New Guidance for PsA Management
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment advice from the American College of Rheumatology and National Psoriasis Foundation are conditional (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A rare case of an adult traumatic bicycle handlebar hernia: a case report and review of the literature - Hefny AF, Jagdish J, Salim ENA.
The term handlebar hernia had been applied to describe the traumatic hernia that result from a handlebar-like blunt objects. The force of the blunt trauma is insufficient to breach the elastic skin, yet, it can cause abdominal wall musculature disruption. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Save Your Skin From the Ravages of Cold Weather
SATURDAY, Dec. 15, 2018 -- Winter can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists say. " When the weather changes, your skin care products should, too. For most of us, dry skin makes an appearance in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fertility Tracker Guarantees Pregnancy Within One Year
Until recently, detecting the time during a woman’s cycle when she is most likely to conceive has been imprecise. Methods included measuring basal temperature spikes, which only detect ovulation after the fact, or urine tests that indicate a surge in luteinizing hormone, which predict ovulation is imminent within 12-36 hours. Both require meticulous recording of data by the user. Ava Science offers a fertility tracker that requires much less effort on the part of the user. Ava, a device that is worn on the wrist like a bracelet while the woman is sleeping, measures key physiological parameters to detect s...
Source: MDDI - December 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Woman, 94, had acupuncture needles buried along her spine for 30 YEARS  
The unnamed woman, believed to be from Toronto, visited a traditional Korean Hari acupuncture clinic in the Canadian city just once. Hari involves leaving needles beneath the skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a local dermatologist diversifies her business, making happy patients a priority
The dermatology industry has been in a state of change since the mid-2000s – like so many industries. Not only are new technologies and procedures coming online all the time, but larger practices are scooping up smaller ones in a consolidation wave. As owner of Downtown Dermatology, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham has been navigating how best to serve her patients and staff throu gh it all. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Laura Newpoff Source Type: news

methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)
Title: methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Wedding Ring Rash
Title: Wedding Ring RashCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/12/2009 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Building an AI to predict if you carry a killer on your skin
(University of Helsinki) Machine learning to successfully predict the risk of developing possibly life-threatening infection from the genomic features of a bacterial isolate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 14, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Tremfya Tops Cosentyx in Head-to-Head Psoriasis Trial
(MedPage Today) -- More patients almost clear of plaque at week 48 (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Wearable Sensor Can Measure Personalized Ultraviolet Exposure
Device can be used during outdoor activities and in therapeutic phototherapy units (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - December 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Most common medication error category was omitted medicine or ingredient (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 13, 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

Conjunctivitis Seen in Patients on Dupixent
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness of agent against atopic dermatitis also makes eyes vulnerable (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Woman in her 60s who fell asleep during home cupping therapy woke up with large blisters
The tale of the unnamed woman, from California, was published in a report in the journal JAMA Dermatology. The therapy is used to relieve pain with heated cups creating suction. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study
Title: Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention
(Infectious Diseases Society of America) People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, according to a new study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings may help guide efforts to prevent the often painful skin condition in cancer patients through the use of new vaccines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Genetic study raises hopes for acne treatment
The shape of hair follicles may be key to why some people are affected Related items fromOnMedica Eczema a greater burden on patients than heart disease or diabetes Silk garments for skin conditions set to come off NHS prescription Eyeballing skin cancer not good enough for accurate diagnosis, say experts NICE approves new treatment for high-risk skin cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

'Accidental Fentanyl Overdose is Not a Thing'
"Fake news" stories that tell tales of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel being hurt or injured by touching or inhaling fentanyl are prevalent today. In this article from Emergency Medicine News, author Dan Runde, MD, fact checks these "stories" and addresses the fear these articles spread--fear that's promtping unnecessary expenditures on overprotecting first responders and medical personnel as well as potentiallty harming patients. Read more at Emergency Medicine News.   Editor's Take: JEMS was alerted to this excellent article in Emergency Medicine News by S...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

'Accidental Fentanyl Overdose is Not a Thing'
"Fake news" stories that tell tales of law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel being hurt or injured by touching or inhaling fentanyl are prevalent today. In this article from Emergency Medicine News, author Dan Runde, MD, fact checks these "stories" and addresses the fear these articles spread--fear that's promtping unnecessary expenditures on overprotecting first responders and medical personnel as well as potentiallty harming patients. Read more at Emergency Medicine News.   Editor's Take: JEMS was alerted to this excellent article in Emergency Medicine News by S...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 12, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: News Operations Source Type: news

