What does YOUR dandruff say about your health?
Consultant dermatologist Dr Eva Melegh has identified the different types of dandruff, from small, white flakes caused by a burned scalp, to large silvery flakes that point to psoriasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer: The body part you 'routinely cannot see' symptoms – 'extra care' needed
SKIN cancer is a common form of cancer in the UK, and more than one in four skin cancer cases are diagnosed in people under 50, "which is unusually early compared with most other types of cancer", according to the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Unanimously Recommended for Emergency Use Authorization by U.S. FDA Advisory Committee
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., October 15, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) unanimously voted 19-0 to recommend Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for adults aged 18 and older at least two months following initial vaccination with the single-shot vaccine. The vote was based on findings from two Company clinical trials, including the Phase 3 ENSEMBLE 2 study, which evaluated a booster dose of the Johnson &...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

European Agency Supports Marketing of Abrocitinib for AD European Agency Supports Marketing of Abrocitinib for AD
The oral JAK inhibitor is under review at the FDA for the same indication.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Skin adverse events related to personal protective equipment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In conclusion, the rate of cutaneous adverse events related to PPE use is high. A longer duration of PPE wearing was the most common risk factor. Using hydrocolloid could prevent from skin injuries related to mask use. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrated all-fiber electronic skin toward self-powered sensing sports systems - Shi Y, Wei X, Wang K, He D, Yuan Z, Xu J, Wu Z, Wang ZL.
The development of wearable electronic skins (E-skins) requires devices with high flexibility, breathability, and antibacterial activity, as in sports sensing technology. Here, we report a flexible, breathable, and antibacterial triboelectric nanogenerator... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Rosacea: An Update in Diagnosis, Classification and Management Rosacea: An Update in Diagnosis, Classification and Management
Review the phenotype approach to the diagnosis and management of rosacea. What are the current evidence-based treatment recommendations for specific features of this disease?Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Theranos hired its president's dermatologist as lab director in 2014, testimony shows
Sunil Dhawan, a dermatologist who took a job as Theranos lab director, testified on Thursday in the Elizabeth Holmes criminal trial. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘It Moved Me to Tears.’ William Shatner On Briefly Going Where Some Men Have Gone Before
On Oct. 13, actor William Shatner, 90, best known for his role as Star Trek’s Captain James T. Kirk, went to space for real aboard a Blue Origin New Shepard rocket. He was aloft for only 10 minutes—but they were 10 minutes that forever transformed him. The day after his return, Shatner—now the oldest person to have ever traveled to space—sat down with TIME to talk about his experience. TIME: I was struck, as were many people, by the degree of your emotion when you returned to Earth. You seemed especially moved by the sight of the thin onion skin of atmosphere that is all that protects us from the ki...
Source: TIME: Science - October 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Space Source Type: news

Skin Cancer App Fails to Identify Rare, Aggressive Cancers
Sensitivity and specificity for detecting Merkel cell carcinoma and amelanotic melanoma was 79.4 and 37.7 percent, respectively (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers Larger Among Hispanic Patients
Mohs micrographic surgery defect sizes larger for Hispanic/Latino patients than for non - Hispanic White patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

