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Oct 01, 2014 | 10:33 AM CDT

Sweat-eating Bacteria May Treat Skin Disorders Such as Acne

Sweat-eating Bacteria May Treat Skin Disorders Such as Acne

Bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds.

Sep 25, 2014 | 10:22 AM CDT

California Scleroderma Groups Merge to Enhance Support & Education

California Scleroderma Groups Merge to Enhance Support & Education

The Scleroderma Foundation's national Board of Directors approved today a merger of two Southern California chapters.

Sep 24, 2014 | 10:44 AM CDT

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

Otezla offers an important new treatment option for patients whose symptoms are not adequately improving with their current treatments.

Sep 23, 2014 | 11:38 AM CDT

Cell Regulation Strategies May Represent New Approach to Treat Psoriasis

Cell Regulation Strategies May Represent New Approach to Treat Psoriasis

Scientists suggest that new strategies to regulate the composition of dendritic cells in psoriatic skin lesions might represent an approach for the future treatment of the disease.

Sep 22, 2014 | 10:29 AM CDT

Promising New Vitiligo Treatment Offers Hope to Patients for Repigmentation

Promising New Vitiligo Treatment Offers Hope to Patients for Repigmentation

A treatment regimen is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.

Sep 17, 2014 | 11:27 AM CDT

Scientists Uncover Mystery About MRSA

Scientists Uncover Mystery About MRSA

Scientists at the University of Western Ontario have uncovered a bacterial mystery about MRSA.

Sep 08, 2014 | 10:24 AM CDT

UV-light Induced Mutation Found to Drive Skin Cancers

UV-light Induced Mutation Found to Drive Skin Cancers

A genetic mutation caused by ultraviolet light is likely the driving force behind millions of human skin cancers, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Sep 05, 2014 | 11:40 AM CDT

Soldiers Lacking Adaquate Protection From Skin Cancer

Soldiers Lacking Adaquate Protection From Skin Cancer

Soldiers deployed to sunny climates are not being adequately protected from the most common cancer type, according to a study being presented this week at the World Congress on Cancers of the Skin.

Sep 05, 2014 | 10:50 AM CDT

Melanoma Is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Worry About

Melanoma Is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Worry About

A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning.

Sep 02, 2014 | 04:47 PM CDT

Germ Warfare: MRSA in the Skin Care Setting

Germ Warfare: MRSA in the Skin Care Setting
By: Erin Madigan-Fleck

The development of antibiotic-resistant infections has become one of the world's most serious health threats.