Journal of Investigative Dermatology

The Journal of Investigative Dermatology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of dermatology published by the Nature Publishing Group. It is the highest impact factor journal in the category "Dermatology" for 2008, according to the Journal Citation Reports. The journal is indexed in:

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
History
1938–present
Impact factor
5.251 (2008)

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Inflammatory disorders

How do ketogenic diets affect skin inflammation?

Not all fats are equal in how they affect our skin, according to a new study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The investigators found that different ketogenic diets impacted skin inflammation differently in psoriasiform-like ...

Immunology

Needle-free flu vaccine patch effective in early study

A new needle-free flu vaccine patch revved up the immune system much like a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects, according to a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Though the research ...

Medical research

Researchers look into the brains of chronic itch patients

It's long been known that scratching evokes a rewarding and pleasurable sensation in patients with chronic itch. Now, researchers in the Department of Dermatology and Temple Itch Center at Temple University School of Medicine ...

Oncology & Cancer

Veterans returning from Middle East face higher skin cancer risk

Soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection, Vanderbilt dermatologist ...

Oncology & Cancer

Transplant recipients more likely to develop aggressive melanoma

Organ transplant recipients are twice as likely to develop melanoma as people who do not undergo a transplant, and three times more likely to die of the dangerous skin cancer, suggests new research led by a Johns Hopkins ...

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