PsA Prevention Study With Biologics Contradicts Prior Findings PsA Prevention Study With Biologics Contradicts Prior Findings
Differing patient selection criteria and other biases may be why results from a new study contradict those from three prior studies, suggesting the need for prospective studies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Bed Bugs
Title: Bed BugsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/27/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA Warns Against Using At-Home Dermal Filler'Pens '
Title: FDA Warns Against Using At-Home Dermal Filler'Pens 'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bed Bugs Bites
Title: Bed Bugs BitesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/27/2006 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Gender-Neutral Language for Isotretinoin iPLEDGE Program FDA OKs Gender-Neutral Language for Isotretinoin iPLEDGE Program
In recent years, dermatologists and others have advocated for the change, hoping to make the process more inclusive and less intrusive for their transgender patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs iPLEDGE Change for Gender-Neutral Language FDA OKs iPLEDGE Change for Gender-Neutral Language
In recent years, dermatologists and others have advocated for the change, hoping to make the process more inclusive and less intrusive for their transgender patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Interventions for Basal Cell Carcinoma Interventions for Basal Cell Carcinoma
Which are the most effective interventions for primary basal cell carcinoma? This systemic review examined the current evidence for both surgical and non-surgical treatments.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Millions of women liked wearing a mask during pandemic - as it disguised their skin
Millions of British women liked wearing a mask during the pandemic - as it disguised their skin, according to a poll. Researchers found that 65 percent of women have gone to great lengths throughout their lives to cover up spots, including wearing roll neck jumpers in summer and wrapping scarfs around their face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Should I Worry About a Lump in My Neck?
Title: When Should I Worry About a Lump in My Neck?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 13, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Is African Black Soap Good For?
Title: What Is African Black Soap Good For?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 12, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can Skin Cancer Kill You
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - October 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Skin: 7 Most Important Layers and Functions
Title: The Skin: 7 Most Important Layers and FunctionsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 12, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Pneumonia symptoms: Colour of your skin could determine if it’s a more than a severe cold
SYMPTOMS of pneumonia can vary from mild to so severe that hospitalisation is required. It occurs when there is inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by an infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prioritizing Foot Ulcers During Lockdown Paid Off in Belgium Prioritizing Foot Ulcers During Lockdown Paid Off in Belgium
A coordinated effort by Belgium's network of multidisciplinary foot clinics to consider all diabetic foot problems as'urgent'during the COVID-19 lockdown resulted in minimal care disruption.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: What is that on your face? The sign of dangerously high levels
HIGH cholesterol levels in the bloodstream increases the likelihood of the fatty substance sticking to artery walls, clumping together, and hardening. Should an excess of this takes place, the fat will protrude through the skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advice on assistance and protection provided by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons: Part 3. On medical care and treatment of injuries from sulfur mustard - Timperley CM, Forman JE, Abdollahi M, Al-Amri AS, Baulig A, Benachour D, Borrett V, Cari ño FA, Curty C, Geist M, Gonzalez D, Kane W, Kovarik Z, Martínez-Álvarez R, Mourão NMF, Neffe S, Raza SK, Rubaylo V, Suárez AG, Takeuchi K, Tang C, Trifirò F, van Straten FM, Vanninen PS, Vucinić S, Zaitsev V, Zafar-Uz-Zaman M, Zina MS, Holen S, Alwan WS, Suri V, Hotchkiss PJ, Ghanei M.
Blister agents damage the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and subcutaneous tissues. Other toxic effects may occur after absorption. The response of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to a req... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

