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 Early dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitisEarly dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitis
 
Study finds that early dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitis can improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and reduce unnecessary hospitalization.
 
   Shot may help reduce risk of shinglesShot may help reduce risk of shingles
 
Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles. Both diseases are caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which stays in the body after chickenpox clears and may reactivate later in life.
 
   Psoriasis drug also effective at reducing aortic inflammationPsoriasis drug also effective at reducing aortic inflammation
 
Ustekinumab, sold under the name Stelara, is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and Crohn's Disease. Researchers wanted to know if the benefits of the drug go beyond clearing the skin.
 
 Australian brings measles to New York sparking fears for unvaccinated
 
Australian brings measles to New York sparking fears for unvaccinatedAccording to the city officials in New York, the small population of unvaccinated individuals need to be extra careful over the next couple of weeks because an Australian individual with suspected measles has arrived in the city. This announcement was made last Friday by the New York State Department of Health.
 
 
 Researchers uncover new cause of dry, inflamed and itchy skin in eczema patients
 
Researchers uncover new cause of dry, inflamed and itchy skin in eczema patientsResearchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a cause of the dry, inflamed and itchy skin that plagues eczema patients.
 
 
 Bowen's Disease Signs and Symptoms
 
Bowen's Disease Signs and SymptomsRed scaly patches, warts, or spots on the epidermis are all signs of Bowen's disease, and is usually found on the lower legs.
 
 
 Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewal
 
Key protein involved in epigenetic regulation of gene expression guides skin cell renewalApproximately once a month, our skin completely renews itself. If this highly coordinated process goes awry, it can lead to a variety of skin diseases, ranging from skin cancer to psoriasis.
 
 
 Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinoma
 
Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinomaMerkel cell carcinoma is a rare type of skin cancer, affecting only a few thousand people each year, compared to tens of thousands with melanoma.
 
 
 Study reveals parents' views toward children’s tanning bed use
 
Study reveals parents' views toward children’s tanning bed useWhile everyone who climbs into an indoor tanning bed faces an increased risk of skin cancer, this risk is especially pronounced for young people: Using indoor tanning beds before age 35 can increase one's risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, by 59 percent, and this risk increases with each use.
 
 
 Adding hope to health messages may help promote preventative actions, researchers say
 
Adding hope to health messages may help promote preventative actions, researchers sayWhile fear about health concerns may grip people, adding a little hope to a message might make people more willing to take preventative actions, according to researchers.
 
 
 French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditions
 
French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditionsFrench scientists at ‘Texinov Medical Textiles’, have developed a knitted laser fabric that blasts the skin with light, giving treatment to inflamed skin or lesions over a 2 and a half hour appointment.
 
 
 Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Their Role in Health and Diet
 
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Their Role in Health and DietThe omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids with powerful effects on the immune system primarily through their anti-inflammatory activity. The most potent among them are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), both of which are found in fish oil.