Rebecca Bryant



Rebecca Bryant is a medical writer based in Fayetteville, Arkansas


Paradigm shift: Link discovered between HPV, skin cancer

December 01, 2009

Developments that link HPV to skin cancer could change the frontiers of medicine.

The root of it all: Geriatric patients face hair, scalp concerns.

November 01, 2009

Geriatric patients seek help most commonly for seborrheic dermatitis and postmenopausal itchy scalp.

Slow motion: Mohs surgeons tackle difficult-to-demarcate melanomas

November 01, 2009

One Mohs surgeon is successfully using the "slow Mohs" technique to treat rare melanomas that are large, invasive and amelanotic.

Nail bed disease: Alcohol-based solutions help distal subungual onychomycosis

October 01, 2009

A doctor suggests treating distal subungual nail bed disease by using active ingredients dissolved in alcohol-based solutions and pinpointing the location of delivery.

Staying the course: Treating melasma a long-term process; regular checks required

September 01, 2009

"Treatment for melasma involves assessing the patient's skin color, the extent of melasma in each cosmetic unit and the patient's tolerance for irritated skin.

Time for change: Topical arsenal narrows for menopausal skin

August 01, 2009

Vitamins A and C have become the frontline treatments for menopausal skin.

Topical antibiotics: Routine use can boost risk of allergic contact dermatitis

February 01, 2009

Dermatologists have been trained to squeeze topical antibiotics on the simplest of cuts and excisions. Because of allergic reactions and considering the efficacy of an alternative - plain petroleum jelly - dermatologists must revamp their thinking.

Navigating the genodermatoses maze

December 01, 2006

National report - Many dermatologists may be shying away from treating the labyrinth of genetic diseases, but resources are available to aid practitioners in navigating this complex arena.

Topical antioxidants can improve skin

October 01, 2006

New York - Well-formulated topical antioxidants improve skin structure and should be used, in combination with sunscreens and retinoids, for state-of-the-art protection against photoaging, according to Karen Burke, M.D., Ph.D.

Balancing act

January 01, 2004

San Diego - Physicians enter medicine to take care of people, but to continue doing so, they need to master business principles as well, according to Walter Erhardt, M.D.