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The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says the chairman of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, an expert in adolescent skin conditions.

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New Psoriasis Drug Shows Potential in UAB-Led Phase III Trial

Boni Elewski, M.D., led one of two trials featured in the New England Journal of Medicine that show secukinumab is a safe and effective psoriasis treatment.

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American Academy of Dermatology Statement on Journal of Internal Medicine Study on Sun Exposure, Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that this is speculation on their part.

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New Study Helps Scientists Understand Melanoma Development

A new study by University of Kentucky researchers shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

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Study of Dermatology on YouTube Shows New Ways Science Reaches Public

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published in the Dermatology Online Journal shows that YouTube also allows researchers, journals, and health advocates to connect directly with the public on topics of skin cancer and prevention.

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Melasma: Tips to Make It Less Noticeable

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Melasma affects more than six million women in the U.S. If you have melasma, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology recommend the following tips for achieving a more even skin tone.

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Hawaii Becomes Tenth State to Ban Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning.

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Fear, Not Data, Motivates Sunscreen Users, Research Shows

We’re often told that worrying can be harmful to one’s health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.

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In Human Evolution, Changes in Skin’s Barrier Set Northern Europeans Apart

The popular idea that Northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D – vital for healthy bones and immune function – is questioned by UC San Francisco researchers in a new study published online in the journal Evolutionary Biology.

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Moffitt Cancer Center Researchers Develop New Way to Combat Drug Resistance for Melanoma Patients

Moffitt Cancer Center researchers developed a new way to identify possible therapeutic targets for patients with drug resistant melanoma. It involves using liquid chromatography-multiple reaction monitoring mass spectrometry to measure biomarkers or molecules in blood and tissue that indicates cancer is present. These measurements can help researchers determine if a patient is responding to treatment.

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