Skin Disease

In medicine, a dermatosis is a generic term for disease of the skin. Dermatosis is defined as "any disease of the skin,". Dermatology is a branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its appendages (hair, sweat glands, etc).


Skin Disease - most related articles:

- Skin cancer knowledge lacking in people - 3.8
- Eating grapes and drinking red wine protect your skin - 3.4
- FDA warns consumers not to use skin care products by Clarcon - 3.4
- Melanoma skin cancer triggered by BRAF gene mutation - 3.3
- Stress may make you itch more - 3.3
- Estrogen does not improve sun-damaged skin - 3.1
- Topical fluorouracil improves actinic keratoses and photoaging - 3.1
- Gay men vulnerable to infectious MRSA superbug bacteria - 3
- Antiaging skin care - reversing skin aging by gene blockade - 2.8
- Teens don't care about skin cancer messages - 2.8

Skin Disease articles

Acetaminophen pain drug can cause rare serious skin reactions
Acetaminophen, a fever and pain reliever that is one of the most widely used medicines in the U.S., can cause rare but serious skin reactions, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Skin cells converted to beating heart cells
Adult skin cells are converted into beating heart cells efficiently without generating embryonic-like stem cells, revealed by researchers.

Celebrex may prevent some non melanoma skin cancers
New research shows the NSAID Celebrex may help prevent some non-melanoma skin cancers from developing in patients who have pre-cancerous actinic keratoses lesions and are at high risk for having the disease.

Women who drink beer may develop psoriasis
Regular beer - but not light beer or other types of alcohol - appears to be associated with an increased risk of developing psoriasis, revealed by researchers.

Stem cells to create new skin for patients with burns and skin diseases
Researchers has succeeded in recreating a whole epidermis from human embryonic stem cells, revealed in a new study conducted by Marc Peschanski of INSERM published in the Lancet.

Psoriasis linked to increased heart disease risk
Psoriasis skin disease is associated with atherosclerosis (a buildup of plaque in the arteries) characterized by an increased prevalence of ischemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral artery disease and an increased risk of death, revealed by researchers.

FDA warns consumers not to use skin care products by Clarcon
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that Clarcon Biological Chemistry Laboratory Inc. of Roy, Utah, is voluntarily recalling some skin sanitizers and skin protectants marketed under several different brand names because of high levels of disease-causing bacteria found in the product during a recent inspection.

New genomic approaches for treating skin diseases
The health of our skin - one of the body's first lines of defense against illness and injury - depends upon the delicate balance between our own cells and the millions of bacteria and other one-celled microbes that live on its surface.

Early detection of skin cancer melanoma is vital
On television's popular "Grey's Anatomy," Dr. Izzie Stevens faces a grim diagnosis: stage IV metastatic melanoma. As the drama unfolds, viewers get a glimpse at why patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer ? in the most advanced stage of diagnosis ? face a mere 10-month median survival rate.

Bleach bath a surprising new treatment for kids' eczema
It's best known for whitening a load of laundry. But now simple household bleach has a surprising new role: an effective treatment for kids' chronic eczema.

Parkinson's disease linked to melanoma in family
People with a family history of melanoma may have a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 61st Annual Meeting in Seattle, April 25 to May 2, 2009.

Melanoma skin cancer linked to mental stress
For patients with a particularly aggressive form of skin cancer malignant melanoma stress, including that which comes from simply hearing that diagnosis, might amplify the progression of their disease.

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease patients provides benefits
Patients with advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) who received deep brain stimulation treatment had more improvement in movement skills and quality of life after six months than patients who received other medical therapy, but also had a higher risk of a serious adverse events, according to a study in the January 7 issue of JAMA.

Stress may make you itch more
Current research suggests that stress may activate immune cells in your skin, resulting in inflammatory skin disease. The related report by Joachim et al., "Stress-induced Neurogenic Inflammation in Murine Skin Skews Dendritic Cells towards Maturation and Migration: Key role of ICAM-1/LFA-1 interactions," appears in the November issue of The American Journal of Pathology.

Psoriasis increases mortality risk
Patients with severe psoriasis appear to have an increased risk of death compared with patients without the skin condition, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Most ancient case of tuberculosis found
Although most scientists believe tuberculosis emerged only several thousand years ago, new research from The University of Texas at Austin reveals the most ancient evidence of the disease has been found in a 500,000-year-old human fossil from Turkey.

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