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Self-Checks Help Spot Melanoma's Return February 20, 2017

Patient-detected symptoms were most common way of detecting return of deadly skin cancer, study finds

Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis February 16, 2017

Injected drug is for use by patients who've failed other treatments

FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases February 16, 2017

But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

Geneticists Get to the Roots of Hair Loss in Men February 14, 2017

Researchers spot close to 300 genetic regions linked to baldness, which could provide targets for treatment

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss February 14, 2017

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Eczema May Leave Some Flu Shots Less Effective, Study Finds February 13, 2017

Vaccine should be given into the muscle, not the skin, research suggests

Got an Itch? Use These Tips for Relief -- and Don't Scratch January 31, 2017

Dry homes, chemical cleansers, contagious infections can cause common skin discomfort

Skin Cancer Cream Linked to 5 Dog Deaths: FDA January 19, 2017

Even ingesting small amounts of fluorouracil can kill family pets, agency warns

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Men: Here Are Ways to Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin January 18, 2017

Avoiding the sun and choosing products best suited to your skin type are key, dermatologist advises

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders January 18, 2017

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Many College Women Ignore Indoor Tanning's Risks January 13, 2017

7 out of 10 surveyed overlook connection to skin cancer

Health Tip: Help Prevent Skin Infections January 13, 2017

Here's what athletes can do

Health Tip: Coping With Hair Loss January 10, 2017

Seek your doctor's help

How to Exfoliate Safely and Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow January 08, 2017

Harsh scrubs may leave some skin types red and irritated, dermatologists warn

Weight Loss May Ease Psoriasis Symptoms, Study Finds January 05, 2017

Quality-of-life boost seen in obese patients who lost significant amounts

Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis on Your Feet January 04, 2017

Suggestions to soothe it

Did You Know Biting Your Nails Can Make You Sick? December 30, 2016

Here are 5 reasons to give up your nervous habit

Health Tip: Caring for Psoriasis During Winter December 30, 2016

Avoid products that could irritate skin

Melanoma Rates Rise in Some States, Fall in Others December 29, 2016

Local sun-safety campaigns may be key to progress against the deadly skin cancer, researchers say

Health Tip: Warding Off Wrinkles December 29, 2016

Dermatologists suggest how

Why Acne Can Strike Women After the Teen Years December 28, 2016

Study suggests diet, stress and family history may play a role

FDA Suggests Limits on Lead in Cosmetics December 23, 2016

Agency notes most products already below recommended level

U.S. Melanoma Rate Is Rising, Study Finds December 21, 2016

1 in every 54 Americans will develop invasive form of the skin cancer in their lifetime

Routine Testing for Genital Herpes of Little Benefit: U.S. Experts December 20, 2016

Early diagnosis won't change course of the STD, which is incurable, advisory panel says

A Little Training Helps Couples Ease Into Skin Cancer Checks December 14, 2016

Study finds the potentially life-saving routine can be done with trust, and without embarrassment

How to Ease the Pain of Infant Vaccinations December 12, 2016

Three-pronged approach includes anesthetic cream, researchers say

'Cold Caps' May Halt Hair Loss in Breast Cancer Patients: Study December 09, 2016

Devices reduce blood flow to hair follicles during chemotherapy treatments

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden December 07, 2016

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

Keeping Minors From Tanning Beds Would Save Thousands of Lives, Study Says December 06, 2016

FDA proposal aims to protect younger people from skin cancer

Pubic Grooming Tied to Higher STD Rates December 06, 2016

Study finds unexpected risk comes from baring all

Could White Wine Boost Your Melanoma Risk? December 01, 2016

Large study ties a daily glass to a slightly elevated rate of the deadly skin cancer

Health Tip: Want Healthier Looking Skin? November 29, 2016

What you should do

How to Prevent Spread of the Skin Infection Impetigo November 27, 2016

It's a common childhood ailment, but adults can get it, too

8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors November 25, 2016

But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

Can Protein in Common Skin Bacteria Offer Disease Protection? November 23, 2016

RoxP may fight cell damage that could lead to skin cancer, psoriasis and other skin disorders, researcher says

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study November 22, 2016

Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

Health Tip: Keep Psoriatic Arthritis Fatigue in Check November 11, 2016

Eat well, and exercise regularly

'Tailoring' Skin Exams May Boost Melanoma Detection November 10, 2016

Certain groups should start screening earlier, study suggests

Mouse Study Suggests Way to Stop Poison Ivy's Itch November 07, 2016

Blocking protein in immune system kept it from telling brain that skin was irritated

Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem November 04, 2016

Inaccurately diagnosed cellulitis leads to unnecessary antibiotics, hospitalizations

Powerful Cancer Drugs Linked to Rare Heart Risks November 03, 2016

New report describes two melanoma patients who died of heart trouble after first doses of immunotherapy drugs

Injections Might Help Prevent Genital Herpes Transmission for Months: Study November 03, 2016

Three-shot regimen seems to control lesions as effectively as daily pills, but wider trials needed

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks' November 02, 2016

More than half would prefer fragrance-free hotels, workplaces

Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Blistering Skin Disease November 01, 2016

Grafts of patients' genetically modified skin improved healing of wounds in early study

Breast Reconstruction Worthwhile for Older Women: Study October 28, 2016

They had no greater risk of complications, benefited as much as younger breast cancer patients

Acne Yields Up Secret That Points to New Treatments October 28, 2016

Bacteria on skin sometimes release fatty acids that trigger inflammation, researchers report

Athletes Can Be Champs at Fighting Skin Infections October 27, 2016

Watch out for shared equipment and mats as sources of fungi, bacteria and viruses

Health Tip: Manage Psoriasis October 19, 2016

Experts suggest how

Researchers Pinpoint More Genes Linked to Vitiligo October 12, 2016

Genetic clues to this autoimmune disease could lead to breakthroughs for related disorders, researchers say