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WCD: Smoking tied to worse occupational hand eczema

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Occupational hand eczema is worse and more persistent in smokers than nonsmokers, a large prospective cohort study found. “Tobacco smoking is associated with work absenteeism and...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Rosacea linked to dyslipidemia, hypertension, CAD

Patients with rosacea are more likely than others to have dyslipidemia and hypertension, and they are at increased risk for coronary artery disease independently of cardiovascular risk factors,...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

WCD: Red gums raise red flag in oral lichen planus

VANCOUVER – Gum involvement in oral lichen planus raises the risk of multisite or systemic disease, according to Dr. Roy Rogers, professor of dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn....

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

WCD: Restoring microbiome might ease atopic dermatitis

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Manipulating the skin microbiome might one day help control atopic dermatitis, Dr. Thomas Bieber said at the World Congress of Dermatology. Scientists used to focus mainly on...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Large-scale psoriasis study links trauma to arthritis

ROME – Patients with psoriasis were more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis if they had experienced physical trauma, based on data from a large, population-based study. The crude incidence of...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Large-scale psoriasis study links trauma to arthritis

ROME – Patients with psoriasis were more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis if they had experienced physical trauma, based on data from a large, population-based study. The crude incidence of...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Expert critiques isotretinoin controversies

VANCOUVER – Controversies surrounding isotretinoin are mostly unfounded, Dr. Neil Shear said at the World Congress of Dermatology. “Isotretinoin is the most effective treatment for all grades of...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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