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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.
Smoking may blight immune response against melanoma and reduce survival

Smoking may blight immune response against melanoma and reduce survival

Research reveals critical immunological axis that triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation

Research reveals critical immunological axis that triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation

Immunotherapy may be better than chemotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma

Immunotherapy may be better than chemotherapy for Merkel cell carcinoma

Trump administration salutes parade of generic drug approvals, but hundreds aren’t for sale

Trump administration salutes parade of generic drug approvals, but hundreds aren’t for sale

Acne relapses associated with impaired quality of life, productivity loss and absenteeism

Acne relapses associated with impaired quality of life, productivity loss and absenteeism

New study pinpoints how fibrosis develops in butterfly syndrome patients

New study pinpoints how fibrosis develops in butterfly syndrome patients

Folate levels decrease significantly during months with higher solar radiation

Folate levels decrease significantly during months with higher solar radiation

Folate levels decrease significantly when solar radiation is higher, shows study

Folate levels decrease significantly when solar radiation is higher, shows study

Having tattoos not related to overall health status, study reveals

Having tattoos not related to overall health status, study reveals

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates

Study: States with lower incidence of melanoma have higher mortality rates

Investigational topical cream may be effective for treating atopic dermatitis

Investigational topical cream may be effective for treating atopic dermatitis

Study uncovers how skin ages, loses fat and immunity

Study uncovers how skin ages, loses fat and immunity

Yale researchers use arthritis medication to treat patient with disfiguring sarcoidosis

Yale researchers use arthritis medication to treat patient with disfiguring sarcoidosis

New app accurately measures and charts progression of skin wounds

New app accurately measures and charts progression of skin wounds

Researchers identify potential target for new breast cancer treatments

Researchers identify potential target for new breast cancer treatments

Hologic’s Cynosure division introduces TempSure Surgical RF technology in North America

Hologic’s Cynosure division introduces TempSure Surgical RF technology in North America

Acne could have a genetic basis find researchers promising new cure

Acne could have a genetic basis find researchers promising new cure

GW researchers review studies on treatments for prurigo nodularis

GW researchers review studies on treatments for prurigo nodularis

Genetics study offers hope for new acne treatment

Genetics study offers hope for new acne treatment

Dermatology providers show interest in recommending cannabinoids to patients

Dermatology providers show interest in recommending cannabinoids to patients