Immunotherapy First for BRAF Melanoma Edges Out Targeted Combination
(MedPage Today) -- First-line immunotherapy for BRAF-positive melanoma, followed by targeted therapy at progression, led to a "clinically meaningful" survival benefit, a randomized trial showed. Combination immunotherapy with nivolumab (Opdivo... (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 29, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medicare Monthly Premiums to Drop for Seniors
Fee cuts come at the same time as seniors receive a Social Security cost - of - living increase for 2023 of up to 9 or 10 percent (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 29, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Urology, Geriatrics, Institutional, Source Type: news

‘Long-lasting’ itchy skin could signal fatty liver disease - can lead to liver scarring
Experiencing "long-lasting" itchy skin could be a sign of fatty liver disease - and one that could signal a serious complication of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USPSTF: Screen At-Risk, Nonpregnant People for Syphilis USPSTF: Screen At-Risk, Nonpregnant People for Syphilis
Providers should continue screening sexually active, nonpregnant adolescents and adults for syphilis, according to a United States Preventive Services Task Force report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: His Skin is Slacking Off
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Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 28, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Small blue or red spots on the skin could be a sign of crabs - ‘see a GP’
If you notice blue or red spots on your skin that could mean you have pubic lice living on your body - insects that are most commonly spread through sexual contact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing and Preserving Dignity Losing and Preserving Dignity
"We push to reduce backlogs, offer same-time virtual care, work to reduce costs. We ' ve driven medicine to the efficient and left little of the dignity it seems," observes Jeffrey Benabio, MD, MBA.MDedge (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Study Identifies Skin Biomarkers That Predict Newborn Eczema Risk Study Identifies Skin Biomarkers That Predict Newborn Eczema Risk
During the first 2 months of life, changes in skin biomarkers were predictive of whether children would develop atopic dermatitis up to 2 years later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Kenvue as the Name for Planned New Consumer Health Company
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. September 28, 2022 — Johnson & Johnson (the “Company”) (NYSE: JNJ) today took another step forward in establishing two independent, market-leading companies with the announcement of Kenvue as the name for the planned New Consumer Health Company. The new corporate brand comes to life through a compelling purpose, and a timeless visual brand.Kenvue (pronounced ken·view), is inspired by two powerful ideas: “ken” – meaning knowledge, an English word primarily used in Scotland, and “vue,” referencing sight. With rich knowledge of human needs and deep consumer insights, Kenvue will delive...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diagnosis and Management of Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphomas Diagnosis and Management of Primary Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphomas
Diagnosis and treatment of primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma can be challenging. Review the clinical and features of the most common pCBCL subtypes and emerging therapeutic options in this paper.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

An Update on JAK Inhibitors in Skin Disease An Update on JAK Inhibitors in Skin Disease
This paper summarizes recent trials of JAK inhibitors tested in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis, including topical RUX, oral abrocitinib, upadacitinib, and baricitinib.Cutis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Referral optimisation for people with skin conditions
This guidance outlines how to implement specialist advice and guidance in dermatology services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 28, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Thirty minutes of sunlight two to three days a week can increase testosterone levels
Proteins in your skin react with sunlight to help produce testosterone. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand hygiene and hand eczema: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Hand eczema is a common inflammatory condition of the skin that has been linked to hand hygiene. This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to determine the risks of hand eczema associated with hand hygiene, including frequency of hand washing, wet work and use of alcohol hand rub. A comprehensive search of MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Library was performed for cohort, case-control or cross-sectional studies that analysed the association between hand hygiene and risk of hand eczema. Results of individual studies were presented in respective forest plots and pooled summary relative risks were estimated using a random-eff...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Drug May Have Some Cardiometabolic Benefits Psoriasis Drug May Have Some Cardiometabolic Benefits
Nonrandomized trial shows 5%-6% reduction in both visceral and subcutaneous fat, but no effect on aortic vascular inflammation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 27, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news