Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the hair, nails, skin and its diseases.[1][2] It is a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects.[2][3][4] A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.[2][5]

 

Insulin resistance in 22% of men with acne

Men aged 20 to 32 years with acne were more likely to have insulin resistance and to have higher fasting plasma glucose levels than age-matched contro... More »

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

FDA proposes ban on indoor tanning for minors

The Food and Drug Administration wants to prohibit indoor tanning for minors and is seeking stricter regulations to enhance the safety of indoor tanning and use of sunlamp products for all...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Nalbuphine reduced uremic pruritus in hemodialysis

SAN DIEGO – The oral opioid nalbuphine was safe and significantly reduced itching intensity in hemodialysis patients with uremic pruritus, a randomized, placebo-controlled trial showed. “Uremic...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EADV: Focus on non-UV triggers of melanoma

COPENHAGEN – Sunlight is recognized as the 800-pound gorilla of melanoma risk, with roughly 65% of all melanomas worldwide attributable to exposure to UV radiation. But what about the other...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EADV: Fresh insights into Gorlin syndrome

COPENHAGEN – A glimpse into the massive burden imposed upon patients with basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) is provided by the initial report from the first U.S. registry of patients affected with the...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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