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from MNTderm - 24 Jul 14
A team of scientists has made an important discovery about the molecular interactions that occur between generally benign species of Propionibacterium bacteria and the pathogenic bacterium...
from MNTderm - 12 Jul 14
YouTube is for more than watching World Cup highlights, Brian Williams refreshing old school rap classics, and videos of skateboarders landing in unfortunate positions on railings.
from MNTderm - 11 Jul 14
After analyzing the molecular processes involved, researchers in Germany have developed a test that can differentiate psoriasis from eczema on the basis of only two genes.
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have announced positive results from a Phase 2b dose-ranging study of dupilumab, an investigational therapy, in adult patients with moderate-to-severe...
from MNTderm - 10 Jul 14
Skin cells possess an olfactory receptor for sandalwood scent, as researchers at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have discovered.
from MNTderm - 09 Jul 14
The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition.
from MNTderm - 04 Jul 14
Today, doctors who really want to see if a wound is healing have to do a biopsy or some other invasive technique that, besides injuring an already injured patient, can really only offer information...
from MNTderm - 03 Jul 14
We're often told that worrying can be harmful to one's health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.
from MNTderm - 28 Jun 14
Wrinkles, creases and folds are everywhere in nature, from the surface of human skin to the buckled crust of the Earth. They can also be useful structures for engineers.
from MNTderm - 27 Jun 14
Over the counter skin products for acne that contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause rare but serious and potentially life-threatening reactions, say FDA.
from MNTderm - 25 Jun 14
As many patients know, treating wounds has become far more sophisticated than sewing stitches and applying gauze, but dressings still have shortcomings.
The molecular building blocks that make up DNA absorb ultraviolet light so strongly that sunlight should deactivate them - yet it does not.
Scars - in particular keloid scars that result from overgrowth of skin tissue after injuries or surgeries - are unsightly and can even lead to disfigurement and psychological problems of affected...
from MNTderm - 24 Jun 14
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate), a new antibacterial drug, to treat adults with skin infections.
from MNTderm - 21 Jun 14
Autoimmune disease occurs when the body's own natural defense system rebels against itself.
from MNTderm - 20 Jun 14
The number of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) has skyrocketed due to the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).
from MNTderm - 16 Jun 14
Psoriasis is a serious, chronic, inflammatory, non-communicable disease for which there is currently no cure.
from MNTderm - 15 Jun 14
New research finds that wearing sunscreen alone does not offer complete protection against DNA-damaging UV radiation, meaning there is still a significant risk of melanoma.
from MNTderm - 11 Jun 14
Two new studies find an association between breast cancer and moles. However, the researchers can only hypothesize on the mechanisms driving this association.
from MNTderm - 09 Jun 14
Psoriasis is a common, long-lasting disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales.
from MNTderm - 07 Jun 14
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports that the antibiotic dalbavancin is as effective as vancomycin, the current standard-of-care antibiotic used to treat serious bacterial...
from MNTderm - 03 Jun 14
Individuals who are hospitalized for the skin conditions of Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis appear to have a high risk of recurrence, according to a study in JAMA.
from MNTderm - 02 Jun 14
Tanning beds may be associated with vitamin D toxicity, according to an observation being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a final order reclassifying sunlamp products and ultraviolet (UV) lamps intended for use in sunlamp products from low-risk (class I) to...
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have uncovered previously unidentified genes that may be responsible for keloid scarring, a discovery that could unlock the mystery of keloid development...