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Laser treatment helpful for androgenetic alopecia

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) improves hair regrowth and thickness in patients with androgenetic alopecia (AGA), according to a review published online April 25 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

Are you ready to replace your moisturizer with a pill?

The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within—but it’s unclear whether the products they’re trying to hawk are safe and effective. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

Laser plus topical antifungal effective for onychomycosis

Fractional carbon dioxide laser therapy combined with topical antifungal is effective in the treatment of onychomycosis, according to a study published in the May issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

Temporary skin tattoos can evoke delayed hypersensitivity

Black henna, used in temporary skin tattoos, can evoke type IV delayed hypersensitivity reactions, according to an article published online April 27 in BMJ Case Reports. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

Preventive topical steroids cut atopic dermatitis severity

Intermittent preventive administration of topical corticosteroids in children controls the severity of atopic dermatitis (AD), according to a study published online April 14 in the Journal of Dermatology. Source: Medical Xpress Read More

Simple steps to help prevent skin cancer

With spring and summer arriving, the air becomes warmer, the sun gets brighter and outdoor activities are more frequent. Naturally, your skin’s exposure to the sun increases during this time of year, which results in a greater risk of skin damage, including the development of skin cancer. The good news is most skin cancers can…. read more