Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Cancer

Using computers to aid melanoma detection

The deadliest skin cancer is melanoma, which will be responsible for over 9,000 deaths in the United States in 2017. Melanoma is unique among cancers in that it arises as a visible and identifiable mark on the surface of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Secukinumab effective for moderate / severe scalp psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Secukinumab is safe and effective as a treatment for patients with extensive moderate-to-severe scalp psoriasis, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most melanomas don't arise from existing moles, study finds

As the summer draws to a close, it's time to start putting away flip-flops, bathing suits and beach bags. But as the seasonal supplies disappear into the back of the closet, sunscreen should stay within arm's reach for year-round ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Platelet-rich plasma plus hyaluronic acid improves skin rejuvenation

(HealthDay)—Autologous platelet-rich plasma (PRP) combined with hyaluronic acid (HA) improves skin firmness and elasticity, according to a research letter published in the September issue of the Journal of the American ...

Health

How safe and effective is your sunscreen?

(HealthDay)—It may be easier than ever to find sunscreen with all the right stuff, but be sure to read the label or you could still get burned.

Health

Time to revisit sun protection for the whole family

Spring sunshine is finally here, and summer is fast approaching. As adults and kids gear up for beach vacations, outdoor play and dining alfresco, it's a good time to revisit sun protection for the whole family.

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