Author | Wayne Kuznar

Articles

Detecting melanoma before it becomes invasive

April 09, 2018

Newly discovered dermoscopy features differentiate melanoma in situ from benign lesions, shows a study in JAMA Dermatology.

Watch for comorbid neurologic conditions in patients with pemphigus

April 09, 2018

Dementia, epilepsy, and Parkinson disease are twice as common in patients with pemphigus than in matched controls, researchers report in JAMA Dermatology.

Modest increase in risk of death with AD

March 28, 2018

Researchers suggest that an assessment of cardiovascular risk factors in the atopic dermatitis patient population is prudent.

Groundbreaking discovery may lead to new treatments for epithelial cancers

March 26, 2018

Now, scientists know how one gene mutation leads to skin cancer - as well as other epithelial cancers such as lung, esophagus, mouth and throat. This groundbreaking discovering may lead to the development of new treatments and clinical trials.

Skin microbiome: More fragile, less diverse in urban areas

March 26, 2018

The decrease in the diversity of skin microbiome in megacities may contribute to a higher incidence of skin diseases in more urbanized environments, researchers report.