No more ‘escape hatch’: Post Roe, new worries about meds linked to birth defects
Physicians fear that women won’t get the best treatments or will face dangerous risks.
‘Genetic’ height linked to peripheral neuropathy and certain skin and bone infections
Even aside from the links between a person’s actual measured height and different health conditions, their genetically predicted height is...
Pick your sunscreen carefully: 75% don’t pass muster
Overall, about 1 in 4 sunscreens, or about 500 products, met standards for providing adequate sun protection and avoiding ingredients linked to...
Melanoma screening study stokes overdiagnosis debate
The research has reignited the controversy over the benefits and harms of primary care skin cancer screening.
Melanoma increasing, but is this overdiagnosis?
“Just like for other cancers ... there should be clear guidelines as to which populations to screen, as well as when to start and when to stop...
COVID-19 infection linked to risk of cutaneous autoimmune and vascular diseases
“Our theory is that the severe inflammatory nature of COVID-19 leads to a lot of internal organ damage and exposure of autoantigens in that...
Spironolactone not linked to increased cancer risk in systematic review and meta-analysis
The data are “reassuring,” the authors reported.
Expert shares workup pearls for children with severe atopic dermatitis
“There is no lower age limit on the use of topical corticosteroids, and low potency corticosteroids are inadequate to treat severe eczema,” Dr....
New AAD guidelines eye comorbidities in adults with atopic dermatitis
The guidelines are the first in a four-part series on AD expected to be published over the next 1-2 years.
Perception of atopic dermatitis severity often differs between patients, physicians
“The use of multiple assessment tools that measure different domains could potentially help better capture the broad manifestations of AD.”