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Research: Antioxidants help treat skin-picking disorder in mice
Medical News Today
Two antioxidant supplements are effective in treating skin-picking disorder in mice, according to a study led by a Stanford University School of Medicine researcher. The finding suggests that people with the potentially serious disorder might benefit from this therapy.
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Benefits of acupuncture: Effective treatment of common skin conditions
A review of medical literature finds acupuncture to be effective in treating some dermatologic conditions when compared to alternative treatments, placebo acupuncture or no treatment. Specifically, the evidence indicates this form of Traditional Chinese Medicine showed the greatest benefit in cases of dermatitis, pruritus, urticaria, hyperhidrosis and facial elasticity.
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Dermatologist offers unique treatment for vitiligo skin discoloration
UT Southwestern Medical Center
A UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologist has improved a technique to transplant pigment cells that can repair the affected area of skin discoloration from vitiligo.
It's more than a skin disease
A burgeoning landscape of proven and promising biologics that treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis is changing the way doctors, including dermatologists, treat the skin and joint disease.
6 ways oncologists, dermatologists can work together, improve cancer care
Dr. Beth McLellan writes: As Director of Oncodermatology at Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care, I have witnessed, firsthand, the improved patient satisfaction and better adherence to cancer therapy that can occur when oncologists and dermatologists work well together. Collaboration between dermatologists and oncologists is crucial.
The new, FDA-approved way to plump your cheeks
Recently, the FDA approved Restylane Lyft, an injectable gel used to increase volume in cheeks and smile lines, making it the first injectable approved for both uses. But Lyft isn't totally new: It used to be called Perlane-L, and it's a sibling of Restylane, with a larger particle size.
Here's why you may be aging faster than your friends
We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren't just about outward appearances but about something deeper — the different pace at which each of us ages, and what that means for our health.
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Clinical pearls in pediatric dermatology
Pediatric dermatology is a rewarding area of special interest for dermatologists. Overlapping conditions, the need for extra-gentle skin care, patient compliance and medication adherence all present unique challenges for pediatric dermatologists. In a two part discussion, Dr. Kelly Cordoro, associate professor of dermatology and pediatrics at the University of California in San Francisco, discusses environmental and microbial triggers and when to choose systemic therapies.
What Canadians research when it comes to beauty
While the United States may have a reputation as plastic surgery central, RealSelf data shows we're not alone. More than 1 million Canadians have visited RealSelf since March 2015, up 21 percent compared to the previous quarter. About 75 percent of them are women and they're researching a variety of topics, the top three relating to breasts, tummies, and noses.
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