Anti-TNFs Not to Blame for Skin Infections in RA
Anti-TNF medications used to control arthritis symptoms have been linked to increased risks for skin infections. However, a recent study has shown that this may not necessarily be true.
Five Recommendations About Skin Tests and Treatments
For people with skin, hair or nail concerns, how do you know when your treatment is the right thing for you?
Getting a Handle on Hand Eczema in Young Adults
Issues with the skin, especially skin on the hands, can interfere with many different aspects of life. To better predict the presence of a certain skin condition on the hands — eczema — the authors of a new study followed young adults for eight years.
Shedding Light on Psoriasis
How much harm could a little dry, itchy skin do? This is the attitude with which many people think about psoriasis, not realizing that the skin condition can have far more wide-reaching consequences.
Psoriasis Tied to Kidney Problems
The skin condition psoriasis has been linked to other chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Now, psoriasis could be tied to major damage to the kidneys.
Treating Scars With Fat
Most people have a few scars, but for people with severe scarring, the damaged tissue can cause insecurity about one's appearance and even limited movement.
Waiting for Warts to Wane?
Many people simply wait to see if their warts will go away naturally. Others turn to medical treatments for their warts, but these treatments often fail. For this reason, researchers recently studied the progression of warts that underwent different treatment options.
FDA Approves Botox Cosmetic to Improve the Appearance of Crows Feet Lines
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Botox Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines, known as crow’s feet, in adults.
Health Canada Endorsed Important Safety Information on Sutent (sunitinib malate) Capsules
Pfizer Canada Inc. (manufacturer of Sutent), in collaboration with Health Canada, would like to inform you about an important revision to the Product Monograph, including the consumer information section, for Sutent (sunitinib malate).
Topical Cream and Healthy Babies
No one wants to deal with itchy, dry, inflamed skin — especially not with a baby on the way. Worrying about the side effects of topical creams on pregnancy only makes the situation worse. But results from a new study may soothe that worry.