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What is a dermatologist? What do dermatologists do?

from MNTderm - 16 Dec 14

Find out about the physicians with a specialist knowledge of the skin, hair and nails, including common conditions they treat and common procedures they perform.



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Hair growth in mice promoted by honeybee hive sealant

from MNTderm - 16 Dec 14

Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it.



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Tracking neutrophil motility patterns could provide early diagnosis of sepsis in patients with major burns

from MNTderm - 13 Dec 14

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified what may be a biomarker predicting the development of the dangerous systemic infection sepsis in patients with serious...



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Study finds men's health may be 'strongly correlated' with semen quality

from MNTderm - 11 Dec 14

Men who were infertile as a result of poor semen quality were at higher risk of numerous medical conditions - including hypertension and skin disorders - in a new study.



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Novel NDV-3 vaccine protects against antibiotic resistant skin infections

from MNTderm - 11 Dec 14

In the U.S. and around the globe, skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continue to endanger the health and lives of patients and otherwise...



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To resolve inflammation, macrophages chase neutrophils away from wounds

from MNTderm - 11 Dec 14

Macrophages are best known for their Pac Man-like ability to gobble up cellular debris and pathogens in order to thwart infection.



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Study finds eczema, short stature not associated overall

from MNTderm - 10 Dec 14

Eczema, an itchy chronic inflammatory disease of the skin, was not associated overall with short stature in an analysis of data from several studies, although a small group of children and...



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Poor semen quality linked to hypertension, other health problems

from MNTderm - 10 Dec 14

A study of more than 9,000 men with fertility problems has revealed a correlation between the number of different defects in a man's semen and the likelihood that the man has other health problems.



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Proliferating infantile haemangioma: indication of major added benefit from propranolol in certain patients

from MNTderm - 09 Dec 14

Study only included children at risk of scars or disfigurement / No added benefit proven for further subpopulationsThe Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) investigated in...



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UV tanning dependence: some people may be genetically susceptible

from MNTderm - 04 Dec 14

Researchers have found a possible underlying genetic susceptibility to being dependent on UV tanning.



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Positive results from third and final pivotal Phase 3 study of brodalumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis announced

from MNTderm - 28 Nov 14

Amgen and AstraZeneca have announced that AMAGINE-2(TM), a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis...



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Tremendous progress in the development of skin stem cell treatments for butterfly children

from MNTderm - 27 Nov 14

Scientists at IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna have made a major advancement towards a future therapy for butterfly children.



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Laser for tattoo removal appears to improve facial acne scarring

from MNTderm - 25 Nov 14

A laser used to remove unwanted tattoos appears to improve facial acne scarring, according to a study published online by JAMA Dermatology.



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Silent heart damage driven by obesity

from MNTderm - 25 Nov 14

Fast facts: The study shows that obesity leads to subclinical heart muscle injury and increases the risk for heart failure even among people without overt heart disease and independently of...



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The versatility of nail stem cells

from MNTderm - 25 Nov 14

There are plenty of body parts that don't grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveals some of...



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Melanoma immunotherapy inhibits tumor growth & increases survival

from MNTderm - 24 Nov 14

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced its newest DNA-based cancer immunotherapy targeting melanoma induced a robust and broad immune response in animals and directed cancer-killing T cells...



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Blood vessel receptor that responds to light may be new target for vascular disease treatments

from MNTderm - 20 Nov 14

A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine has discovered a receptor on blood vessels that causes the vessel to relax in response to light, making it potentially useful in treating vascular...



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Skin cancer: how effective are smartphone apps for early detection?

from MNTderm - 19 Nov 14

For skin cancer, early detection is key in beating the disease. Skin cancer apps for smartphones claim to aid early cancer diagnosis. But how effective are they? We investigate.



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Genes and sun behaviors during childhood may play large role in future melanoma risk

from MNTderm - 19 Nov 14

A longitudinal study established a link between different ultraviolet (UV) exposure measures in children, such as the number of waterside vacations or sunburns, and biomarkers of melanoma risk...



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Positive results from second pivotal Phase 3 study of Brodalumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis announced

from MNTderm - 13 Nov 14

Amgen and AstraZeneca has announced that AMAGINE-3(TM), a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis...



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US skin cancer costs rise from 2002 through 2011

from MNTderm - 11 Nov 14

The costs associated with skin cancer increased five times as fast as treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011, according to a CDC study published online in the American Journal of...



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New patent for method to establish whether a person will suffer from burns when he or she is submitted to laser hair removal treatments

from MNTderm - 10 Nov 14

Researchers at the U. of Granada have developed an innovative technique which facilitates the preventive identification of potential damage in the skin of a patient before he or she is submitted to...



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Southampton experts find glaucoma drug can boost eyelash growth

from MNTderm - 06 Nov 14

Eye experts at Southampton's university hospitals have discovered a drug used to treat glaucoma can boost the growth and prominence of eyelashes.



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In mouse model, 'wimpy' antibody protects against kidney disease

from MNTderm - 05 Nov 14

An antibody abundant in mice and previously thought to offer poor assistance in fighting against infection may actually play a key role in keeping immune responses in check and preventing more...



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Syneron Candela announces FDA clearance of PicoWay picosecond laser for tattoo removal

from MNTderm - 04 Nov 14

Syneron Medical Ltd., a leading global aesthetic device company, has announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the new PicoWay picosecond device.


 

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