Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are among those studying a new antigen in hopes of developing a vaccine against melanoma
David Kingsley, M.D., interacts with 60 to 70 patients a day at his bustling Kearney, Neb., general dermatology practice. He thrives, he says, because he loves the work and the people.
San Antonio, Texas — Air Force Maj. Chad Hivnor, M.D., sees wounded soldiers with all types of serious scars — many with 50 percent to 70 percent of their body surface area covered with burns and grafts, he says.
A combination approach is most effective for treating patients with solar lentigines, according to an expert.
Hungarian-born dermatologist Judith Hellman, M.D., has a life rich in experiences. She served in the Israeli Air Force; she's a classically trained violinist and jazz pianist; and, ultimately, she trained in medicine to follow the footsteps of her father, the late Lawrence Hellman, M.D. — formerly on the dermatologic faculty of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York — and her mother, Vera Rados, M.D., an allergist/immunologist, who continues
As market forces work for and against the use of chemical peels in skin rejuvenation, the tried and true procedure will retain a place in dermatologists? armamentariums.
While some colleagues might disagree, dermatologist Carol Lee Isaacs, M.D., thinks she lives a privileged life.
World report — A 4,000-year-old skeleton discovered in Balathal, India, bearing signs of leprosy is the earliest known skeletal evidence of the disease, and is also the first evidence of leprosy in prehistoric India.
The online journal PloS One published the research by Appalachian State anthropologists in May of this year.
The full-body skin exam is the perfect opportunity to talk with patients about all their skin concerns, including cosmetic. One expert explains how dermatologists can turn medical and Medicare patients into cosmetic patients.
National report — Dermatology has lost an icon.