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Skin Barrier Of Eczema Develops The Best Way To Stop The Atopic March

Skin Barrier Of Eczema Develops The Best Way To Stop The Atopic March

Skin barrier;  In infants who develop eczema are more likely to develop food allergies, hay fever and asthma as they grow older, a progression known as the atopic march. Donald Leung, MD, PhD, head of Pediatric Allergy & Clinical Immunology at National Jewish Health, has identified itching and dry cracked skin of eczema patients as…

Skin Rejuvenation

Loose Double Stranded RNA Molecules Spur Skin Rejuvenation

Skin Rejuvenation; Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that laser treatments and the drug retinoic…

Tailoring Free Skin Cancer Screening Events For Younger Populations

Tailoring Free Skin Cancer Screening Events For Younger Populations

Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was publish in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); skin cancer is the most…

Skin Cancer Is Most Common Cancer In The United States

Skin Cancer Is Most Common Cancer In The United States

Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. Sun safety practices According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); so skin cancer…

Collagen powder found to be effective in wound closure

Collagen Powder For Skin Biopsy Wounds Healing And Care

Collagen powder for managing the skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures; so according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology by a team of physician researchers at the George Washington University. Topical collagen powder The team investigated the efficacy of topical collagen powder compare; hence to primary closure…

Protecting Skin Against Sun Damage

Protecting Skin Against Sun Damage

Protecting Skin; As you celebrate America’s independence at beaches, pools or backyard parties, remember that the sun’s damaging rays are strongest between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and protecting yourself is a must. “When it comes to sunscreen, people in general don’t put on enough, and they don’t put it on as often as they…

Living Bacteria to modulate skin microbiome composition

Living Bacteria To Modulate Skin Microbiome Composition

Living Bacteria; Scientists at UPF and the company S-Biomedic have demonstrated the use of living bacteria to modulate skin microbiome composition. In the study, published in Microbiome, mixtures of different skin microbial components have been used to temporarily modulate the composition of recipient skin bacteria for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes. The Living Bacteria The human body is…

Effective Drug Combination

Effective Drug Combination Against Uveal Melanoma

Effective Drug Combination; Uveal melanoma is a very aggressive type of melanoma that affects the eye. It is a rare disorder, affecting an estimated 2,500 people in the United States each year. However, nearly half of uveal melanoma patients will develop metastatic disease that migrates to other part of the body, primarily the liver. The…

Sun Burns was part of every family holiday

Sun Burns Is A Common Skin Disease In Holidays

Sun burns: When University of Alberta dermatologist Robert Gniadecki was growing up in Denmark, getting a sunburn was part of every family holiday. “The first day at the seaside you would go out in the sunshine, and the next day you would have a bonfire, peel your skin off and throw it in the fire,” he said.…

Rosacea Is A Chronic Inflammatory Disease Of The Skin

Rosacea Is A Chronic Inflammatory Disease Of The Skin

Rosacea; Combining ivermectin cream (IVM) and doxycycline modified-release capsules (DMR) can improve response rates for patients with severe rosacea, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Martin Schaller, M.D., from Tubingen University Hospital in Germany, and colleagues conduct a 12 week multicenter, randomize comparative trial involving adults…

Protein linked to aggressive skin cancer

Protein Regulates Gene Linked To Metastasis Of Malignant Melanoma

Protein; Almost 300,000 people worldwide develop malignant melanoma each year. The disease is the most serious form of skin cancer and the number of cases report annually is increasing, making skin cancer one of Sweden’s most common forms of cancer. A research team at Lund University in Sweden has studied a protein that regulates a…

Multiple Primary Melanomas

Multiple Primary Melanomas Have Worse Survival Than Single Melanoma

Multiple primary melanomas have worse overall survival than those with a single primary melanoma, according to a study published online June 26 in JAMA Dermatology. Melanoma is one of the most rapidly increasing forms of cancer worldwide. Most studies about survival among patients with melanoma consider only the primary tumor and disregard the potential effect…