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Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says September 05, 2014

Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma September 04, 2014

Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma September 04, 2014

Nearly 10,000 in U.S. expected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

Pilots, Cabin Crews Face Higher Risk of Skin Cancer, Study Says September 03, 2014

But, it's not clear whether flying is to blame

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says August 27, 2014

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice August 20, 2014

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet August 20, 2014

Soak your tootsies in oatmeal

Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia August 18, 2014

Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say

Back-to-School Prep Includes Lice Review August 15, 2014

Don't count on home remedies, experts say

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises August 14, 2014

Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips August 09, 2014

Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

Shingles Vaccine Still Effective After Chemotherapy August 08, 2014

Study finds cancer treatment didn't seem to lessen immunization's effects

Orbactiv Approved for Drug-Resistant Skin Infections August 07, 2014

Third such antibiotic sanctioned this year

Most Cosmetic Procedures Based on Stem Cells Are Bogus, Experts Say August 04, 2014

Unproven, fraudulent claims may place patients' health at risk, researchers caution

Shield Yourself From the Sun August 02, 2014

Expert offers tips on avoiding, treating sunburn

Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Research reveals ongoing struggle in the cells of infected people

Health Tip: Monitor a Blister July 30, 2014

Check for signs of Infection

It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says July 29, 2014

Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

iPads Can Trigger Nickel Allergies in Kids July 14, 2014

Report involving 11-year-boy points to a simple solution: an iPad case

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials July 09, 2014

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women July 02, 2014

Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too June 30, 2014

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA June 25, 2014

In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections June 23, 2014

Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says June 23, 2014

Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction' June 19, 2014

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis June 11, 2014

New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk June 10, 2014

Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

New Approaches to Acne Treatment June 09, 2014

Topical applications plus antibiotics often succeed, experts say

Use Your 'ABCDE' to Spot Deadly Skin Cancer June 08, 2014

Tried and true checklist is best for warning signs of melanoma

It's Better to Prevent a Sunburn Than to Treat One, Dermatologist Says June 07, 2014

Sunscreen, shade and covering up can help protect against skin damage in the short- and long-term

Tick Exposure Can Occur in a Minute in Infested Areas June 07, 2014

Insect repellant, clothing and daily skin checks best defense against disease-carrying pests, expert says

Medicaid Patients Get Worse Cancer Care, Studies Contend June 04, 2014

Researchers found screening, treatments weren't as good as patients with private insurance

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise June 02, 2014

By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon May 30, 2014

Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

5 or More Bad Sunburns While Young Tied to Higher Melanoma Risk May 30, 2014

Odds for deadly skin cancer rise 80 percent, nurses' study finds

Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer May 29, 2014

Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

FDA Orders New Warning Labels for Tanning Beds May 29, 2014

All sunlamp devices must warn against use by people under 18, agency says

Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study May 29, 2014

A family history of condition also increases your risk

Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin May 29, 2014

Suggestions to help keep it clear

Indoor Tanning Ups Melanoma Risk, Even Without Burning: Study May 28, 2014

Expert warns against trying for a pre-summer glow

Health Tip: Choosing a Moisturizer May 27, 2014

Creme or ointment is preferred over lotion

Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun May 26, 2014

Cover up or slather on the sunscreen to protect skin from the sun, even on cloudy says, advise experts

Health Tip: Easing Baby's Cradle Cap May 26, 2014

Wash baby's scalp frequently

Health Tip: Stay Cool to Prevent Heat Rash May 23, 2014

And keep skin dry

Botox Might Help Treat Bladder Disorders May 19, 2014

Studies found it eased incontinence, helped counter loss of bladder control

Skin Cancer Prevention Tips May 11, 2014

Most lesions are treatable if caught early, says expert