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Ceramide-Infused Skin Barrier Cuts Stoma-Related Costs

January 12, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Use of ceramide-infused barrier tied to lower stoma-related care costs, improved patient satisfaction Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Hydrochlorothiazide May Up Basal, Squamous Cell Cancer Risk

January 05, 2018 Increased risk for basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, with dose-response relationship

Fluorouracil Tied to Reduced Surgery for Squamous Cell CA

January 05, 2018 Reduced risk of squamous cell carcinoma, but not basal cell carcinoma, for one year in at-risk veterans

For Hospitals, No Benefit for Early Adoption of Financial Incentives

January 05, 2018 Hospitals with early adoption do not have better process scores, lower mortality than late adopters

Certain Stresses, Burnout Causing Some Women to Leave Medicine

January 04, 2018 Burnout is more common among women and increases if a woman doesn't feel respected

Immune-Related Adverse Events Up With Checkpoint Inhibitors

January 04, 2018 Most patients with cancer, autoimmune disease have improvement in events without discontinuing therapy

Uterine Leiomyomas, Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia May Be Linked

January 03, 2018 Higher odds of uterine leiomyomas for black women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia

Higher Risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Some Physicians

January 03, 2018 Increasing risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, particularly in procedural specialists

Laser Improves QOL for Breast Telangiectasia Due to Radiation

January 02, 2018 Significant improvements seen in emotional and functional Skindex-16 HR-QOL domains, overall score

Atopic Dermatitis Associated With Higher Risk of Skin Cancer

December 28, 2017 Individuals with a history of atopic dermatitis have a higher risk of squamous cell carcinoma development

Criteria Developed for Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies

December 28, 2017 Classification criteria developed from rheumatology, dermatology, neurology, pediatric clinic data

Dermatologists Often Undervalue Depression, Anxiety in Patients

December 27, 2017 Fair to poor concordance seen between dermatologist assessment, patient self-reporting

Rituximab Effective for Lupus-Associated Cytopenia

December 27, 2017 Overall initial response rate of 86 percent in 71 patients, with complete response for 60.5 percent

Both Narrowband UVB, Psoralen UVA Helpful for Hand Eczema

December 26, 2017 Two treatments result in similar improvements in severity of chronic palmar hand eczema

Swelling, Infection Most Common Side Effects of Injectable Fillers

December 21, 2017 More serious adverse events include vascular compromise resulting in necrosis, blindness

Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses Up With ACA’s Medicaid Expansions

December 21, 2017 Both overall and early diagnosis of cancer increased in first year of expansions