When Will You Go Gray? Your Race Matters
TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 -- Could the color of your hair as you age be determined by the color of your skin? Yes, according to new research that suggests race plays a role in when and how your hair goes gray. The scientists conducted a search of 69... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Intermittent Brodalumab As Effective As Continuous Dosing? Is Intermittent Brodalumab As Effective As Continuous Dosing?
A new study suggests that an intermittent treatment regimen of a biologic may be as effective as continuous therapy in patients with psoriasis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Baking soda: How to avoid the itchy and sore signs of eczema with a baking soda treatment
BAKING SODA is one of the best cleaning products for your home, but it also has a number of health and lifestyle benefits that you may not know about. Here's how to relieve the itchy and sore signs of eczema on your skin by using a baking soda treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: How does your skin feel? Velvety skin is a warning sign
DIABETES type 2 is a chronic condition characterised by poor insulin production and high blood sugar levels. There are many warning signs that can alert you to the chronic condition and one of the more unusual is velvety skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Candela announces the launch of the Frax Pro(TM) system, the smart way to Frax
A 50-year legacy of innovation and a continued commitment to Science. Results. Trust. MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 25, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Candela, a leading global medical aesthetic device company, today announced the availab... Devices, Dermatology, Product Launch Candela , Frax Pro, skin resurfacing, Frax 1550, Frax 1940 (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hand sanitizer-induced ocular injury: a Covid-19 hazard in children - Yangzes S, Grewal S, Gailson T, Grewal SPS.
Hand hygiene is central to the prevention of transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The current literature illustrates the potential threat to skin and mucosal surfaces, especially the eyes, with use of alcohol-based hand rubs (AB... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

What Is the Best Treatment for Eczema?
Title: What Is the Best Treatment for Eczema?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Alopecia Areata: How Is It Treated and Can It Be Cured?
Title: Alopecia Areata: How Is It Treated and Can It Be Cured?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/25/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Most patients find teledermatology appointments suitable alternative to office visits
(George Washington University) Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) surveyed dermatology patients at the GW Medical Faculty Associates to evaluate patient satisfaction with teledermatology appointments. The team found the majority of patients found the experience a suitable alternative to in-person office visits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amanda Gorman and the Art of Being Unfinished and Imperfect
A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have It’s Not Just You delivered to your inbox every Sunday. Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen I am one of those people whose scars are visible—both physical and emotional ones. The scar you notice first when you meet me is on my upper lip. It’s not a surface mark; it’s an intractable knot that bunches the skin like an imperfectly mended hem. (My less tangible sca...
Source: TIME: Health - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: ‘Grey pallor’ is a visible warning sign - have you spotted this?
HEART attacks may erupt under the surface but the effects can show up on your skin. Grey pallor is a warning sign you're having a heart attack. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid symptoms: How to reveal your risk of Covid by simply touching your skin
COVID symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and a loss of smell or taste. You could reveal your chances of developing coronavirus by simply touching your skin. Could you be at risk of Covid? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks
The surprise medical billing act, or"No Surprises Act," was a bipartisan congressional agreement, which means it is likely to"stick" no matter the change in executive or legislative branches.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

No more needles for diagnostic tests?
(Washington University in St. Louis) The lab of Srikanth Singamaneni at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis developed a biosensing microneedle patch that can be applied to the skin, capture a biomarker of interest and, thanks to its unprecedented sensitivity, allow clinicians to detect its presence. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 22, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir), the First Long-Acting Regimen for the Treatment of HIV
TITUSVILLE, N.J., January 21, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir), the first and only once-monthly, long-acting regimen for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The novel regimen was co-developed as part of a collaboration with ViiV Healthcare and builds on Janssen’s 25-year commitment to make HIV history. In the U.S., ViiV Healthcare is the marketing authorization holde...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Study Reveals New Insights into the Link Between Sunlight Exposure and Kidney Damage in Lupus
A new collaborative study from researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Washington and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 21, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Timothy Dean Tags: News Research kidney lupus ultraviolet light Source Type: news

Covid rash warning - the three symptoms of coronavirus on your skin
COVID symptoms usually include a high fever, a new cough, and losing your sense of taste and smell. But scientists have now warned that some signs of the infection can develop on your skin. Would you recognise the symptoms of a Covid rash? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Types of Skin Lesions?
Title: What Are the Types of Skin Lesions?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can Sunburn Cause Red Spots on the Skin?
Title: Can Sunburn Cause Red Spots on the Skin?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Are the Main Causes of Skin Rashes in Kids?
Title: What Are the Main Causes of Skin Rashes in Kids?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Nearly One in Four Doctors Report Harassment on Social Media
No gender difference seen in personal attacks; women significantly more likely to report online sexual harassment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 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

Rachel Levine Nominated as U.S. Assistant Health Secretary
Levine is secretary of health for Pennsylvania and is currently leading the state's response to the COVID - 19 pandemic (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 21, 2021 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

Study pins down number of Americans with most common form of lupus
(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) Just over 200,000 Americans suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE, a condition in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks its own healthy tissues, especially joints and skin, a new study shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study reveals new insights into the link between sunlight exposure and kidney damage
(The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth) A new collaborative study from researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of Washington and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reveals unexpected insights into how skin exposure to ultraviolet light can worsen clinical symptoms in autoimmune diseases such as lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks
The surprise medical billing act, or"No Surprises Act," was a bipartisan congressional agreement, which means it is likely to"stick" no matter the change in executive or legislative branches.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Developmental cell programs are co-opted in inflammatory skin disease
The skin confers biophysical and immunological protection through a complex cellular network established early in embryonic development. We profiled the transcriptomes of more than 500,000 single cells from developing human fetal skin, healthy adult skin, and adult skin with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. We leveraged these datasets to compare cell states across development, homeostasis, and disease. Our analysis revealed an enrichment of innate immune cells in skin during the first trimester and clonal expansion of disease-associated lymphocytes in atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. We uncovered and validated in situ a re...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Reynolds, G., Vegh, P., Fletcher, J., Poyner, E. F. M., Stephenson, E., Goh, I., Botting, R. A., Huang, N., Olabi, B., Dubois, A., Dixon, D., Green, K., Maunder, D., Engelbert, J., Efremova, M., Polanski, K., Jardine, L., Jones, C., Ness, T., Horsfall, D. Tags: Genetics, Immunology, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

