remedy for Body Odor on the Horizon?
Title: Is a New Remedy for Body Odor on the Horizon?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 16, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hair growth: 6 home remedies
Though common to experience some hair loss with age, home remedies and treatments can help. In this article, learn about a range of home remedies for hair growth. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Patch Testing May Reveal Allergy to Implanted Cardiac Device Patch Testing May Reveal Allergy to Implanted Cardiac Device
Contact allergy to implanted devices is rare, but should be considered and tested for in certain situations, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Celebrity ‘ Fat - Shaming ’ Affects All Women, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Skin Diseases Appear to Be Underdiagnosed
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- Skin diseases might be more common than previously thought, with a majority of individuals unaware of their condition, according to a study published online March 19 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OCT for Diagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma OCT for Diagnosis of Basal Cell Carcinoma
This review explores how optical coherence tomography, a noninvasive near-infrared light imaging technology, might improve the diagnosis and management of basal cell carcinoma.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about scabs on the face
Causes of scabs on the face include acne, shingles, and eczema. Treatment depends on the cause, and prevention is possible in some cases. Learn more about scabs on the face here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Risks of Getting a Tattoo Are Rare, But Real. Here ’s What to Know
Nearly three in 10 Americans have a tattoo, yet ink is still somewhat stigmatized. Many job seekers and office workers hide their body art rather than risk disapproval from higher-ups. Research also finds that tattoo stigma is widespread. A recent study, published in the journal Stigma and Health, found that when hypothetical patients with HIV or lung cancer had tattoos, others were more likely to blame them for their high health care costs compared to tattoo-free folks with the same illnesses. The study provides “initial evidence that tattooed individuals face health disparities,” the study authors write. Ta...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Woman, 73, has bizarre rash only to be given the devastating diagnosis of anal cancer
The unnamed woman had seen her skin flare up for almost a year before going to see a doctor in Kansas, where she lives, dermatologists report in New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immunotherapeutics in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma Immunotherapeutics in the Management of Metastatic Melanoma
Advances in immunotherapeutics in the last decade have drastically changed the outlook for patients with metastatic melanoma. Review the currently available immunotherapies in this update.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: List of the best vitamins for skin
The best vitamins for skin include vitamins C, D, and E. People can get many of these vitamins from their diet or by taking supplements. Learn more about the best vitamins for skin health here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Presence of Leukemia Cutis Tied to Worse Survival in AML
Hazard ratios for leukemia - specific death, all - cause death higher for patients with AML and LC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers ’ Satisfaction
Being responsible for at least five tasks linked to desire to change career for moms in procedural specialties (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 11, 2019 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

DLQI With ‘ Not Relevant ’ Answers May Underrate Psoriasis Severity
Objective, subjective disease severity worse for those responding'not relevant'versus'not at all'(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Sunscreen ’ s Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 11, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

DLQI With'Not Relevant' Answers May Underrate Psoriasis Severity
THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 -- The Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) may underestimate disease severity in patients with psoriasis who respond " not relevant " to one or more items, according to a research letter published online April 10 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Adiposity may reduce acne in young adults
Being overweight or obese as a teenager, and having metabolically active fat cells as a result, may be prevent acne, according to a study published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Bristol part of € 20.8 million study to drive drug discovery for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis
The lives of patients affected by atopic dermatitis and psoriasis could be improved thanks to the start of an EU-funded research project BIOMAP (Biomarkers in Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis). The five-year project will address key unmet needs in treating these common inflammatory skin conditions by analysing data from more than 50 000 patients to improve disease understanding, patient care and future therapies. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol part of € 20.8M study to drive drug discovery for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis
The lives of patients affected by atopic dermatitis and psoriasis could be improved thanks to the start of an EU-funded research project BIOMAP (Biomarkers in Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis). The five-year project will address key unmet needs in treating these common inflammatory skin conditions by analysing data from more than 50 000 patients to improve disease understanding, patient care and future therapies. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Sunscreen's Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You Cool
Title: Sunscreen's Secret Bonus: It Could Help Keep You CoolCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dry nipples: Causes and treatment
The nipples are a sensitive area of the body. Many factors can cause nipple dryness, including chafing, eczema, and Paget ’s disease of the breast. In this article, we look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments for dry nipples, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dimitroff Awarded $2.5M NIH/NCI Grant for Cancer Glycobiology Study
Charles Dimitroff, PhD, of the Department of Dermatology, along with collaborators at Imperial College London, received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) to support their (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 11, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Top 6 remedies for dry skin on the face
The skin on the face is sensitive, so it can often become dry. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the face and discuss gentle treatments and home remedies to relieve and prevent skin dryness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Gender Pay Gap for Doctors Is Getting Worse. Here ’s What Women Make Compared to Men
Despite the often-quoted statistic that women in the U.S. make 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, the actual figure varies depending on a woman’s race, geographic location and industry. Women of color, for example, have an even larger pay gap than white women. And women in certain fields, such as financial services, are further from pay parity than their peers in other professions. Medicine has traditionally been one of those imbalanced fields — and the latest physician compensation report from Medscape, a medical news site for healthcare professionals, finds that the situation is getting worse for many d...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news

