Health

E-learning enables parents to assess infantile hemangiomas

(HealthDay)—Parents are able to correctly diagnose and evaluate an infantile hemangioma (IH) after completing an e-learning module, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy ...

Cancer

Dermatologist care tied to better self-detection of melanoma

(HealthDay)—Patients with self-detected primary melanoma who have an established dermatologist are more likely to have thinner lesions at the time of diagnosis, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal ...

Health

Coping tips for winter skin

(HealthDay)—The cold, dry air of winter can deplete your skin of moisture and cause "winter itch."

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Skin care tips for psoriasis patients

(HealthDay)—Sun protection is among the skin care habits that can help people with the chronic skin condition psoriasis reduce some of the discomfort they may experience, such as skin itching, cracking and bleeding, an ...

Pediatrics

Earlier acne outbreaks may be caused by earlier puberty

(HealthDay)—Though acne has long been viewed as a teen phenomenon, dermatologists have been tending to an ever-younger patient pool, a new preadolescent reality that many experts link to a trend toward an earlier onset ...

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