Weekly news service covering the medical and surgical management of skin diseases. This ranges from treatment and detection of life-threatening conditions such as melanoma and other skin cancers to problems such as acne, eczema, vitiligo, and melasma.
General dermatology
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26 April 2013
Research suggests that people with non-melanoma skin cancer are at moderately increased risk for developing other primary malignancies in the future, particularly breast and lung cancer and melanoma.
23 April 2013
There is significant discordance between the results of allergen-specific skin prick tests and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E levels for identifying aeroallergen sensitization in children under the age of 4 years, a study finds.
19 April 2013
Three variants in the forkhead box P3 gene are associated with increased risk for vitiligo in the Han Chinese population, show study findings.
12 April 2013
Rates of follicular squamous cell carcinomas are underestimated, suggest results from a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology.
05 April 2013
Demographic, clinical, and procedural factors should not be used to predict the likelihood of progression after regional therapy for “in-transit” or early metastatic melanoma, say researchers.
22 March 2013
Patients with psoriasis are at an increased risk for developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, report researchers.
22 March 2013
Research suggests that patients who experience scabies infection may be at increased risk for developing the autoimmune blistering skin condition bullous pemphigoid.
21 March 2013
Bathing feet in a green tea extract may help relieve skin symptoms in elderly patients with athlete’s foot, say Japanese researchers.
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