Study: Psoriasis patients taking Humira show no change in aortic inflammation
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  May 31, 2018  
  Dermatology  
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 Shingles and Nerve DamageShingles and Nerve Damage
 
Shingles also referred to as herpes zoster is a type of viral infection that develops on one side of the face or body. This is an extremely painful condition and manifests as a single stripe of blisters and covers the right or left side of the torso. Vaccination can help prevent shingles, and an early treatment can decrease the time span of the infection and extent of the complications.
 
   Obesity linked with worse symptoms for lupus patientsObesity linked with worse symptoms for lupus patients
 
In a recent Arthritis Care & Research study of 148 women with lupus, obesity was linked with worse disease activity, depressive symptoms, and symptoms of pain and fatigue. The association was consistent across different definitions of obesity.
 
   Researcher aims to develop virtual biopsy tool for early melanoma detectionResearcher aims to develop virtual biopsy tool for early melanoma detection
 
With Skin Cancer Awareness Month upon us, Colorado State University researcher Jesse Wilson is accelerating research to improve imaging and detection of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, and the fifth most common cancer in the United States.
 
 What is Folliculitis Decalvans (FD)
 
What is Folliculitis Decalvans (FD)Folliculitis decalvans (FD) is a condition in which there is loss of hair in a patchy fashion over the scalp, due to a chronic inflammation with scarring. The first description was by Quinquaud in the 19th century.
 
 
 New AAD PSA uses social media imagery to highlight tanning hazards
 
New AAD PSA uses social media imagery to highlight tanning hazardsAs Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer, many teen girls will be eager to get out of school and spend time outside -; and some may want to get a tan. But a new public service advertisement from the American Academy of Dermatology encourages those who are thinking of tanning to think again.
 
 
 Researchers uncover role of ROS in clearing dead cells
 
Researchers uncover role of ROS in clearing dead cellsIf dead cells accumulate in the body, they can contribute to inflammation and pre-dispose individuals to multiple chronic inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, Crohn's disease or lupus by uncharacterized pathways.
 
 
 New guidelines may help pathologists to more accurately classify and diagnose invasive melanoma
 
New guidelines may help pathologists to more accurately classify and diagnose invasive melanomaIn a new study, researchers have developed updated guidelines for classifying a serious form of skin cancer called invasive melanoma. The American Joint Committee on Cancer, an organization that provides information on "cancer staging," or the severity of individual cases of cancer, recently updated its guidelines for melanoma.