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Newswise: Neuropeptide in Blood to Help Diagnose Chronic Itch
Released: 27-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Neuropeptide in Blood to Help Diagnose Chronic Itch
University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) plays a key role in chronic itch severity and can help to identify certain types of itch with a simple blood test, according to a new study led by Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., director of the Miami Itch Center, and Santosh Mishra, Ph.D., a neuroscientist and associate professor at the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine.

Newswise: Case Western Reserve University researchers report rise in global fungal drug-resistant infections
Released: 18-Mar-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Case Western Reserve University researchers report rise in global fungal drug-resistant infections
Case Western Reserve University

A global wave of infections caused by fungi growing drug-resistant has the medical community issuing precautions on how to protect yourself.

Newswise: Breakthrough Discovery: Stem Cell
Released: 18-Mar-2024 8:05 AM EDT
Breakthrough Discovery: Stem Cell "Messages" Fast-Track Healing of Diabetic Wounds
Chinese Academy of Sciences

A study has unveiled that exosomes, extracted from adipose mesenchymal stem cells (ADSC-Exos), markedly speed up the healing process of skin wounds in diabetic mice. This discovery tackles the pressing global health issue of diabetic wounds, notorious for precipitating grave complications and impairments.

Released: 14-Mar-2024 11:30 AM EDT
How to check for bedbugs
American Academy of Dermatology

Bedbugs can make you itch just by thinking about them. These tiny, reddish-brown insects that feed on blood are notorious for infiltrating hotel rooms and luggage, hitchhiking their way back to a new home virtually undetected.

Newswise: Bioengineering the body to make its own medicine
Released: 13-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Bioengineering the body to make its own medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Delivering genetic material tagged with a cellular "ZIP code" prompted cells to secrete proteins or drugs into the bloodstream that successfully treated psoriasis and cancer in mouse models, UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists report in a new study.

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Released: 12-Mar-2024 11:45 AM EDT
JMIR Dermatology Invites Submissions on Diversity in Dermatology
JMIR Publications

JMIR Publications is pleased to announce a new theme issue titled “Diversity in Dermatology” in JMIR Dermatology. The premier, peer-reviewed journal is indexed in Sherpa Romeo, Scopus, DOAJ, CABI, and PubMed Central/PubMed and is the official journal of the International Society of Digital Health in Dermatology (ISDHD).

Newswise: Smart protection for delicate skin
Released: 11-Mar-2024 3:05 AM EDT
Smart protection for delicate skin
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Skin injuries caused by prolonged pressure often occur in people who are unable to change their position independently – such as sick newborns in hospitals or elderly people. Thanks to successful partnerships with industry and research, Empa scientists are now launching two smart solutions for pressure sores.

5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
American Academy of Dermatology Installs New Officers, Board Members
American Academy of Dermatology

Two new officers and five new board members will be installed immediately upon conclusion of the 2024 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, Assumes Presidency of the American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Dermatology

Dallas-based board-certified dermatologist Seemal R. Desai, MD, FAAD, will begin his one-year term as president of the American Academy of Dermatology at the close of the AAD’s Annual Meeting.

5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
Board-certified dermatologist discusses occupational risks of skin cancer for those who serve
American Academy of Dermatology

U.S. veterans are at a higher risk of developing melanoma, one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer, likely due in part to the occupational hazards associated with active duty in countries near the equator where ultraviolet (UV) levels are higher.

5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
New Treatments for HIV and Other STIs Provide Hope for Better Quality of Life
American Academy of Dermatology

LGBTQ+ individuals have unique skin care needs, including concerns about sexually transmitted infections (STI), like HIV, as well as acne and hair growth and removal, especially relating to hormone replacement therapy.

5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
Is Your Margarita Giving You a Rash?
American Academy of Dermatology

Sun sensitivity and related skin conditions are often misunderstood. Foods, medications, and skincare products can trigger symptoms like itching, redness, blistering, or burning. One of the most common conditions is photocontact dermatitis, a skin reaction occurring when certain substances come into contact with skin that is exposed to the sun.

Released: 5-Mar-2024 8:00 AM EST
Expert Dermatologists Present Latest Information at 2024 AAD Annual Meeting
American Academy of Dermatology

The 2024 American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting will take place March 8-12 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The meeting will feature more than 300 educational sessions with more than 1,600 speakers discussing the latest research on skin, hair and nails.