Cellular beauty is skin deep
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Zahn, L. M. Tags: Genetics, Immunology twis Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Virtual Care Maintains Quality Cancer Care
Majority of patients, physicians report satisfaction with virtual care (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Nephrology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Doorway Study Reveals How Anorexia Changes ‘ Body Awareness ’
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

Statins and Disease Recurrence in Ulcerated Primary Melanoma Statins and Disease Recurrence in Ulcerated Primary Melanoma
Might long-term statin use before melanoma diagnosis reduce the risk of melanoma recurrence?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

The tiny balloon that could help save a man's love life
The deflated silicone balloon, no bigger than a grain of rice, is placed on the end of a hollow plastic tube and inserted through the skin into the lower abdomen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Triggers Urticarial Vasculitis?
Title: What Triggers Urticarial Vasculitis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Getting under your skin: Molecular research builds new understanding of skin regeneration
(Northwestern University) New research from Northwestern University has found new evidence deep within the skin about the mechanisms controlling skin repair and renewal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Startup Spotlight: Pure Organiks' mission is more than skin deep
Chemical engineer Ayana Swanson created her all-natural product line after spending years struggling with eczema and harsh prescription creams. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

Mucocutaneous Eruptions Appear to Be Common in Hospitalized COVID Patients Mucocutaneous Eruptions Appear to Be Common in Hospitalized COVID Patients
Mucocutaneous eruptions (rashes) appear to be relatively common among adults hospitalized for COVID-19, and these eruptions may be connected to a more severe course of illness, researchers in the US report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines)
Source: Medscape Nurses Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Nursing Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape
Dr Stephanie Flores-Pollack's journey into dermatology as an underrepresented-in-medicine physician-in-training offers a window into a movement that aims to create a diverse dermatology workforce.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

'Being sectioned felt like a punishment'
Antonio says he felt he was discriminated against because of his skin colour when he was sectioned. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape
Dr Stephanie Flores-Pollack's journey into dermatology as an underrepresented-in-medicine physician-in-training offers a window into a movement that aims to create a diverse dermatology workforce.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Irritant contact dermatitis in healthcare workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study. " Clinical and experimental dermatology 46(1): 142-144
COVID-19 healthcare workers (HCWs) require frequent handwashing and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to prevent infection. However, evidence is emerging that these practices are causing adverse effects on their skin integrity. A single-centre, cross-sectional study of HCWs from an Irish hospital was undertaken to evaluate the degree of COVID-19-related irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) between April and May 2020. Of 270 participants surveyed, 223 (82.6%) reported symptoms of ICD. The hands were the most commonly affected site (76.47%) and the most frequently reported symptom was dry skin (75.37%). Nearly all (268...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your skin thirsty? Optoacoustic sensor measures water content in living tissue
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) Researchers from Skoltech and the University of Texas Medical Branch (US) have shown how optoacoustics can be used for monitoring skin water content, a technique which is promising for medical applications such as tissue trauma management and in cosmetology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Covid was in Italy in November: Country's earliest confirmed case is found to be 25-year-old woman from Milan
A 25-year-old woman from Milan had a skin biopsy that autumn, producing a sample which researchers say shows evidence of Covid-19 (file photo) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin Sheltered from Sunlight Still Gathers UV-Linked Mutations
Whole-genome sequencing reveals a wide range of UV-induced DNA changes in human skin cells, and lighter skin collects more mutations, sometimes to "sky high" levels. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis? Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis?
Screening for skin cancer should stop, as it is contributing to an overdiagnosis of melanoma, say NEJM authors, but the issue is nuanced, retort melanoma experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The Secret To Glowing Skin? Self-Pleasure
Forbes consults two dermatologists on the skin benefits of masturbation and Consonant Skin+Care on their stigma-shattering Mask and Masturbate initiative. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anna Haines, Contributor Tags: Style & Beauty /style-beauty Lifestyle /lifestyle Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Forehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns 
Experts from the University of Portsmouth published a scientific article on the usefulness of thermometers which san a person's skin, mostly the forehead, to detect a fever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archive review – anyone for a posthuman wife? She comes with an off switch
A lonely computer scientist in the year 2038 secretly works on an android version of his wife who died in a car crash – is it romantic, or something more sinister?British illustrator and visual-effects director Gavin Rothery makes his feature debut with this artificial intelligence thriller: a tale of love, death and robotics that has some nicely creepy moments. Set in 2038, it centres on lonely computer scientist George Almore (Divergent ’s Theo James), who is holed up in a remote research facility in Japan secretly working on an android version of his wife Jules (Stacy Martin); she has died in a car crash. Hi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Cath Clarke Tags: Film Science fiction and fantasy films Artificial intelligence (AI) Technology Culture Consciousness Computing Human biology Neuroscience Psychology Source Type: news

Toadlet peptide transforms into a deadly weapon against bacteria
(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Researchers at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Hamburg have discovered remarkable molecular properties of an antimicrobial peptide from the skin of the Australian toadlet. The discovery could inspire the development of novel synthetic drugs to combat bacterial infections (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news