Skin Care / Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases, a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.

Itchy, Painful Skin Lesions May Be A Sign Of Skin Cancer

By | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 18:28

Researchers have found that skin lesions that are both itchy and painful are more likely to be a sign of skin cancer.

This App Gives New Meaning To The Term 'Junk Mail'

By | Mon, 06/23/2014 - 18:55

First Derm app can identify over 90 skin conditions with the help of board-certified dermatologists.

Here's What Happened When I Didn’t Let Soap Touch My Face For A Week

By | Thu, 06/19/2014 - 08:00

I used only warm water to wash my face for a week, and was pleasantly surprised by the results.

9-Year-Olds Are Now Tanning

By | Wed, 06/18/2014 - 13:30

Children as young as 9 are tanning, and purposely exposing themselves to sun without sunscreen, in order to look more like celebrities.

Getting Rid Of Acne With Birth Control

By | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 14:51

Birth control may soon be an alternative for women suffering with acne. New research shows they are just as effective as antibiotics at getting rid of stubborn breakouts.

Are You Living With A Psoriasis Patient? It Could Make You Depressed

By | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 12:59

Psoriasis has been found to cause symptoms of depression and anxiety in the family members of those living with the condition.

What You Should Know About Nodular Melanoma, Possibly The Deadliest Form Of Skin Cancer [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:48

Doctors warn against nodular melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer that is responsible for over 40 percent of all melanoma deaths.

The Top 20 Sunscreens, Based On Their Actual SPF

By | Tue, 05/20/2014 - 09:57

Consumer Reports recommends 20 of the best sunscreens on the market according to the SPF protection they actually offer.

Your Dermatologist's Free Drug Samples Aren't Really Free

By | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20

Dermatologists with access to free samples are more likely to write prescriptions for higher price tag medicines when compared to their peers who do not receive free samples.

Indoor Tanning Among Teens Linked To Dangerous Dieting Habits

By | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:00

Researchers have found a link between indoor tanning and unhealthy weight control methods in a study conducted on American teenagers.

4 Weird Celebrity Hair And Skin Care Regimens [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 04/09/2014 - 14:01

Some people might be called weird for the things they do to maintain health, but celebrities are in on the weirdness, too. Here are three of them.

Man Calls Police After Being ‘Forcibly Tattooed’ With Racial Slurs

By | Fri, 04/04/2014 - 15:57

Four suspects are now facing charges after reportedly forcing racial tattoos onto a man.

Why Tattoo Regret Is Finally Sinking In For Baby Boomers

By | Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:30

Tattoo regret has Americans of all age groups seeking removal options in record numbers.

Men Who Live Alone Face Heightened Risk For Skin Cancer Death

By | Wed, 04/02/2014 - 10:50

Men living alone have a significantly higher risk of dying from skin cancer compared to women and men who live with partners, a new study finds.

Is Tanning An Addiction? Probably

By | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 14:05

A tanning addiction may be linked to psychiatric problems like OCD and body dysmorphic disorder, a new study finds.