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Released: 24-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT
New Survey Reveals Public Confusion About Risks of Tanning and Sunburns
American Academy of Dermatology

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults revealed a significant increase in both tanning and number of sunburns in 2021 compared to 2020.

Released: 24-May-2022 7:50 AM EDT
The Right Moisturiser for Children with Eczema Is the One That They Like to Use, Study Finds
University of Bristol

The Best Emollients for Eczema trial has found that no one type of moisturiser is better than another. This study, the first in the world to directly compare different types of moisturisers, highlights the importance of patient education and choice when deciding which moisturisers to use for children with eczema. The results from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded study are published in The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health and British Journal of General Practice today (24 May).

Released: 18-May-2022 1:10 PM EDT
'Honey, Don't Forget the Sunscreen!' Three Beliefs That Affect Sunscreen Use by Older Adults
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Reminders from a romantic partner might be an effective way to encourage sunscreen use by people age 50 or older, suggests a study in the May/June issue of The Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, official publication of the Dermatology Nurses' Association. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Newswise: Target to make immunotherapy for cancer safer, while more effective
6-May-2022 12:40 PM EDT
Target to make immunotherapy for cancer safer, while more effective
Ochsner Health System

Researchers at MD Anderson and Ochsner Health have uncovered that in immunotherapy, a particular cytokine is expressed at higher levels in colitis tissue than in cancer tissue.

Newswise: Study Finds Healthy-Appearing Lupus Skin Predisposed to Flares, Rashes
Released: 3-May-2022 5:05 AM EDT
Study Finds Healthy-Appearing Lupus Skin Predisposed to Flares, Rashes
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study finds that the normal-appearing skin of lupus patients contains the same inflammatory signals that are detected when the skin develops a rash, sometimes at even higher levels. Researchers say immune cells undergo an inflammatory transformation that primes the skin without rashes for disease flares.

Released: 2-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Many pathologists agree overdiagnosis of skin cancer happens, but don’t change diagnosis behavior
University of Washington

Recent studies finding that there is an overdiagnosis of melanoma are a significant cause for concern. However, while many pathologists agree overdiagnosis of skin cancer happens, they don’t change diagnosis behavior.

Newswise: Exploring Sun Protection Behaviors among U.S. Hispanic Outdoor Workers
Released: 2-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Exploring Sun Protection Behaviors among U.S. Hispanic Outdoor Workers
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Carolyn J. Heckman, PhD, co-leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute and an associate professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is corresponding author and shares more on unburns and sun protection behaviors among male Hispanic outdoor day laborers in the Northeast U.S.

Newswise: How Common is Skin Cancer? And More Questions You’re Afraid to Ask
Released: 2-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
How Common is Skin Cancer? And More Questions You’re Afraid to Ask
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Sarah Weiss, MD, medical oncologist at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and associate professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, answers questions about skin cancer and sun protection that you may be wondering

Released: 26-Apr-2022 11:30 AM EDT
New Survey Reveals Most Americans Say Sun Protection Is More Important Now Than Five Years Ago, Yet Many Misunderstand How to Protect Themselves
American Academy of Dermatology

In a recent survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults, the American Academy of Dermatology found that while respondents gave themselves high ratings for sun protection and most reported that sun protection is more important to them now than it was five years ago, there’s still a lot they don’t know about how to protect themselves from the sun and the risks of sun exposure, including skin cancer —the most common cancer in the U.S.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 6:15 PM EDT
Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, elected American Academy of Dermatology president for 2024
American Academy of Dermatology

Texas-based board-certified dermatologist Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, has been elected to lead the American Academy of Dermatology. He will be installed as president-elect in March 2023 and hold the office of president for one year beginning in March 2024.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT
American Academy of Dermatology elects new officers, board members
American Academy of Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology has announced the results of its annual election.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 11:15 AM EDT
Yale Dermatologist Uses Innovative Treatment to Treat Child with Severe Alopecia
American Academy of Dermatology

Connecticut board-certified dermatologist Brett King MD, PhD, FAAD, was named an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for pioneering an innovative new treatment for severe dermatologic conditions that are sometimes disabling, sometimes disfiguring, and usually uncomfortable, thus restoring normalcy and improving patients’ lives.

Released: 18-Apr-2022 6:05 AM EDT
Filling in the Gaps
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center

With all that the Land of Enchantment has to offer, skin cancer isn’t on the top on anyone’s list. But abundant sunshine and a dearth of dermatologists in the state pose a challenge for detecting and treating the various forms of skin cancer. Skin Cancer Screening clinics are now resuming. The first of several new clinics will be held in Albuquerque on Saturday, May 7. More are planned over the coming year in Gallup, Taos and southern New Mexico.

Released: 14-Apr-2022 10:30 AM EDT
Pennsylvania dermatologist goes beyond exam room to help patients access treatment
American Academy of Dermatology

Pennsylvania board-certified dermatologist Scott Lim, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, was named an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for his extraordinary efforts to get patients access to the medications they need.

