Stay Safe When Getting Inked
Your skin is a barrier between you and the environment, protecting you from heat, light, injury and infection. Breach that barrier with a tattoo needle, and — although it's not common — you may wind up with problems.
You May Want to Think Before You Ink
Tattoos have really gone mainstream in the last decade or so, but for some, tattoos can leave a long-lasting mark — in more ways than one.
Why Some Patients Skip Their Acne Rx
Why would patients want to skip their acne medications? Researchers are trying to find out.
Got Eczema? How About Health Care?
Eczema is a frustrating problem — it itches, and you don’t look your best in sleeveless tops. And you may have trouble getting access to health care.
This Eczema Treatment May Be Safe for Kids
For parents of kids with the red, itchy skin that comes with eczema, finding an effective treatment is a top priority. And so is making sure the treatment doesn't have unsafe side effects. One common treatment may be safer than once thought.
When Taking Rx Safely Means Taking Birth Control Seriously
For people with severe acne, prescription medication can work when cleansers and ointments fail. Some of those medications, however, can lead to problems if the patient becomes pregnant.
FDA Approves New Psoriasis Rx
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cosentyx (secukinumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
This Skin Condition Is Expensive
Like other chronic diseases, psoriasis can cost patients an arm and a leg. And as treatments improve and awareness increases, those treatment costs could be money well spent.
Bellafill Receives FDA Approval for Treatment of Acne Scars
Suneva Medical, Inc., a privately-held aesthetics company, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the dermal filler, Bellafill®, for the treatment of acne scars.
Eczema Patients Didn't Come Up Short
It's itchy, dry, and bothersome and can even affect your sleep quality — but eczema doesn't likely affect your adult height, despite claims from past research.