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Thursday, October 23, 2014
While in-office visits may still be best, virtual analysis may be a valuable option in atopic dermatitis care, according to a new study published online Oct. 22 in JAMA Dermatology.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Americans are less trusting of the medical profession than people in many other countries -- even though they often like their own doctor, according to a new report. The findings were published in the Oct. 23 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Two-thirds of dietary supplements recalled by the US Food and Drug Administration because they contained banned ingredients remained on store shelves at least six months after they were recalled, according to a research letter published in the Oct. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
A child receives the wrong medication or the wrong dosage every 8 minutes in the United States, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in Pediatrics.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
By Julia Ernst, MS
News from the literature on a possible link between atherosclerosis and psoriasis and quality of life for patients with this skin condition.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
People with more severe cases of psoriasis may be at increased risk of uncontrolled hypertension, according to a study published online Oct. 15 in JAMA Dermatology.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A rare type of skin cancer has been linked to allergic reactions to metal implants, according to research published online Oct. 8 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The high-value care subscore on the Internal Medicine In-Training Examination helps assess resident knowledge of high-value care, but additional tools are needed to measure proficiency in practice, according to research published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
By Julian Kaye, PhD
Atopic dermatitis is the most common inflammatory pediatric skin disorder, with reported incidences ranging from 10% to 20%. The principles of effect care include fixing the skin barrier, short-circuiting inflammation, decreasing itching, treating infections, and striving for prevention by addressing the triggers.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
By Adam Hochron
From cancers caused by the sun to psoriasis and other skin conditions, pediatric dermatologists must be aware of and ready to manage a wide range of conditions.
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