Medical News Today: What do the colors of a bruise mean?
Bruises happen when an injury causes blood to leak into the skin. Bruises naturally change color over time from red, through purple, to yellow or brown. Bruises that do not change color may need medical attention. Learn more about why bruises change color, and when to worry about a bruise, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Frequent Basal Cell Cancers Sign of Broader Inherited Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Tripled rates of internal malignancies such as breast and prostate tumors (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do your nails say about your health?
People's nails can say a lot about their health. Nail abnormalities are common, affecting the shape, thickness, or color of the nails. In this article, we look at possible abnormalities that affect the fingernails or toenails, with a picture guide. We discuss how to maintain good nail health and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
AMA House of Delegates has adopted policy to study, act for, advocate gender equity in medicine (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 10, 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

Can a selfie diagnose your skin condition?
AI and machine learning-based tools are being increasingly used in dermatology to analyze skin conditions ranging from acne to STDs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Can a selfie diagnose your skin condition?
AI and machine learning-based tools are being increasingly used in dermatology to analyze skin conditions ranging from acne to STDs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: We ’re Glad She Went to the Dermatologist
(MedPage Today) -- A 48-year-old woman went to her dermatologist with concerns about a single skin lesion on her face-- an irregular, umbilicated black papule. She spent a lot of time outside because of her job as a postal worker with a walking route, so she checked regularly for unusual blemishes. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 8, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why are my fingers pruney or wrinkled?
Pruney fingers are a common experience after taking a long bath, swimming, or washing dishes. They may be more likely to happen in warm water than cold water. In this article, learn about why this happens, as well as other causes of pruney or wrinkled fingers. We also cover treatment and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Inverse Link for Mediterranean Diet Score, Severe Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Patients with severe psoriasis have low levels of adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MEDI-LITE), according to a study published online July 25 in JAMA Dermatology. C éline Phan, M.D., from Mondor Hospital in France, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cystic Acne
Title: Cystic AcneCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 8, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are Bedbugs Contagious?
Title: Are Bedbugs Contagious?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/16/2015 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 8, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Was brief dermatologist intervention associated with patient behavior, satisfaction?
(JAMA Network) A short intervention by dermatologists to assess patients' risk of sun exposure, discuss their motivations and barriers regarding sun protection, and offer advice on sun protection options was associated with better sun protection behavior reported by patients and more satisfaction communicating with their dermatologist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a bleeding mole?
Most bleeding moles result from superficial cuts or snags. A person can treat a bleeding mole at home by applying pressure and a bandage. However, if a mole bleeds for no apparent reason, or it starts to resemble an open sore, speak to a doctor. In this article, learn about these and other symptoms of melanoma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Fascinating new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D eases sunburn by reducing redness, swelling, and inflammation
(Natural News) A study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology has found that high doses of vitamin D can significantly reduce redness, swelling, and inflammation due to sunburn. A team of researchers at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center induced experimental sunburns to 20 volunteers through an ultraviolet lamp. After that,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strat Skin Sciences wins FDA nod for Multi-Micro Dose excimer laser tip
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for the Multi-Micro Dose tip designed for use with its Xtrac 308nm excimer laser. The newly cleared tip is indicated for use in conjunction with the Horsham, Penn.-based company’s Xtrac laser system to filter narrow band UVB light at delivery, intended to individualize non-blistering doses during procedures. The MMD tip is designed to apply multiple level doses of energy to the patient’s psoriatic plaque to identify maximum sub-blistering energy dose for treatment zones so that physicians can design an optimal dose for each patient...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

