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Dermatology

Prior Diagnoses Influence Dermatopathologists' Interpretations

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- When interpreting melanocytic skin biopsy specimens, knowledge of a prior diagnosis sways dermatopathologists to make more and less severe diagnoses and ...

Betadine Solution, Ag-Gel Combo Effective for Eliminating Bacteria

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The combination of 5 percent betadine solution and silver colloidal gel (Ag-gel) is more effective than either substance alone for inhibiting the growth of...

Comorbidities Up Among Patients With ESRD, Concomitant Psoriasis

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), those with concomitant psoriasis are younger and more often have cancer, diabetes mellitus, and coronar...

Monkeypox May Get New Name to Curb Stigma

Aug 16, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Monkeypox could soon get a new name. The World Health Organization announced Friday that it plans to rename the condition to eliminate any derogatory or rac...

Pregnancy Does Not Affect Survival in Women With Melanoma

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnancy status does not affect survival after melanoma, according to a study published online July 23 in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology...

Actinic Keratosis Diagnosed in Almost One-Third of Older Adults

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly three in 10 Medicare beneficiaries have at least one actinic keratosis diagnosis encounter over five years of follow-up, according to a research let...

Treatment Needs Often Unmet for Generalized Pustular Psoriasis

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is unmet need for the treatment of generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) flares, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in JAMA Dermatology. Car...

FDA Stretches Monkeypox Vaccine Supply by Authorizing Smaller Doses

Aug 11, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay) -- As at-risk Americans stand in long lines across the country, trying to get the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, U.S. officials on Tuesday announced they will modify d...

FDA Warns Amazon, Other Vendors About Sale of Skin Tag Removal Products

Aug 11, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 10, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued warning letters to three companies, including Amazon, for selling unapproved products for removing ...

Causal Link Suggested for Psoriasis, Cardiovascular Disease

Aug 11, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Evidence suggests a potential causal link for psoriasis and cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published online June 29 in Frontiers in Im...

Online Resource Created to Help Manage Pediatric Eczema

Aug 10, 2022

Online resource guide for can help fill in knowledge gaps for parents/caregivers when it comes for caring for a child with eczema. Studies have shown that managing eczema in children has many c...

Poll: Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care

Aug 09, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Inflation is putting Americans' health at risk, with nearly two in five struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll....

Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher Risk for Dementia in Older Adults

Aug 09, 2022

TUSDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Atopic eczema is associated with a small but increased risk for incident dementia, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of the A...

Dermatologist Visits Shorter for Asian Psoriasis Patients

Aug 08, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Asian patients with psoriasis receive significantly less face-to-face time with a dermatologist than patients of other races and ethnicities, according to a ...

Cancer Risk Higher for Men Versus Women at Most Shared Anatomic Sites

Aug 08, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The risk for cancer is higher for men than women at most shared anatomic sites, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in Cancer.Sarah S. Jackson, Ph.D.,...

Pediatric Obesity Subtypes ID'd in Latent Class Analysis

Aug 05, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Eight pediatric obesity subtypes have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 4 in PLOS Digital Health. Elizabeth A. Campbell, from D...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency

Aug 05, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Biden administration on Thursday declared the monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency, a move intended to dramatically ramp up the fight against the...

Just 8 Percent of Americans Lack Health Insurance, a Record Low

Aug 04, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Americans without health insurance continues to drop, reaching 8 percent in 2022 -- a record low. That leaves about 26 million people living i...

Pediatric Longitudinal Melanonychia: Clinical Features & Natural Course

Aug 03, 2022

There aren't many thorough investigations on the clinical characteristics and development of pediatric longitudinal melanonychia (LM). For a study, researchers sought to determine pediatric LM's clini...

Assessing Signs of Torture: Clinical Forensic Dermatology Review

Aug 03, 2022

Dermatologists and other clinicians in refugee-receiving nations must learn forensic dermatology to recognize lesions caused by torture. For a study, researchers sought to examine forensic dermatology...

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