Misc. Skin Disorders News

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10/13/2017
Black Children Missing Out on Eczema Treatment

But study finds they tend to have more severe cases of the skin condition than white children

10/12/2017
Scientists Spot Genes Behind Skin Color

Study looked at varying populations across Africa

10/2/2017
Does Healthy Skin Around Suspicious Moles Need Removal?

Goal is to only perform one procedure, skin cancer specialist says

9/6/2017
Many Moisturizers Aren't What They Claim to Be

'Fragrance-free' and 'hypoallergenic' labeling is often misleading, study finds

9/5/2017
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

But experts say there may be ways to reduce those odds

8/11/2017
How Safe and Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

One out of three may not offer the right protection, study suggests

7/27/2017
When Is It Nail Fungus?

Dermatologist says only an expert can diagnose condition accurately

7/27/2017
Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?

Dermatologist says yes because there's overlap between some canine and human skin problems

7/27/2017
Melanoma Isn't the Only Serious Skin Cancer

Squamous cell carcinoma is far more common and also dangerous if untreated, dermatologist says

7/27/2017
Eczema Can Take a Toll on Adults

The chronic skin condition may interfere with daily life, expert says

7/17/2017
Some Medicines Boost Sensitivity to Sun

When taking medication, check with pharmacist to see if sun exposure is an issue

7/14/2017
4 Ways to Look Younger Longer

Put the brakes on wrinkles

7/7/2017
Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma May Occur Together, Study Finds

Doctors should counsel patients that if they have one disease, they're at risk of the other

6/29/2017
Antibiotics Improve Treatment of Skin Abscesses

Drainage alone resulted in worse recovery rates, study finds

6/28/2017
Tattoo Remorse? What You Need to Know About Erasing Your Ink

Lasers, sanding and even surgery can hide a bad decision, but beware of ointments, creams, FDA advises

6/26/2017
How to Dodge Summertime Threats

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping

6/26/2017
Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side

Cosmetics, personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

6/20/2017
Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?

Here's what might be to blame

6/16/2017
Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

6/2/2017
Dark Skin No Shield From Deadly Skin Cancer

Death rates from melanoma are higher for people of color, skin expert says

6/1/2017
Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Disfiguring 'Fish Scale' Disease

People with the disorder have dry scales on their skin

5/25/2017
Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

Cells that fight inflammation also play role in hair growth, mice study finds

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