What is regenerative medicine and how can it promote wound healing?
  When traditional treatments fail to heal wounds, many doctors look to modern alternatives to help patients recover. Regenerative medicine is one of the most recent developments to become a worthy treatment alternative. Here’s an overview of regenerative medicine and its role in wound care: What is regenerative medicine? The National Institutes of Health defines regenerative medicine as the process of creating living, functional tissues to repair or replace lost tissue or organ function. Through regeneration, replacement and rejuvenation, regenerative-medicine techniques work with the body’s nat...
Source: Advanced Tissue - April 9, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Wound healing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best remedies for dry skin on the feet
Dry, scaly, or cracked skin on the feet is common. People can relieve dry skin using exfoliators, moisturizers, and foot soaks. In this article, we look at the causes of dry skin on the feet and discuss five home remedies to remove and soften dry, dead skin on the feet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a hard lump under the skin?
There are many causes of a hard lump under the skin, including lipomas, swollen lymph nodes, and several types of cyst. Learn more about hard lumps under the skin here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Interventions for Infantile Hemangiomas of the Skin Interventions for Infantile Hemangiomas of the Skin
Infantile hemangiomas can become problematic or cause mental distress to children and parents. Which treatments are most effective?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Are Treatment Options for Pediatric Onycomycosis?
Discussion Onycomycosis is a fungal infection of the nails. It has a world-wide prevalence of 0.3% with some geographical variations such as in the U.S. it is 0.44%. It is an uncommon problem especially in children. It is very uncommon in those under 6 years and only very sporadic case reports in those under 2 years. The lower incidence is felt to be due to children’s faster nail growth, smaller surface to infect, reduced exposure to fungi, lower prevalence of tinea pedis and especially less cumulative trauma. Onycomycosis is more common in families (unsure if this is due to genetic factors or family members having m...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 8, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: 3 types of skin cancer
There's no questions that sun exposure increases your risk of skin cancer. ?Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.?Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, says there are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is Beauty In Your DNA?
Title: Is Beauty In Your DNA?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sleep Problems, Exhaustion Worse in Moms of Children With Eczema Sleep Problems, Exhaustion Worse in Moms of Children With Eczema
Mothers of children with eczema sleep poorly, and the worse their child's eczema, the worse their sleep problems, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Topical PDE4 Inhibitors Suitable for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis Topical PDE4 Inhibitors Suitable for Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis
Topical phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4) inhibitors are safe and effective for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis, researchers in China have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Sunburn First Aid
Title: Health Tip: Sunburn First AidCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

When Using Moisturizers With Sunscreen, Don't Miss Around the Eyes
Title: When Using Moisturizers With Sunscreen, Don't Miss Around the EyesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Inferior Facial Coverage Observed With SPF Moisturizer
Application of SPF moisturizer significantly worse than sunscreen, especially around eyelid regions (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - April 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cause of a lump on the back of the neck
Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Moisturizer Could Help Lower Risk Of Chronic Disease
BOSTON (CBS) – Could you moisturize yourself to better health? A new study from University of California, San Francisco finds that applying lotion to your skin could help lower your risk of chronic disease. Your skin is the largest organ in your body and as we get older, that organ skin becomes dry and irritated and dermatologists believe this minor inflammation could affect the entire body and raise the risk of age-related disorders. They had 33 older adults apply a special moisturizing cream all over their bodies twice a day for 30 days and found that using the cream reduced the amount of inflammatory markers in th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Alzheimer's Disease Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Tryon Medical Partners to host Q & A-style health seminars for businesses
Tryon Medical Partners, a newly formed independent medical practice in Charlotte, will host a series of health seminars for mid- to large-size companies in uptown. The Q&A-style events will feature some of Tryon Medical's member doctors who specialize in cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, pulmonary and sleep medicine. Businesses can contact Tryon Medical to sign up for the seminars at least through the end of the summer. “The key to any successful business is to keep employees… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Dermatology students improve Wikipedia entries on skin disease
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A group of medical students recruited to improve Wikipedia articles on skin-related diseases, saw millions more views of those stories following their editing, highlighting the value of expert input on the popular web encyclopedia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do lice look like?
It is easy to confuse head lice with many other conditions. In this article, learn about what head lice and their eggs look like, as well as how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Over - the - Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
OTC medicines lead to $ 146 billion in annual clinical and drug cost savings (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 2, 2019 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

Apyx Medical withdraws Renuvion FDA 510(k) app for dermal resurfacing indication
Apyx Medical (NYSE:APYX), formerly known as Bovie Medical, said late yesterday that it has voluntarily withdrawn the FDA 510(k) clearance application for its J-Plasma/Renuvion device seeking a dermal resurfacing indication. The Clearwater, Fla.-based company submitted a new 510(k) clearance application seeking new indications for the Renuvion system in December. The application came supported by by data from a 55-patient, multi-center, single arm, evaluator-blind prospective investigational device exemption study of the system exploring its ability to reduce facial wrinkles and rhytides, Apyx Medical said. The study, howev...
Source: Mass Device - April 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance apyxmedical Source Type: news