- Human beings are gross and need to wash their clothes more.
- Susan Scutti tried the Geisha or "Poop Facial" at Shizuka in midtown NYC. Probably not your ideal facial, but your skin will thank you.
- The success of XenoPort's psoriasis drug is being overshadowed by its severe gastrointestinal side effects.
- A prototype bandage created from electrospun materials can suck bacteria out of wounds and so prevent infection.
- Sarah Cole spent a month in a hospital after her skin specialist failed to mention adding too much bleach to a bath for eczema relief can have serious adverse effects.
- This girl’s simple tattoo made all the difference in fighting stereotypes about her skin condition.
- One girl squeezes out the pus that's been collecting in her ear for years, but she may still need to see a dermatologist to keep it from coming back.
- Cellulite treatments are plentiful, but do they really work? One new treatment seems to be more promising than others.
- New York-based charity The Global Medical Relief Fund helped African albino children who had their limbs severed for black magic rituals get new prostheses.
- Suncayr is a newly created UV marker that lets people know when they need to reapply sunscreen.
- Researchers explored a key protein and cell communication process through which mice can regenerate hair follicles and skin while healing from wounds.
- The magical formula to regrow a severed fingertip consists of a doctor, a pig, and some “pixie dust.”
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.