A Korean clinical study suggests that nail bed vascular abnormalities are associated with optic disc hemorrhage and other manifestations of glaucoma, MedPage Today reports.
Brisbane, Australia - A diet that includes green, leafy vegetables such as spinach, may help prevent skin cancer.
Dr. Badger is cautious about recommending more aggressive treatments such as surgery.
Philadelphia, Pa. — Oral antibiotic treatment for acne is generally very safe, but clinicians need to counsel patients about potentially serious adverse events and prescribe these agents judiciously in order to limit problems with bacterial resistance, says Guy F. Webster, M.D., Ph.D., clinical professor of dermatology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, here.
It is noble that Mr. Eckley Keach (June 2006) wishes to alleviate the morbidity and mortality from melanoma, but is he on target in stating that the best way to accomplish this is by utilizing photography as a substitute for patient education, careful serial skin exams and biopsies?
Cincinnati-Procter & Gamble, based here, will resume sales of its Japanese-made SK-II cosmetics in China following the Chinese government's finding that the products are not harmful to consumers, according to the People's Daily Online.
Washington-The federal government's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended that Americans aged 60 and above get anti-shingles vaccinations.
RCM has shown promise in clinical studies evaluating its potential in melanoma diagnosis.
Naples, Italy - A new study suggests that a daily dose of lutein, a nutrient found in foods including eggs and green leafy vegetables, may benefit the skin in terms of hydration, elasticity and superficial skin lipids.
Cincinnati - Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G) has pulled its SK-II skincare line from stores in the People's Republic of China after that country's government expressed concern that the products contain small amounts of metals, which can skin irritations, allergies or other side effects.