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There are many ways to get rid of oily, greasy hair. These include changing how the hair is washed, the products used, and a number of natural remedies that could help. In this article, we look at 17 natural remedies that could improve the appearance of hair and make the scalp less itchy and uncomfortable. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Physician assistants (PAs) perform more skin biopsies per case of skin cancer diagnosed and diagnose fewer melanomas in situ than dermatologists, according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Dermatology. Alyce M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)

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When sebaceous glands become enlarged, small bumps can appear under the skin, often on the face. These bumps are harmless, but some choose to remove them for cosmetic reasons. Here, learn about medical procedures and at-home treatment options. We also look at whether sebaceous hyperplasia can be prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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In this study, recently-diagnosed diabetes patients were asked to use the technology to have "heart to heart" conversations with Alexa about what they want their friends and family to understand about their disease and what they are going through. The researchers found that patients were having genuine, meaningful conversations with Alexa about their disease, but the downside was that Alexa still sounds very robotic, which raised the question of whether or not Alexa or other voice-assisted technologies need to sound more human in order to have these types of conversations with patients and have the same impact? "We don't think so," Bogdalek said. "We would like to see Alexa become a little bit more real [sounding] but not too real to be able to distinguish between a human and something tha...

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A gene therapy company has received a designation for one of its treatments from the European Medicines Agency. Krystal Biotech, developing and commercializing novel treatments for dermatological diseases, announced that KB103, a treatment for a severe skin disorder, was granted an Orphan Medicinal Product Designation by the agency, according to a news release. In November 2017, the FDA granted the same de signation for the treatment, which is meant for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, an incurable… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)

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(MedPage Today) -- Responses in 22% of resistant patients with TLR9 agonist (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)

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Cooking with avocado oil has many well-known advantages, but the oil can also benefit the skin. Here, we look at the research behind its many healing properties. Learn how avocado oil can soothe burns, reduce dandruff, moisturize the face, and reduce inflammation. We also describe the best ways to apply it to the skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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A butt rash is common in babies, but adults can get them too. They have many causes, and sometimes the rash is accompanied by an itchy or painful feeling. Treatment depends on the type of rash, but most respond well to home remedies. Learn more about the most effective home remedies and how to prevent butt rashes here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Acne (Pimples)

Thu, 19 Apr 2018

Title: Acne (Pimples)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

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While phase III studies of crisaborole have shown it to be a safe treatment that improves symptoms of atopic dermatitis, does it really offer substantive therapeutic benefit over standard therapies?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

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WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- For patients with localized melanoma, marital status is associated with earlier presentation, according to a study published online April 18 in JAMA Dermatology. Cimarron E. Sharon, from the Hospital of the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)

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(MedPage Today) -- Major responses in pilot study for NSCLC, melanoma, bladder cancers (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)

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CHICAGO (AP) — There’s an extra bonus to marriage for melanoma patients: They tend to be diagnosed in earlier more treatable stages than patients who are unmarried, widowed or divorced, a new study says. Spouses may be apt to notice suspicious moles on their partners that could signal melanoma, the most dangerous type skin cancer. More importantly, they may also be more inclined to nag their partners to get those moles checked out, the researchers said. The findings suggest that unmarried people should ask relatives or friends to do skin checks or seek frequent skin exams with dermatologists. Why marriage might a difference in diagnosis isn’t clear since unmarried partners or observant friends might also notice skin changes. But maybe married people have more opportunities to...

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Title: Health Tip: Relieve Your Blister, Corn or CallusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

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Title: French Man First in World to Have Second Face TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)

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While most women lose between 50 and 100 strands of hair per day, this hair is usually quickly replaced by new growth. When bald patches or thinning occurs, however, it may be a sign of female pattern baldness. In this article, learn more about the common causes and treatment of hair loss in women. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) PAs increasingly used in dermatology to cut costs and improve access, but are less likely than dermatologists to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)

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Increased incidence of malignant disease, specifically prostate, melanoma, pancreas, breast cancers (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)

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Dr. Whitney Bowe opens up about her new book "The Beauty of Dirty Skin" and shares her top tips for clear skin live on "GMA." (Source: ABC News: Health)

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Dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe said over-cleansing is a major skincare mistake. (Source: ABC News: Health)

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