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Arrival of Beaker folk changed Britain for ever, ancient DNA study shows
At least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of migrants, who arrived about 4,500 years ago, say researchersThe largest ever study on ancient DNA has shown that Britain was changed forever by the arrival of the Beaker folk, a wave of migrants about 4,500 years ago who brought with them new customs, new burial practices, and beautiful, distinctive bell-shaped pottery.Related:First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis revealsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: Archaeology Genetics Science Source Type: news

Skin cancer WARNING: ‘Staggering’ rise in cases - signs that you should see a GP
CANCER symptoms usually include a change to the body ’s normal processes. Skin cancer cases continue to rise in the UK, especially in men. These are the early signs and symptoms to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morbidly obese woman who weighed 704lbs gains weight
Lisa Fleming, 49, from Mobile, Alabama, pleaded to doctors for help after discovering maggots in the folds of her skin. She was put on a controlled diet in hospital by Dr Younan Nowzaradan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hoth Therapeutics Inc. Announces Completion of Series A Financing
NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Hoth Therapeutics Inc. ("Hoth" or the "Company"), a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on unique targeted therapeutics for patients suffering from in... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Venture Capital Hoth Therapeutics, atopic dermatitis, eczema (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rosacea treatment: This Morning’s Dr Sara reveals you can reduce redness with this cream
ROSACEA is a common inflammatory skin disease that mainly causes flushing on the face. When it comes to treatment, Dr Sara Kayat revealed on This Morning the best way to reduce redness is to use brimonidine gel. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema New Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema
Review new developments in therapy for hereditary angioedema, including new C1 inhibitors, and the development of drugs that target the kallikrein-kinin pathway.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

First-Line Biologics for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis First-Line Biologics for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
Multiple therapeutic options exist for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, each with unique benefits and limitations. This review offers guidance on choosing the optimal therapy for your patients.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of Furocoumarins Leading to Phytophotodermatitis The Effects of Furocoumarins Leading to Phytophotodermatitis
Contact with citrus fruit containing furocoumarins followed by exposure to sunshine can lead to phototoxic reaction and skin injuries, as highlighted in this case.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

CU scientists' discovery could speed clinical translation of stem cell therapies
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A team of scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine at CU Anschutz has reported a more efficient approach to reprogramming a patient's diseased skin cells into stem cells, raising hopes for future clinical trials and potential cures for critical illnesses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Toenail fungus gives up sex to infect human hosts
(Duke University) The fungus that causes athlete's foot and other skin and toenail infections may have lost its ability to sexually reproduce as it adapted to grow on human hosts. The discovery that this species may be asexual -- and therefore nearly identical at the genetic level -- uncovers potential vulnerabilities that researchers could exploit in designing better antifungal medications. The findings appear online in Genetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Putting black skin cancer to sleep -- for good
(Max Delbr ü ck Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) An international research team has succeeded in stopping the growth of malignant melanoma by reactivating a protective mechanism that prevents tumor cells from dividing. The team used chemical agents to block the enzymes responsible for erasing epigenetic marks at the DNA. This discovery has potential for use in future combination therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Arrival of Beaker folk changed Britain forever, ancient DNA study shows
At least 90% of the ancestry of Britons was replaced by a wave of migrants, who arrived about 4,500 years ago, say researchersThe largest ever study on ancient DNA has shown that Britain was changed forever by the arrival of the Beaker folk, a wave of migrants about 4,500 years ago who brought with them new customs, new burial practices, and beautiful, distinctive bell-shaped pottery.Related:First modern Britons had 'dark to black' skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis revealsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: Archaeology Genetics Science Source Type: news

Oral Eczema Treatments Generate Excitement Oral Eczema Treatments Generate Excitement
Impressive phase 2 results raise hope that oral medications will replace injections for atopic dermatitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

RenovaCare touts win in patent spat with Avita Medical
RenovaCare today touted a win in a patent spat with Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) after the US Patent Office dismissed a challenge to RenovaCare’s patents and denied a trial that Avita was seeking. RenovaCare said that the USPTO specifically noted that Avita’s arguments “were based on old claims and technologies which had already been considered and rejected,” according to a press release. “I’m proud of the cutting-edge technologies developed by our team for the millions that suffer from burns and wounds and deserve access to the very latest in medical innovation. Just as we’ve done...
Source: Mass Device - February 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Patent Infringement Regenerative Medicine Wound Care avitamedical RenovaCare Source Type: news

Smart coating that's hard like enamel but can self-heal was inspired by human skin
(Natural News) Smart coatings: they’re either too soft and wear down easily, or too hard and offer little room for flexibility. This is a dilemma that researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology have tackled and attempted to overcome. To that end, the investigative team has come up with a smart coating that possesses both... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pyoderma Gangrenosum Presentation Differs With Age Pyoderma Gangrenosum Presentation Differs With Age
The clinical manifestation and comorbidities of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) differ between patients under age 65 and older patients, according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Why Valeant is growing its Raleigh team
Ortho Dermatologics – the recently rebranded dermatology division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: VRX) – is eyeing a total of five product launches this year amid growing its Raleigh team.  That's according to Raleigh-based Bill Humphries, who was tapped to head Ortho last year as executive vice president and g roup company chairman of dermatology at Valeant.  With the business stabilized last year and into the turnaround phase, Humphries says, Ortho has already seen two product launches… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The difference between dandruff and a dry scalp
We look at how the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for both dandruff and a dry scalp may differ, and what the link is between the two. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my ankle itchy?
An itchy ankle is a complaint with a wide variety of causes. We discuss possible causes, means of prevention and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Light Therapies for Acne Light Therapies for Acne
How effective are light-based interventions for acne vulgaris?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

