How Do You Treat Immersion Foot Injury?
Discussion All occupations have some type of potential health consequences. Some are obvious because of the environment such as kitchen workers, first responders, helicopter pilots, etc. Others are may be less obvious or not considered such as slip and falls, cleaning supply chemical exposure, animal bites for postal and utility workers, etc. Noise and lifting objects are often overlooked problems in some settings but obvious in others such as construction. Protective measures, especially appropriate education and training and protective clothing and safety gear are obviously important for performing the work as safely as ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Sun Pharma signs in-licensing deal to sell skincare drug in US
Acne, being the most prevalent skin condition in the US, affects up to 50 million Americans annually. The last FDA approval of an acne drug with a new mechanism of action (MOA) occurred nearly 40 years ago. Winlevi is expected to be available in the US in Q4 calendar 2021, added the statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disparities Seen for Racial, Ethnic Minorities in Outpatient Practices
Visit rates lower for Black individuals versus Whites for 23 of 29 specialties, with marked disparities for dermatology, otolaryngology, general surgery (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 24, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Source Type: news

Face Mask-Related Injuries Rose Dramatically in 2020 Face Mask-Related Injuries Rose Dramatically in 2020
Dermatitis was the most common mask-related injury treated last year.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Autoinflammatory Diseases'Not So Rare After All,' Expert Says Autoinflammatory Diseases'Not So Rare After All,' Expert Says
The median time to diagnosis has been estimated to be between 2.5 and 5 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

The Americans With Disabilities Act and Hearing-Impaired Patients The Americans With Disabilities Act and Hearing-Impaired Patients
When the disability is impaired hearing, the law requires physicians to provide any"auxiliary aids and services" that might be necessary to insure clear communication between doctor and patient.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Should I wear makeup in hot weather? The 2 reasons to go makeup-free in a heatwave
WEARING makeup in hot weather is not only uncomfortable, but it might also be bad for your skin. Here are the two reasons why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatology practice building bigger facility in growing Triad corridor
The practice plans to offer services unique to the Triad market. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.
Title: AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 23, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Is the Cause of Acanthosis Nigricans?
Title: What Is the Cause of Acanthosis Nigricans?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dalvance (dalbavancin) Receives FDA Approval to Treat Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections in Pediatric Patients
NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dalvance® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 23, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Forefront Dermatology says 'small number of patients' impacted by cyberattack
Forefront Dermatology SC, which is based in Manitowoc and has multiple Milwaukee-area locations, said it identified and addressed “a data security incident” that may have exposed over 2.4 million individuals’ records. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Forefront Dermatology says 'small number of patients' impacted by cyberattack
Forefront Dermatology SC, which is based in Manitowoc and has multiple Milwaukee-area locations, said it identified and addressed “a data security incident” that may have exposed over 2.4 million individuals’ records. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

AHA News: 7-Day-Old's Skin Felt Cold, She Wouldn't Eat and Cried in Agony. It Was Her Heart.
THURSDAY, July 22, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Throughout Laney Lyon's 1-week birthday, small signs indicated something was wrong. She wasn't eating as much as usual. Her color seemed off. Her mom suspected jaundice and held Laney in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Antibiotics may help to treat melanoma
Some antibiotics appear to be effective against a form of skin cancer known as melanoma. Researchers at KU Leuven, Belgium, examined the effect of these antibiotics on patient-derived tumours in mice. Their findings were published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

What Is the Best Antiperspirant for Sensitive Skin?
Title: What Is the Best Antiperspirant for Sensitive Skin?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Antibiotics may help to treat melanoma
(KU Leuven) Some antibiotics appear to be effective against a form of skin cancer known as melanoma. Researchers at KU Leuven, Belgium, examined the effect of these antibiotics on patient-derived tumours in mice. Their findings were published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Soft skin patch could provide early warning for strokes, heart attacks
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego engineers developed a soft, stretchy ultrasound patch that can be worn on the skin to monitor blood flow through vessels deep inside the body. Such a device can make it easier to detect cardiovascular problems, like blockages in the arteries that could lead to strokes or heart attacks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vaccine Hesitancy Weighs Heavy for Some With Rheumatic Disease Vaccine Hesitancy Weighs Heavy for Some With Rheumatic Disease
ACR COVID-19 vaccine task force chair Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MPH, goes over the latest evidence about COVID-19 vaccination in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Gender - Affirming Hair Removal Improves Mental Health
Odds of psychological distress, smoking, suicidal intent reduced among transgender and gender - diverse adults assigned male at birth (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 21, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk for Psoriasis Increased for Cancer Survivors
Increased risks seen for survivors of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, skin cancer, and lung cancer in subgroup analyses (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

