IMN || Dermatology

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
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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

Consider combining therapies for atopic dermatitis

Cyclosporine and oral antihistamine therapy showed inconsistent effects on clinical and laboratory markers of atopic dermatitis in older children and adults, based on data from a study of 48...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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Hand eczema linked to anxiety, not depression

Adults with chronic hand eczema showed significantly higher levels of anxiety but no difference in depression, compared with healthy controls, based on data from a review of 71 patients. The patients...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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