How Do You Know If Acne Is Hormonal?
Title: How Do You Know If Acne Is Hormonal?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Is In That Ear?
Discussion The external auditory canal mainly derives from the ectoderm however it abuts other structures which arise from mesodermal or endodermal tissues. The lateral 1/3 is primarily cartilaginous with the inner 2/3rd being bony with the tympanic, temporal and mastoid bone forming various parts. The canal is lined with squamous epithelium and has various structures such as sebaceous glands, hair follicles and of course ceruminous glands. It is not surprising that this structure is subject to obstruction given its small size. Cerumen, hair and other cellular debris may become impacted if they are not regularly expelled f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 11, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Overwatch unveils horrifying new Reinhardt Halloween Terror skin
Just a few days before the start of Halloween Terror 2021 Blizzard has given us a preview of an awesome new Reinhardt skin. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Smartphone apps claiming to test for skin cancer may lead to avoidable deaths
Smartphone apps that test for skin cancer are inaccurate and could lead to avoidable deaths, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The sign on your skin you may be going through menopause - plus other symptoms
MENOPAUSE IS a natural part of ageing that usually happens between 45 and 55 years old. The NHS says that many people will experience some symptoms around the menopause, though the duration and severity of these symptoms varies. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Issues Warning About Use of Fillers With Needle-Free Devices FDA Issues Warning About Use of Fillers With Needle-Free Devices
The agency'is aware of serious injuries and in some cases, permanent harm to the skin, lips, or eyes with the use of needle-free devices for injection of fillers,'according to the statement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 9, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Maintain Awareness of the Skin Signs of Cultural Practices Maintain Awareness of the Skin Signs of Cultural Practices
It is increasingly important for dermatologists in the US to understand the cultural practices that can affect the skin and to recognize the sequelae.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Avacopan for Rare ANCA Autoimmune Disease FDA Approves Avacopan for Rare ANCA Autoimmune Disease
ChemoCentryx said it plans to price its new medicine at an annual cost of $150,000 to $200,000 for US patients.Orphan Drug Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Benzene Testing Prompts Recalls of Spray Antifungals and Sunscreens Benzene Testing Prompts Recalls of Spray Antifungals and Sunscreens
The voluntary recall applies to several Lotrimin, Tinactin, and Coppertone spray sunscreen products.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application Seeking U.S. FDA Approval of STELARA ® (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Pediatric Patients With Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, October 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking expanded approval of STELARA® (ustekinumab) to treat pediatric patients ages 5 years and older with juvenile psoriatic arthritis (jPsA).The filing is supported by extrapolation of data from nine studies across both adult trials in active PsA and adult and pediatric studies in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, totaling 3,997 patients evaluated across these closely associa...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections: Hospital-Onset Adult Sepsis Events Versus Current Reportable Conditions
Conclusions CDC's HO-ASE definition detects many serious nosocomial infections missed by currently reportable HAIs. HO-ASE surveillance could increase the efficiency and clinical significance of surveillance while identifying new targets for prevention. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCSD Researchers Develop a Wearable Skin Patch That Monitors Blood Pressure, Glucose Levels, and Other Biomarkers in Human Sweat
Skin patch technologies could enable clinical laboratories to monitor patients’ vitals and report to medical professionals in real time Pathologists and clinical laboratory leaders have read many Dark Daily ebriefings on the development of skin patches over the years that do everything from monitoring fatigue in the military to being a complete lab-on-skin technology. Now, […] The post UCSD Researchers Develop a Wearable Skin Patch That Monitors Blood Pressure, Glucose Levels, and Other Biomarkers in Human Sweat appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - October 8, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Clinical Laboratory Middleware, Informatics, Analytics Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Resources Precision Medicine anatomic pathology California Institute of Technology Caltech Source Type: news

'I turned Marge Simpson yellow - it was so scary'
West Lothian woman tells of how a dangerous medical condition turned her skin a golden yellow. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Causal Relationship Seen Between Allergic Disease, Mental Health
Mendelian randomization did not show evidence of causal effects between genetic risk for allergic disease and self - reported mental health (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Sid 2021 sid 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SID 2021.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Cancer: The sign in your urine warning you have ‘the most serious type of cancer’
THERE is a lot to glean from the matter excreted by our bodies. Urine, in particular, can be telling of any abnormalities occurring beneath the skin. One colour in your pee, however, should warrant immediate medical attention. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This is how stress affects your skin
Your stress levels directly impact on your complexion, experts say, with breakouts, increased eczema flare ups and even pre-mature aging common concerns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do You Get Rid of Strawberry Legs?
Title: How Do You Get Rid of Strawberry Legs?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 7, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can You Get Rid of Sebaceous Filaments?
Title: Can You Get Rid of Sebaceous Filaments?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 7, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Over half a million adverse events reported after COVID vaccinations in the US so far (and counting)
(Natural News) The Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) has received 569,294 adverse event reports associated with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations in the United States. Among the most common disorders reported after the vaccinations include temperature-related issues, skin problems and muscle movement and neuropathy. Others include non-specified pain-related issues, weakness, injection site reactions, headaches, heart... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immune System Overreaction May Cause'Covid Toes,' Study Says
The painful condition often appears in people who test negative for the virus, indicating that their bodies have fought it off. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Immune System Interferon (Protein) Skin Source Type: news

Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch Scientists Use 3D Printing to Create Injection-Free Vaccine Patch
Scientists have been experimenting with microneedle patches to painlessly deliver a vaccine into the outermost layer of the skin with dozens of extremely tiny needles coated in the vaccine solution.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Scientists have finally unravelled the mystery of why some people get 'Covid toe' - study
MILLIONS of coronavirus sufferers across Britain have been struck by unusual side effects, yet the mechanisms behind these ailments remain poorly misunderstood. Researchers, however, have now shed light on one skin condition, which they believe could be a side effect of the body's immune response to the virus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news