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Wash your face with oil?
Everyday Health
The idea of "washing" your face with oil sounds completely contradictory — after all, oil is exactly what you're trying to remove, right? Wrong. "I'm a big fan of cleansing oils," says Dr. Francesca Fusco, a dermatologist and assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
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Tanning beds still common on college campuses
Bustle
Pretty much everyone agrees by now that skin cancer and UV rays are linked, but for some reason, out of the top 125 colleges in the nation, half still have tanning beds available either on or off campus. For more than five years now, tanning beds and lamps have been on the International Agency for Research on Cancer's list of "most dangerous forms of cancer-causing radiation," and typically colleges are known for promoting healthy lifestyles for their students. So what gives?
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FDA advisory committee recommends approval of AIN457 for psoriasis
MedEsthetics
The Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration supported the approval of Novartis Pharmaceuticals' AIN457 — a selective interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor indicated for the treatment of plaque psoriasis—in a unanimous vote.
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Cure acne scarring with new FDA-approved laser
Hollywood Life
When researchers studied mortality from conditions with skin manifestations in developed versus developing countries, they found living in the developed world doesn't always translate to lower death rates. Age-adjusted mortality for melanoma, for example, was about five times greater in the developed world than in developing countries.
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Tighten your face without surgery
WJXT-TV
It's the first place people look when they see you — and the first place you notice signs of aging. But what if you could tighten your face without major surgery? "It's the first FDA-approved treatment and technology to actually lift and tighten your tissue," explained Dr. Craig Vander Kolk, plastic surgeon and director of cosmetic medicine and surgery at Mercy Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Study: A 'selfie' may help with dermatology care
Youth Health
"Selfies," or self-portraits taken by one's self, may be the next breakthrough in dermatology care. A new study has found that taking a photo of a skin lesion and sending it to your personal dermatologist for analysis is as effective as in-office visits.
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Lesion-healing mechanism identified in psoriasis
University of California, Irvine via Science Codex
A University of California, Irvine-led study has revealed the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could engender new methods of controlling the lingering condition. Dr. Bogi Andersen, professor of biological chemistry and endocrinology at UCI, and colleagues discovered that a gene called grainyhead triggers a repair pathway for psoriasis lesions.
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Dermatologists spill on the anti-aging products they use themselves
Allure
Dermatologists are always up on the most innovative new products, the most effective treatments and the most cutting-edge technology, so they usually (although not surprisingly) have pristine, age-defying skin. But what do they actually use on themselves?
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New technology underway to aid cancer suffers who lose hair after chemotherapy
Medical News Today
Cancer suffers who lose their hair as a consequence of chemotherapy will benefit from a major research project that will improve the scalp cooling technology that prevents hair loss. The research is being now underway and is being pioneered by global scalp cooling manufacturing company, Paxman Coolers, of Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield, England, in conjunction with the biology department of the University of Huddersfield.
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Botox manufacturer launches media campaign to reduce stigma of fillers
Professional Beauty Magazine
Botox manufacturer Allergan is to set to launch a U.K. media campaign to try to change perceptions of ageing and of advanced anti-aging treatments, such as dermal fillers. The core message of Allergan's campaign is to demonstrate that facial fillers are about embracing, not fighting, the aging process and to encourage people to talk more positively about aging.
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Study: Public misinformed about dermatology, especially cosmetic procedures
HealthDay News via MPR
The public believes dermatologists spend more time performing cosmetic procedures than they actually do, according to research published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
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Melanoma mortality rate 5 times higher in developed countries
Dermatology Times
When researchers studied mortality from conditions with skin manifestations in developed versus developing countries, they found living in the developed world doesn't always translate to lower death rates. Age-adjusted mortality for melanoma, for example, was about five times greater in the developed world than in developing countries.
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