Research shows that between 1970 and 2009, rates of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, have increased 800% among women between the ages 18-39, making it the second most common cancer in young women.
Skin cancer surgery may pose more complications for smokers, according at a new study. The study, published online ahead of print in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery (June 13, 2019), examined the results of Mohs reconstructive surgery to remove skin cancer lesions on 1,008 patients.
A study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital shows that while the number of pregnancies has decreased, pregnancies among women taking isotretinoin have continued even after the implementation of iPLEDGE.
Thirty-six of the 100 most-viewed eczema videos on YouTube are potentially harmful, and 46 contain misleading information, according to a study presented at the British Association of Dermatologists’ Annual Meeting in Liverpool
Researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which certain skin rejuvenation techniques work. In particular, therapies such as laser therapy, microneedling, and facial abrasion cause temporary damage to the skin that release self-noncoding double-strandedRNA (dsRNA) molecules. These, in turn, stimulate regeneration.
“During normal wound healing, collagen acts as a scaffold for cellular entry and growth in the wound bed and encourages the deposition of new collagen,” said senior author Dr.Adam Friedman, in a press release. “While collagen has been used as a wound healing adjuvant, a good comparison to the standard of wound care has been lacking.”