Posts Tagged ‘Dermatology’

Dermatology shows how NHS being decimated

The news that a third of NHS contracts in England have been awarded to private sector providers since the service was reorganised in 2013 is a fact that de...

Dermatologists say ‘no’ to general medicine

Trainee dermatologists are warning that any plans to make them work on-call in general medicine will put patient safety at risk. This is the key finding ...

“Don’t cut on-call dermatology services”

On-call dermatology services are vitally important and need to be protected from NHS cuts. This will be the message from the  British Association of D...

Dermatology: Features of metabolic syndrome common in people with psoriasis

Individuals with psoriasis have a high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, according to a report published in the Archives of Dermatology.According to ba...

Dermatology: acne and increased risk of suicide – isotretinoin may not be to blame

Patients with acne appeared to have an increasing risk of suicide albeit one that was not statistically significant three years before isotretinoin treatme...

Dermatology: Common skin diseases have a profound impact on people’s lifestyle choices

New research into a range of common skin diseases affecting hundreds of thousands of Britons will reveal the true impact of the conditions on the lives of ...

Dermatology: UV-B treatment may improve psoriasis and vitamin D levels

Treatment with narrow-band UV-B rays may increase serum levels of vitamin D in the wintertime while clearing psoriasis, according to a report in the Archiv...

Dermatology: online dermatology treatment for acne is effective

Acne patients who received online treatment from dermatologists had similar outcomes to patients who were treated in the doctor's office, a new study finds...

Dermatology: psoriasis co-morbidity increases over time review shows

Patients with psoriasis have multiple co-morbid conditions that tend to worsen over time, data from a review of medical records showed. At baseline, psoria...

Dermatology: antiseptic bathing of trauma patients reduces infection in intensive care

Bathing critically ill trauma patients daily with chlorhexidine significantly reduced healthcare-associated infections, researchers said. In a single-in...