Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

Cancer

Quenched activity-based probe imaging beneficial in NMSC

(HealthDay)—Quenched activity-based probe imaging can discriminate cancer from normal appearing skin tissue, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Psoriasis impacts QoL for parents of affected children

(HealthDay)—Childhood psoriasis impacts parents' quality of life in multiple domains, especially their emotional well-being, according to a study published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

Health

The dangers of indoor tanning

Before you try to banish the winter blues by adding some color to your skin with a trip to the tanning salon, remember that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from indoor tanning beds, sunlamps, and tanning booths increases ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Incidence of sebaceous carcinoma up from 2000 to 2012

(HealthDay)—From 2000 to 2012 there was an increase in the incidence of sebaceous carcinoma (SC), according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acne treatment often not in line with current guidelines

(HealthDay)—Among U.K. general practitioners, acne treatment is often not in accordance with current guidelines, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hyperhidrosis tied to prevalence of anxiety, depression

(HealthDay)—Hyperhidrosis (HH) is associated with increased prevalence of anxiety and depression, in a HH severity-dependent manner, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Survey finds fungal skin infections commonly misdiagnosed

Fungal skin infections may be commonly misdiagnosed, according to a survey published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology by George Washington University (GW) dermatologist Adam Friedman, M.D.

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