Penn's Brian Capell, M.D., Ph.D., wins Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Brian C. Capell, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor of Dermatology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a core faculty member of the Penn Epigenetics Institute, and a member of the Abramson Cancer Center, has been awarded a prestigious Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 9, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Penn's Brian Capell, MD, PhD, wins Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Brian C. Capell, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Dermatology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a core faculty member of the Penn Epigenetics Institute, and a member of the Abramson Cancer Center, has been awarded a prestigious Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
These solutions improve EHR user interface with easier login identification, voice recognition (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 7, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology 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

Common Medications Can Cause Drug-Induced Lupus
BOSTON (CBS) – A busy mom of two young kids, Faryn Savasta of Westborough is constantly on the go. But chasing after her kids would have been impossible a few years ago. “All of a sudden I woke up one day and I felt like I couldn’t move,” she said. “My legs felt like giant rocks and I couldn’t move them.” At the time, Faryn was a newlywed and looking forward to starting a family. Instead she was depending on her husband for basic needs. “Bring me to the bathroom, help me get in and out of bed. It was shocking,” she recalled. Faryn Savasta of Westborough. (WBZ-TV) A...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Lupus Source Type: news

Skin Cancer Risk Higher in Military Personnel
Increased sun exposure, lack of protection may be responsible for increased risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Skin Cancer Risk Higher in Military Personnel
FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 -- There is an increased risk for skin cancer among U.S. active duty service members and veterans, according to a review published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Kelsie Riemenschneider,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Skin cancer warning: Apps which claim to detect cancer slammed for ‘major failings’
UNTESTED skin cancer detection apps could be endangering the public because they have major failings which could lead to incorrect diagnoses, a study warned. While they can spot the early signs of skin cancer they are not a substitute for seeing a dermatologist as the new apps may not recognise rarer or unusual cancers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research Finds Three Major Failings in some Apps Used for the Diagnosis of Skin Cancer
In the scramble to bring successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety, according to research led by the University of Birmingham. The research, outlined at the British Association of Dermatologists' Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, reviewed the medical literature on skin cancer apps to explore the number of apps on the market, ascertain how accurate they are, and what the benefits and limitations of these technological solutions are. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - July 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Investigational treatment for acne appears promising in laboratory studies
(Wiley) Topical retinoids, which target retinoic acid receptors, are commonly used to treat acne. New research published in the British Journal of Dermatology reveals that trifarotene, a fourth-generation retinoid with potent and selective activity against only one particular retinoic acid receptor, may have an improved efficacy and safety profile compared with less selective retinoids. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hospitals Face $ 218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
11 pieces of legislation plus regulatory changes result in payment reductions beyond those under ACA (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

New Treatment Can Reverse Effects Of Vitiligo
WORCESTER (CBS) – Vitiligo is a common condition that causes people to lose pigment in their skin. Michael Jackson famously suffered from it, allegedly bleaching his skin to make it look more even. Patients are often told there are no effective treatments but a local doctor and one of the world’s leading experts on vitiligo says that’s just not true. “I noticed it around my eyes at the beginning,” explains 9-year old Aparna Deokar was almost three when she started developing white patches around her eyes. By the time she was five, she had many more. Aparna Deokar (WBZ-TV) “Mostly just e...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall UMass Medical School vitiligo Source Type: news

Could HPV Vaccine Treat Skin Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Case report shows complete disease regression following injections (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
Survey finds body art does not impact patients'perceptions of competence, professionalism (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

High Patient Burden With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 -- Patients with moderate/severe atopic dermatitis (AD) have higher patient-reported burden than those with mild AD, regardless of disease control, according to a study published online July 3 in JAMA Dermatology. Eric L.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Fish Pedicure' Caused One Woman's Toenails to Stop Growing
Title: 'Fish Pedicure' Caused One Woman's Toenails to Stop GrowingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dupilumab With Topical Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab With Topical Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis
This study evaluated the efficacy of the newly approved biologic dupilumab in this difficult-to-treat population.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cultural practices may cause dermatologic side effects and complications
(Boston University School of Medicine) Population diversity and widespread immigration predispose physicians to encounter patients with a variety of backgrounds and cultural practices. While many of these practices are commonly performed, there has been limited medical literature describing their potential for complications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Don't rely on SPF moisturisers in the sun, doctors warn
Researchers from the University of Liverpool and the British Association of Dermatologists have revealed moisturisers with SPF factors are not as effective as sun creams and shouldn't be relied on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After fish pedicure, woman loses her toenails
After a young woman's toenails started to separate from her toes, a doctor finally zeroed in on the reason: a fish pedicure, according to a report published Tuesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: If You Have an Abscess
Title: Health Tip: If You Have an AbscessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 3, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A phytophototoxic injury at a burns unit: the ungraceful after-effects of the "common rue" plant - Radotra I, Gardiner S, Barnes D.
Phytophototoxic burn injuries refer to dermal loss after contact with light-sensitizing plants and subsequent exposure to sunlight, which can at their most severe result in full-thickness burns. Phytophototoxic injuries secondary to the Herb of Grace, othe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the KOH exam for fungal infections
Doctors use the skin lesion KOH exam to test a person ’s skin for fungal infections, such as athlete’s foot or ringworm. During the test, they take a skin scraping and place it in a potassium hydroxide (KOH) solution. In this article, we look at the procedure, results, what the KOH exam tests for, and alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

