Mon, 27 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTLearn all about common types of bumps found on the skin, from skin tags to melanomas, including their causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:00:00 PDTIn this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about the common causes of cracked heels, how cracked heels may be prevented, and home remedies that are recommended.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with metastatic Merkel cell...
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTPeople with HIV can be prone to skin lesions. In this article, we take a close look at the causes and treatments available for the most common types.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTEstimates suggest that 40 percent of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics, but findings from this study published in Annals of Family Medicine suggest there is no meaningful benefit...
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTShort men may have an increased risk of becoming bald prematurely. An international genetic study under the leadership of the University of Bonn at least points in this direction.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTImproved hygiene has largely eliminated infectious diseases from everyday life. There is, however, a downside to this progress: the number of allergies is growing steadily.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDTScientists show that mutations in ATR - a regulatory protein that normally repairs DNA - alter the immune system to favor tumor growth in some melanomas.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTImmunization can significantly lower the risk of serious complications from shingles among older adults, suggest findings from a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA gene variant that produces red hair and fair skin in humans and in mice, which increases the risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma, may also contribute to the known association between...
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIt's what's missing in the tumor genome, not what's mutated, that thwarts treatment of metastatic melanoma with immune checkpoint blockade drugs, researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson...
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research at UPMC suggests that if full body skin cancer screenings became a part of routine annual primary care visits, significantly more skin cancers would be discovered and at earlier stages.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew study says indoor tanning-related skin cancers contribute significantly to early deaths.Tanning devices cost the US $343.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTTo soothe aches and pains, many people turn to heating pads, patches or creams. Although a common practice, thermotherapy can cause burns.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTThe mix of bacteria on our skin influences its health. Now, scientists show how harmful Staphylococcus aureus is kept in check by skin-friendly cousins.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTRashes are one of the earliest symptoms of an HIV infection. Learn about the types of rash that can occur, their duration, and treatment options.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWith the aid of thousands of skin biopsies and over a hundred kilograms of skin, researchers at Karolinska Institutet have observed how two subgroups of immune cell behave in healthy skin.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Siliq (brodalumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Siliq is administered as an injection.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTCan a honey and cinnamon face mask help relieve the symptoms of acne? Learn about the possible benefits for the skin along with research into this remedy.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTTwo studies in JAMA examine hair loss among women with breast cancer who received scalp cooling before, during and after chemotherapy.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTIn this article learn what chiggers are, how to prevent being bitten, and how to treat a bite. What are the signs and symptoms of a chigger bite?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe dry, cracked and itchy skin of atopic dermatitis patients is often colonized with Staphylococcus bacteria.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWhat is jock itch? How is it diagnosed, are there any risk factors, when should a doctor be consulted, and what lifestyle tips may help to prevent it?
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe red berries of the Brazilian peppertree - a weedy, invasive species common in Florida - contain an extract with the power to disarm dangerous antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria, scientists at...