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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.
Penn scientists identify new therapeutic target for treatment of melanoma

Penn scientists identify new therapeutic target for treatment of melanoma

Stem cell transplant can effectively treat patients with rare autoimmune disease, study shows

Stem cell transplant can effectively treat patients with rare autoimmune disease, study shows

Novel antifungal shows promise to stave off drug-resistant superbugs

Novel antifungal shows promise to stave off drug-resistant superbugs

AAD releases new guidelines of care for management of nonmelanoma skin cancer

AAD releases new guidelines of care for management of nonmelanoma skin cancer

Dermatologist offers five tips to use petroleum jelly for skin care

Dermatologist offers five tips to use petroleum jelly for skin care

Newly identified biomarkers predict cancer patient’s response to immunotherapy

Newly identified biomarkers predict cancer patient’s response to immunotherapy

UC Davis expert expresses caution on genetically engineered HSCs

UC Davis expert expresses caution on genetically engineered HSCs

Researchers develop new compound that inhibits growth of melanoma cells

Researchers develop new compound that inhibits growth of melanoma cells

Asthma and allergic rhinitis linked to increased risk of cataracts

Asthma and allergic rhinitis linked to increased risk of cataracts

Facial exercises improve appearance of middle-aged women

Facial exercises improve appearance of middle-aged women

Generic skin cream may reduce squamous cell carcinoma risk

Generic skin cream may reduce squamous cell carcinoma risk

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

African-American women with a common form of hair loss linked to greater risk for uterine fibroids

Study identifies potential markers for early diagnosis, treatment of oral tongue cancer

Study identifies potential markers for early diagnosis, treatment of oral tongue cancer

Children in Middle Eastern countries vulnerable to low vitamin D levels

Children in Middle Eastern countries vulnerable to low vitamin D levels

Minority people less likely to see dermatologist for psoriasis treatment

Minority people less likely to see dermatologist for psoriasis treatment

Seaweed-derived compound may offer possible solution for sun protection

Seaweed-derived compound may offer possible solution for sun protection

Conventional sunscreens do not block skin damage caused by visible light

Conventional sunscreens do not block skin damage caused by visible light

Study shows connection between common hypertension drug and skin cancer

Study shows connection between common hypertension drug and skin cancer

Specific gene expression patterns could be key to younger looking skin

Specific gene expression patterns could be key to younger looking skin

New molecular taxonomy may lead to precision-medicine treatments for hair disorders

New molecular taxonomy may lead to precision-medicine treatments for hair disorders