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Staring at smart phones causes wrinkles
The Times of India    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In what can be called a shocking revelation, many young women are developing premature wrinkles from staring at their smart phones. Smart phone-related wrinkles are the latest condition that doctors attribute to overuse of technology. More

Canfield Reinvents the Dermatoscope

The revolutionary new DermScope™ from
Canfield Imaging Systems is the world’s first intelligent dermatoscope. Combined with an iPhone® 4, the DermScope provides highly magnified viewing with standard or cross-polarized lighting. Quickly captures, tags and stores images of suspicious lesions for a more efficient and effective exam.
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Treating acne in skin of color
NCEA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
COA#PCIA0609 Exp. 6/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
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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Dermatologists can earn online credits playing melanoma video game
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Dermatologists who earn online continuing medical education (CME) credits playing Terra Derma, an interactive video game about malignant melanoma, may have to remind themselves that they're not playing Super Mario Brothers. In fact, they're working toward nine free CME hours and learning from renowned melanoma specialists. More

Pencil this in: Removing tattoo ink is costly, painful ordeal
Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"You know that's permanent, right?" "Have you thought about how that'll look when you get old?" These are two comments people who want tattoos hear from those who think tattoos are pointless. While surveys from the American Academy of Dermatology show that most people have no regrets about their tattoos, about a sixth of people do. More

Pellevé™ Skin Tightening System
Pellevé™ is the newest innovation in skin tightening, recently FDA-cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Using radiowaves, the Pellevé™ system heats the deep layers of the skin, causing collagen to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new collagen, improving skin firmness and resulting in a naturally refreshed appearance. To learn more please click here.

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Plant's sap effective for skin cancer
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Researchers claim the sap from a commonly found weed could help cure certain types of skin cancer, the U.K.'s online Daily Mail reports. A team of scientists from several Brisbane medical institutions conducted a clinical study of sap from Euphorbia peplus, better known as milkweed or petty spurge, which for centuries has been used as a folk medicine to treat warts, asthma and several types of cancer, according to the Daily Mail. More

Effective treatments improve appearance but do not cure psoriasis
Medscape Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Appearances can be deceiving, especially when it comes to psoriasis, a Rockefeller University researcher suggested here at the American Academy of Dermatology 69th Annual Meeting. More

New study: Accutane May worsen celiac disease
Drug Alert    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Retinoic acid, a byproduct of vitamin A found in the former acne drug Accutane, may aggravate the symptoms of celiac disease, according to Julie Steenhuysen of Reuters. This disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the absorption of nutrients in the small intestine, prevents individuals from eating many types of grains and grain-based foods, says the article. More

Heat therapy could treat parasitic skin disease
Medical News Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Scientists are hoping that heat therapy could eventually replace a complex drug regimen as the first-line treatment of a parasitic skin infection common in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. More

FDA okays dermatitis gel
MedPage Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The FDA has approved a new skin care gel for treatment of various dermatoses, burns, and dry and waxy skin. Epicyn HydroGel—approved as a medical device—is indicated to treat burning, itching, and pain associated with atopic dermatitis and radiation dermatitis, as well as pain from first- and second-degree burns. The gel also maintains "a moist wound and skin environment" to help treat dry and waxy skin. More



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