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Will new AccessDerm app make in-person trips to the dermatologist unnecessary?
Medical Daily
An increasing number of people work remotely. In fact, Census Bureau statistics indicate nearly 1 in 10 U.S. employees worked from home at least one day each week in 2010. Even in what many people would consider to be the most unlikely occupation — medicine — working remotely is becoming more common. Now a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania finds that teledermatologists, or dermatologists who consult with their patients using a new app, can reliably prioritize care for hospitalized patients with skin conditions.
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Pollution, stress take toll on skin aging
Dermatology Times
A new area of research may help in the development of more effective topical products to counteract polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a result of air pollution, which impacts skin aging. Many different factors beyond overexposure to ultraviolet radiation are in part responsible for intrinsic as well as extrinsic skin aging.
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New target for psoriasis treatment discovered
King's College London via Science Codex
Researchers at King's College London have identified a new gene, which could be an effective target for innovative treatments and therapies for the human autoimmune disease, psoriasis.
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Fear of premature aging may encourage teens to use sunscreen
Fox News
Teenagers felt more compelled to apply sunscreen if they saw in a video that it could protect their skin from premature aging than if they saw that it could protect against cancer, a new study shows.
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Valentine's Day woes? There's an ICD-10 code for that
By Charlotte Bohnett
If you've done any shopping lately, you might have noticed the influx of pink and red decorations, the increase of candy displays and the uptick of jewelry commercials. Hallmark's favorite holiday is upon us. Of course, no holiday is without unfortunate incidents — not even the lovey, dovey Valentine's Day. No matter what goes awry, though, trust that there's an ICD-10 code for it.
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New recommendations from AAD: Skin cancer not color blind
Plastic Surgery Practice
New recommendations aim to increase awareness and earlier detection of skin cancers in people of color. The findings, based on an extensive literature review, appear online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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Safer treatment for teens with acne
University of Queensland via Asian Scientist
An Australian researcher has developed new guidelines for psychiatrists and dermatologists to safely prescribe a common acne drug linked with suicide and depression. The study, published in the Australasian Journal of Dermatology, offers guidelines for Australian health professionals when prescribing and treating acne patients with the drug Roaccutane.
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Probiotic use improved acne, rosacea symptoms
Healio (subscriber article)
Patients with acne or rosacea have shown symptom improvement with daily probiotic use, according to recent research. Probiotic masks, creams or cleansers have been introduced by some cosmeceutical manufacturers based on early research, according to the release.
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Congress agrees to repeal sustainable growth rate formula
Dermatology Times
Members of Congress have reached an agreement that would repeal the sustainable growth rate formula, which is used to determine Medicare reimbursement rates for physicians. The agreement allows for guaranteed annual reimbursement increases of 0.5 percent over the next five years for Medicare providers.
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Botox and sweating, health and beauty
KHTS-AM
Using Botox or Dysport to minimize facial wrinkles is the most popular cosmetic procedure in the world. "Many people have recently become aware of the FDA's approval for using Botox to treat migraine headaches. However, few are aware of it's indication to treat excessive sweating,” states Dr. Craig Inger, a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and owner of DermaCure in Valencia, Calif.
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Everything you need to know about adult acne
iDiva.com
Adult acne is a common problem that affects 1 in 5 adults. Adult acne is not something you should take lightly as overtime it can cause low self-esteem, unhappiness and even depression. But the good news is that with proper care and treatment, adult acne can be cured. Here's everything you need to know about what causes adult acne, how to treat it and prevent it from occurring again.
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Cryotherapy outperforms CO2 lasers in treating AKs
Dermatology Times
Cryotherapy may be more effective than CO2 laser ablation in treatment of actinic keratosis on the face and scalp, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Brescia, Italy, and from NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Ill., conducted a single-center, open-label, randomized and controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of CO2 laser ablation with cryotherapy when used to treat isolated AKs on the scalp and face.
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Pollution, stress take toll on skin aging
Dermatology Times
A new area of research may help in the development of more effective topical products to counteract polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, a result of air pollution, which impacts skin aging.

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Advanced malignant melanoma treatment enters new era
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Treatment for metastatic melanoma has begun a dramatic renaissance with the development of novel immunotherapy strategies and targeted therapeutic approaches.

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TREATING ACNE IN SKIN OF COLOR : COA #PCIA0609  Exp. 6/1/2017  This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.   Download article and test.

Learning objectives
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
  1. Describe the treatment modalities used to treat ethnic skin.
  2. Outline and understand the treatment options for acne and PIH.

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Acne remains a teenager's worse four-letter word. This presentation will debunk the acne myths and establish that acne is genetic. Initial treatment is topical and consists of benzoyl peroxide cleansers, alpha hydroxyl toners and vitamin A conditioning lotions. Boosters may include acne surgery, chemical peels, oral antibiotics or isotretinoin. New therapies such as LED lights and Fraxel lasers will also be discussed. 1.0 CE.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skin care specialist will be able to:
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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. (www.PCIJournal.com) Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has more than 32 years' experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored more than 450 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More

                    



 

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