Coffee May Be Good for Women's Skin (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower rosacea risk seen among coffee drinkers in study of nurses (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Plantar Warts
Title: Health Tip: Treating Plantar WartsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis Tied to Increased Risk for Sexual Health Issues
(MedPage Today) -- Psoriasis may contribute to the onset of sexual dysfunction, ED (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Differences between pimples and cold sores
Cold sores and pimples can look similar, but they are two separate conditions. Here, we examine their differences and similarities, including their causes, treatment, and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can Payers Trust Our Data?
The potential for real-world data to be used on a mass scale to demonstrate the effectiveness and value of medicines is great, promising benefits for all parties including better health outcomes and lower premiums for patients and higher prices for those selling the most effective treatments.Yet, while the use of real-world evidence is growing, a major impediment to its broader and faster adoption is the potential trust gap. After all, how can payers be sure that pharma ’s data tell a true and accurate story about patient outcomes?Payers are increasingly questioning the data they are provided with, says Michelle Hois...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Diving for Data
Discussion around this is definitely part of the public discourse now but this is going to turn slowly like an ocean liner as incentives become more aligned.“The reimbursement of volume-based agreements is such a complex calculation to unwind, and people acknowledge that it is sensible but a hard thing to do. It takes a lot to move people off tried-and-true, low-risk ways of measuring the performance of a drug.Related Content: Rid Yourself Of Dirty DataTalking The Same LanguageNavigating the ChaosSeeking the Holy Grail of RWEThe Naked Truth About Outcomes-Based PricingPrimary Event: Value Summit USA 2018Pr ...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Novartis 5-year data in psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis reinforces Cosentyx ® leadership in spondyloarthritis
Novartis, a leader in immuno-dermatology and rheumatology, announced today it will be presenting five-year data from the ongoing extensions of the phase III FUTURE 1 and MEASURE 1 studies for Cosentyx® (secukinumab) in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA)[1] and ankylosing spondylitis (AS)[2] respectively. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why You May Have Adult Acne
-- Acne is often thought of as a younger person's condition -- a symptom of the transition from childhood to young adulthood. But some people in their 30s, 40s and 50s still have acne, the American Academy of Dermatology says. Here's the group's... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Why You May Have Adult Acne
Title: Health Tip: Why You May Have Adult AcneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 16, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ichthyosis Vulgaris
Title: Ichthyosis VulgarisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/20/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 16, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Robot seeks out skin cancer with suction
Fitted with a dermatoscope, the prototype can check for signs of skin abnormalities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause facial swelling?
A person's face can become swollen in response to injuries, allergic reactions, infections, and other medical conditions. Face swelling that occurs alongside other symptoms, such as breathing difficulties or rapid heartbeat, may indicate anaphylaxis, which requires immediate medical assistance. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Nivolumab vs Ipilimumab in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma Nivolumab vs Ipilimumab in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma
A new study compares nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab or nivolumab vs. ipilimumab monotherapy for extending overall or progression-free survival in adults with advanced melanoma.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Eczema? Ask Your Doctor About a Bleach Bath
Title: Eczema? Ask Your Doctor About a Bleach BathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema? Ask Your Doctor About a Bleach Bath
SATURDAY, Oct. 13, 2018 -- Bleach baths can ease symptoms of moderate to severe eczema and reduce the risk of skin infections, a dermatologist says. Eczema causes itchy, red, scaly skin. It's often triggered by cold weather or allergens, and can be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Behind the Pimple Video Craze Behind the Pimple Video Craze
Millions of viewers around the world visit the website YouTube to watch people pop pimples. Some pimple poppers have even become stars of sorts. The reasons behind the phenomenon are varied.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Making Ugly Scars Scarce
-- Just about everybody has a scar or two. Although scars can't be eliminated, there are ways to minimize their appearance, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The academy recommends a consultation between the patient and a dermatologist to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Making Ugly Scars Scarce
Title: Health Tip: Making Ugly Scars ScarceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dual Neoadjuvant Checkpoint Blockade Feasible in Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- Good survival outcomes, but high rates of toxicities, with ipilimumab-nivolumab combo (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Pulse Biosciences launches NPS cutaneous wart feasibility study
Pulse Biosciences (NSDQ:PLSE) said today that it launched a clinical feasibility study of its Nano-Pulse Stimulation platform intended to treat cutaneous warts. The Nano-Pulse Stimulation system is a novel, non-thermal tech platform designed to deliver nanosecond duration energy pulses intended to disrupt functions of internal cell structures while maintaining outer cell membranes, the Hayward, Calif.-based company said. Pulse Biosciences said that the device’s mechanism of action has been shown in previous clinical studies to eliminate treated cells with only mild inflammatory response and favorable healin...
Source: Mass Device - October 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic Pulse Biosciences Source Type: news

Pop Culture: Behind the Pimple Video Craze
Videos of pimples being squeezed or drained get millions of views regularly on YouTube. One Southern California dermatologist who calls herself Dr. Pimple Popper has a television show. But why does this thing that makes some of us recoil captivate so many others (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most People Can Recognize About 5,000 Faces
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

