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Dermatologists use knowledge of patterns to recognize melanoma
..., diameter. The authors suggest that assessing how dermatologists
spot melanoma may offer better ways of teaching the general public what to look for and to use to develop a training model for general practitioners. Julie Gachon, M.D., of the Hpital Ste. Marguerite, Marseille, France, and colleagues assessed derma...
Certain acne treatment does not increase symptoms of depression in adolescents
...or moderate acne. This observation emphasizes that dermatologists
must be cognizant of the relationship between skin disease and depression and be able to recognize depressive symptoms in their patients with acne, particularly adolescents." (Arch Dermatol. 2005; 141: 557 560. Available post-embargo at www.archde...
Summer sun safety
...ous and deadly type of skin cancer, report leading dermatologists
in the April 2006 issue of Dermatology Surgery. "Though genetics may play a role in the development of some melanomas, there's overwhelming evidence that shows sun exposure adversely affects patients both with and without genetic predisposition to m...
Science finds new fix for UV-damaged skin in arthritis treatment
... "These findings on glucosamine may impact the way dermatologists
treat UV-related skin damage in the future. Right ...e Skin Benefits In early 2006, a group of leading dermatologists
from around the world and Procter & Gamble Beauty scientists convened in Rome to review and discuss ...
NICE gives backing for the use of advanced biological therapies to treat severe psoriasis
...note of the positive NICE decision, the opinion of dermatologists
and the needs of psoriatic patients, and make funding for these therapies available as quickly as possible." Patients who would like to find out more about biological therapy are advised to talk to their dermatologist. In the European Union, Enbrel...
German researchers develop first non-invasive test to measure skin aging
...hen respond by glowing blue and green. Currently, dermatologists
who want to check out the collagen network of a patient's dermis need to remove a sample of tissue and analyze it in the lab, under a microscope or by other methods. In particular, it is impossible to monitor variations in the very same spot as aging...
Hair-growth drug artificially lowers PSA levels in prostate cancer screening, study finds
...w clinical guidelines for primary-care physicians, dermatologists
and urologists to account for the role of finaster...e realized by all internists, family-care doctors, dermatologists
anybody who writes prescriptions for male-pattern hair loss." Researchers have known for years that...
Clinical studies evaluate potential treatments for mouth ulcers
...ole in Treating Mouth Ulcers For several reasons, dermatologists
are ideally situated to diagnose and treat patient...ter, Minn., in an accompanying editorial. First, dermatologists
visual sophistication and their understanding of diseases that affect mucous membranes allow them to...
Detection of melanoma by dermatologists linked with earlier tumor stage, higher survival rates
...ated with a patients physician type (specifically, dermatologists
vs. non-dermatologists) is of particular interest ...nosed by a non-dermatologist. Tumors diagnosed by dermatologists
were thinner on average than those diagnosed by non-dermatologists (.86 millimeters vs. 1 millimeter...