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Immunosuppressive Medications and Squamous Cell Carcinoma

How do immunosuppressive medications impact the risk of developing squamous cell skin carcinoma after organ transplantation?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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New Therapeutic Options for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Read about the new approved drugs for the treatment of MRSA complicated skin and soft tissue infections.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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E-skin 'can monitor body's oxygen level' - BBC News

Scientists in Japan say they have developed ultra-thin electronic "skin" that can measure oxygen levels when stuck to the body.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Vitamin D Deficiency by Body Weight and Race/Ethnicity

This study demonstrates that the effects of skin color and body weight on vitamin D status are significant, both statistically and clinically.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Histological Comparison of the Human Trunk Skin Creases

Learn more about the structural anatomy of skin creases and folds of the trunk. How do the elastic fibers participate?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cardiff University microwave device to help diabetics - BBC News

Scientists create a portable blood glucose measure for diabetics which uses microwaves instead of pricking the skin.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Skin bacteria stay 'stable over time' - BBC News

Everyone has their own personal range of bacteria living on their skin that stays largely unchanged over time, a US study suggests.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Olanzapine Linked to Rare but Serious Skin Reaction, FDA Warns

The US Food and Drug Administration is warning that the antipsychotic olanzapine has been linked to a rare but potentially life-threatening skin condition.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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How Much Palliative Care Breast Cancer Patients Get May Depend on Race

When women have advanced breast cancer, the amount of comfort-oriented care they receive at the end of life may depend on the color of their skin, a small U.S. study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Skin Autofluorescence a Sign of Cognitive Impairment in Pre-HTN

"The ability to indirectly measure glycated end points noninvasively and relate that to factors such as cognitive function is potentially translational," said an expert. "It's a good proof of practice."  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Polymer Temporarily Protects and Tightens Skin, Smoothes Wrinkles

Material made from a silicone-based polymer can mimic the properties of normal youthful skin and shows promise for improving appearance, treating dry skin, and providing ultraviolet protection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Certain Skin and Tissue Lesions Point to Zika Virus Infection

Certain dermatological features coupled with other symptoms signal a likely diagnosis of Zika virus infection, researchers report.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pressure ulcers, indentation marks and pain from cervical spine immobilization with extrication collars and headblocks: An observational study

Interesting article:Pressure ulcers and skin indentation from spinal immobilisation.https://t.co/rDLiA0Rtef pic.twitter.com/HEh54hHMDJ— Rob Fenwick (@robfenwick) May 15, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Cric with a Pen, Just like on TV! — EM in Focus

From the world of WTF comes this study : yep, a study on the feasibility of ten medical laypersons to perform a cricothyrotomy on a “fresh” cadaver. With a ballpoint pen. Using three different ball point pens of varying inner diameter, all ten volunteers could perforate the skin, but only one could penetrate the cricothyroid…  
prehospitalmed.com
over 3 years ago
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Death Risk With Off-Label Oral Ketoconazole Use, FDA Warns

Clinicians continue to prescribe ketoconazole tablets for skin and nail fungal infections, even though the FDA withdrew those indications in 2013 in light of the risk for liver damage and death.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Antihistamine Adverse Reactions in Children Are Quite Common CME/CE

: Among children, toxicity of second-generation antihistamines may include skin eruptions, central nervous system problems, and other adverse events, according to a Dutch database study.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Hard Water Link to Childhood Eczema

Babies exposed to hard water may have a higher risk of developing the skin condition eczema than those who live in areas of the country with soft water, according to a UK study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Update on the management of skin abscesses in the emergency department - emdocs

Abscess is a common presenting complaint in the emergency department. Most abscesses can be managed with simple incision and drainage. Is there an alternative to I & D? What are some indications to consult a surgeon for drainage in the operating room? And when should antibiotics be prescribed? This post will explore current topics in management of abscess in the emergency department.   
emdocs.net
over 3 years ago