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from MNTderm - 16 Feb 15
A new study from The University of Manchester has revealed that the incidence of dermatitis has increased 4.
from MNTderm - 13 Feb 15
A new study reveals there has been a more than four-fold increase in dermatitis among health workers following increased hand hygiene to reduce hospital infections like MRSA.
from MNTderm - 12 Feb 15
A new study suggests collagen from fish skin might make an effective dressing for skin wounds without the disease risk that collagen from cows and pigs might carry.
from MNTderm - 09 Feb 15
Use of clinical, genomic factors to identify those at risk for multiple infections could improve treatment outcomes, reduce antibiotic resistanceA team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)...
from MNTderm - 06 Feb 15
An information sheet on contraceptives improved knowledge about their effectiveness among women visiting a dermatology practice, which could help promote safer use of the acne medicine isotretinoin...
Australians' love affair with mobile phones could save their life according to a joint QUT, Cancer Council Queensland and University of Queensland study using text messages to improve skin cancer...
from MNTderm - 05 Feb 15
New research released by Cancer Council on World Cancer Day (4 Feb) shows that approximately 430,000 more Australian adults are getting sunburnt on the weekend than they were four years ago...
On World Cancer Day 2015, general practitioners, physicians and dermatologists in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia are being asked for their feedback during the advanced trial phase...
from MNTderm - 02 Feb 15
An oral supplement containing arginine, zinc, and antioxidants improves healing of mild to severe pressure ulcers in malnourished patients, according to an article published in Annals of Internal...
A smartphone mobile app that can provide personalized, real-time sun protection advice improved some sun protection behavior, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology.
Allowing patients to use mobile devices to capture skin images appears to be a feasible and effective method for short-term monitoring of atypical nevi (moles), according to an article published...
from MNTderm - 28 Jan 15
A new treatment for hair loss could be on the horizon; researchers have found a way to generate new hair growth using human pluripotent stem cells.
from MNTderm - 27 Jan 15
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have identified a gene that may offer a better understanding of how keloid scars develop and potentially open the door to improved treatment for the...
from MNTderm - 20 Jan 15
The formation of human skin involves a cascade of biochemical signals, which are not well understood.
from MNTderm - 13 Jan 15
Novartis is delighted that the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has recommended Xolair® omalizumab as an add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in adult and...
Researchers at King's College London have identified a new mechanism by which skin damage triggers the formation of tumours, which could have important therapeutic implications for patients suffering...
from MNTderm - 12 Jan 15
Some medicines can make your skin more sensitive to the sun and this summer season NPS MedicineWise advises Australians to check their medicines packaging for warnings to avoid excessive skin...
from MNTderm - 09 Jan 15
Malassezia yeasts have been found in human dandruff, deep-sea vents, and pretty much everywhere in between.
Can spiders be carriers of human pathogens? Can they provoke an infection through a break in the skin?
from MNTderm - 08 Jan 15
The annual U.S. cost of psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, was estimated to be between $112 billion and $135 billion in 2013, according to a review article published online by JAMA...
UC Irvine scientists studying the role of circadian rhythms in skin stem cells found that this clock plays a key role in coordinating daily metabolic cycles and cell division.
from MNTderm - 07 Jan 15
New research in mice shows that the immune system in the skin develops distinct responses to the various microbes that naturally colonize the skin, referred to as commensals.
from MNTderm - 06 Jan 15
When it comes to skin infections, a healthy and robust immune response may depend greatly upon what lies beneath.
from MNTderm - 02 Jan 15
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine say they have developed a safe and effective skin patch to deliver a drug that enhances the healing of diabetes-related ulcers.
from MNTderm - 30 Dec 14
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Opdivo (nivolumab), a new treatment for patients with unresectable (cannot be removed by surgery) or metastatic (advanced)...