Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Skip the 'maskne,' not the mask

(HealthDay)—For most people, wearing a face mask is a harmless inconvenience, but wearing the coverings may cause skin problems for some, one dermatologist explains.

Inflammatory disorders

Researchers develop new treatment method for psoriasis

Psoriasis, a chronic skin condition that causes itchy, red, scaly patches, afflicts more than 8 million Americans and 125 million people worldwide. Small molecule-based drugs like steroids can penetrate the skin to treat ...

Diabetes

First customizable insulin pump approved

(HealthDay)—The Tandem Diabetes Care t-Slim X2 insulin pump, which allows a patient to customize treatment, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could you have rosacea?

(HealthDay)—Acne isn't reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there's another common skin condition—rosacea—that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond ...

Health

Bug spray accumulation in the home

Warmer temperatures can lead to a flurry of unwelcome guests to our house - flies, mosquitoes, fleas, wasps, bedbugs and lice. Pyrethroids are a common pesticide used to repel these pests, and even though they have been found ...

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