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A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.
Skin cells possess an olfactory receptor for sandalwood scent, as researchers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have discovered.
A new study shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.
National Psoriasis Foundation plans to cut in half the number of people who say psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan.
Women with long-term high blood pressure appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis.
A new invention by researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore provides a simple, affordable and—most importantly—highly effective way for patients to self-treat keloid scars.
Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.
Scientists are reporting the next step in the evolution of wound treatment with a material that leads to faster healing than existing commercial dressings and prevents potentially harmful bacteria from sticking.
Certain acne treatments can, in rare instances, cause severe allergic reactions that are potentially life-threatening.
Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis—a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and can result in joint damage if left untreated—struggle to get the health care and treatments they need to manage their condition.