New research data sheds light on potential gene therapy for congenital melanocytic nevi.
It might seem unlikely, but researchers have found the antihypertensive drug spironolactone reduces skin atrophy from topical corticosteroid use.
A 16-year-old lifeguard was being treated for acne and is now complaining of this nail problem occurring for the past few weeks.
Who would have thought that the cure for Methicilin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) may have been hiding in a book written in the 10th century?
Outcomes for patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma are typically poor and therapeutic options are limited, but advances in understanding the biology of the disease, as well as emerging cutting-edge treatments are expected to improve the...
In addition to being one of the most prevalent and all-too-familiar skin conditions, acne is also one of the most common skin diseases for which patients have begun to seek alternative treatment therapies. learn more.
Secukinumab has received FDA approval as a new treatment option in psoriasis. A panel of experts tackles this drug’s uses, benefits, and drawbacks.
One hospital leverages technology to reduce the stress of extensive, ongoing care on patients and families
The success of the Hedgehog inhibitors in treating BCC as well as basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) has changed patients’ lives. Traditionally there was little we could do for patients with locally advanced or metastasized disease, but...
There is increasing interest in so-called alternative medicine. Both patients and practitioners are clearly interested in this domain and this is in striking contrast to the bright, shining edifice of evidence-based medicine.