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Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair LossApril 29, 2016

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

Some Smart Yet Easy Ways to Shield Yourself From Skin CancerApril 28, 2016

Dermatologist offers advice on how to prevent, detect any abnormalities

Could a Cellular Tweak Someday 'Switch Off' Gray Hair?April 28, 2016

Scientists spot a molecular signal controlling skin and hair color

Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?April 28, 2016

Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

Health Tip: Got Eczema?April 28, 2016

Consider a bleach bath if your dermatologist approves

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 DiabetesApril 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in CanadaApril 25, 2016

Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

Drug Shows Promise Against Rare, Aggressive Skin CancerApril 19, 2016

Research suggests IV med might benefit patients with Merkel cell carcinoma

Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts SayApril 18, 2016

American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

Novel E-Skin May Monitor Health, Vital SignsApril 18, 2016

The ultra-thin, flexible film applied to skin shows pulse rate, oxygen levels and more, researchers say

Americans Embraced Record Number of Lip Procedures in 2015April 18, 2016

Implants, injections soar in the 'age of the selfie,' plastic surgeons say

Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma PatientsApril 18, 2016

One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

Sunscreen Delays Melanoma in Mice, Researchers SayApril 18, 2016

Study results suggest scientists can use mice to find better ways to prevent deadly skin cancer in humans

Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Aneurysms in Abdomen: StudyApril 14, 2016

But overall chances of experiencing often fatal ruptures remain small, doctors say

Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' FeetApril 11, 2016

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

Gene May Raise Melanoma Risk, Even Without Sun ExposureApril 06, 2016

Variant of gene linked to skin pigmentation tied to higher chance of deadly skin cancer in study

Health Tip: Why Is My Skin Dry?April 04, 2016

Common triggers include health conditions and age

Scientists Grow and Transplant Functioning Skin Onto MiceApril 01, 2016

It's a promising start, but human version may be a decade or more away, researcher says

Health Tip: Coping With RosaceaMarch 22, 2016

Seek treatment for relief

Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: StudyMarch 21, 2016

Research found an association, but did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the two conditions

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: StudyMarch 09, 2016

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

Health Tip: If You Have a WartMarch 08, 2016

Signs that you should visit a doctor

Head Lice No Cause for Panic, Expert SaysMarch 07, 2016

But ask your pediatrician if a prescription remedy is needed

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study SuggestsMarch 07, 2016

Lower levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals seen in adolescents after trying products without potentially harmful ingredients

Misconceptions About Acne Still CommonMarch 04, 2016

Skin condition isn't caused by poor hygiene or diet, dermatologist says

Black Women's Hair Styling Choices Can Cause Hair LossMarch 04, 2016

Survey finds the problem is undiagnosed, and may also have a genetic root

New Tests May Help Combat Melanoma, Expert SaysMarch 04, 2016

Doctors now have genetic and molecular tools for diagnosing the deadly skin cancer

Safe Treatments Available for Expectant Moms' Skin ConditionsMarch 04, 2016

But dermatologist recommends using only the mildest effective ones

Study Questions Link Between Multiple Moles, Risk for MelanomaMarch 02, 2016

Research suggests people with many of the blemishes not necessarily at higher risk for the cancer

Scientists Report Finding 'Gray Hair' GeneMarch 01, 2016

They also identify a gene that influences curliness

Health Tip: Keep Skin Looking YoungFebruary 29, 2016

Suggestions for your skincare routine

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, LiftsFebruary 26, 2016

New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions

Double Up on Acne Treatments, New Guidelines SayFebruary 23, 2016

Skin doctors say combining two or more medications is often the best option

Winter Skin-Care Tips From a ProFebruary 20, 2016

Oil-based creams, ointments deliver more moisture, dermatologist says

Health Tip: Get Relief From Dry SkinFebruary 19, 2016

Moisturizing is key

Study Pushes 'More Is More' Approach to Shielding Kids From the SunFebruary 16, 2016

Protective swim shirt, text reminders some ways to help reduce children's skin cancer risk

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