Dermatology

5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience in 2018It’s easy to become overwhelmed by all that we see in the world and the responsibilities of life. Yet there are plenty of ways to build your own resilience, improve your perspective and keep a spring in your step.
Where do you stand on gender equality?On International Women's Day, it's time to take stock on the state of gender equality.
Inhibitors found to benefit surgically resectable melanomaTreatment significantly improved event-free survival in patients with high-risk, surgically resectable, clinical stage III and IV melanoma, researchers report.
Skin assessment key to identifying internal malignancyBecause skin metastasis is usually asymptomatic, conducting thorough skin assessments is critical for timely diagnosis of internal malignancy, researchers write in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.
What's your diagnosis? (March 2018)
What's your diagnosis? (March 2018)A 43-year-old man went to the emergency room with a symmetrical rash of palpable purpura on his legs. He also complained of a fever and arthralgia, but denied any headache or neck pain. The patient disclosed a current infection with hepatitis C virus. (Photo courtesy of ©VisualDx 2017)
Seven diseases benefiting from genetic tests
Seven diseases benefiting from genetic testsGenetic testing is playing a growing role in diagnosing and treating diseases, particularly when it comes to certain cancers and rheumatic conditions.
Recurrent cellulitis treatment can be complexWhile antibiotics are a proven effective treatment for recurrent cellulitis, the effect wears off after treatment which is often done on an inpatient basis. There is little support for ongoing research in this area, researchers report.
Dermatology journals among the 50 most cited for cosmetic proceduresThe review notes a rise in first authorships among dermatologists. From 2000-2014, dermatologist first authors accounted for 8% of the most often-cited facelift articles and 5% or less of the top blepharoplasty articles. They also accounted for approximately 12% of the top brow lift articles from 2000-2009.
Diabetes risk in psoriasis increases with disease severityIn severe psoriasis, every 10 percent increase in affected body surface area increases diabetes risk by 20 percent, researchers find.
Systemic conditions that can affect skinSkin can act as a window to a patient’s general health says a physician writing in the journal Medicine. Changes in the skin can signal underlying disease from lupus to gastrointestinal disease.