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Derm In The News: September 17-23


Keep up with the latest headlines in dermatology from the past week, including efforts to raise awareness about the importance of skin checks and sun protection, CeraVe's role in expanding a dermatology residency training program, and more.

HAPPI: CeraVe Expands Dermatology Residency Training Program at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Skin care brand CeraVe, recently announced its role in expanding the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences dermatology residency training program. This initiative aims to provide enhanced educational opportunities for dermatology residents, fostering their expertise in dermatological care and skin health. Through this program, CeraVe seeks to contribute to the advancement of dermatological knowledge and ultimately improve patient care in the field of dermatology.

Read the Dermatology Times article about this expansion here.

Medical News Today: Higher levels of 'forever chemicals' found in women with breast, skin, and ovarian cancers

A recent study reported higher levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), commonly referred to as "forever chemicals," in women diagnosed with breast, skin, and ovarian cancers. These findings suggest a potential link between PFAS exposure and an increased risk of developing these specific types of cancer. While further research is needed to establish a definitive causal relationship, this study underscores the importance of understanding the potential health risks associated with PFAS exposure.

Daily Mail: Shortage of treatment for highly contagious itchy skin condition caused by tiny mites poses 'significant threat' to public health, UK health leaders warn

Health leaders in the UK are sounding the alarm about a potential public health threat due to a shortage of medication to treat scabies. Health authorities are calling for increased awareness and action to address this medication shortage and prevent the further spread of scabies in the UK.

UMass Chan Medical School: T.H. Chan School of Medicine students share 'Sun Safe' skin information across Worcester

Students from the T.H. Chan School of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are actively promoting sun-safe skin practices in Worcester, Massachusetts, through engaging in a community outreach initiative aimed at raising awareness about the importance of sun protection and skin health.

Fox 23 News: TU student startup for early skin care detection funded by Hurricane Ventures

Students at the University of Tulsa turned an academic project into a startup after receiving funds from the university's "Hurricane Ventures" program. The student co-founders hope to democratize skin care detection.

Have you seen any dermatology headlines this week that we may have missed? Share with us by emailing our team at DTEditor@mmhgroup.com.

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