dermRounds Dermatology Network

Connecting Dermatologists and Dermatology Professionals

All Blog Posts (241)

Preventing the Threat of Bioterrorism with First-of-its-Kind Smallpox Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved of Tecovirimat or Tpoxx, the first antiviral drug proven to treat smallpox. However, there isn’t necessarily a practical use for the drug as there hasn’t been a known case of smallpox since 1977.…

Continue

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

Dermatologists Experience Higher Rates of Sexual Harassment than Any Other Specialty

A jarring new Medscape report has found that 46 percent of dermatologists…

Continue

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

How to Enjoy Your Gel Manicure and Not Get Cancer

Gel manicures make our nails look like they were done by Keith Haring or some other pop artist painter. They’re sleek, slick and glossy and last way longer than conventional polish. However, UVA rays used to dry out gel manicures can provoke dangerous, long-term side…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 12, 2018 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Valeant Receives CRL For DUOBRII

Valeant Pharmaceuticals recently received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for their DUOBRII, an…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 12, 2018 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Part II: Spotlight on Dr. Peter Lio, an expert in Atopic Dermatitis

As part of our desire to spotlight leaders in the field of dermatology, the following is the second of a two-part article on Peter Lio, MD, FAAD, an expert in Atopic Dermatitis.  Dr. Lio is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 11, 2018 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Part 1 - Spotlight on Dr. Peter Lio, an expert in Atopic Dermatitis

As part of our desire to spotlight leaders in the field of dermatology, the following is the first of a two-part article on Peter Lio, MD, FAAD, an expert in Atopic Dermatitis.  Dr. Lio is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and a physician with Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago.  A full bio of Dr. Lio follows the…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 8:11pm — No Comments

What’s the Deal with Pore Strips?

It’s unclear when the obsession to rid our faces of blackheads began, but it could have started with pore strips, a Band-Aid like adhesive that works by allegedly ripping out dirt and grime from our pores with the flick of the wrist. However, dermatologists doubt pore strips’…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Fish Pedicure Causes Woman to Lose Her Toenails

A young woman in New York developed a case of onychomadesis, a condition in which the nails stop growing and then completely fall off, after getting a fish pedicure at a spa. An assessment of this unusual case was recently published in …

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on July 6, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Why Do Children with Autism Have Higher Rates of Skin Allergies?

Children with autism are at a greater risk for developing skin allergies, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open. The findings could potentially help behavioral researchers better…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 28, 2018 at 8:03pm — No Comments

How Can We Improve Diversity in Dermatology?

Dermatology has a diversity problem, and according to dermatologists at the University of California San Francisco, the root of this racial imbalance begins with residency admissions.

Only …

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 28, 2018 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Staying Aware of Summertime Skin Conditions

Humans are typically happier in the summer. Sunlight increases our serotonin levels, thus regulating our mood and making us feel more relaxed. As enjoyable as it is to spend time outdoors in the warmer months, there are some summer-related skin conditions you should be aware…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 21, 2018 at 11:55am — No Comments

Teaching Hair Stylists to Detect Possible Melanoma

A hair salon in New Orleans is teaching stylists to identify skin cancer on their clients’ scalps as a way to help increase the rate of early melanoma detection.…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 21, 2018 at 11:50am — No Comments

Erectile Dysfunction Surgery in Phoenix, AZ

Reliable Erectile Dysfunction treatment takes experience, skills, knowledge and comprehensive treatment plan. Dr. Shawn Blick offers all this for patients living in and around Phoenix, AZ. Specializing in hassle-free minimally invasive surgery; Dr. Blick prides himself in offering high quality erectile dysfunction surgery through a tailor-made holistic approach to the condition not only focusing on the symptoms but also the source. When you entrust your…

Continue

Added by Shawn Blick on June 16, 2018 at 7:29am — No Comments

You One Stop Destination For All Dermatological Problems

Dr. Jyoti Gupta is the tasteful head, dermatologist and hair transplant specialist in DermaClinix and extraordinary compared to other woman skin authorities, in short she is one of best lady skin specialist in New Delhi. She has confidence in giving her best for each situation.

Dr. Jyoti Gupta has gotten her medicinal degree…

Continue

Added by DermaClinix Delhi on June 16, 2018 at 5:00am — No Comments

What is the Skin-Stomach Connection?

Pharmacy aisles are brimming with products that claim to cure all kind of skin ailments. However, studies show that the key to good skin isn’t a quick-fix serum or cream but maintaining a healthy gut. The …

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 14, 2018 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Where Does AI Stand in Dermatology?

In many specialties, it seems that artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining a lead on human physicians. Dermatology is the latest field to reckon with the technology, as a new international …

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 14, 2018 at 7:04pm — No Comments

Which Cities and States Have The Highest Rates of Skin Cancer?

Is your state giving you skin cancer? A recently released study from the Blue Cross Blue…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Melanoma Cases are Decreasing for People Between the Ages of 15 to 44

A new study published in JAMA Dermatology has found that despite rates of melanoma diagnoses increasing among non-Latino white-skinned people over the age of 45 and younger than 15, there has…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 7, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Do Physician Assistants Give Less Accurate Melanoma Diagnoses Than Dermatologists?

Physician assistants have significantly contributed to patient health services by reducing long dermatology appointment wait times and lowering clinical costs. However, according to a recent study conducted by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine research,…

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 1, 2018 at 11:32am — No Comments

Verrica Files IPO for Molluscum Drug

Verrica Pharmaceuticals has filed for an initial public offering to raise $86.25 million for VP-102, a cantharadin-based topical treatment for molluscum contagiosum and Verruca Vulgaris (plantar warts). This is Verrica’s lead product.  …

Continue

Added by Julie Morse on June 1, 2018 at 11:28am — No Comments

Cases and Connections

dermRounds Partners

Student Doctor Network

radRounds

RNRounds

iHealthBuzz

© 2018   Created by dermRounds Dermatology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service