Tips to help control oily skin
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  April 19, 2018  
  Dermatology  
  The latest dermatology news from News Medical  
 New microbiopsy device could revolutionize testing for skin cancerNew microbiopsy device could revolutionize testing for skin cancer
 
With at least two in three Australians diagnosed with skin cancer before the age of 70, monitoring moles and skin is vital in detecting skin cancer early for a generation of people who spent much of their upbringing in the sun (often with little to no protection).
 
   Tips to help control oily skinTips to help control oily skin
 
Although oily skin can clog pores and lead to increased acne breakouts, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say oily skin also has many benefits. Oil helps preserve the skin, and people with oily skin tend to have thicker skin and fewer wrinkles.
 
   Flesh eating ulcer cases on the rise in VictoriaFlesh eating ulcer cases on the rise in Victoria
 
Recent reports have shown a rise in cases of flesh eating ulcers in and around Victoria, Australia. Health experts have said that this could become a serious problem if not handled carefully. They have called for funds to deal with this menace. These flesh eating ulcers, according to sources have infected hundreds of individuals in regional Victoria.
 
 Study sheds new light on seasonal skin changes
 
Study sheds new light on seasonal skin changesA new British Journal of Dermatology study provides information that may help explain why many people experience eczema and dry skin in the winter.
 
 
 Chemical peels can be safe treatment option for people with darker skin
 
Chemical peels can be safe treatment option for people with darker skinResults from a new study led by Boston Medical Center (BMC) indicate that, when performed appropriately, chemical peels can be a safe treatment option for people with darker skin.
 
 
 Compound derived from immune cells treats psoriasis in mice
 
Compound derived from immune cells treats psoriasis in miceA compound derived from immune cells treats psoriasis in mice and holds promise for other autoimmune diseases, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
 
 
 Physician assistants less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers
 
Physician assistants less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancersPhysician assistants (PAs) are increasingly used in dermatology practices to cut costs and improve access to care, but are more likely than dermatologists to perform unnecessary skin biopsies to check for cancer, while being less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according to new research conducted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.