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Agents that target interleukin-23 for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis will be among the hot topics presented at the upcoming American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Summer Meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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In this article learn about folliculitis. What is it, what causes it, and what are the risk factors? How is folliculitis diagnosed and can it be prevented? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Back acne can be a frustrating condition that may cause discomfort and low self-esteem. Learn how to get rid of back acne and how to prevent it in future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Discussion Erythema nodosum (EN) is a common dermatological eruption characterized by inflammatory nodules of the subcutaneous fat (panniculitis) on the extensor surfaces of the extremities especially the shins, thighs, and forearms. They are usually painful, nodular, bilateral and multiple. They can be found on other areas and be unilateral. They can be red, purple or blackish. They usually resolve without problems in 3-6 weeks. Diagnosis is usually clinical but biopsy may be needed if there is atypical presentation or history, physical examination or laboratory testing reveals potential underlying diseases. Treatment is usually conservative with rest and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Identified underlying causes of the EN should be treated but in some studies more than 50% of t...

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(MedPage Today) -- Patients reported improved eye floater symptoms related to posterior vitreous detachment with YAG laser vitreolysis (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)

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New education module offers six steps for integration of pharmacists into health care team (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

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A committee of the European Medicines Agency has recommended marketing authorization for dupilumab (Dupixent) for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)

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No significant increase in hand hygiene; stethoscope hygiene remained at zero after intervention (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

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[Image from unsplash.com]From Second Sight’s South Korean market entry to Sanuwave’s Indonesian distribution deal, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Second Sight enters South Korea market Second Sight announced in a July 5 press release that it has entered the market in South Korea with the implantation of two patients with its Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System in Seoul. The implants were made possible by the country’s distribution partner Kisantech Co. 2. K2M touts Japan distribution deal with Mitsubishi K2M signed a new, long-term exclusive agreement with Mitsubishi to distribute its spinal technologies in Japan, according to a July 10 press release. The agreement names Japan Medicalnext as the exclusive distribu...

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Brodalumab is for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)

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Whether you are sporting curly locks or poker-straight hair is determined by the shape of your hair follicle and the behavior of a host of cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Acne vulgaris, a condition that can affect people at any age, is the most common cause of referral to a dermatologist. Isotretinoin (ITT) is the most effective treatment available, but serious adverse effects, including a possible association with depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)

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Title: Health Tip: Ease the Pain of a BlisterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

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Might lycopene and other carotenoids offer protection against photoageing and skin cancers caused by UV exposure?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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(Natural News) The list of Vitamin D’s known health benefits continues to grow as scientists have now discovered it has the power to heal sunburned skin. In a new trial out of Case Western Reserve University that is the first of its kind, 20 participants were given a sunburn on their inner arm using a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)

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Research suggests that the cosmetically superior procedure comes with no added risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

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Here's what it can do (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

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Dr Stefanie Williams, MD. Dermatologist at European Dermatology London, has shared a very simple guide to self-examining your entire body to detect skin cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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What is actinic keratosis and what are the causes? What does actinic keratosis look like, what are the risk factors, and how is it diagnosed? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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