Genetic study of people with acne raises prospect of new treatment
Researchers think differences in hair follicle shape may increase risk of conditionThe world ’s first genetic study of people with acne has raised the prospect of new treatments for those with severe cases of the skin condition.The study of almost 27,000 people, including 5,602 with severe acne, identified genetic differences that were more common in people with the skin condition. Scientists found that many of the genetic variants influenced the formation of hair follicles, which was previously an unknown risk factor for the condition. The researchers think that differences in the shape of hair follicles may make so...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Acne Society NHS Health Science Source Type: news

How One Engineer & #039;s Blood Disorder Enabled the Development of an Anemia Detection App
Every month from the time he was six months old, Rob Mannino has had to go into a clinic to receive a blood transfusion. Mannino has an inherited blood disorder known as beta-thalassemia, which is caused by a mutation in the beta-globin gene. “My doctors would test my hemoglobin levels more if they could, but it’s a hassle for me to get to the hospital in between transfusions to receive this blood test. Instead, my doctors currently have to just estimate when I’m going to need a transfusion, based on my hemoglobin level trends," Mannino said. For his biomedical eng...
Source: MDDI - December 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes patches of dry skin?
Many common issues can cause patches of dry skin, including cold weather, allergies, and certain medical conditions, including eczema and psoriasis. In this article, we look at symptoms, treatments, and pictures of dry skin patches. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Sanuwave confirms acting CEO Richardson as company head | Personnel Moves – December 12, 2018
Sanuwave said late last month that it lifted acting CEO and board chair Kevin Richardson to a permanent position in the corner office. Richardson joined the Suwanee, Ga.-based company in 2009 as board chair, and has served as acting CEO since 2014. He also served as managing partner of investment management firm Prides Capital from 2004 to September 2018. Sanuwave said that Richardson took over as the permanent CEO as of November 30, and that he will continue to serve as board chair alongside his new position heading the company, according to an SEC filing.  Common Sensing lifts Schmid to CEO, White to board chair Com...
Source: Mass Device - December 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Bose Corp. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Common Sensing glympsebio INSIGHTEC Insulet IsoRay Merck novadipbiosciences owensminor rmsmedical Sanuwave Visioneering Technologies Zimmer Biomet Source Type: news

Cockroach warning - signs you’ve been bitten and have an infestation
COCKROACH bites can cause skin irritation and swellings, and they can be dangerous. But what symptoms and signs should you be looking out for that you ’ve got a cockroach infestation? This is how to get rid of cockroaches, and where you’re most likely to be bitten. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema patients at 36% higher risk of suicide attempts, study says
Eczema is a common skin condition that can pack a profound psychological punch: People with eczema are more likely to have suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts than others without the condition, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Dermatology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify and treat scaling skin: A picture guide
Scaling skin occurs when the outer skin is damaged, either by injury or a medical condition. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatment for common causes of scaling skin, along with pictures for identification. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Eczema Can Drive People to Thoughts of Suicide: Study
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Nearly 28 million Americans are affected by the skin condition eczema, and for some it may become so chronic and severe they consider suicide, new research shows. A new review of data from 15 studies, involving over... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eczema treatment: Young child’s severe skin condition went away after wearing THIS
ECZEMA is a condition that causes skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. While creams are recommended by doctors to soothe inflammation, it ’s often the case that different treatments work for different patients. For one child, a particular type of clothing helped his distressed skin. But the treatment is now under consultation and could be offered on a limited basis.  (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Animal, Bug Bites a Billion-Dollar Burden
Title: Animal, Bug Bites a Billion-Dollar BurdenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Are suicidal thoughts, attempts more likely in people with eczema?
This study evaluated the association between eczema and suicidal thoughts and attempts by analyzing the combined results of 15 studies including 310,000 patients with eczema and 4.4 million people without eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
More female, black, and Hispanic matriculants seen after diversity accreditation standards implemented (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 12, 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

