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Women are getting Botox injections for their scalps to keep hairstyles intact
How far would you go to keep that bouncy, voluminous blow-out intact long after you've left the salon? If you're like most people who want to save some money on the regular cut-and-style, you may say you'd be willing to go pretty far. But what if that meant 100 little shots directly to your scalp?
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It's rosacea, not acne
Nearly half of rosacea patients thought they had acne before being diagnosed, according to a new patient survey. It's a finding that doesn't surprise dermatologist Dr. Doris Day who practices in Manhattan, New York.
Eczema successfully treated with arthritis drug
Medical News Today
Researchers behind a new study that showed how an arthritis drug led to a dramatic improvement in eczema patients say it could transform the standard care for the skin condition, for which there is no targeted therapy.
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New research shows nanotech nitric oxide can treat acne
By putting recognized slow-release nanotechnology to use in a new way, scientists have shown that nitric oxide can address the two causative factors of this prevalent skin condition.
UT Southwestern dermatologist improves technique to treat skin discoloration from vitiligo
UT Southwestern Medical Center via News-Medical.Net
A UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologist has improved a technique to transplant pigment cells that can repair the affected area of skin discoloration from vitiligo. Dr. Amit Pandya, professor of dermatology at UT Southwestern, refined and enhanced this technique, which uses a less painful process rather than cutting into the skin to obtain the cells needed for the transplant.
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Hispanic rates of skin cancer
The latest CDC statistics show that, among men in 2011, white men had the highest melanoma rate, followed by American Indian/Alaska Native, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander and African Americans. Among women, white women had the highest melanoma rate, followed by Hispanic, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander and African Americans. What's most important, according to Dr. Maritza Perez is that melanoma incidence has risen 20 percent in the Hispanic population in the past two decades.
You should be changing your razor blade more often than you think
For most girls shaving is the worst and getting the perfect shave is always an issue. This is probably happening because you're not changing your blade often enough. Dr. Jeanine Dowie recommends you change your razor every 5-10 shaves to avoid bumps, redness and infections. However, this number varies based on the thickness of your hair and the area you are shaving.
What dermatologists want you to know about sun exposure
U.S. News & World Report
A cool sea breeze blows through your hair, your feet sink into the silky sand and it's not too long before the sound of crashing waves lulls you into an afternoon nap under the sun. Sometimes, there's nothing more relaxing than a day at the beach — that is, until you wake up with a bright red back or an itchy rash.
FDA approves Galderma's antibiotic-free Epiduo Forte Gel to treat acne patients
Pharmaceutical Business Review
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted approval for Galderma Laboratories' antibiotic-free Epiduo Forte (adapalene and benzoyl peroxide) Gel, 0.3%/2.5%, for the once-daily, topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
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