Newswise: Immunotherapy Combination May Benefit Patients with Transplanted Kidneys and Advanced Skin Cancers
Released: 28-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST
Immunotherapy Combination May Benefit Patients with Transplanted Kidneys and Advanced Skin Cancers
Johns Hopkins Medicine

People who have had a kidney transplant are at high risk for developing skin cancers. New research directed by investigators from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center is exploring the best combination of treatments to target skin cancers while preserving the transplanted organs.

Newswise: KRISS Unlocks the Secrets of Wound Healing and Regeneration
Released: 26-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
KRISS Unlocks the Secrets of Wound Healing and Regeneration
National Research Council of Science and Technology

The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) has unveiled a new principle for controlling the microenvironment of biological tissues to promote wound healing and regeneration.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: Experimental compound kills cancer, spares immune cells
Released: 20-Feb-2024 10:05 AM EST
Experimental compound kills cancer, spares immune cells
UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a compound that selectively eliminates cancer cells while sparing immune cells in a form of cell death known as ferroptosis. The findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, could lead to new treatments for a wide variety of cancer types, the study authors say.

15-Feb-2024 1:45 PM EST
Lockdown skin cancer diagnosis delays linked to deaths and £6bn costs in Europe
University College London

Delays in diagnosing melanoma due to Covid-19 lockdowns may have contributed to over 100,000 years of life lost across Europe and over £6bn in costs, mainly indirectly due to loss of productivity, finds a new study led by UCL and University Hospital of Basel researchers.

Newswise: Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
Released: 15-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST
Spring Allergies Attack More Than Just Your Nose
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Spring allergens such as pollen, mold spores and other airborne particles not only trigger nasal allergies, but also can have a profound effect on a variety of allergic conditions including asthma and eczema

Released: 14-Feb-2024 4:10 PM EST
Turning back the clock on photoaging skin
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new study examines dermal injections and their impact on skin aging

Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 10:45 AM EST
American Academy of Dermatology survey shows sun protection lacking in winter
American Academy of Dermatology

A recent American Academy of Dermatology survey revealed that nearly one in five adults are not aware that you can get sunburned during the winter, and even fewer protect themselves from the sun before common outdoor activities in cold weather.

Newswise: Clinique Partners with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to Establish the Mount Sinai-Clinique Healthy Skin Dermatology Center
Released: 2-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
Clinique Partners with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to Establish the Mount Sinai-Clinique Healthy Skin Dermatology Center
Mount Sinai Health System

New Research Center Aims to Deliver Breakthrough Advancements in Dermatology and Discover Solutions for Healthy and Allergic Skin

Newswise: Small RNAs take on the big task of helping skin wounds heal better and faster with minimal scarring
Released: 2-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST
Small RNAs take on the big task of helping skin wounds heal better and faster with minimal scarring

New findings in The American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, report that a class of small RNAs (microRNAs), microRNA-29, can restore normal skin structure rather than producing a wound closure by a connective tissue (scar).

Released: 1-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Imbed Biosciences, Inc awarded Skin Integrity and Wound Care agreement with Premier, Inc.
Imbed Biosciences

Madison Wisconsin based Imbed Biosciences, Inc has been awarded a Technology Breakthrough designation for PelashieldAM™ with Premier, Inc. through its Kiindo™ pediatric performance group and collaborative.

29-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Surgeons’ choice of skin disinfectant impacts infection risk, Canadian-American study shows
McMaster University

Researchers of the PREPARE trial, which enrolled nearly 8,500 participants at 25 hospitals in Canada and the United States, found the use of iodine povacrylex in alcohol to disinfect a patient’s skin could prevent surgical site infection in thousands of patients undergoing surgery for a closed fracture each year.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 10:30 AM EST
American Academy of Dermatology issues updated guidelines for the management of acne
American Academy of Dermatology

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million Americans each year, with symptoms usually beginning in puberty.

Released: 30-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
Our winter of discontent: Get the latest news on the flu in the Influenza channel

The latest research and expertise on the flue can be found in the Influenza channel on Newswise.