An Eczema Drug Helped Regrow a Girl's Hair -- Could It Help Others?
Title: An Eczema Drug Helped Regrow a Girl's Hair -- Could It Help Others?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study: Atypical Moles Not Precursors to Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- But data show they are markers of risk for cutaneous melanoma arising elsewhere (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis Eczema Drug Dupilumab Spurs Hair Regrowth in Alopecia Totalis
Shared immune characteristics of alopecia totalis and atopic dermatitis might explain the hair regrowth in a patient with alopecia totalis being treated with dupilumab for persistent eczema.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about inverted nipples
Inverted nipples are relatively common in both males and females, and nipple inversion is not a cause for concern. Though no treatment is usually necessary, there are several methods of correcting the inversion. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bausch Health's Bryhali (halobetasol propionate) Lotion, 0.01%, Receives Tentative FDA Approval For Plaque Psoriasis In Adults
LAVAL, Quebec, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) and its dermatology business, Ortho Dermatologics, one of the largest prescription dermatology health care businesses, today announced that the U.S. Food and... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - October 9, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Residents describe daily barrage of microaggression, bias; being tasked as race/ethnicity ambassadors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 9, 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

Mike McDonald Joins Synergy MedSales as Chief Financial Officer
DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- SYNERGY MEDSALES, a global leader in aesthetic device sales, has announced the addition of Mike McDonald, previous COO of Thermi Aesthetics, to their dynamic executive team as Chief Financi... Devices, Dermatology, Personnel, Distribution Synergy MedSales (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about age spots (liver spots)
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should speak with a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Keratosis Pilaris and Its Subtypes Keratosis Pilaris and Its Subtypes
Keratosis pilaris is a common but poorly understood skin disorder. What's currently known about its etiology, pathophysiology, and genomics; and what are available treatment options?American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Novan scores $11M with partnership with Japanese pharma
A Morrisville pharmaceutical company has scored an $11 million agreement with  a Japanese company for exclusive rights to sell their skin care medicine.  On Monday, Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) announced an extended license agreement with Sato Pharmaceutical Co, a Japanese prescription company specializing in dermatology. Under the terms of the agreement, Sato will make the payme nts in monthly installments over the next year, giving it exclusive rights to develop and commercialize Novan’s SB206. SB206… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

Bausch Health's BRYHALI(TM) (halobetasol propionate) Lotion, 0.01%, Receives Tentative FDA Approval For Plaque Psoriasis In Adults
In Clinical Trials, BRYHALI Lotion Demonstrated Significant Treatment Success Over Vehicle as Early as Week Two, Which Continued Through Week 12 (Four Weeks Post Treatment)1 New Corticosteroid Lotion Formulation with Safety Proven for Up to Eight Weeks... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, FDA Bausch Health, BRYHALI, halobetasol, Plaque Psoriasis, Psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Demodex Mites and Immune Reaction in Pathogenesis of Rosacea Demodex Mites and Immune Reaction in Pathogenesis of Rosacea
Is interaction of Demodex mites with the host immune system instrumental in the pathogenesis of rosacea?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Reconstruction of complex full-thickness scalp defects after dog-bite injuries using dermal regeneration template (integra): case report and literature review - Watts V, Attie MD, McClure S.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to review the current applications of dermal regeneration templates in reconstruction of full-thickness scalp defects, most commonly resulting from oncologic surgery, and show its success in reconstruction of a compl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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From the desk of Virginia Kash, MD             ACNE 101 FOR PARENTS Having just come off the busy summer checkup season, after seeing scores of teens for their school and sports physicals, I have observed that there is one question that most teens have on their mind: “How do I get rid of my acne?” And having 3 teenagers at home, I know first hand how acne can affect self-esteem during the teen years. Studies show that patients with acne report higher levels of anxiety, depression, frustration, anger, and impairment in self-image.&nb...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - October 6, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Ocular chemical burns from accidental exposure to topical dermatological medicinal agent - Jinagal J, Gupta PC, Gupta G, Sahu KK, Ram J.
We report a case of accidental ocular chemical injury by self-medication with a single application of a topical ayurvedic medication containing salicylic acid, phenol, and tincture iodine, which is being used in developing countries for treatment of variou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Isotopic split-skin graft for resurfacing of deliberate self-harm scars - Goutos I, Ogawa R.
We present a novel surgical approach for the revision of deliberate self-harm scars. The isotopic skin graft technique employs the harvest of a thin split-skin graft from the affected area, excision and closure of wide dermal scars with replacement of the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Three - Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Lowest rates seen among health workers in long - term care settings (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 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

Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Medical residents should understand their income, create a budget and stick to it, save for the future (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 5, 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

No Clear Winner Among Antibiotics for Early Lyme Skin Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds little difference in efficacy, adverse effects (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 5, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

VisualDx launches Aysa, a consumer-facing dermatology app
The app uses machine learning to identify skin conditions and make treatment suggestions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate CA incidence rates than other Hispanics, non - Hispanic whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, ENT, Pulmonology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Allergan Receives FDA Clearance To Treat Area Below The Jawline With CoolSculpting(R)
DUBLIN, Oct. 4, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the CoolSculpting® treatment received FDA clearance to treat the submandibular area. In addition, the FDA clearance was expanded to include... Devices, Dermatology, FDA Allergan, CoolSculpting (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - October 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acne's Stigma Can Take a Big Mental Toll
Title: Acne's Stigma Can Take a Big Mental TollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/3/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Compressions May Remedy Venous Leg Ulcers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis of six randomized trials supports benefit (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Acne ’ s Stigma Can Take a Big Mental Toll
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 3, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Rate remained steady compared with 2017 but was substantially lower than rate of 16 percent in 2010 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 3, 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

For Employer - Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Spending increased, but not uniformly, across all categories of health services from 2007 to 2016 (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 3, 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

FDA Approves Sarecycline for Moderate to Severe Acne FDA Approves Sarecycline for Moderate to Severe Acne
The FDA has approved sarecycline (Seysara, Almirall) for patients aged 9 years and older with inflammatory lesions associated with non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news