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5 Ways to Promote Skin Cancer Prevention Month
5 Ways to Promote Skin Cancer Prevention MonthMay is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. Here are some easy ways you can help your patients protect their skin.
What does it mean when skin is “well-hydrated?”
What does it mean when skin is “well-hydrated?”Skin hydration is an interesting term that has great consumer and scientific meaning.
Career Tips Every Derm Resident Should Know
Career Tips Every Derm Resident Should KnowSeven tips to help dermatology residents have a successful career.
Isotretinoin still the best drug for acne
Isotretinoin still the best drug for acneAs part of its updated guidelines for the treatment of acne published early last year, the American Academy of Dermatology included new recommendations for the use of oral isotretinoin.
Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema
Study offers new insight into pediatric eczemaResearchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) — a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in the disease.
Can we lower drug costs?
Can we lower drug costs?Experts discuss the forces contributing to costs that are rising faster in the United States than in other countries, as well as what dermatologists can do now to help patients get access to more affordable medications.
The 'art' of the cosmetic consult
The 'art' of the cosmetic consultThe art of communication must be mastered to gain patients’ trust and, ultimately, to become better doctors, according to Kathleen M. Welsh, M.D. who presented at the 2016 ASDS annual meeting.
More evidence links psoriasis to depression
More evidence links psoriasis to depressionA recent study provides more evidence that patients with psoriasis–even mild cases–face a higher risk of major depression, a finding that could lead dermatologists to alert patients with the condition and even screen them for mental health issues.
My proposed plan for diversity in dermatology
My proposed plan for diversity in dermatologyI believe that the only way to increase diversity in medicine and particularly dermatology is to begin this process early in school age children. Here's what I suggest.
Study: Wearable patch may minimize peanut allergy
Study: Wearable patch may minimize peanut allergyA wearable skin patch (Viaskin, DBV Technologies) may help treat peanut allergy, specifically in children and young adults, according to one-year results of an ongoing trial sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and conducted by the NIAID-funded Consortium of Food Allergy Research(CoFAR).