Released: 13-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Ohio dermatologist aims to protect youth from tanning bed dangers
American Academy of Dermatology

Ohio board-certified dermatologist Shannon Trotter, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, was honored as an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for her efforts to protect teenagers from the dangers of tanning beds.

Released: 11-Apr-2022 10:35 AM EDT
History of allergies may be associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease
American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Data from the National Health Interview Survey demonstrated adults with a history of allergic disorders have an increased risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, with the highest risk seen in Black male adults.

Released: 11-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT
San Francisco Dermatologist Advances Innovative Treatment on FDA Committee
American Academy of Dermatology

San Francisco board-certified dermatologist Kenneth Katz, MD, MSc, MSCE, FAAD, was named an American Academy of Dermatology Patient Care Hero for his work leading a national advisory committee at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that provides advice to FDA on new therapies to improve patients’ skin, hair, and nail conditions and other issues that come before FDA.

Released: 6-Apr-2022 1:45 PM EDT
Scientists Discover Gene Mutation That Signals Aggressive Melanoma
Mount Sinai Health System

Mutation of a gene called ARID2 plays a role in increasing the chance that melanoma, a deadly skin cancer, will turn dangerously metastatic, Mount Sinai researchers report.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
The latest news on clinical trials is here on Newswise
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

Newswise: $3M Grant Supports Expansion of Digital Intervention for Skin Self Examination among Skin Cancer Survivors
Released: 5-Apr-2022 1:35 PM EDT
$3M Grant Supports Expansion of Digital Intervention for Skin Self Examination among Skin Cancer Survivors
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

With the aid of a $3 million National Cancer Institute grant (R01CA2645-01), Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey researchers aim to enhance the effectiveness of a digital intervention that supports skin self-examination for survivors of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Newswise: Blueberry Extract May Aid Wound Healing
25-Mar-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Blueberry Extract May Aid Wound Healing
American Physiological Society (APS)

Treating wounds with an extract taken from wild blueberries may improve healing, according to a new study. The research will be presented this week in Philadelphia at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting at Experimental Biology 2022.

Newswise: AACR Tipsheet: Cancer Experts to Discuss Advances in Treatment
Released: 31-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EDT
AACR Tipsheet: Cancer Experts to Discuss Advances in Treatment
Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Cancer experts will present their latest advances in treatments and research at the American Association for Clinical Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2022 in New Orleans, April 8-13. They will share their innovations to improve the quality of patient care.

Newswise: Study Finds 10-Second Videos Predict Blood Cancer Relapse
Released: 29-Mar-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Study Finds 10-Second Videos Predict Blood Cancer Relapse
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

In a new study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 10-second videos of white blood cell motion in the skin’s microvasculature greatly improved the prediction of which stem cell and bone marrow transplant patients would have a relapse of their blood cancer.

Released: 25-Mar-2022 10:15 AM EDT
Alma, a Sisram Medical Company, Announces the Launch of Alma TED™ and the Company's Professional Skincare Line for the U.S. Market
Alma, Inc.

Alma, a global leader in the energy-based medical and aesthetic solutions industry, announced the commercial launch of two game-changing additions to Alma's U.S. portfolio of products this year

22-Mar-2022 1:10 PM EDT
What’s Causing Your Child’s Itchy Rash?
American Academy of Dermatology

Itchy rashes can be very irritating, especially when children get them, and you don’t know what is causing them.

22-Mar-2022 1:00 PM EDT
How Does Your Environment Affect Your Skin?
American Academy of Dermatology

A dermatologist addresses the skin problems caused by bugs, plants and water creatures.

22-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT
Skin Reactions to COVID-19 and Its Vaccines
American Academy of Dermatology

Board-certified dermatologist provides the latest information on how COVID and its vaccines affect people’s skin

22-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT
Mark D. Kaufmann, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of the American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology

Annual Meeting, board-certified dermatologist Mark D. Kaufmann, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the AAD.

22-Mar-2022 12:55 PM EDT
The Latest in Sun Protection
American Academy of Dermatology

New sunscreens now match a person’s skin tone without leaving a visible white film on the skin.

22-Mar-2022 12:50 PM EDT
American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers, Board Members
American Academy of Dermatology

Immediately following the American Academy of Dermatology’s Annual Meeting, three new officers and four new board members will be installed to help lead the world’s largest dermatologic society and represent more than 20,500 physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and medical, surgical, and cosmetic treatment of skin, hair, and nail conditions.

Released: 24-Mar-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Winchester Hospital Physicians Recognized in Northshore Magazine's 2022 'Top Doctors'
Winchester Hospital

Northshore Magazine has named 13 physicians and surgeons from 11 medical specialties affiliated with Winchester Hospital to its annual ‘Top Doctors’ guide. Drawing from a Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Physician database, the list consists of Northshore-area physicians and is available in the printed version or online subscription of Northshore Magazine.

Released: 24-Mar-2022 4:25 PM EDT
Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital Physicians Recognized in Northshore Magazine's 2022 'Top Doctors'
Addison Gilbert & Beverly Hospitals

Northshore Magazine Has Named 28 Physicians Affiliated With Beverly Hospital and Addison Gilbert Hospital to Its Annual ‘Top Doctors’ Guide.

