Health News

Anti-Inflammatory Rx May Ease Psoriatic Arthritis
About 15 percent of psoriasis patients get arthritic inflammation that may cause joint pain, according to the American College of Rheumatology. A new therapy, however, may bring some relief.
World Cup Health Issues Highlighted
Global travelers will soon descend upon Brazil, first for this summer's World Cup, then again for the 2016 Summer Olympics. A new report examined health risks for these travelers.
How to Avoid a Beach Bummer
The beach may seem like it's all fun in the sun, but things can easily go awry and health hazards can pile up. Luckily, there are many easy ways to stay safe and avoid a beach bummer.
Kids' Eczema Tied to Warts and Infection
The exact cause of childhood eczema is not known, but it may involve an issue with the immune system that increases the risk of other health problems.
Eczema May Stick Around for Life
It's not uncommon for children to experience symptoms of eczema, a skin condition also called atopic dermatitis. It is less understood how long those symptoms last for individuals.
Additives Didn't Spur Skin Condition
People with a mysterious skin condition are eager for doctors to pinpoint a cause. Based on a new study, researchers may be able to strike one potential source of the irritation.
Skin Care to Keep Athletes in the Game
The health benefits of regular exercise are undeniable. And to keep in the game, it’s important for athletes to take good care of their bodies and their skin.
Picking Nits with Hair Conditioner
Getting the eggs from head lice (nits) out of a child’s hair will likely never be fun, but one new study has found a method that may make the process easier.
Indoor Tanning Common in Western Countries
There has been an increasing amount of evidence on the harms of indoor tanning. Yet, it seems many people have still been partaking in the activity.
Antifungal Rx May Increase Skin Cancer
Side effects involving skin damage have been reported in patients taking voriconazole for fungal infections. Some patients using voriconazole long-term have developed skin cancer.