British Journal of Dermatology

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Country
United Kingdom
History
1888–present
Website
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Impact factor
4.260 (2009)

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Inflammatory disorders

Smoking is causally associated with psoriasis risk

Smoking, but not alcohol consumption, is causally associated with psoriasis, according to a study published online June 28 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Inflammatory disorders

Predictors of diagnostic delay in psoriasis identified

Diagnostic delay is common for patients with psoriasis and is increased for men and with psoriasis in specific areas, according to a study recently published online in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Surgery

Cosmetic outcome comparable with 1-, 2-cm suture spacing

One-centimeter suture spacing is not associated with improved cosmetic outcomes compared with 2-centimeter suture spacing on wounds, according to a study published online April 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

UK indoor tanning ban would reduce melanoma deaths

A ban of commercially available indoor tanning would substantially reduce deaths from melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, a study led by University of Manchester researchers has concluded. The study findings are ...

Inflammatory disorders

Self-help aids quality of life for people with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Self-help based on compassion and mindfulness is acceptable to users and can reduce feelings of shame and improve quality of life for people living with psoriasis, according to a study published online Jan. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Risk for cancer increased after VTE for patients with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For patients with psoriasis, the risk for cancer is increased at the time of or after venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a research letter published online Jan. 18 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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