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1991 - 2014 Saw Minimal Change in Health Spending Per State
Recession and recovery, implementation of health reform impacted health care coverage (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 23, 2017 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

How Does PRP Therapy Work
We’ve known for years that platelets are the part of your blood that’s responsible for clotting. But we’re only beginning to learn about their powerful rejuvenating power and their potential to heal. Platelets are your body’s “first responders.” They initiate a cascade of healing that’s 10 times more powerful than any drug available today. In fact, it’ll be centuries before Big Pharma will be able to come up with a drug that can come close to doing what platelets can do. Platelets work in two ways. First, they contain hundreds of growth factors. These proteins are criti...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - June 22, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Minnesota woman with saggy skin wants to become a model
Sara Geurts, from Minneapolis, Minnesota, suffers from  Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a genetic condition that affects 'every system in the body'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Seven effective steps to get rid of lice
In this article, we look at how to get rid of lice, including the most common treatments, how to use them, and how to prevent further infestations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Latest health evidence shows that making changes to diet, physical activity and behaviour may reduce obesity in children and adolescents
Two new Cochrane Reviews arethe last in a series of related systematic reviews summarizing evidence on the effects of different interventions for treating obesity and overweight in childhood and adolescence.The reviews summarize the results of 114 studies which involved more than 13,000 children and young people. They show that a combination of diet, physical activity, and behavioural change interventions may reduce weight in children aged six to 11 years and in adolescents aged 12 to 17, but there are limitations in the studies and variation in the results.Childhood and adolescent obesity is one of the leading global publ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 21, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: nowens at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Restylane-L (Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler Injectable Gel with 0.3% Lidocaine) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Restylane (Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Filler Gel) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - June 21, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pemphigoid: Symptoms, types, and treatment
Pemphigoid is rare autoimmune condition that can affect people of any age. What are the symptoms and what are the different types of pemphigoid? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

What are trends in emergency department utilization, costs for shingles?
(The JAMA Network Journals) A new article published by JAMA Dermatology uses a nationwide database of emergency department (ED) visits to examine herpes zoster (HZ, shingles)-related ED utilization and costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 21, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sun poisoning: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention
Sun poisoning is a relatively uncommon condition similar to a sunburn. In addition to pain, swelling, and itchy skin, it can cause long-term complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it lice? Know the symptoms
Lice are small parasites that live on the scalp and feed on human blood. In this article, learn how to check for lice and what to do if you find them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pilonidal cyst: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
In this article, we take a closer look at pilonidal cysts, including the risk factors, the recovery process, and if they can be prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?
-- Few things are more uncomfortable than dry, itchy skin. So, what's behind it? The American Academy of Dermatology says possible causes include: Aging. As you get older, your skin dries and thins. So make sure you use a daily moisturizer after... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Folliculitis
Title: FolliculitisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/11/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?
Title: Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Penn study details impact of antibiotics, antiseptics on skin microbiomes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The use of topical antibiotics can dramatically alter communities of bacteria that live on the skin, while the use of antiseptics has a much smaller, less durable impact. The study, conducted in mice in the laboratory of Elizabeth Grice, PhD, an assistant professor of Dermatology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, is the first to show the long-term effects of antimicrobial drugs on the skin microbiome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 20, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tofacitinib a Winner in PsA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Results with oral drug similar to biologics (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Scientists identify single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis
NIH-supported research suggests potential treatment strategy. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NHS England issues baby safety advice during'heatwave '
Nurses are reminded to advise parents with young children to keep their babies and toddlers protected in the sun.Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - June 19, 2017 Category: Nursing Authors: aharrold Tags: Children ' s health Family health Baby Care Cancer Dermatology Professional Editor s pick Latest News Source Type: news

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips
Title: Time for Some Summer Sun Safety TipsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users
Title: Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on UsersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/16/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/19/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Emerging Zika Virus Threat: A Guide for Dermatologists The Emerging Zika Virus Threat: A Guide for Dermatologists
What should dermatologists be alert for when encountering patients with a rash and clinical history suggestive of Zika virus infection?American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Scientists identify single-gene mutations that lead to atopic dermatitis
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Researchers have identified mutations in a gene called CARD11 that lead to atopic dermatitis, or eczema, an allergic skin disease. Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, and other institutions discovered the mutations in four unrelated families with severe atopic dermatitis and studied the resulting cell-signaling defects that contribute to allergic disease. Their findings also suggest that some of these defects potentially could be corrected by supplementation with the amino ac...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Erysipelas: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Erysipelas is a form of cellulitis that affects only the top layers of the skin. In this article, learn about its causes and how to prevent outbreaks. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Insurers Recruiting Former Pharma Reps to Cut Costs
Former pharma reps are educating doctors about costs of meds, encouraging use of generics (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonolog Source Type: news

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users
Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pediatrics, News, Source Type: news

Morecambe Bay's dermatology team wins nursing accolade
The dermatology outpatients team at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has been named “team of the year” at the British Dermatology Nursing Group’s annual conference. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Psoriasis, Depression, and Suicidality Psoriasis, Depression, and Suicidality
Psoriasis has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of depression and suicidality. How can we identify at-risk patients?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study casts doubt about link between eczema, cardiovascular disease
(Brown University) Despite mixed evidence recently about an association between atopic dermatitis and cardiovascular disease, a new study that analyzed more than 250,000 medical records suggests there is no link. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AMA Endeavors to Increase Transparency of Rx Pricing
At annual meeting, the physicians'group adopted new policies on drug pricing to protect patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pha Source Type: news

