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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.
Dermatologist recommends few tips to help prevent hand rashes

Dermatologist recommends few tips to help prevent hand rashes

Non-invasive imaging technique accurately detects skin cancer without surgical biopsy

Non-invasive imaging technique accurately detects skin cancer without surgical biopsy

Turning a smartphone into an otoscope

Turning a smartphone into an otoscope

Researchers investigate influence of surrounding tissue on formation and growth of tumor cells

Researchers investigate influence of surrounding tissue on formation and growth of tumor cells

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

Scientists identify 'molecular barcode' in blood samples that can predict survival of Ebola patients

New Apple ResearchKit app from Penn Medicine focuses on sarcoidosis patients

New Apple ResearchKit app from Penn Medicine focuses on sarcoidosis patients

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Dermatologist offers tips to help soothe itchy skin

Dermatologist offers tips to help soothe itchy skin

New study reveals significant use of indoor tanning among sexual-minority adolescent boys

New study reveals significant use of indoor tanning among sexual-minority adolescent boys

Researchers discover natural regeneration process for scar-free skin repair

Researchers discover natural regeneration process for scar-free skin repair

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

Experts issue clinical guidelines to help early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants

New research letter compares melanoma death and incidence by states and geographic regions

New research letter compares melanoma death and incidence by states and geographic regions

Weight loss leads to improvements in psoriasis symptoms and quality of life

Weight loss leads to improvements in psoriasis symptoms and quality of life

Contact dermatitis or contact eczema?

Contact dermatitis or contact eczema?

U-M researchers identify gene expression linked to gender differences in autoimmune diseases

U-M researchers identify gene expression linked to gender differences in autoimmune diseases

Antibiotic gel shows promise in preventing onset of Lyme borreliosis following tick bite

Antibiotic gel shows promise in preventing onset of Lyme borreliosis following tick bite

Combination therapy holds great promise to clear precancerous skin lesions

Combination therapy holds great promise to clear precancerous skin lesions

How to stay safe in the sun

How to stay safe in the sun

Studies show how overactive immune response may contribute to heart disease in psoriasis patients

Studies show how overactive immune response may contribute to heart disease in psoriasis patients

Scientists find novel way for earlier detection of deadly Merkel cell carcinoma

Scientists find novel way for earlier detection of deadly Merkel cell carcinoma