Skin diseases are more common than we think
(Wiley) Skin diseases are ranked as the fourth most common cause of human illness, but many affected people do not consult a physician. A new Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology study estimates the prevalence of skin diseases outside the typical medical setting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flu Shot OK for Cancer Patients on Checkpoint Inhibitors
(MedPage Today) -- Study examined incidence of immune-related adverse events after flu vaccination (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

March / April 2019 Long Term Care
Would you review the management of a venous insufficiency ulcer for us? An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS. Download Here The post March / April 2019 Long Term Care appeared first on Advanced Tissue. (Source: Advanced Tissue)
Source: Advanced Tissue - March 19, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter Source Type: news

Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
Checklist could minimize need for diagnostic testing after known or suspected population exposure (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 19, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New study reveals the importance of health literacy and patient advocacy for wound healing
  When patients actively collaborate with physicians during their wound care process, the results are favorable for everyone involved. With open doctor-patient communication, physicians consider patient concerns and preferences and are mindful of carefully explaining treatment procedures. Doing so increases patient understanding and treatment adherence, and ultimately, drives positive outcomes. While there is enough evidence to suggest that patient-centered care is essential to wound healing, many patients lack the knowledge and support to be fully involved. A recent study conducted by Healogics Wound S...
Source: Advanced Tissue - March 19, 2019 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Wound Care Wound healing Source Type: news

Professional Hair Removal Catches On With the Preteen Set
Dermatologists and salons that offer waxing and laser treatments report seeing an increasing number of girls as young as 8. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHIVANI VORA Tags: Hair Women and Girls Laser (Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation) Teenagers and Adolescence Parenting Social Media Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars
-- Treating acne scars starts by consulting a dermatologist. To get the most out of the consultation, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests answering these questions before seeing a doctor: Why do I want to treat my scars? How do I want to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

metronidazole cream (Noritate, Metrocream)
Title: metronidazole cream (Noritate, Metrocream)Category: MedicationsCreated: 1/21/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 19, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars
Title: Health Tip: Treating Acne ScarsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 19, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to remove warts with salicylic acid
Warts are usually harmless but can be bothersome if they appear in certain areas. Learn how to use salicylic acid for wart removal in this article. We also cover other treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Overall, 92.8 percent of oral solid medications contain at least one potential allergen (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Brodalumab as an Alternative to Ustekinumab in Psoriasis Brodalumab as an Alternative to Ustekinumab in Psoriasis
Is brodalumab effective in treating moderate-to-severe psoriasis in patients who do not achieve adequate response with ustekinumab?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hot tub folliculitis: Everything you need to know
Hot tub folliculitis is a skin infection that occurs as a result of bacteria in hot tubs, baths, and pools. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and how to prevent it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

benzoyl peroxide (Proactiv, Neutrogena, Clearasil)
Title: benzoyl peroxide (Proactiv, Neutrogena, Clearasil)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 18, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

finasteride (Propecia)
Title: finasteride (Propecia)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 18, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New potential approach to treat atopic dermatitis
(University of Zurich) How does the immune system respond to fungi on our skin? Researchers at the University of Zurich have demonstrated that the same immune cells that protect us against skin fungi also encourage the inflammatory symptoms of atopic dermatitis. An antibody therapy could alleviate this chronic inflammatory skin disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical students open the envelopes to their futures on Match Day
You could cut the tension with a scalpel inside UCLA ’s Geffen Hall and across town atCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.It was Match Day 2019 and 150  David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA fourth-year students, along with 25 of their counterparts at Drew University, who were watching via simulcast, were about to learn which hospital has accepted them for residency, or advanced training in their chosen specialty.At precisely 9 a.m., the doctors-to-be poured outside and, surrounded by friends and families, nervously ripped open their acceptance envelopes. Screams and peals of laughter split the ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Laser Tx for Port-Wine Stains Safe Without Anesthesia in Infants
(MedPage Today) -- Effective interventions seen as early as 5 days in retrospective review (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Immunosuppression, Extracapsular Extension Tied to Worse mcSCCHN Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Use of radiation therapy post-surgery improved survival (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel (Benzaclin, Acanya, Duac, Onexton)
Title: clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide gel (Benzaclin, Acanya, Duac, Onexton)Category: MedicationsCreated: 9/30/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dermatology practice expanding, again
The company is building a 6,000-square-foot center on Spindrift Drive in Amherst as a Mohs surgery specialty clinic focused on skin cancer procedures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Candela(R) Announces Results of The Largest Published Study of Infants And Children Using Vbeam(R) Laser System
JAMA-Dermatology publishes Dr. Roy Geronemus' authored largest study of infants and babies receiving a non-invasive treatment (vs. surgery) for birthmarks, port wine stains and other vascular related skin conditions on the face and body using the Vbeam las... Devices, Dermatology Candela, Vbeam laser, vascular birthmark (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

pimecrolimus (Elidel)
Title: pimecrolimus (Elidel)Category: MedicationsCreated: 9/2/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical Fluorouracil Tops Other AK Therapies (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Most effective of four commonly used treatments for multiple actinic keratosis lesions (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: CBD for acne: Does it work?
There is some evidence to suggest that CBD oil can help treat acne by reducing the production of sebum and fighting bacteria on the skin. Learn more about CBD oil for acne here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

