Primers for your Patient
Skin Spectrum Summit
March 25, 2020
by Cory Perla
The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) released a statement reminding individuals to moisturize their hands in light of an increase in hand washing.
March 18, 2020
For patients with vitiligo, extended treatment with narrowband ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy does not lead to an increase in skin cancer risk.
March 11, 2020
Exposure to mercury could lead to an increased risk of developing non-melanoma skin cancer, according to a new study.
March 4, 2020
Study: Higher levels of media literacy in young adults led to a reduction in appearance-based comparisons, with individuals idealizing tanned appearance less.
February 26, 2020
Researchers have discovered that neuron-like signaling happens between specialized skin cells.
February 19, 2020
For treatment of acne, black patients appear to be prescribed systemic therapies such as antibiotics at a much lower rate than white patients.
February 12, 2020
New smartphone apps designed to help catch early signs of skin cancer using photographs may not be as accurate as previously thought, according to a new study.
February 6, 2020
The discovery of a new RNA molecule could lead to earlier detection of squamous cell carcinoma in the future, according to a new study.
January 29, 2020
Applied within an hour of mosquito bite, the topical cream imiquimod may reduce the chance of transmission of viral diseases such as Zika and dengue.
January 22, 2020
Absorption of the active ingredients in four commercially available sunscreens resulted in plasma concentrations that exceed the FDA safety threshold.
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