Psoriatic arthritis affects the entire body, but until recently doctors didn’t know much about how it develops. Find out how recent research supports early diagnosis and better treatment.
Your doctor has told you that those brown spots that appeared suddenly on your skin are nothing to worry about – they are simply age spots. That’s great news. But if you don’t like how they look, here’s expert advice on how can you get rid of them and avoid getting more.
How often should you moisturize? Every day. Our expert offers tips on which ingredients to look for and which ingredients aren’t worth the hype.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition causing persistent redness of the facial skin. Learn about risk factors, triggers and treatments.
Picture this: You’re in the shower (where you may or may not be singing “Bad Blood”) when you see several strands of hair floating alongside your feet. Is this it? Are you going bald?
Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label. Northwestern University researchers surveyed 114 patients at a dermatology clinic to determine what they knew and understood about sunscreen. Researchers gave the patients … Read More
Let’s be clear right from the start. No matter what color your skin is, if you’re exposed to the sun, there’s a possibility that you can get skin cancer. “Darker skin tends to have more of a pigment called melanin to protect from the sun’s harmful rays,” says dermatologist Angela Kyei, MD. “That doesn’t mean … Read More
If you want some clues about your overall health, look down at your fingernails. “Your nails are a very good reflection of your health. Many things can occur in the nails that can signify systemic or skin problems,” says dermatologist Christine Poblete-Lopez, MD. Pay attention to anything on or around your fingernails or toenails that … Read More
If you have tiny white bumps on your nose chin or cheeks, resist the urge to try removing them. You likely have milia, a skin condition that’s common among newborns – so common, in fact, that up to half of all babies develop milia. Mila happens when dead skin cells get trapped beneath the skin’s surface and … Read More
Springtime temperatures may not be as intense as the summertime heat, but you still have to protect your skin against the sun’s damaging rays. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun, which is the No. 1 cause of skin cancer, is a year-round concern, says dermatologist Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD. You can be fooled by the springtime … Read More