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Does Platelet-Rich Plasma Actually Reduce Signs of Photoaging?

It’s not clear if injections of platelet-rich plasma (PRP), a practice derived from the patient’s own blood with a high platelet concentration, can reduce signs of photoaging in the face, according to a study…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 16, 2018 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Uptick in Actinic Keratosis Lesion Removal but Decrease in Medicare Reimbursements

There is an escalating number of actinic keratosis lesions being treated, yet Medicare Part B payments for treatment procedures are declining, according to a study recently…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 16, 2018 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Common Hair Transplantation Myths of People

Are you going for hair transplantation treatment? If yes, then you should know that hair transplantation is a complicated process which should be done by professional hair dermatologist. There are many myths related to hair transplantation because of which people get fooled and go for hair transplantation surgery. So, you should be aware of these common hair transplantation myths. Hair is some…

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Added by DermaClinix Chennai on November 11, 2018 at 7:51am — No Comments

Knee Pain Symptoms and Reasons

Knee pain is a frequent complaint that influences population of every age. It can be the result of an injury, such as a torn ligament or a cartilage tear. Some conditions, such as joint inflammation, gout arthritis and also infections, can additionally create knee pain. There are means for the knee pain diagnosis. Several kinds of moderate knee pain react well to personal treatment measures. Physical therapy as well as knee immobilization gadgets can likewise assist relieve…

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Added by Benny Smith on November 10, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

For Patients with Alopecia, Eczema Drug Could Promote Hair Regrowth

Dipilumab, a medication to treat eczema, has helped a patient with alopecia who hasn’t been able to grow hair since she was two years-old experience significant hair regrowth, according to a case…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 9, 2018 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Nanoparticles in Cosmetics: Are There Lasting Consequences?

Nanoparticles are everywhere in our daily lives. From viruses to ocean spray to the byproducts of internal combustion engines, they’ve become a regular part of our existence. However, a report…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 9, 2018 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Why Should You Give Preference to the Laser Hair Removal Treatments?

Most of the people all across the world are suffering from hair loss and falling like things. The reasons could be different but its impact will make you look ugly. There are plenty of techniques and methods are available now using which you can easily get rid of such things quite easily. Laser hair removal is one of the most reliable and used treatments that you can prefer. Thanks to technology because of which you can easily collect the required information about the best laser hair…

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Added by DermaClinix Delhi on November 9, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments

The Struggle to Expose Private Equity’s Role in Dermatology

On October 5, the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology published a paper on its website that highlighted the increasingly popular practice of private equity firms acquiring dermatology…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 2, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How We Can Save Phototherapy

Phototherapy is considered an effective procedure for psoriasis, however many residents are weary of prescribing it because they don’t fully understand how it works, according to Abby Van Voorhees, MD, chair of dermatology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School. She spoke about the…

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Added by Julie Morse on November 2, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Should Dermatologists Take Their Attire Seriously?

Patients prefer dermatologists who dress to impress, says a study published in JAMA…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 26, 2018 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Aspirin Could Increase Risk of Melanoma for Males

Males who take aspirin once a day are increasing their risk of developing melanoma by two-fold compared to men who are not taking daily dosages, says a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 26, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why Rosacea Shouldn’t be Threatened by Caffeine

New research is disproving a once-held belief about skin conditions: caffeine triggers rosacea. In fact, caffeine could decrease the risk of having rosacea.

There are an estimated …

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Added by Julie Morse on October 19, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

New Acne Treatment from Paratek Receives FDA Approval

Boston-based Paratek Pharmaceuticals has received Food and Drug Administration approval for SEYSARA (sarecycline), an orally administered, narrow spectrum tetracycline-derived antibiotic used to treat moderate…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 19, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Wash Your Face

The beauty market is teeming with an extensive variety of cleanser products, and it can be overwhelming to figure out the right regimen for your skin. Here are some tips on what to look for in a cleanser and how to not “overwash” your face.

Find the pH…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 11, 2018 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Dermatology Residents Remove Tattoos for Free for Former Inmates

Dermatology residents at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills, Michigan are working with the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation’s (DHDC) Freedom Ink program to remove tattoos of former inmates and gang members — free of cost.…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 11, 2018 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Giving Some Truth to the Black Salve Trend

Dermatologists are urging skin cancer patients to stay away from black salve, an herbal paste that can be purchased online and is being purported as a miracle cure for skin cancer.



YouTube is ridden with homemade videos of…

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Added by Julie Morse on October 4, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Dermatology Services

Latinos and African-Americans are less likely to be treated for dermatologic conditions than non-Latino white patients, and the same goes for low income males in the Midwest, according to a recent …

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Added by Julie Morse on October 4, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

There’s a Lot Wrong with Skin Whitening Products

The demand for skin whitening products is growing, especially throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. However, aside from the reinforcing damaging psychological effects of whitening one’s skin, these products can also have harmful physical…

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Added by Julie Morse on September 27, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

How Effective is Alternative Medicine in Treating Psoriasis Symptoms?

A series of complementary and alternative medicines and therapies can help reduce psoriasis symptoms, according to a paper…

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Added by Julie Morse on September 27, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Precautions to Take Before Laser Hair Removal Treatment

People who are looking forward to getting laser hair removal treatment must know the fact that it is very important to take care of some precautions. Although, laser treatment is quite effective and reliable for the people you need to ensure that you decide to take care of some things after getting this treatment. That’s why it would be a lot better if you will decide to hire a professional doctor for this purpose. Here are some precautions which you need to take…

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Added by DermaClinix Delhi on September 27, 2018 at 11:19am — No Comments

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