‘ Snapchat Dysmorphia ’ : Selfies, Photo Filters Driving People To Plastic Surgery, Doctors Say
BOSTON (CBS News) — Plastic surgeons are sounding the alarm on a disturbing trend that’s emerged with the growing popularity of social media: patients seeking cosmetic surgery to resemble how they see themselves in Snapchat filters. The phenomenon, dubbed “Snapchat dysmorphia,” has people requesting fuller lips, bigger eyes, or a thinner nose in order to look like the filtered or photo-edited versions of themselves. “This is an alarming trend because those filtered selfies often present an unattainable look and are blurring the line of reality and fantasy for these patients,” researchers...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Local TV Plastic Surgery SnapChat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify lice bites
Lice are external parasites that live on the skin. Most lice are harmless to overall health, but they do cause tiny bites, which can be bothersome. In this article, learn how to identify lice by sight and by the part of the body affected. We also describe the difference between lice bites and bed bug bites. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: How Often Do Kids Need to Bathe?
-- Some children love taking a shower, while others find it just another chore to struggle with. Thankfully, for the parents of kids in the latter category, a daily shower may not be necessary, the American Academy of Dermatology says. While a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Machine learning-based skin screening could lead to care disparities for people of color, JAMA op-ed says
The early days of dermatology apps were fraught with controversy, but the more recent attempts at digital skin examinations have seen some success thanks to advances in machine learning (ML) technologies. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 6, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Things to Remember About Acne
Title: Health Tip: Things to Remember About AcneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Our daughter ’s eczema was out of control until we found Dr Aron
Life was like Groundhog Day for our family but then a South African dermatologist and his regimen improved things considerablyFucibet, Clobevate, hydrocortisone creams and gels, Daktacort, Epaderm, Elocon, E45, Dermol, Eumovate, calamine lotion, Pinetarsol solution, antihistamines, Piriton, Ucerax, wet wraps, dry wraps, cradle cap shampoo, all kinds of moisturisers, topical steroids, topical antibiotics, Prednisolone oral steroid, Elidel … GPs, dermatologists and consultants all offered their own variation on this list. Chekhov said, “When many solutions are offered, it means the problem is unsolvable,” ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Chris Hall Tags: Eczema Parents and parenting Family Life and style Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

Skin Appears to Be Key Pathway for Absorption of BBQ Fumes
During barbecuing, dermal intake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons greater than inhalation intake (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - August 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Plans restrict coverage of drugs indicated for cancer less often than drugs indicated for other diseases (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 4, 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

Skin Appears to Be Key Pathway for Absorption of BBQ Fumes
FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 -- Dermal absorption is a more important pathway than inhalation for the intake of low-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) during barbecuing, according to a study published recently in Environmental Science... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

People Are Getting Plastic Surgery to Look Like Snapchat Filters, Doctors Warn
Doctors are raising concerns about a new way social media may be messing with your self-esteem: something called “Snapchat dysmorphia.” An increasing number of patients are seeking out plastic surgery based on what they see in apps like Snapchat and Facetune, according to three dermatologists from the Boston University School of Medicine writing in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. “A new phenomenon, dubbed ‘Snapchat dysmorphia,’ has patients seeking out cosmetic surgery to look like filtered versions of themselves instead, with fuller lips, bigger eyes, or a thinner nose,” they write. &ldquo...
Source: TIME: Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Twenty - eight medical organizations, including AMA, sent letter to Administrator Verma of CMS (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 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

Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
FRIDAY, Aug. 3, 2018 -- Physicians can create an adherence protocol for patients, particularly children and teens, receiving treatment for atopic dermatitis, according to an article published in Dermatology Times. Lack of adherence to treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 3, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three - Year Initiative
Council on Health Care Spending and Value will be co - chaired by William Frist and Margaret Hamburg (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 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

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
Understanding collection rate, accounts receivable, A/R aging helps improve practice performance (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 3, 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

How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
For inpatient providers, disagreement about antimicrobial use attribution rises with complexity (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 2, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatol Source Type: news

Sensus Healthcare wins FDA nod for next-gen SRT-100+ radiation therapy system
Superficial radiation therapy device developer Sensus Healthcare (NSDQ:SRTSU) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its SRT-100+ next-gen superficial radiation therapy system. The newly cleared device includes all the features of the Boca Raton, Fla.-based company’s SRT-100 as well as an expanded energy range, remote diagnostics and operation tracking, a new X-ray tube for extended functionality and an advacned console and system mobility. “We have integrated both clinical and patient feedback to bring to life exciting new elements with the SRT-100+—from live lesion and patient cameras for ...
Source: Mass Device - August 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Sensus Healthcare LLC Source Type: news