What Your Body Odor Says About You
When Annlyse Retiveau leaned in to sniff my armpits, I held my own breath as she inhaled. I’ve spent a vast majority of my life using products to avoid this precise critique—another human intentionally evaluating my armpit aroma. Yet, whether we like it or not, humans do smell each other, and we can glean useful social cues and health information from the body odor of others, albeit sometimes unconsciously. There’s nothing unconscious about Retiveau’s sniffing. As a professional nose at the New Jersey-based company Sensory Spectrum, she smells things for a living, to help companies assess the aromas...
Source: TIME: Science - July 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Everts Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

FDA Approves Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Dermatomyositis FDA Approves Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Dermatomyositis
Octagam 10% is the first treatment to have an indication specifically for dermatomyositis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Risk for Psoriasis Increased for Cancer Survivors
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Cancer survivors, especially survivors of hematologic malignancies, have an increased risk for psoriasis, according to a research letter published online June 30 in the British Journal of Dermatology. Miri Kim, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Four new WHO recommendations supported by Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews and ‘living guideline’ approach
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued four new recommendations which are supported by evidence fromCochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth reviews.Cochrane has been a non-governmental organization in official relations with WHO since 2011, and a major aspect of this partnership is supporting WHO ’s global health guidelines with relevant evidence synthesis.The Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group has a long-standing collaboration with WHO on the development and updating of Cochrane reviews that inform WHO ’s guidelines on global maternal and perinatal health.This relationship has led to the development of ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Exercise Boosts Survival for People With Implanted Defibrillators
WEDNESDAY, July 21, 2021 -- Just small amounts of exercise can benefit people with implanted heart defibrillators, new research shows. An implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) is a battery-powered device placed under the skin to detect... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q2 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (July 21, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for second-quarter. “Our second-quarter results showcase Johnson & Johnson’s diversified portfolio, driven by strong sales and earnings growth across our Medical Device, Consumer Health and Pharmaceutical businesses,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m so proud of our 136,000 colleagues who remain focused on delivering our medicines and products to patients and consumers around the world, in addition to advancing our pipeline with new product launches and regulato...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

COVID-19 Caused U.S. Life Expectancy to Drop 1.5 Years
Life expectancy in the United States dropped the most in more than seven decades last year as Covid-19 sent hundreds of thousands of Americans to early deaths. The pandemic’s disproportionate toll on communities of color also widened existing gaps in life expectancy between White and Black Americans, according to estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The tally represents an extraordinarily grim accounting of an ongoing catastrophe. The first year of the pandemic delivered a bigger blow to American life expectancy than any year of the Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis or the “deaths of...
Source: TIME: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Tozzi / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Is There a Cure for Aquagenic Urticaria?
Title: Is There a Cure for Aquagenic Urticaria?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Whistleblower: Hasbro mandating “critical race theory” for all employees, claims white kids are privileged and inherently racist
(Natural News) Hasbro, a popular toy manufacturer, is mandating all its employees to accept “critical race theory” and apply it throughout the company. The company’s new training manual suggests that white kids are privileged, biased and inherently racist. The material demeans “white kids” and judges them on the color of their skin, imparting racist guilt... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin checking app Miiskin launches mole sizing feature
The Danish consumer platform helps users track skin changes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Recent Trend: Melanoma Mortality Declining Rapidly Recent Trend: Melanoma Mortality Declining Rapidly
The drop in death rates has occurred despite increased incidence rates for both men and women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

