A new study has found that the bacterial make up of a child’s skin is affected long term by the mode of birth. The study, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology (August 8, 2019) looked at children up to the age of 10 years old to determine how their mode of birth may affect their skin microbiome.
Ineffective recipes for homemade sunscreens are being praised on social media platforms such as Pinterest, according to a new study. A study published online ahead of print in the journal Health Communication (May 21, 2019), investigated how homemade sunscreens were marketed, shared, and portrayed on Pinterest.
A new study has sought to determine just how prevalent skin diseases really are outside of a medical setting. The study, published online ahead of print in the Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (March 19, 2019) attempted to determine the size of the gap between the number of medically treated skin disease cases and the amount that go untreated.
Virtual reality could help reduce pain for patients undergoing minor medical procedures such as wart removal or wound cleaning.
With more than 7 million prescriptions per year, dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics per clinician than any other specialty. Over time, the use of antibiotics to treat inflammatory skin conditions is decreasing, though the prescription of antibiotics related to dermatological surgical procedures has increased.
Researchers from Oslo University Hospital found that blood serum can induce spontaneous migration and proliferation of skin cells, even when no wound is present.