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Myths About Melanoma Could Lead to Delayed Diagnosis and Treatment
...urrounding hair follicles, noted Dr. Baker. Today, dermatologists
are diagnosing melanomas much earlier, when the le...hs is that when it comes to melanoma, patients and dermatologists
alike need to think outside the box, added Dr. Baker. Patients need to be vigilant in monitoring the...
Wrinkles can Be Really Ironed Out, Thanks to Vitamin A
...eam, known as Tretinoin, was already prescribed by dermatologists
to treat skin ageing. "They work by improving the topmost layers of the skin, increasing cells production and helping to increase collagen which gives the skin its structure."...
Cannabinoids Regulate Inflammation Process
... occurred,' she explains. Together with the Bonn dermatologists
Dr. Evelyn Gaffal and Professor Thomas Tting the researchers investigated these findings. Skin rash can be caused by allergens in laboratory mice. 'However, normally these rashes are only minor,' Dr. Gaffal emphasises. 'However, strains of mice in wh...
Chances of Survival for Melanoma is High When Detected by Dermatologists
...ted with a patient’s physician type (specifically, dermatologists
vs. non-dermatologists) is of particular interest ...gnosed by a non-dermatologist. Tumors diagnosed by dermatologists
were thinner on average than those diagnosed by non-dermatologists (.86 millimeters vs. 1 millimeter...
Know the Protective Face of the Sun
... the problems that the American Cancer Society and dermatologists
have is, how do you define what a little bit is?" According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, basking in the sun for about half an hour to one hour or consuming about 400 daily IU’s of Vitamin D is sufficient for a person to avoid the risk of s...
Pure Gold can Cause Allergy
...n-allergic substance. For more than two decades, dermatologists
have known that a small proportion of people displ...o when patients have complained of "gold allergy," dermatologists
have been quick to assume that the patients had allergies to nickel. That is because 10 to 12 percen...
Hair-Growth Drug Artificially Lowers Psa Levels in Prostate Cancer Screening
...w clinical guidelines for primary-care physicians, dermatologists
and urologists to account for the role of finaster...e realized by all internists, family-care doctors, dermatologists
– anybody who writes prescriptions for male-pattern hair loss.” Researchers have known for years t...
Hormones and the Skin: the Role Hormones Play as We Age
... that aging is just a state of mind. However, many dermatologists
will tell you that aging can be affected by your hormone levels. Whether low or high, your hormones affect your skin, hair and nails as you age. // Speaking today at the American Academy of Dermatology’s (Academy) SKIN Academy, dermatologist Debra J...
Encouraging a Lifetime of Healthy Skin Right from the Beginning
...s with eczema, there are numerous ways parents and dermatologists
can work together to keep children’s skin clean, healthy and nourished. Speaking today at the American Academy of Dermatology’s (Academy) SKIN Academy, dermatologist Sandra M. Johnson, MD, FAAD, clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the Un...
Dustmites Might Bite Deeper
...allergens. The researchers have pointed out that dermatologists
should take note of these findings which have provided substantial evidence to prove that skin allergies are indeed linked to dust mites. The statistics recorded by W.H.O in 2005 presents a grim picture in regard to the increase in number of patie...
NICE supports application of advanced biological therapies as treatment option for acute psoriasis
...note of the positive NICE decision, the opinion of dermatologists
and the needs of psoriatic patients, and make funding for these therapies available as quickly as possible." Patients who would like to find out more about biological therapy are advised to talk to their dermatologist. In the European Union, Enbre...
Study Finds - UV Damaged Skin could be Possibly Treated with Glucosamine
...//formation of new age spots in women. A team of dermatologists
from Harvard Medical School have reported that the... ‘These findings on glucosamine may impact the way dermatologists
treat UV-related skin damage in the future. Right now we have prescription and surgical options, whi...
Sunlight Exposure Reduces Risk Of Breast, Prostate And Colon Cancer
Time and over again, dermatologists
have warned about increased exposure to sun owing ...idence regarding the health benefits of Vitamin D, dermatologists
are reluctant to urge people to expose themselves to sun. Looks like telling people that it is ok to...
Skin Cancer Clinics under the Scanner
...e // melanoma cases. Plastic surgeons as well as dermatologists
say that some cases have had questionable procedures that have left ugly scars. In an article appearing in The Medical Journal of Australia, these procedures are put into perspective by saying that it is a spin-off of the "GPs versus specialists" a...
New Hope For Skin Disease
...n be one of our skin’s worst enemies, but now some dermatologists
are taking cues from sunlight to battle a painful // skin disease with a new type of phototherapy. Standing in front of a UV light is how Mary Tibuni begins her morning three days a week. She suffers from a disease called morphea , it can affect a...
People with skin cancer at higher risk for other types
...re. The results could prompt plastic surgeons and dermatologists
to revise their advice to patients. For example, Evanston Northwestern plastic surgeon Dr. Gordon Derman said he now plans to warn his skin cancer patients they may be at a higher risk for other cancers. He said he will advise them to talk to their p...
Treating acne with laser
...ersity School of Medicine, New York, discussed how dermatologists
are using laser technology to treat acne by altering the biological mechanisms responsible for this common condition. Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the sebaceous hair follicles. Each follicle contains a tiny hair and multiple sebaceous g...
Skin specialist advise on cellulite
...e is now being taken more seriously (although some dermatologists
still don't 'believe' in it, and others see it as ... solutions to cellulite, but increasing numbers of dermatologists
are realising it's an important issue to their patients. More attention and more research could prod...
Antibiotics losing their power against acne
...ainst acne. Dr. Nord and his team recommend, that dermatologists
should closely monitor the drug resistance of bacterium as they treat individual patients. If resistance to a particular drug develops, the physician should consider switching the patient to an alternate antibiotic or an alternate therapy. The scie...