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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.
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

Mayo Clinic: Surgeons complete near-total face transplant on Wyoming man

Mayo Clinic: Surgeons complete near-total face transplant on Wyoming man

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