Boy, 6, is fighting for his life as flesh-eating bacteria spreads through his legs
Chance Wade, six, of McComb, Mississippi, began complaining of leg pain in mid-November. Doctors eventually discovered he had an infection that destroys tissue under the skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences adds license for excimer laser vitiligo treatment  
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said it has reached an agreement with an “internationally acclaimed health institution” giving Strata an exclusive license to treat vitiligo using its Xtrac excimer laser. In a novel treatment for vitiligo, the excimer laser incrementally increases the light emitted in the UVB range to restore pigmentation to skin areas affected with vitiligo. A disorder in which melanocytes — the skin cells that make pigment — are destroyed, vitiligo causes white patches to surface on the skin. The cause is unknown. “We are quite pleased to have secured the license and exclusi...
Source: Mass Device - December 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Cosmetic/Aesthetic Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

The anti-photoaging activity of sugar palm
(Natural News) As a person ages, maintaining healthy looking skin becomes a grueling task. However, this becomes especially true once he steps outside, where external factors the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause even more skin damage. This is the reason many people invest in products to improve their skin’s condition. In 2017, the global... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera for preventing pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients
(Natural News) Pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers — commonly known as bedsores — are common complications among hospitalized patients. A new study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a natural way of treating and preventing these ulcers using aloe vera gel. Pressure ulcers are areas of damaged skin, primarily caused by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study concludes effectiveness of aloe vera in preventing pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients
(Natural News) Pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers — commonly known as bedsores — are common complications among hospitalized patients. A new study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine found a natural way of treating and preventing these ulcers using aloe vera gel. Pressure ulcers are areas of damaged skin, primarily caused by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incredible transformation of woman, 25, who had excess skin removed
Annie McManis, of New Zealand, piled on weight as a bullied teen. A diagnosis of MS made her appreciate her health, and she shed 113lbs (51.2kg). Now, she works out up to five times a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restoring Hair Growth on Scarred Skin? Mouse Study Could Show the Way
Title: Restoring Hair Growth on Scarred Skin? Mouse Study Could Show the WayCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 11, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How skin cells protect themselves against stress
(University of M ü nster) Cell biologists at the University of M ü nster have developed a new method for measuring how mechanical forces in cells are processed. The results have been published in the journal " Nature Communications " . (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 11, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Eyeballing skin cancer not good enough for accurate diagnosis, say experts
But dermoscopy may help GPs make appropriate referrals, finds Cochrane review Related items fromOnMedica Counsel young people to avoid skin cancer, says US NICE approves new treatment for high-risk skin cancer A.I. better at diagnosing skin cancer than humans Silk garments for skin conditions set to come off NHS prescription (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Restoring Hair Growth on Scarred Skin? Mouse Study Could Show the Way
MONDAY, Dec. 10, 2018 -- In a feat that might help pave the way to restoring hair on patients with skin wounds from burns, injuries or surgery, scientists report regrowing hair on damaged skin in mice. In their experiments with the rodents, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Understanding Eczema
-- If your child has eczema, anything that aggravates the child's skin can worsen symptoms, the American Academy of Dermatology says. While everyone's triggers may be different, common ones include dry air, sweat and stress. As a child grows older,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

hydrocortisone valerate
Title: hydrocortisone valerateCategory: MedicationsCreated: 4/4/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Reconstruction of Giant Facial Congenital Melanocytic Nevi Reconstruction of Giant Facial Congenital Melanocytic Nevi
In this report, the surgical reconstruction of a facial giant congenital melanocytic nevus using partial-thickness scalp skin graft is described.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis Biological Therapy and Cancer Risk in Patients With Psoriasis
Does long-term exposure to systemic immunomodulatory therapies increase the risk of cancer in patients with psoriasis?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Providers show interest in prescribing therapeutic cannabinoids
(George Washington University) A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found many dermatologists are interested in learning more about and recommending therapeutic cannabinoids to their patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What are Some of the Causes of SGA?
Discussion Intrauterine growth retardation or fetal growth retardation is due to a pathological process that causes decelerated fetal growth velocity. Small-for-gestational age (SGA) is an infant with growth parameters below the normal range for gestational age. More commonly, SGA is defined as a birth weight
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Lupin gets EIR from USFDA for Pithampur facility unit
Lupin's Pithampur facility manufactures dermatological products, dry product inhalers, and metered dose inhalers. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could inflammation be the core cause of all chronic disease?
(Natural News) A lot of blame is passed around when talking about illness. You’ve probably heard a lot of common beliefs about what causes disease – some true and some a bit misinformed. For example, it’s often said that eating too much sugar causes diabetes, spending too much time in the sun causes skin cancer,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news