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.

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.

Why Name Acne Bacteria After Frank Zappa? Hint: Why Not?

By | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:00

Microbiologists have named an acne-causing bacteria after rock legend Frank Zappa, because that's what microbiologists do.

Will New AccessDerm App Make In-Person Trips To The Dermatologist Unnecessary?

By | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:00

A new study finds that teledermatologists can reliably prioritize care for hospitalized patients with skin conditions.

Fake Perfumes Could Lead To Adverse Health Side Effects

By | Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:49

Counterfeit perfumes and cologne can lead to various health concerns due to certain carcinogenic ingredients.

Teens Continue To Use Tanning Beds Despite Warnings, Skin Cancer Cases Still On The Rise

By | Thu, 01/30/2014 - 10:45

Although it is estimated that people who use tanning beds before age 35 increase their risk of developing melanoma by 59 percent, teens increasingly bake under the lamps.

Cure For Baldness Could Lie In Our Skin Cells

By | Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:18

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have developed a possible cure for baldness using human skin cells.

Freezing Wart Removers Are Highly Flammable

By | Thu, 01/16/2014 - 16:33

After receiving 14 consumer reports, the FDA has classified certain types of cryogenic wart removers as highly flammable.

Preservative In Baby Wipes May Cause Serious Skin Rashes

By | Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:06

A preservative in baby wet wipes may cause allergic skin reactions in children, researchers have found.

Antioxidant Tiron Is An Anti-Aging Skin Miracle

By | Fri, 01/10/2014 - 16:45

Tiron, an antioxidant with anti-aging properties, could be the key to reducing UVA radiation exposure and preventing oxidative stress.

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