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NYU Langone Skin Expert Offers Best Practices for Ingrown Hair or “Razor Bumps”

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Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, from the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, offers practical advice and treatment options for dealing with ingrown hair, also known as "razor bumps."

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Valentine’s Day Love and Pennsylvania Body Art Law

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This feature provides tips from physicians on how those interested in getting a tattoo can protect themselves from also getting an unwanted disease during the tattoo process.

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Winter 2015 Health and Wellness Tips from UT Southwestern

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Winter months often bring in cold, harsh changes for skin and hair, but a few good habits can alleviate dryness as well as the discomfort of itchy skin. UT Southwestern dermatologists offer some insight on the role moisture plays, and how to keep your skin and hair healthy when the temperatures drop.

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Case Western Reserve Scientists Identify Proteins Likely to Trigger Psoriasis

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Case Western Reserve scientists have taken a leap toward identifying root causes of psoriasis. Of the roughly 50,000 proteins in the human body, researchers have zeroed in on four likely contributors to this inflammatory skin condition. The findings were published Molecular & Cellular Proteomics.

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Stay Warm and Avoid Frostbite with Tips From Dermatologists

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When the temperature dips below freezing, it’s critical to protect your skin from cold-weather health risks. Frostbite occurs when the skin – and sometimes the tissue beneath the skin – freezes due to prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. Depending on how long and how frozen the tissue, frostbite can result in severe, sometimes permanent, damage.

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New Technology Directly Reprograms Skin Fibroblasts For a New Role

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Researchers have discovered a way to repurpose fibroblasts into functional melanocytes, the body's pigment-producing cells. The technique has immediate and important implications for developing new cell-based treatments for skin diseases such as vitiligo, as well as new screening strategies for melanoma.

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Prevent and Treat Diaper Rash with Tips From Dermatologists

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Everyone wants a happy, healthy baby, however, babies often experience discomfort from diaper rash. Help your baby by following dermatologists’ tips to prevent and treat diaper rash at home.

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Rose Bengal and Co-Inhibitory Blockade Improve Anti-Tumor Immunity, Melanoma Regression

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Clinical trials have shown that a preparation of rose bengal called PV-10 has induced regression of both injected lesions and uninjected bystander lesions in patients with melanoma, and tumor ablation with PV-10 has been shown to increase certain T-cell populations in patients' peripheral blood.

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9 Tips to Keep Your Nails Healthy This Holiday Season

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The stress of the holidays, poor nutrition and the cold weather can take its toll on nail health, according to Loyola University Health System dermatologist Rebecca Tung, MD.

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Next-Gen Melanoma Drug, TAK-733, Excels in Lab Tests

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online this week in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapeutics reports anti-cancer activity in 10 out of 11 patient tumor samples grown in mice and treated with the experimental drug TAK-733, a small molecule inhibitor of MEK1/2.