For Juvenile Scleroderma, Look Beyond the Skin
(MedPage Today) -- Patients can also have joint or CNS disease (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hoth Therapeutics Enters into Commercial Licensing Agreement with University of Maryland, Baltimore and Isoprene Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Hoth secures exclusive rights to develop and commercialize therapeutic compounds for dermatological treatments Lead compounds show potent in vivo anti-cancer activity Lead compounds show promise in vitro for treating dermatology conditions Good or... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Licensing Hoth Therapeutics, Isoprene Pharmaceuticals (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alvotech Enrolls First Patient in Clinical Phase III Study Involving Biosimilar Version of HUMIRA(R)
Alvotech's AVT02 is being developed as a biosimilar of the HUMIRA® high-concentration (100mg/mL) product, expected to be more convenient for patients, compared to biosimilar competitors 400 participants to be enrolled in Phase III study at 30 sites ... Biopharmaceuticals, Generics, Dermatology Alvotech, HUMIRA, biosimilar, plaque psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Should you eat your bogies? They could be good for your immune system
Dr Meg Lemon, a dermatologist from Denver, Colorado, said she tells people to pick their nose and eat it and to eat food they have dropped on the floor to boost their immunity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara)
Title: imiquimod (Aldara, Zyclara)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Shingles Vaccine (Zoster Shingles Vaccine Live, Zostavax)
Title: Shingles Vaccine (Zoster Shingles Vaccine Live, Zostavax)Category: MedicationsCreated: 11/9/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

isoniazid
Title: isoniazidCategory: MedicationsCreated: 1/28/2002 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the best shower frequency?
The ideal frequency of showering depends on the season and a person ’s age and lifestyle. It is possible to shower too much and cause skin issues. Learn more about how often you should shower here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Eczema in Teens FDA OKs Dupilumab for Moderate-to-Severe Eczema in Teens
The"breakthrough" therapy is for adolescents as young as 12 with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis poorly controlled with other therapies, or when those therapies are contraindicated.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Smith and Nephew expands in high growth regenerative medicine market through acquisition of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.
LONDON, March 12, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Smith & Nephew plc (LSE: SN,NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, announces that it has agreed to acquire Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIR), a fast growing company de... Devices, Orthopaedic, Mergers & Acquisitions Smith & Nephew, Osiris Therapeutics, dermal graft, bone graft (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

griseofulvin (Gris-Peg, Grifulvin V)
Title: griseofulvin (Gris-Peg, Grifulvin V)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 12, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

The Treatment of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis The Treatment of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis
Review the many treatment options available for primary focal hyperhidrosis, including emerging procedures such as microwave thermolysis, focused ultrasound therapy, and surgical interventions.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Evidence on Nicotinamide for High-Risk Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers
A review published in  Experimental Dermatology examined the safety and efficacy of nicotinamide in reducing non-melanoma skin cancers. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - March 12, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

FDA OKs Dupixent for Atopic Dermatitis in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Biologic is first to get regulatory approval for use in adolescents (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 12, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Individuals with AD more likely to have been diagnosed with anxiety or depression in past year (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Another JAK Inhibitor Shows Promise for Alopecia Areata Another JAK Inhibitor Shows Promise for Alopecia Areata
Early results show another JAK inhibitor is effective for the treatment of alopecia areata, and dermatologists are hoping that these drugs will provide a systemic solution to a devastating disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Resiquimod for Actinic Keratosis: A New Treatment Option? Resiquimod for Actinic Keratosis: A New Treatment Option?
The immunomodulator resiquimod shows promise as a novel topical therapy for treating actinic keratosis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
MONDAY, March 11, 2019 -- Atopic dermatitis (AD) is associated with increased depression and anxiety, according to a study published online March 5 in the British Journal of Dermatology. Jonathan I. Silverberg, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., from Northwestern... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast Implants Top List of Plastic Surgeries
Title: Breast Implants Top List of Plastic SurgeriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA Approves Dupixent (dupilumab) for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis whose disease... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - March 11, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

‘Patient-Controlled’ Injector Approved for Tremfya
Patients now have another option for injecting Tremfya—a drug-delivery device designed specifically for patients. FDA has approved Tremfya One-Press, a single-dose, patient-controlled injector for adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. TREMFYA is given as a 100-mg subcutaneous injection once every 8 weeks, after starter doses at weeks 0 and 4, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson reported. Tremfya One-Press may be used by patients for self-injection with doctor approval and proper training, it was reported. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. supplied the device. O...
Source: MDDI - March 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Design Source Type: news

American Academy of Dermatology, March 1 - 5
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Conference, Source Type: news

Cancer Drug for Precancerous Lesions?
(MedPage Today) -- Fluorouracil cream bested other common actinic keratosis treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 8, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do skin infections look like?
A skin infection occurs when parasites, fungi, or germs such as bacteria break into the skin. Some examples of these invaders include scabies, the herpes virus, and lice. Here, learn more about skin infections and what they look like. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5
The American Academy of Dermatology The annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was held from March 1 to 5 in Washington, D.C., and attracted more than 15,000 participants from around the world, including clinicians, academicians,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news