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Skin Infections Common in High School Wrestlers, Study FindsFebruary 10, 2016

Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain CancerFebruary 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's SecretsFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses

FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic ClayJanuary 29, 2016

Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

Melanoma Strikes Earlier If Indoor Tanning Begins in Teens: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Findings support ban on tanning beds, researcher says

Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccines Linked to Rare Eye InflammationJanuary 25, 2016

But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

During Pregnancy, Skin Cancer May Be Deadlier: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

Pregnancy hormones may fuel melanoma, researchers say

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

New Blood Test Could Detect Melanoma's Spread Earlier: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Searching for tumor DNA located cancer's spread better than standard test, researchers say

New Rules for Mammograms, Tanning Beds Top Health News of 2015January 03, 2016

Female libido pill, measles outbreaks and vaccine controversy also made headlines

Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?December 29, 2015

Experts say experimenting with longer times between washing is a personal choice

Could a Scan Someday Replace Lymph Node Biopsy?December 10, 2015

Noninvasive technique shows promise for detecting spread of skin cancer

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: StudyDecember 08, 2015

Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs SkyrocketNovember 25, 2015

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study FindsNovember 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

Kidney Woes Tied to Raised Cancer Risk, Study FindsNovember 12, 2015

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

Cotellic Approved for Advanced MelanomaNovember 10, 2015

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

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a RashNovember 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 SurgeriesNovember 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: StudyOctober 30, 2015

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

FDA Approves Expanded Use for Melanoma DrugOctober 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: StudyOctober 29, 2015

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

Injected Drug Approved for Melanoma Skin CancerOctober 28, 2015

Imlygic designed to rupture and kill cancer cells

New Treatment for Melanoma Gets FDA ApprovalOctober 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 FortuneOctober 26, 2015

Suggestions for healthier skin on a budget

Drugs Used in Cancer, Arthritis May Help Fight Hair LossOctober 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 CancersOctober 21, 2015

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

Rare Condition Can 'Masculinize' WomenOctober 21, 2015

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

Botox Might Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Bypass SurgeryOctober 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 EczemaOctober 19, 2015

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

Dermatologist Offers Tips for Dealing With WartsOctober 17, 2015

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

Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-ExamsOctober 16, 2015

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

Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to ProstheticsOctober 15, 2015

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

Psoriasis, Cold Sores Most Stigmatized Skin Disorders: SurveyOctober 09, 2015

Results show how misunderstood the conditions are, researchers say

Worse Psoriasis, Less Healthy Arteries, Study FindsOctober 08, 2015

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

Surgery May Raise Survival With Advanced Melanoma: StudyOctober 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 ResearchOctober 07, 2015

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

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

Experts note future prevention efforts need to target this group

Height May Be Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, Study ContendsOctober 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: StudyOctober 01, 2015

But research doesn't prove one causes the other

2 Experimental Drugs Offer Hope Against Psoriasis: StudiesSeptember 30, 2015

Targeted therapies produce significant results, researchers say

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

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

Health Tip: When a Rash Signals TroubleSeptember 24, 2015

Seek prompt medical attention

Check Yourself for Signs of Skin Cancer, Doctors AdviseSeptember 22, 2015

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

Kicking the Nail-Biting HabitSeptember 19, 2015

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

Antibacterial Soaps Fail to Beat Plain SoapSeptember 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 SaysSeptember 10, 2015

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

Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: StudySeptember 09, 2015

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

FDA Issues Warning About Skin LightenersSeptember 02, 2015

Injectable products may contain unknown substances or contaminants

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