Newly discovered immunodeficiency can make people seriously ill from chickenpox virus
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  August 17, 2017  
  Dermatology  
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 Newly discovered immunodeficiency can make people seriously ill from chickenpox virusNewly discovered immunodeficiency can make people seriously ill from chickenpox virus
 
A mutation in one of the sensors that the immune system uses to detect viruses can, in rare cases, turn infections with the chickenpox virus into a life-threatening matter.
 
 
 New review examines link between psoriasis and psychiatric illnessesNew review examines link between psoriasis and psychiatric illnesses
 
A new review examines the potential link between psoriasis and mental health conditions.
 
   Study may contribute to development of recommendations for safe pubic hair removalStudy may contribute to development of recommendations for safe pubic hair removal
 
Pubic hair grooming is a widespread practice and about a quarter of people who groom reported grooming-related injuries in a national survey, according to a new article published by JAMA Dermatology.
 
   Molluscum Contagiosum DiagnosisMolluscum Contagiosum Diagnosis
 
Molluscum contagiosum is a viral, self-limited infection of the skin caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus, which is a pox virus. This condition is quite common, and it accounts for approximately one percent of all diagnoses in dermatology. The causative virus can be transmitted by casual or sexual contact, via infected fomites, and also by self-inoculation.
 
   Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Differential DiagnosisSlipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Differential Diagnosis
 
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis or SCFE is often not diagnosed until weeks or months after its onset . Its symptoms of vague pain in the groin or hip, or the thigh or knee, may be shared with many other hip disorders. Some of the more important differential diagnoses are discussed briefly below:
 
 Who Can Perform Dermabrasion?
 
Who Can Perform Dermabrasion?Dermabrasion and microdermabrasion are two procedures which have been extensively used to soften scar contours, treat severe acne or post-surgical scars, and assist in achieving better outcomes in several reconstructive surgical procedures on the face and neck.
 
 
 Pubic hair grooming pitfalls: New study
 
Pubic hair grooming pitfalls: New studyA new study has shown that over a quarter of those who shave, wax or use laser hair removal for grooming pubic hair might be in for some form of mishap during the process. For the study the researchers placed questionnaires to participants regarding their approach to pubic hair grooming.
 
 
 Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later life
 
Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later lifeIt is that time of year for kids returning to school to get vaccinated before the school year starts. But the controversy over the HPV vaccine continues to rage as it has since its introduction in the U.S. in 2014.