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Jul. 26, 2013

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Scientists ID cause of rare skin condition
Dermatology Times
Scientists have identified mutations in the AQP5 gene, which encodes a water channel protein known as aquaporin 5, as the underlying cause of diffuse nonepidermolytic palmoplantar keratoderma.
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New melanoma-seeking technology polarizes the dermatology field
Medical Daily
A new type of computer imaging system designed to detect melanoma and precancerous skin lesions is polarizing the dermatology community, with dissenters citing the dangers inhering in technology-driven programs.
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Preparing the canvas
Surgical Aesthetics
Face-lift patients have great expectations for their surgery outcomes, but not all aging concerns of the face can be addressed with lifting alone. By combining surgery with pre- and post-operative skin care and thorough patient education, surgeons are finding that they can achieve better patient satisfaction and optimal, longer-lasting results.
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ABCDEs of melanoma not applicable to all patients
Dermatology Times
Many pediatric patients with melanoma do not demonstrate symptoms falling within the ABCDE detection criteria, researchers say.
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How to keep your schedule full and avoid costly no-shows
By Jan Keller
Other than legitimate last-minute issues, what causes patients to cancel without notice, or no-show altogether? What many practices don't understand is that it is often the absence of "value" placed on the appointment by the patient, leading them to believe "It's no big deal, I can reschedule," or "They'll call me back if I really need the treatment." The end result: frustration for you and your team, and costly holes in what probably started out as a full and profitable schedule.
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More skin cancer tumors may mean better survival
Dermatology Times
Patients with skin cancer have better odds of survival if they have more than one primary tumor, according to results of a recent study.
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Controlling the formation of wrinkles, creases, folds
Medical News Today
New research into the origins of — and structural differences between — wrinkles, creases and folds could have applications in many fields, from flexible electronic devices to dermatology to flexible sheets that become sticky when stretched. Findings from a Brown University research group appear in Proceedings of the Royal Society A.
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ASDS: Most patients satisfied with wrinkle-relaxing injections
Consumers reported a 92 percent satisfaction rate for wrinkle-relaxing injections, according to survey results announced by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. More than 6,300 consumers participated in the first ASDS Consumer Survey, which focused on general cosmetic procedures and 10 specific procedures, including ultrasound and light treatments, body sculpting and laser hair removal.
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11 hottest celebrity skin treatments
"I need it now!" For celebrities, that command goes for pressed juice, Céline bags — and skin care. Here are the fastest, craziest ways Hollywood skin pros eradicate zits, cellulite and lines.
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Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Pliaglis: Wide availability spurring quick adoption (Modern Aesthetics)
Reduce wrinkles while you sleep: New pillow's promise (ABC News)
Experimental vaccine combats melanoma (Dermatology Times)
Dermatologists: Snail facials probably won't work (ABC News)
Research reveals why men 'age better' than women (The Harley Medical Group)

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Cosmetic eyelid surgery gaining popularity among men over 50
Harley Medical News
An increasing number of middle aged men are opting for eyelid surgery in Long Island, New York, according to surgeon Dr. Bruce Brewer. "The competitive nature of business has escalated to the point where middle aged patients are starting to feel that looking young is a reflection of their clout within a given industry," said Brewer.
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What does Gmail's new inbox mean for email marketing?
By Liz Murphy
In 2012, there were 425 million active Gmail users worldwide, making it the biggest email provider on the planet. So when Google recently announced changes to the Gmail inbox by sorting all inbound messages into primary, social and promotions tabs, many users rejoiced. Given the sheer number of people who use the Gmail service, however, this change has left many asking one question: What does this new innovation mean for the email marketing campaigns and organizational newsletters of a business?
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Study profiles inpatient peds dermatology consultations
HealthDay News via Medical Xpress
Pediatric dermatologists are consulted for patients ranging in age from newborn to 17 years, with the most common diagnostic categories being infectious diseases, graft-versus-host-disease, and dermatitis, according to a retrospective study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Reduce wrinkles while you sleep: New pillow's promise
ABC News
"Beauty sleep?" Dream on. Sleeping doesn't relieve wrinkles on the face, say dermatologists, it causes them. Now, however, a Las Vegas plastic surgeon says she has found the solution: a new type of pillow.

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Could freezing away your wrinkles be the new Botox?
Daily Mail
The latest Botox-alternative to banish your wrinkles, which launched in the U.K., is the "world's first toxin-free treatment for dynamic facial lines." Instead of injecting toxins into the face, this technique uses "focused cold therapy" to literally freeze wrinkles into submission.

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