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Aug 19, 2014 | 11:09 AM CDT

Scleroderma Webinar to Educate on Diagnosis and Early Management

Scleroderma Webinar to Educate on Diagnosis and Early Management

A webinar presented by the Scleroderma Research Foundation will take place on August 21 to educate on the diagnosis and importance of early management of the disease.

Aug 08, 2014 | 12:00 PM CDT

Researchers Trying to Determine Potential Link Between Uranium & Skin Cancer

Uranium & Skin Cancer

After years of delving deep into DNA and researching ways in which metal damage may lead to cancer, a team of researchers is taking a step back to look at the surface where one answer may have been all along.

Aug 08, 2014 | 11:15 AM CDT

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

While commonly linked anecdotally, proving the relationship between stress and inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea, is another matter.

Aug 07, 2014 | 10:41 AM CDT

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma, according to a team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis.

Aug 06, 2014 | 10:16 AM CDT

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

Researchers from the University of Texas have now developed a probe that combines into one device three unique ways of using light to measure the properties of skin tissue and detect cancer.

Jul 31, 2014 | 03:18 PM CDT

DNA Repair Mechanisms and the Skin

DNA Repair Mechanisms and the Skin
By: Michael Q. Pugliese and Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Learn more about how DNA damage manifests in the skin, as well as tactics for treatment and prevention.

Jul 31, 2014 | 10:43 AM CDT

Pain & Itch—Signs of Skin Cancer?

Pain & Itch

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help physicians decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study

Jul 28, 2014 | 10:18 AM CDT

New Skin Cancer Growth Clue Discovered: Piggy-backing Cells

New Skin Cancer Growth Clue Discovered: Piggy-backing Cells

Skin Cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study published in Cell Reports. The discovery could lead to new drugs to tackle melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Jul 21, 2014 | 10:29 AM CDT

Early-career Physicians Awarded Half a Million Dollars to Study Psoriatic Disease

National Psoriasis Foundation

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis.

Jul 18, 2014 | 11:09 AM CDT

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure.