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Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Women have statistically lower incidence of severe psoriasis compared to men, study reveals

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Study reveals link between tanning dependence and other addictive behaviors

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Drug combination delivered by nanoparticles may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment

Dermatologist recommends simple tips to prevent toenail fungus

Dermatologist recommends simple tips to prevent toenail fungus

Topical curcumin gel improves healing of burns and scalds

Topical curcumin gel improves healing of burns and scalds

Scientists uncover Achilles' heel in unique kind of immune memory cells

Scientists uncover Achilles' heel in unique kind of immune memory cells

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Prolonged exposure to male hormone blockers increases risk of persistent erectile dysfunction

Sun protection can benefit both health and appearance

Sun protection can benefit both health and appearance

New treatment option could provide effective therapy for patients with dermatologic conditions

New treatment option could provide effective therapy for patients with dermatologic conditions

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

New research emphasizes importance of skin cancer prevention and detection

Attitude, lifestyle may play large role in incidence of skin cancer among Latinos

Attitude, lifestyle may play large role in incidence of skin cancer among Latinos

BUSM researchers participate in five-year program to develop biomarkers for small vessel disease

BUSM researchers participate in five-year program to develop biomarkers for small vessel disease

Red hair-related gene variant may contribute to link between melanoma and Parkinson's disease

Red hair-related gene variant may contribute to link between melanoma and Parkinson's disease

AAD launches new campaign to raise awareness of impact of skin diseases

AAD launches new campaign to raise awareness of impact of skin diseases

Research may offer brand-new tool for early diagnosis for lethal melanomas

Research may offer brand-new tool for early diagnosis for lethal melanomas

New investigational drug may help combat antibiotic-resistant global health threat

New investigational drug may help combat antibiotic-resistant global health threat

BUSM researchers uncover unique patterns of protein synthesis linked to increased longevity

BUSM researchers uncover unique patterns of protein synthesis linked to increased longevity

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

UC San Diego researchers suggest transplanting good bacteria to treat patients with atopic dermatitis

Study opens way for targeted local treatments for patchy skin disorders

Study opens way for targeted local treatments for patchy skin disorders