CBD for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: What You Should Know
CBD is growing in popularity, and there are many over-the-counter skin products infused with CBD. While CBD can provide some pain relief to psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, experts say there needs to be more research. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accidental Exposures to Fentanyl Patches Continue to Be Deadly to Children
Exposure to medication is a leading cause of poisoning in children. Kids have died or become seriously ill after being exposed to a skin patch containing fentanyl, an opioid pain reliever. The FDA urges you to take precautions and make sure patches are stored, used, and disposed of properly. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Why is Bezos flying to space? Because billionaires think Earth is a sinking ship | Hamilton Nolan
He and his fellow space-obsessed billionaires are exactly like the rich men aboard the Titanic who pushed others aside to jump into lifeboatsJeff Bezos is the most reptilian of billionaires. His heart has never shown evidence of a drop of warm blood. Despite all of the public relations that money can buy, his discomfort with normal human emotion shines through every time he is forced to contort his face into a squinting, uncomfortable smile. It seems overwhelmingly likely that once he gets to space, he will peel back the skin from his bald pate like the creatures inV and exclaim to his fellow aliens: “I’m here!...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Hamilton Nolan Tags: Jeff Bezos Space Inequality US news Science Source Type: news

Alma, a Sisram Medical Company, Announces FDA Clearance and the U.S. Launch of Alma Hybrid(TM)
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., July 20, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Alma, a global leader in the energy-based medical and aesthetic solutions industry announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance of Alma Hybrid™, the first ... Devices, Dermatology, FDA, Product Launch Alma Lasers, Alma Hybrid, laser, skin resurfacing (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: The four peculiar mouth symptoms warning of high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 causes rising blood sugar which can in turn affect the eyes, skin, feet and the mouth. What are the four lesser-known symptoms of high blood sugar found in your mouth? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Do I Stop Uncontrollable Itching?
Title: How Do I Stop Uncontrollable Itching?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 20, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Virginia Tech scientists uncover how a molecule improves appearance of surgery scars
(Virginia Tech) In a new study, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC scientists discovered that the alphaCT1 molecule may help repair the skin's collagen matrix by altering how scar-forming cells behave. The findings were published in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 20, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Hair Products Cause Hair Loss, Lawsuit Claims
Dermatologists say you should look for hair-care products from companies with a strong costumer experience and know what works best for you. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs AbbVie, Lilly Face Fresh Delays in FDA Approval for Expanded Use of Arthritis Drugs
AbbVie and Lilly are facing fresh delays in the approval of their respective rheumatoid arthritis drugs for treating the chronic skin disease eczema as the US health regulator assesses the new class of treatment over safety concerns.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

DR PHILIPPA KAYE: What's causing that mysterious summer rash - and how you can get rid of it
Up to one in four of the population suffers a diagnosable skin condition, and many of these are linked to sun exposure. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mercury poisoning of a 4-year-old child by indirect contact to a mercury-containing facial cream: a case report - Rakete S, Asenbauer E, B öhm S, Leiz S, Peters J, Nowak D, Böse-O'Reilly S.
We report the severe mercury poisoning of a 4-year-old child by a so far unknown route of exposure, namely, by skin-to-skin contact. The child was admitted to the hospital with episodic pain in his extremities, tachycardia, hypertension, increased sweating... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Proposed Classification Framework for Atopic Dermatitis Unveiled Proposed Classification Framework for Atopic Dermatitis Unveiled
Goals include standardizing the assessment of AD in clinical practice and making it easier to tailor therapy to individual patient characteristics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

South Africa: Scientists Develop New Method of Diagnosing TB From Skin
[UCT] A team of scientists, including those from the University of Cape Town (UCT), have developed a new diagnostic methodology enabling a non-invasive, fast and highly accurate way of detecting tuberculosis (TB). (Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis)
Source: AllAfrica News: Tuberculosis - July 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Three skin conditions indicative of high blood sugar
DIABETICS are more likely to experience a greater loss of bodily fluids if they have high blood sugar. This can lead to dry patches of skin which may split or crack, increasing the risk of an infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic Resistance Crisis: An Update on Antagonistic Interactions between Probiotics and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) havoc is a global multifaceted crisis endowing a significant challenge for the successful eradication of devastating pathogens. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an enduring superbug involved in causing devastating infections. Although MRSA is a frequent colonizer of human skin, wound, and anterior nares, the intestinal colonization of MRSA has greatly increased the risk of inducing MRSA-associated colitis besides creating a conducive environment for horizontal transfer of resistant genes to commensal microbes. On the other hand, staphylococcal resistance to last-resort an...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009 Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009
The retrospective cohort study in the largest study of pediatric alopecia areata to date, according to one of the authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Does Aquagenic Pruritus Go Away?
Title: Does Aquagenic Pruritus Go Away?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Is There a Cure for XP Disease?
Title: Is There a Cure for XP Disease?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news