Misc. Skin Disorders News

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4/20/2017
White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin

Study suggests the drink, as well as liquor, are both tied to a higher risk for rosacea

4/14/2017
Health Tip: Managing Dandruff

Lifestyle changes can help keep flakes away

4/13/2017
Health Tip: Checking Your Child's Moles

Characteristics you should watch for

4/11/2017
Silk Clothes Won't Soothe Eczema's Itch

What your child wears doesn't affect severity of skin troubles, study finds

4/6/2017
Men More Prone to Severe Psoriasis: Study

Researchers say this may explain why more males seek treatment for the skin disease

4/6/2017
For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

4/6/2017
Skin's Bacterial 'Balance' May Help Trigger Acne

Germ community, rather than just one species, may be key, new research suggests

4/5/2017
Hollywood Villains Are No Dermatologist's Friend

Skin specialists say on-screen creeps often have faces that equate blemishes with 'evil'

4/4/2017
Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia

Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests

3/28/2017
New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing

Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says

3/22/2017
'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

3/14/2017
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

3/14/2017
Health Tip: Treat Skin Well

Steps for preserving a healthier glow

3/3/2017
Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun's Rays, Too

Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns

3/3/2017
Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels

Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

3/3/2017
Daffodils, Margaritas and Other Surprise Skin Dangers

There are many hidden hazards that can cause itch or rash, dermatologists warn

3/3/2017
3/2/2017
New Eczema Drug Promising in Early Trial

Nemolizumab significantly reduced the itch and improved appearance of skin

3/2/2017
Skin Diseases Take Big Slice Out of America's Health, Economy

The sometimes deadly conditions cost $75 billion in 2013, report says

2/24/2017
Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis?

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

1/31/2017
Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch

Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

1/18/2017
Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

1/13/2017
Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Infections

Here's what athletes can do

1/8/2017
How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

1/5/2017
Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds

Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

12/30/2016
Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick?

Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

12/30/2016
Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis During Winter

Avoid products that could irritate skin

12/29/2016
Health Tip: Warding Off Wrinkles

Dermatologists suggest how

12/21/2016
U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds

1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

12/7/2016
Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

12/6/2016
Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

11/29/2016
11/27/2016
How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo

It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

11/23/2016
Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection?

RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

11/10/2016
'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection

Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

11/4/2016
Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem

Inaccurately diagnosed cellulitis leads to unnecessary antibiotics, hospitalizations

11/1/2016
Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease

Grafts of patients' genetically modified skin improved healing of wounds in early study

10/28/2016
Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments

Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

10/12/2016
Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say

10/12/2016
Indoor Tanners Aren't Taking Precautions Against Skin Cancer

Researchers conclude most are in denial about the health risks

10/12/2016
Health Tip: Want Younger-Looking Skin?

The right care products may help

10/4/2016
Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?

Possible reasons for the dry itch

9/29/2016
Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin?

Twins study finds white blood cells of sibling with acne seem to age less rapidly

9/29/2016
Health Tip: Why Can't I Stop Sweating?

Here are possible causes

9/22/2016
Scientists Zero In on Cause of Rare, Disfiguring Skin Disorder

Ichthyosis is a genetic condition that leaves people with red, scaly skin

9/7/2016
9/7/2016
Health Tip: Preventing Summertime Dry Skin

Pool water and sun exposure can make skin dry

8/11/2016
4 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

But just in case, here's what to do if you develop the red, itchy rash and blisters that these plants can cause

8/4/2016
FDA: Anti-Aging, Skin-Lightening Products May Contain Mercury

How you can eliminate the health risk to you and your family

8/3/2016
Newer Treatments Can Make Scars Less Scary

But, it's better to prevent scars in the first place, dermatologist says