Second Pro Baseball Player Contracts Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Title: Second Pro Baseball Player Contracts Hand, Foot and Mouth DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 2, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis Methotrexate and Azathioprine for Severe Atopic Dermatitis
This study examined the long-term safety, efficacy, and tolerability of azathioprine and methotrexate in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dermal Filler Linked to Patient Death in Rio de Janeiro Dermal Filler Linked to Patient Death in Rio de Janeiro
A Brazilian physician known as'Dr Butt'has been accused of injecting a large amount of polymethyl-methacrylate into the buttocks of a patient during at procedure at his own apartment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

More Research Links Sunscreens to Marine-life Damage
Title: More Research Links Sunscreens to Marine-life DamageCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 1, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

July 2018 Briefing - Dermatology
Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for July 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 - August 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sienna Biopharma Acne Drug Fails Two Trials Sienna Biopharma Acne Drug Fails Two Trials
Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday two pivotal trials testing its lead experimental treatment for acne did not meet their main goals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Caring for Older Patients with Skin Disease Has Unique Considerations
Authors of a “Viewpoint” article published in JAMA Dermatology have asserted that older individuals with skin disease need “unique considerations” for care, while also addressing the principles of geriatric science that permit this more appropriate care. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - August 1, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Ellis Source Type: news

Leo Pharma acquires Bayer prescription dermatology portfolio
The German drugmaker is selling the brands, which had revenues exceeding $328 million in 2017, so it can concentrate on integrating Monsanto (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

31.07.18: LEO Pharma to expand its lead in medical dermatology with acquisition of Bayer's prescription dermatology unit
LEO Pharma to expand its lead in medical dermatology with acquisition of Bayer's prescription dermatology unitSignificant step to bolster LEO Pharma's role as a leading global dermatology company with its goal of helping 125 million patients by 2025mehr ... (Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events)
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - July 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Front desk staff should be trained, and should not be assigned to billing at same time as answering calls (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 31, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiolo Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help acne?
Acne is a common skin condition. While many myths surround the diet's impact on acne, some scientific evidence suggests that a person may be able to fight breakouts by consuming high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and avoiding certain foods, such as dairy products. Learn more about the anti-acne diet here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Systems, Aerolase ink joint laser atherectomy dev deal
Cardiovascular Systems (NSDQ:CSII) said today that it inked an agreement with Aerolase to develop a laser atherectomy system designed for treating multiple arterial diseases. As part of the agreement, St. Paul, Minn.-based Cardiovascular Systems said it made an undisclosed equity investment in Aerolase, and agreed to make more milestone-dependent investments in the company. “We are excited to pursue the development of an atherectomy laser device with an industry-leading company like CSI. Our dermatology and aesthetic medicine customers appreciate the portability, reliability, ease-of-use and minimal set up time ...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Vascular aerolase Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Source Type: news

Bayer sells prescription dermatology brands to Denmark's Leo Pharma
Bayer agreed to sell its established prescription dermatology brands to Denmark's Leo Pharma, as the German drugmaker focuses on integrating seed maker Monsanto and on bolstering its drug development pipeline. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Foot Blisters
-- While blisters can occur most anywhere there's friction against the skin, they are commonly associated with the feet. To help prevent foot blisters, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Wear socks that absorb moisture. Make sure your... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Cope With Stretch Marks During Puberty
Title: Health Tip: Cope With Stretch Marks During PubertyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 31, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prevent Foot Blisters
Title: Health Tip: Prevent Foot BlistersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 31, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sun's Harms Rise After Organ Transplant
Title: Sun's Harms Rise After Organ TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 31, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tildrakizumab Gets EMA Panel Nod for Plaque Psoriasis Tildrakizumab Gets EMA Panel Nod for Plaque Psoriasis
A European Medicines Agency panel has recommended tildrakizumab for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Sun ’ s Harms Rise After Organ Transplant
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 30, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Immunology, Organ Transplants, News, Source Type: news