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New Skin Cancer Drug Approved by FDA July 24, 2015

Odomzo is a pill for locally advanced basal cell carcinoma

Odomzo Approved for Recurring Basal Cell Carcinoma July 24, 2015

A common form of skin cancer

Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes July 17, 2015

Tissue from Japanese cadavers may provide new clues, researchers say

New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art' July 16, 2015

Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

'Fat Grafting' Widely Used During Facelift Surgery July 10, 2015

Procedure is helpful for adding volume, roundness to certain areas of the face, experts say

Straight Talk About Poison Ivy July 10, 2015

Itchy red rash caused by exposure to plant's oil, not by brushing against its leaves, dermatologist says

Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise July 08, 2015

Guselkumab appears more effective than standard treatment, researchers report

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds July 02, 2015

But, due to aging population, actual number of cancer deaths is rising

Indoor Tanning Rates Decline As Cancer Warnings Mount July 01, 2015

Study finds Americans are staying away from unhealthy practice in growing numbers

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says June 30, 2015

But these subtle changes aren't detectable to the human eye

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk? June 29, 2015

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy June 25, 2015

Don't scratch itchy skin

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks? June 24, 2015

Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo June 24, 2015

Case study showed tofacitinib cleared up skin pigmentation loss in woman after just 2 months

Viagra, Other ED Meds Won't Raise Melanoma Risk June 23, 2015

Study did find slightly higher odds for the skin cancer in men on ED drugs, but lifestyles are probable culprit

Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis June 18, 2015

Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says

Many Consumers Don't Understand Sunscreen Labels, Study Finds June 17, 2015

Less than half in new survey understood what an SPF value meant

New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis June 16, 2015

Ixekizumab appeared to outperform standard medication in a late-stage clinical trial

Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes June 15, 2015

Keep injury clean and moist with petroleum jelly to minimize skin damage

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis June 12, 2015

Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

Graphic Warnings May Work Best to Keep Women From Tanning Beds June 11, 2015

In study, labels with pictures of skin cancer's grim toll worked better than printed cautions alone

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema June 11, 2015

Rodents with a certain gene had runaway itch, but those without it did not, scientists say

Online Searches for 'Skin Cancer' Go Up in Summer June 10, 2015

Finding suggests efforts to protect Americans from the sun's harmful rays should peak in hot months, too

Health Tip: Protect Against Skin Cancer June 09, 2015

Use sunscreen daily, no matter the weather

Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya... June 06, 2015

Unless you follow these handy tips

Shingles Vaccine Appears to Cut Odds of Long-Term Pain June 04, 2015

Findings support immunization of older adults

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds June 03, 2015

Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S. June 02, 2015

Women account for two-thirds of cases, likely due to unsafe tanning, researchers say

Lifts, Tucks Often Follow Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds June 01, 2015

Increases reported for both types of procedures

Melanoma Treatment May Not Always Require Extensive Lymph Node Removal June 01, 2015

No survival difference seen for patients spared surgery, study says

New Drug a Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma: Study June 01, 2015

Compared to Yervoy, nivolumab more than doubled time to disease progression, researchers found

FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers May 29, 2015

When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report May 28, 2015

Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

Immune-Based Therapy Uses Virus to Fight Advanced Melanoma May 26, 2015

Study shows it helped a minority of patients, and experts say this approach has promise

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings? May 24, 2015

Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin? May 21, 2015

Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen May 19, 2015

Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

Botox Eases Overactive Bladder, 2 Studies Find May 15, 2015

Skin smoother brought relief for majority -- but not all -- of patients who got injections for urinary incontinence

Botox: An Rx for Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery? May 14, 2015

Preliminary trial found the drug effective against potentially fatal atrial fibrillation

Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk May 13, 2015

Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

Many Americans Under 50 Living With Cold Sore Virus May 09, 2015

American Academy of Dermatology offers advice for treating and preventing spread

Why Do More Women Than Men Have Weight-Loss Surgery? May 06, 2015

Women may possess greater overall awareness of the risks posed by obesity, study finds

Obesity Tied to Risk of Complications After Plastic Surgery May 04, 2015

Study findings suggest these patients might need more thorough care before and after procedure

Too Many Americans Neglect Backs in Skin Cancer Prevention May 04, 2015

Survey by dermatologists' group finds many people don't use sunscreen on this area, or check it for cancer

FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin' April 29, 2015

Kybella contains naturally produced, fat-absorbing compound, agency says

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious April 23, 2015

But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

New Technology Tests Tumors Inside the Patient to Find Best Treatment April 22, 2015

Experimental devices might reduce risk of side effects, lower costs, researchers say

Vaccine Spurs Immune Response to Fight Aggressive Cancers in Mice April 22, 2015

Researchers have begun early human trials, say findings could lead to blueprint for tailored treatments

FDA Warns of Bogus Botox April 20, 2015

Doctors should closely examine wrinkle-reliever packaging

Immune-Focused Drugs Show Promise Against Melanoma April 20, 2015

Keytruda, Yervoy and other medications harness immune cells to target cancers, experts say

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