June 2018 Briefing - Dermatology
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for June 2018. This roundup includes the latest research news from journal articles, as well as the FDA approvals and regulatory changes that are... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Plant Oils for Cradle Cap?
Discussion During growth, plants first store their energy as carbohydrates but during ripening switch over to carbon-rich triglycerides. Triglycerides also occur in yeasts, molds and animal fats. A few higher plants store lipids in other forms. One example is the Jojoba which stores its oil as a lipid wax. Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) is a specialty-cultivated plant found mainly in the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. Jojoba seed oil has> 50% of its weight as liquid wax esters that are used in personal care products and lubricants. Jojoba oil is naturally extracted from the seed or synthetically produced. Natu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 2, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Dermatomyositis: Nailfold Test Predicts Lung Problems
(MedPage Today) -- Capillaroscopy revealed smaller lung volumes in juvenile disease (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 1, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Strange Link Between Anti-TNFs and Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis shows an increased risk in IBD patients on these common treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

With Summer Here, Check for Signs of Skin Cancer
SATURDAY, June 30, 2018 -- During the summer when people trade in their jackets and jeans for flip flops and bathing suits, more skin is exposed to the sun's harmful UV rays. Dr. Katherine Gordon, assistant professor of dermatology at UT... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Suggestions include doing a financial analysis, using scribes, renegotiating insurance contracts (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 30, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Dermira Receives FDA Approval for Qbrexza (glycopyrronium) Cloth to Treat Excessive Underarm Sweating
MENLO PARK, Calif., June 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dermira, Inc. (NASDAQ:DERM), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing biotech ingenuity to medical dermatology by delivering differentiated, new therapies to the millions of people... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 29, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 -- Providers can take practical steps to improve practice efficiency and increase insurance reimbursement, according to an article published in Dermatology Times. In a talk at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA OKs New Topical Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweating FDA OKs New Topical Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweating
Qbrexza (Dermira) is a topical anticholinergic cloth applied to the underarms and is designed to block sweat production by inhibiting sweat gland activation in patients with axially primary hyperhidrosis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to fix peeling nails
Peeling nails have a range of causes, including iron deficiency and certain underlying health conditions, such as underactive thyroid. Treatment options depend on the cause but include increasing the amount of iron in the diet. Learn more about how to treat peeling nails at home, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
Decision tree approach superior to composite score approach for classifying cases with sunburn (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What type of acne do I have?
There are many types of acne lesion. These blemishes range from mild blackheads and whiteheads to more severe forms, such as nodules and cysts. In this article, we explore what each of these types of lesion looks like. Also, learn which medical treatments and home remedies can help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Association says medical students, residents should undergo training with evaluative feedback (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 29, 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

Medical News Today: Why is there a pimple on my neck?
A pimple can occur almost anywhere on the body, including the neck. Causes of a neck pimple include poor hygiene, rubbing the area, and hormone fluctuations. There are many over-the-counter treatments, but some people may need prescription medications. Learn more about pimples on the neck and how to prevent them, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 -- A decision tree analytic technique shows the interactive effects of sun protective behaviors on the likelihood of sunburn, according to a study published online June 27 in JAMA Dermatology. Kasey L. Morris, Ph.D., and Frank... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Guidelines Increase Melanoma Staging Reproducibility
Greater reproducibility and higher concordance for melanoma staging with implementation of AJCC 8 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 28, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Journal, Source Type: news

Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Younger health care consumers are dissatisfied with technology capability of health care organizations (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 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

WATCH: Can commonly-used medicines increase your sensitivity to the sun?
A new study from the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that a daily dose of aspirin could double a man's risk of skin cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Psychological Stress and Psoriasis Psychological Stress and Psoriasis
Its long been supposed that psychological stress aggravates psoriasis--but is there any convincing evidence to support this?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Higher Rates of Cancers Observed Among Flight Attendants
Especially breast cancer, melanoma, and non - melanoma skin cancer among female flight attendants (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 27, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a first-degree burn?
A first-degree burn is classified as a superficial burn because it only affects the first layer of the skin. First-degree burns can happen for a variety of reasons, including spilling hot liquids, touching something hot, and sunburn. Treatment involves reducing pain and swelling and keeping the area cool. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treat a Sunburn
-- Feeling like you're getting a sunburn? Get out of the sun quickly and begin treating your skin, the American Academy of Dermatology advises. The burn eventually will heal, but getting a burn because you forgot to apply sunscreen or simply stayed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treat a Sunburn
Title: Health Tip: Treat a SunburnCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 27, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Giant Hogweed Can Burn Skin and Eyes, and It's Spreading
Title: Giant Hogweed Can Burn Skin and Eyes, and It's SpreadingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 27, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novartis Clear about Psoriasis survey data highlights challenges psoriasis patients face to achieve goal of clear skin
Novartis announced today the publication of global Clear about Psoriasis survey data in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology[1]. The publication highlights that despite clear or almost clear skin being more achievable than ever before, patients may face a long journey to attain this reality[1]. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Difficulty Walking, Petechiae, & Other Issues in a Boy with Autism
(MedPage Today) -- A 5-year-old boy previously diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder was brought to the pediatrician after he started limping and sometimes refused to walk at all. He seemed to bruise easily, and his parents noted petechiae on his legs. They reported that sometimes his gums bleed when he brushes his teeth. Over the past three months, he had only been interested in eating a very small variety of foods. His parents were concerned that due to his autism spectrum disorder he was losing developmental milestones. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Microepidemic of fibreglass dermatitis after a thermoelectric power plant fire explosion - Park M, Kwon JE, Hur JI, Seong GH, Park MJ, Park BC, Kim MH, Hong SP.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Race Can Affect Many Skin Conditions
Title: Race Can Affect Many Skin ConditionsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news