Released: 23-Mar-2022 1:25 PM EDT
Pathways: Inclusivity in Dermatology to Increase Number of Black, Latino, and Indigenous Physicians in Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology

People of color often face unequal access to health care and experience poorer outcomes across the health care landscape. In the field of dermatology, these patients often don’t know where to turn for skin health advice and are 50% less likely than other patients to see a dermatologist for the same conditions.

Released: 22-Mar-2022 12:45 PM EDT
Expert Dermatologists Present Latest Information at 2022 AAD Annual Meeting
American Academy of Dermatology

The 2022 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting is back. The meeting will take place March 25-29 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston. The meeting will feature 300 educational sessions on the latest information on skin, hair and nails, presented by 950 world-renowned experts in the field of dermatology.

Released: 21-Mar-2022 9:45 AM EDT
Transformative $5 Million Gift Launches the Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System

In an unparalleled effort to deliver outstanding comprehensive care and to employ revolutionary approaches to novel therapeutics around the skin condition alopecia areata, the Mount Sinai Health System has launched the Alopecia Areata Center of Excellence. Under the leadership of Director Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, the new Center will be fully integrated within the state-of-the art Laboratory for Inflammatory Skin Diseases, and will fall under the umbrella of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai.

Released: 16-Mar-2022 11:50 AM EDT
Those with Facial Scars Rate Their Own Appearance More Critically Than Surgeons and Strangers
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Patients who undergo facial surgery think their surgical scars look worse than surgeons and independent observers do, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Released: 15-Mar-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Vaccine protects against ‘tough cookie’ parasite found in the Americas
Ohio State University

The parasites that cause a disfiguring skin disease affecting about 12 million people globally may have met their match in vaccines developed using CRISPR gene-editing technology, new research suggests.

Released: 11-Mar-2022 10:25 AM EST
Moffitt Researchers Perform Comprehensive Analysis of Cellular and Molecular Characteristics of Acral Melanoma
Moffitt Cancer Center

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center’s Donald A. Adam Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center of Excellence reveal key differences in the cellular and molecular composition of acral melanoma compared to melanoma. Their findings may lead to new potential therapeutic targets for this rare disease.

Released: 10-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EST
Wolters Kluwer Partners with Women’s Dermatologic Society to Publish International Journal of Women’s Dermatology
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today that it will publish International Journal of Women’s Dermatology (IJWD) under its Lippincott open access portfolio as part of its new partnership with the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS).

Released: 9-Mar-2022 12:00 PM EST
MD Anderson Research Highlights for March 9, 2022
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights provides a glimpse into recently published studies in basic, translational and clinical cancer research from MD Anderson experts. Current findings include immunotherapy advances for AML, liver cancer, HPV-related cancers and other solid tumors, biomarkers of response to TIL therapy in melanoma, a greater understanding of the cells regulating skin wound repair, and data confirming the safety of proton therapy for pediatric brain cancer.

Released: 4-Mar-2022 8:05 AM EST
Facial transplant techniques may extend to other types of severe facial injuries
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

The composite tissue transfer techniques used and refined in face transplant surgery may also be used to perform microsurgical replantation – using the person's own tissues – in patients with other types of severe facial injuries, suggests a clinical report in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal, under the guidance of Editor-in-Chief Mutaz B. Habal, MD, is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Released: 1-Mar-2022 5:45 PM EST
Melanoma referral centers worldwide adopt systemic therapies, reduce lymph node removal surgeries
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Lymph node removal surgery for patients with high-risk melanoma has become less common over the past few years while the use of targeted and immune therapies developed through clinical trials to treat the dangerous skin cancer has risen rapidly at melanoma referral centers worldwide, an international group of researchers found.

Newswise:Video Embedded story-tips-beneath-the-skin-crustacean-inspired-cotton-automating-clean-water-samples-in-space-and-capturing-furnace-emissions
VIDEO
Released: 1-Mar-2022 1:40 PM EST
Story tips: Beneath the skin, crustacean-inspired cotton, automating clean water, samples in space and capturing furnace emissions
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

ORNL story tips: Beneath the skin, crustacean-inspired cotton, automating clean water, samples in space and capturing furnace emissions

Released: 28-Feb-2022 10:05 AM EST
YouTube videos have problems with quality of information on cosmetic injectables
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

YouTube videos are the popular choice for online information on Botox and soft-tissue fillers – but these videos have ongoing problems with the quality of information provided, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Newswise: Patients with rare skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma, face 40% recurrence rate
21-Feb-2022 3:35 PM EST
Patients with rare skin cancer, Merkel cell carcinoma, face 40% recurrence rate
University of Washington School of Medicine

Patients treated for Merkel cell carcinoma face a five-year recurrence rate of 40%—markedly higher than recurrence rates for other skin cancers, according to new research in JAMA Dermatology. As well, 95% of recurrences happened in the first 3 years, suggesting surveillance should be focused in that span.

17-Feb-2022 3:35 PM EST
The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health
Newswise

The Latest Research News in Cardiovascular Health


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