British Journal of Dermatology

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UV light treatment can save millions while helping patients

Treating severe skin conditions with UV light rather than creams, pills and injections could save the NHS millions of pounds while improving patient outcomes, according to a new University of Dundee study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Psoriasis negatively affects patient sleep quality

(HealthDay)—Patients with psoriasis commonly report poor sleep, with itch being the main predictor, according to a study published online April 28 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Phone app linked to improved psoriasis treatment adherence

(HealthDay)—A smartphone app is associated with improved short-term adherence to a cutaneous foam treatment for psoriasis, according to a study published online April 14 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why people experience seasonal skin changes

A new British Journal of Dermatology study provides information that may help explain why many people experience eczema and dry skin in the winter.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acne linked with increased risk of depression

In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first 5 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-initiated consultations beneficial in psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For patients with psoriasis, a patient-initiated care consultation (PICC) intervention may offer clinical benefits compared with routine care, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in the British Journal ...

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