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from MNTderm - 19 Sep 14
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued its final appraisal determination (FAD) recommending the use of Tafinlar®...
from MNTderm - 17 Sep 14
Patients with the skin depigmentation disease known as vitiligo had faster and better repigmentation after a combination therapy of the implantable drug afamelanotide and narrowband UV-B (NB-UV-B)...
from MNTderm - 15 Sep 14
Different types of dendritic cells in human skin have assorted functions in the early and more advanced stages of psoriasis report researchers in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine.
from MNTderm - 14 Sep 14
University at Buffalo researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.
from MNTderm - 11 Sep 14
The early diagnosis and detection rates of skin cancer has been boosted by a pioneering digital application developed at the University of Edinburgh which trains the medical profession to...
from MNTderm - 10 Sep 14
Vitiligo (depigmentation of the skin) and alopecia areata (AA, patchy or complete hair loss) in patients with chronic graft-vs-host disease (GvHD) following a stem cell transplant appear to be...
from MNTderm - 08 Sep 14
Research led by scientists in Dr. Song Hong's group at LSU Health New Orleans has identified a novel family of chemical mediators that rescue the reparative functions of macrophages (a main type of...
from MNTderm - 04 Sep 14
New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that a short peptide called tylotoin exerts the promotion of wound healing with epidermal growth factor (EGF) in a murine model of a full thickness dermal...
According to a new medical literature review, pilots and cabin crew have approximately twice the incidence of developing melanomas compared with the general population.
from MNTderm - 03 Sep 14
Birken AG, a biopharmaceutical and dermo-cosmetic company, announces positive results from three clinical phase III trials with Oleogel-S10, an ointment based on dry extract from birch bark for...
from MNTderm - 31 Aug 14
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables can give you a skin glow more attractive than that caused by tanning, according to a new study, and It is all down to carotenoids.
from MNTderm - 29 Aug 14
Like a protective tent over a colony of harmful bacteria, biofilms make the treatment of skin infections especially difficult.
from MNTderm - 27 Aug 14
Photodynamic therapy (PDT, which uses topical agents and light to kill tissue) appears to better clear actinic keratoses (AKs, a common skin lesion caused by sun damage) at three months after...
from MNTderm - 26 Aug 14
The Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for all GPs who carry out practice-based dermatological surgery to record and upload their figures as part of a UK-wide information gathering...
from MNTderm - 25 Aug 14
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist Robert Gourdie developed a wound-healing peptide while researching how electrical signals trigger heartbeats.
from MNTderm - 24 Aug 14
A ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky maladies in humans has now been tracked to even further global reaches - including Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme...
from MNTderm - 21 Aug 14
Mice missing two important proteins of the vascular system develop normally and appear healthy in adulthood, as long as they don't become injured.
from MNTderm - 20 Aug 14
A study in Australia examined patient and tumor characteristics for melanomas with higher mitotic rates (a marker of tumor cell growth) in an effort to increase earlier detection of this aggressive...
from MNTderm - 18 Aug 14
A drug called ruxolitinib restored hair in patients with alopecia areata - an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss - according to the early results of a clinical trial.
from MNTderm - 12 Aug 14
Wrapping wound dressings around fingers and toes can be tricky, but for burn victims, guarding them against infection is critical.
from MNTderm - 08 Aug 14
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Orbactiv (oritavancin), a new antibacterial drug to treat adults with skin infections.
from MNTderm - 07 Aug 14
A disease prevalent in developing countries could be spread by the changes in rainfall patterns according to a new study.
from MNTderm - 05 Aug 14
Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with severe adverse skin reactions to the antiepileptic drug phenytoin, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA.
from MNTderm - 04 Aug 14
The process by which wounds are repaired is more complex than was previously thought, reports a paper published online this week in Nature Physics.
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...