DermatologyInfo Center

Rx Shows Promise for Treating Psoriasis
Psoriasis can be a painful and uncomfortable disease. A few products currently on the market may ease symptoms of this skin condition. Now, a new medication is showing promise in clinical trials.
High Risk for Repeat of Severe Rx Reaction
Patients who have had a certain type of life-threatening medication reaction may be at increased risk for another episode.
Psoriasis Risk Tied to High Blood Pressure in Women
The health of your heart and that of your skin may not seem that connected, but the authors of a new study suggest that for some women, the two may be intertwined.
FDA Warns of Rare But Serious Reactions to OTC Acne Products
People with acne have many choices of over-the-counter (OTC) products to help them clear their skin. The FDA is warning that some of these products may cause rare but serious and possibly life-threatening reactions.
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.
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.