Dermatology

Can Castor Oil Really Help Your Hair Grow? 

3 hours ago   |   Health

This article originally appeared on InStyle.com Google "castor oil for hair growth," and a number of articles will come up with DIY tips and praise for the oil's effectiveness...
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Midline Anterior Neck Inclusion Cyst

4 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

A full-term, otherwise healthy 11-month-old girl presented to our Dermatology clinic for evaluation of a growth on her anterior neck that was present since birth and slowly...
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Differences in BCC subtype reporting suggest gap in delivery of care

7 hours ago   |   Healio

A lack of histologic subtyping in basal cell carcinoma may put patients at risk for inadequate or inappropriate therapy, according to researchers who explored the importance of...
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Acetaminophen may increase risk for eczema in children

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Based on a meta-analysis, children exposed to acetaminophen in early life seem to have an increased risk for eczema, according to a research letter in the Journal of the...
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Age a key factor when considering melanoma treatment

1 day ago   |   Healio

As people age, the pattern, timing and extent of distant metastasis change and should be considered when treating melanoma. “It has become increasingly evident that tumor...
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Dermatologist shares tips to tackle climate change

2 days ago   |   Healio

Climate change is a solvable problem, and physicians have a critical role to play in depoliticizing the issue and encouraging solutions, Sarah J. Coates, MD, from the...
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American Skin Association Celebrates Three Honorees

5 days ago   |   Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

On April 9, the American Skin Association presented awards to three honorees and gathered with supporters, including philanthropists, business leaders, and many renowned...
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Effects of Energy-Based Devices on HA Filler

Effects of Energy-Based Devices on HA Filler

5 days ago   |   Surgical Aesthetics Magazine

A study using abdominoplasty skin samples revealed that the heat of fractional microneedle radiofrequency devices can cause thermal damage to hyaluronic acid fillers. For...
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Top three stories from the week in dermatology

5 days ago   |   Healio

The top stories in dermatology include research highlighting oral treatment in atopic dermatitis and suture spacing outcomes in wound closures. In the most popular article...
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Melanoma treatment at high-volume centers improves long-term survival

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Treatment for primary nonmetastatic melanoma at high-volume facilities is associated with improved long-term patient survival, with academic centers reporting the best...
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Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...