NIH program to accelerate therapies for arthritis, lupus releases first datasets
(NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Datasets characterizing individual cells in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus disease tissue from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (AMP RA/SLE) Phase I study are now available to the research community. Scientists from across the biomedical research community can access the AMP RA/SLE datasets to explore important research questions about these autoimmune conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis
A biologic under investigation for severe psoriasis has topped one of the most effective therapies on the market in head-to-head phase 3 trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Topical Therapy Improves Hyperhidrosis in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Sweat production falls, QOL rises with anticholineregic wipes (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How should you treat an ingrown hair cyst?
Learn about ingrown hair cysts, which develop when an ingrown hair becomes a fluid-filled lump. We look at treatment options and how a cyst is removed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning
Low harms more often perceived by parents of male teens, those age ≥ 16, with less sun - reactive skin (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Conference News, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of chest acne?
A look at chest acne, a condition where acne appears on the chest. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and lifestyle changes that might prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Telemedicine OK for Psoriasis Care
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes didn't differ in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you get rid of acne around your nose?
A look at nose acne, a common condition with a range of causes. Included is detail on the different types of nose acne and ways to prevent them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent scalp acne
Learn how to treat pimples or zits on your scalp. We will cover how to identify scalp acne, home remedies, medicated shampoos, and lifestyle changes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Aggressive Skin Cancer Rates Skyrocketing
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Preventing the misdiagnosis of cellulitis
This study finds early dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitis can improve patient outcomes, reduce costs& reduce hospitalization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health: Are the dice rolled before ten years of age?
(Universit é de Gen è ve) Researchers at UNIGE found that socio-economically disadvantaged individuals in childhood are a greater risk of low muscle strength at an older age. Moreover, this risk is not offset by an improvement in their socio-economic status as adults. This means that inequalities in childhood are biologically embodied to literally 'get into the skin'. Why? They suggest that a physiological deregulation caused by stress in childhood might change the body's ability to maintain good health along time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Strong Eczema Response to JAK Inhibitor
(MedPage Today) -- Half of patients achieved EASI 90 at 16 weeks (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis Falls to Novel Biologic
(MedPage Today) -- Bimekizumab brings clear or almost clear skin to vast majority of patients in phase II trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Risankizumab Resolves Psoriasis in Half of Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Superior to ustekinumab for many endpoints in two RCTs (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

'More than just a skin blemish': Calgary-led study indicates new acne diagnoses linked to depression risk
In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients' risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 per cent compared to the general population, according to a new study. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Skin cancer: Hairdressers and beauticians being trained to spot killer disease
HAIRDRESSERS and beauticians are being trained to spot skin cancer in a bid to reduce the number of young people dying from the disease. Under a new initiative, hair and beauty therapists will be taught how to spot unusual skin growths and lesions - and advise their clients to seek medical help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to remove a pimple in your ear
Learn about what causes pimples in the ear, and how to remove and prevent them. We also look at the different types of bumps you might find in your ear. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Aggressive Skin Cancer Rates Skyrocketing Aggressive Skin Cancer Rates Skyrocketing
The incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma is increasing exponentially as the US population ages, a new national study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

AAD 2018: Treatment with Lilly's Taltz(R) (ixekizumab) Resulted in Improvement in Impact of Genital Psoriasis on Sexual Activity
Reductions in the impact of genital psoriasis on sexual activity seen as early as one week INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that patients with moderate-to-severe ... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology Eli Lilly, Taltz, ixekizumab, genital psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are we poisoning our children with plastic?
The chemical BPA is widely added to food and drink packaging, and more than 80% of teenagers have it in their bodies. But how dangerous is it?Can exposure to plastics harm your health? It ’s a question currently being explored by researchers after a recent study suggested that traces of a synthetic chemical called Bisphenol A (BPA) can be found inmore than 80% of teenagers. BPA is added to plastic to create a special form called polycarbonate plastic, used in making robust, impact-resistant materials for everything from food and drink packaging to DVD cases and medical devices. First created in 1891, it has been used...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Health & wellbeing Life and style Society Plastics Environment Chemistry Science Cancer Cancer research Medical research Source Type: news

Highly mutated protein in skin cancer plays central role in skin cell renewal
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Researchers have shown for the first time that a key protein called KMT2D (and is often mutated in skin cancer) is involved in the epigenetic regulation of gene expression that guide skin cell turnover. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sustained Outcomes with Tremfya in Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Agent may also option in patients who withdrew from therapy and were re-treated (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Gene Expression Test Impacts Melanoma Management
(MedPage Today) -- Test assessed high-risk patients based on biological data from 31 genes in tumor tissue (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Acne Can Be More Harmful Than Melanoma Acne Can Be More Harmful Than Melanoma
Inflammatory skin diseases cause more harm than skin cancers when years of disability and mortality are added together, according to the latest report from the Global Burden of Disease Study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Acne Can Be More Distressing Than Melanoma Acne Can Be More Distressing Than Melanoma
Inflammatory skin diseases cause more harm than skin cancers when years of disability are considered, according to the latest report from the Global Burden of Disease Study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 18, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Protein deficiency: Seven symptoms you’re not getting enough - including hair loss
Protein is one of the most important nutrients, helping build muscle, skin, enzymes and hormones, so unsurprisingly a protein deficiency can have a big impact on body function. There are seven symptoms to look out for that could indicate that you need to increase your protein intake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biomarkers May Predict Chronic Urticaria Resolution
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers discuss recent evidence (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

K-beauty is red hot: Where to shop skincare at the source in L.A.
Your shelves may not be stocked with an array of Korean cosmetics and skin-care products, but that could change at any minute.The K-beauty universe continues to explode, offering an increasing array of face masks, serums, soaps, makeup and creams, especially must-have “BB creams” (think, magical,... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Short Source Type: news

Foods for healthy skin: Top picks
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news