Rates of S. aureus Antibiotic Resistance Down in United States
Rates of susceptibility to certain antibiotics have increased over time (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Enzymes May Be Able To Give You A Real Tan Without The Damage
Sun worshippers might someday be able to get a tan without exposing their skin to the harmful ultraviolet radiation that’s responsible for skin cancers, a new study suggests. The goal of the research is to prevent skin cancers by darkening the pigmentation of people’s skin, senior author Dr. David Fisher told Reuters Health. “Very light skin and a very poor ability to tan correlates with a very high probability of developing cancer,” said Fisher, who is chief of the dermatology service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Darker skin may block harmful UV radiation, Fisher said, so it’s...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Enzymes May Be Able To Give You A Real Tan Without The Damage
Sun worshippers might someday be able to get a tan without exposing their skin to the harmful ultraviolet radiation that’s responsible for skin cancers, a new study suggests. The goal of the research is to prevent skin cancers by darkening the pigmentation of people’s skin, senior author Dr. David Fisher told Reuters Health. “Very light skin and a very poor ability to tan correlates with a very high probability of developing cancer,” said Fisher, who is chief of the dermatology service at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Darker skin may block harmful UV radiation, Fisher said, so it’s...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cutaneous Malignancies Can Mimic Seborrheic Keratosis
Overall, 3.1 % of cases identified as SK, irritated SK were histologically diagnosed as malignancies (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Do I Sweat So Much?
For SELF, by Amy Marturana.   I will never be a woman who can spend a full hour working out hard in the morning, and then after, spritz some dry shampoo on her hair and saunter off to the office looking presentable. The problem isn’t my hair — it’s straight and easy to manage, which I am grateful for. It’s the sweat. After any workout, it looks like I just dunked my head under a shower. Why do I sweat so much? I ask myself this question on a near-daily basis. Every time I’m working out with other people, I notice that they do not suffer from the same level of sweatiness as I do. It&rsquo...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exactly What To Do This Summer To Have Gorgeous Skin Forever
Soaking up some rays is an ideal way to spend a summer day. But if you’re going for beautiful skin in the long run, managing sun exposure is critical.  “The number one thing that causes [skin] problems is the sun,”Janellen Smith, dermatology professor at the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, told HuffPost. “So if you can protect yourself from the sun, that is a good thing for longevity of your skin.” Too much sun exposure over time can lead to a higher risk of skin cancer and premature signs of aging like wrinkles. Luckily, there are a few ways to protect your body ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ingrown hair: Treatment and prevention
In this article learn about ingrown hairs and what causes them. How can an ingrown hair be treated at home and when should a doctor be consulted? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?
Title: Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun-Free Tan?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 15, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?
Title: Could You Spot Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 15, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Burroughs Wellcome Fund awards $1.9 million in grants to three Penn researchers
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has named Penn Medicine dermatology expert Elizabeth A. Grice, Ph.D., as a recipient of the 2017 Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infection Disease Award. In addition, the Fund has awarded 2017 Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) to two additional Penn researchers, Vijay Bhoj, M.D., Ph.D., and Kara Maxwell, M.D., Ph.D. They will each receive a five-year, $700,000 grant. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 15, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Science May Be Able to Provide Sunless Tans Science May Be Able to Provide Sunless Tans
Sun worshippers might someday be able to get a tan without exposing their skin to the harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation that's responsible for skin cancers, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - June 14, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Silver Spring tissue regeneration company raises $12 million
Silver Spring regenerative medicine company Aziyo Biologics Inc. raised $12 million in a recent funding round, a Securities and Exchange Commission filing shows. HighCape Partners, a New York equity fund and majority owner of Aziyo, led the funding round for the local company, which creates customized human tissue products for use in orthopedic, spinal, sports medicine and dermal surgeries. Several of its products are allografts — or tissue grafts from d onors — for bone repair, ligament replacement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Have Scientists Created a Safe, Sun - Free Tan?
Experiment unlocks a way to tan without harmful UV exposure, which could help prevent skin cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 14, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Psoriasis May Itch as Intensely as Atopic Dermatitis Psoriasis May Itch as Intensely as Atopic Dermatitis
Itch intensity in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis can be substantial, and may be on a par with the notoriously itchy skin condition atopic dermatitis, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - June 14, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar
Title: Stay Safe as Summer Temps SoarCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/12/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical Students Lacking Proficiency in BP Measurements
Among 159 medical students, a mean of 4.1 elements out of 11 were performed properly (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 13, 2017 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

The ultimate guide to banishing butt acne
Butt acne is caused by irritated  hair on the butt. Iostly affect young women in their 20s. To keep the dreaded spots at bay, always take a shower after working out, a New York dermatologist says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Papule prevention possible?
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 22-year-old woman asked her primary care physician about a number of tiny smooth brown and black papules that had slowly developed across her cheeks over the past year. She wondered if they were the same thing that her mother and aunt had, although they both had a lot more. Would she eventually have as many of the little papules as they did, or could she do something to prevent it? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 12, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A Newborn With Cutaneous Lesions and Hematochezia A Newborn With Cutaneous Lesions and Hematochezia
Can you identify the underlying cause of this newborn's dermal lesion, thrombocytopenia, and rectal bleeding?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Clinical Case Source Type: news

With Summer Sun Comes Heightened Skin Cancer Risk
Doctor shares tips for prevention, recognition (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 11, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news