CAM for Psoriasis: Evidence-Based Approaches

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches are commonly used by patients with psoriasis, but are they safe and effective?

First Non-Surgical Treatment for "Double Chin"

Kybella (deoxycholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat moderate-to-severe submental fat.

Psoriasis Combo Treatment and Herpes Zoster

For patients with psoriasis, combination treatment with biologic medications and methotrexate is associated with increased incidence of herpes zoster (HZ).

Potassium Monitoring Unnecessary for Spironolactone

Healthy young women taking spironolactone for acne have no increased rate of hyperkalemia, according to a new study.

BP Drug for Steroid Side Effects

An antihypertensive was found to reduce side effects from corticosteroid-based creams used for certain skin diseases, reports a new study.

Can Fatty Acids Reduce Hair Loss?

A nutritional supplement with specific omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids and antioxidants can improve hair density and reduce telogen percentage.

Metal Implant Allergy, Rare Skin Cancer ...

A rare type of skin cancer has been linked to allergic reactions to metal implants.

Plane Windshields Don't Block UV-A

Airline pilots get as much exposure to ultraviolet A (UV-A) rays in an hour-long flight as they would during 20 minutes in a tanning bed.

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