Artificial intelligence algorithms appear to be better at detecting skin cancer
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  September 13, 2018  
  Dermatology  
  The latest dermatology news from News Medical  
 Artificial intelligence algorithms appear to be better at detecting skin cancerArtificial intelligence algorithms appear to be better at detecting skin cancer
 
Researchers have shown for the first time that a form of artificial intelligence or machine learning known as a deep learning convolutional neural network is better than experienced dermatologists at detecting skin cancer.
 
   Study offers new hope for people with atopic dermatitisStudy offers new hope for people with atopic dermatitis
 
Eczema is the most common and stubborn skin disease in the world, but a study led by Dr. Donald Leung of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is offering new hope for those with atopic dermatitis.
 
   Dermatologist gives tips to safely use stick and spray sunscreenDermatologist gives tips to safely use stick and spray sunscreen
 
Sunscreen is a vital tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form.
 
 Summer is good time to check for signs of skin cancer
 
Summer is good time to check for signs of skin cancerSummer time means shorts, tank tops, bathing suits – in other words, lots of exposure to the damaging UV rays of the sun. With more skin exposed, now is an especially good time to check for signs of skin cancer.
 
 
 Ways to reduce your chances of getting skin cancer
 
Ways to reduce your chances of getting skin cancerSummer is here, but enjoying longer and sunnier days outdoors means your skin is vulnerable to sunburn. Experts at Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Medicine say unless you take the right precautions, sun exposure (even if you don't get scorched) can damage your skin, causing wrinkles, age spots and even skin cancer.
 
 
 Survey: Psoriasis patients may face a long journey to achieve goal of clear skin
 
Survey: Psoriasis patients may face a long journey to achieve goal of clear skinNovartis announced today the publication of global Clear about Psoriasis survey data in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. The publication highlights that despite clear or almost clear skin being more achievable than ever before, patients may face a long journey to attain this reality.
 
 
 Burdensome symptoms of eczema can lead to impaired quality of life, shows study
 
Burdensome symptoms of eczema can lead to impaired quality of life, shows studyIf you've never suffered from eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis, you probably aren't aware of the negative impact it can have on quality of life.