Released: 23-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST
Signs your rash needs medical attention
American Academy of Dermatology

Rashes take many forms, may spread across the body, and affect people of all ages. To the untrained eye, rashes may look alike, and while some are treatable with over-the-counter medications, other rashes can be a sign of a more serious condition.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Don't wait for an emergency to get the latest emergency medicine news

Find the latest research and features on emergency medicine in the Emergency Medicine channel on Newswise.

Newswise: Researchers Discover Potential Microbiome Links to Skin Aging
10-Jan-2024 9:05 PM EST
Researchers Discover Potential Microbiome Links to Skin Aging
University of California San Diego

The effects of aging and external factors like UV exposure on skin are well documented. As people age or spend more time in the sun, their skin tends to become drier and more wrinkled. Recent findings have identified an exciting potential new link to signs of skin aging—the skin microbiome, the collection of microorganisms that inhabits our skin.

Released: 9-Jan-2024 10:45 AM EST
Start the new year off with a fresh start (and skin)
American Academy of Dermatology

With a rise in both public accessibility and visibility, cosmetic treatments are more popular than ever. Whether your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health or to look and feel your best, the most important thing to remember is that your results depend largely on the skills and knowledge of the person performing your treatment.

Newswise: Inside the Matrix: Nanoscale Patterns Revealed Within Model Research Organism
Released: 21-Dec-2023 6:05 PM EST
Inside the Matrix: Nanoscale Patterns Revealed Within Model Research Organism
University of California San Diego

Following years of research and the power of a technologically advanced instrument, UC San Diego scientists have detailed the complex nanoscale exoskeleton patterns of the roundworm, a model laboratory organism, revealing clues about how skin layers are bound together.

Released: 20-Dec-2023 12:05 PM EST
Do steroid creams affect bone health?

New research indicates that higher doses of topical corticosteroids, which are commonly used to treat inflammatory skin conditions, are linked with elevated risks of osteoporosis and bone fractures associated with osteoporosis. The findings are published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and are based on information from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database.

Released: 18-Dec-2023 8:05 PM EST
Spike in dermatology visits for skin problems seen during summer of wildfires
Massachusetts General Hospital

New research suggests that air pollution may contribute to the development or worsening of skin conditions.

Released: 12-Dec-2023 12:45 PM EST
How to treat dandruff
American Academy of Dermatology

Dandruff, a common scalp condition, affects people of all ages, especially in the cold winter months. If you notice small pieces of dry skin flaking from your scalp or persistent itching, it may be time to seek treatment options.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
Looking for unique stories about the winter holidays? Check out the Winter Holidays channel

It's the moooost wonderful time...of the year! Are you looking for new story ideas that are focused on the winter holiday season? Perhaps you're working on a story on on managing stress and anxiety? Perhaps you're working on a story on seasonal affective disorder? Or perhaps your editor asked you to write a story on tracking Santa? Look no further. Check out the Winter Holidays channel.

Released: 6-Dec-2023 6:05 PM EST
Study finds individuals with acne face social and professional stigma
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

A new study highlights how stigmatizing attitudes about individuals with acne may influence social and professional perceptions.

Released: 6-Dec-2023 11:45 AM EST
How to prevent keloid scars
American Academy of Dermatology

Keloids are a type of raised scar that can occur after an injury, and over time they can grow much larger than the wound itself. Although keloids are not dangerous to a person’s health, they can be painful and itchy, impact a person’s self-esteem and restrict movement in that area of the body.

Released: 6-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Moffitt Researchers Identify Key Mechanisms of Action Differences in 2 Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Combination Therapies for Advanced Melanoma
Moffitt Cancer Center

In a new study published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer, a team of researchers from the Donald A. Adam Melanoma and Skin Cancer Center of Excellence at Moffitt Cancer Center reveals differences in the mechanisms of action of two FDA-approved immune checkpoint inhibitor combination therapies for advanced melanoma.

Released: 5-Dec-2023 4:45 PM EST
FDA implements AADA’s iPLEDGE recommendations
American Academy of Dermatology

The FDA agreed to require important American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) recommended changes to the iPLEDGE program that will alleviate administrative burdens for dermatologists.

Released: 5-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Under-the-skin implant could treat Type I diabetes
Cornell University

A collaboration between researchers from Cornell and University of Alberta, Edmonton, has created a new technique to treat Type 1 diabetes: implanting a device inside a pocket under the skin that can secrete insulin while avoiding the immunosuppression that typically stymies management of the disease.