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Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket November 25, 2015

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study Finds November 12, 2015

Dialysis, organ transplant may boost odds for certain types of cancer

Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma November 10, 2015

Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash November 06, 2015

Most clear up on their own or are easily treated, but some are contagious -- even dangerous

Complications From Tummy Tucks Exceed Other Cosmetic Surgeries November 05, 2015

Combining the surgery with another cosmetic procedure boosts the risk by 50 percent, study finds

Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study October 30, 2015

Prescription Accutane can often help and should be tried sooner, experts say

FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma Drug October 29, 2015

Yervoy can now be used after surgery to reduce risk of deadly skin cancer returning

Face-lifts Seem to Do Little to Boost Self-Esteem: Study October 29, 2015

Researchers note that sense of self-worth is more complicated than appearance alone

Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin Cancer October 28, 2015

Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA Approval October 28, 2015

In early trial, genetically engineered cold sore virus was injected into tumors, caused them to rupture and die

Health Tip: Healthy Skin Doesn't Have to Cost a Fortune October 26, 2015

Suggestions for healthier skin on a budget

Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair Loss October 23, 2015

Mouse study shows promise, but it's too early to know if medications could treat baldness in people

B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers October 21, 2015

Study found high-risk patients who took nicotinamide daily developed fewer non-melanoma lesions

Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' Women October 21, 2015

Case report details how ovarian hyperthecosis leads to balding, excess body hair

Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass Surgery October 20, 2015

Injectable toxin helped thwart atrial fibrillation, researchers report

Count the Moles on Your Arm to Predict Melanoma Risk? October 20, 2015

Researchers recommend primary care doctors look for 11 or more

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema October 19, 2015

Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

Dermatologist Offers Tips for Dealing With Warts October 17, 2015

Duct tape and over-the-counter products can work, but take time

Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams October 16, 2015

Study finds some don't know how to spot signs of trouble

Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to Prosthetics October 15, 2015

But many steps remain before this technology might be available for human use

Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: Survey October 09, 2015

Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study Finds October 08, 2015

Chronic skin disorder linked to increase risk for heart attack and stroke

Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: Study October 08, 2015

New analysis counters prior notion that tumor removal is useless in such cases, experts say

Popular Antioxidant Seems to Spread Skin Cancer Cells in Mouse Research October 07, 2015

But link between N-acetylcysteine and melanoma progression needs more study

Tanning Bed Use, Skin Cancer Rates High Among Gay Men: Study October 07, 2015

Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study Contends October 02, 2015

But experts stress only an association was found, and there's no proof being tall causes disease

Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: Study October 01, 2015

But research doesn't prove one causes the other

2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: Studies September 30, 2015

Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

Melanoma Skin Checks Can Have Added Bonus: Stronger Relationships September 30, 2015

Study found that widows and their friends/family often bonded via the monthly checks

Health Tip: When a Rash Signals Trouble September 24, 2015

Seek prompt medical attention

Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors Advise September 22, 2015

One in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetime, experts say

Kicking the Nail-Biting Habit September 19, 2015

Keep nails short, use bitter nail polish and squeeze a stress ball instead, dermatologist suggests

Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain Soap September 17, 2015

Short exposure to specific germ-killing ingredients doesn't get hands cleaner, study says

Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says September 10, 2015

Pleasant sensation through touch may help build social bonds, researchers suggest

Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: Study September 09, 2015

If you have a family history of the skin condition, limit sun exposure, doctors say

FDA Issues Warning About Skin Lighteners September 02, 2015

Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems September 02, 2015

Suggestions to help prevent them

Health Tip: Coping With Mosquito Bites September 01, 2015

Suggestions to help ease the itch

Health Tip: Home Remedies to Ease Dandruff August 26, 2015

Shampoo daily

Health Tip: Coping With Chickenpox August 24, 2015

Easing itch and discomfort

Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma? August 21, 2015

Small study showed high accuracy but hurdles remain, two experts said

Many Parents Aren't Shielding Babies From Sun's Harmful Rays: Study August 20, 2015

12 percent told researchers their children had tanned in their first six months of life

Got a Rash? You Might Be Allergic to Nickel, Dermatologist Says August 20, 2015

Commonly used in metal jewelry, it's also found in food, topical medicines and medical implants

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression August 20, 2015

Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

Jimmy Carter Being Treated for Melanoma That Has Spread to Brain August 20, 2015

Former president, 90, says he knows illness is incurable and is 'surprisingly at ease'

People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study August 20, 2015

They may be less likely to get regular skin exams, advance warning about their risk, researcher says

Health Tip: Minimize Scarring August 19, 2015

Take care of open wounds

Head Lice Now Resistant to Common Meds in 25 States August 18, 2015

Prescription drugs are still effective, however

Deadly Skin Cancer More Common in Organ Transplant Recipients: Study August 17, 2015

Immune-suppressing drugs may play role in higher number of melanoma diagnoses