1Recent advances in atopic dermatitis and psoriasis: Genetic background, barrier function, and therapeutic targetsJournal of Dermatological Science  Review Article
2The effect of different doses of isotretinoin on pituitary hormonesDermatology  Clinical Article
3Best way to remove a subungual tumorDermatologic Clinics  Review Article
4Stability of cosmetic emulsion containing different amount of hemp oilInternational Journal of Cosmetic Science  Clinical Article
5Coverage of skin cancer and recreational tanning in North American magazines before and after the landmark 2006 International Agency for Research on Cancer reportBMC Public Health  Full Text  Clinical Article
6Clinical features of psoriatic uveitis in Japanese patientsGraefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology  Clinical Article
7Isolated limb infusion: Efficacy, toxicity and an evolution in the management of in-transit melanomaCanadian Journal of Plastic Surgery  Review Article
8Distinct conditions support a novel classification for bradykinin-mediated angio-oedemaDermatology  Clinical Article
9Oxidative stress–associated senescence in dermal papilla cells of men with androgenetic alopeciaJournal of Investigative Dermatology  Clinical Article
10NKG2D-dependent activation of dendritic epidermal T cells in contact hypersensitivityJournal of Investigative Dermatology  Clinical Article
1Marshaling the body's own weapons against psoriasisTechnische Universität München
2Study confirms long-term benefits of melanoma immunotherapyCancer Research UK News
3Scientists discover previously unidentified gene key to melanoma progressionCalifornia Pacific Medical Center
4Studies on skin cancer patients resistant to leading therapyThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
5Sunlight continues to damage skin in the darkYale School of Medicine News
6The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Psoriatic arthritisThe Rheumatologist
7The ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Fibrotic complications of sclerodermaThe Rheumatologist
8Two cell-signaling molecules found to suppress the spread of melanomaNYU Langone Medical Center
9Possible strategy identified to combat major parasitic tropical diseaseSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital News
10Eczema medication unlikely to increase risk of cancer in children, Penn team findsPenn Medicine

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Down-regulation of IGF-1 involved in male pattern baldness

As reported in Experimental Dermatology, secretion of IGF-1, IGFBP-2, and IGFBP-4 is decreased in the dermal papillae of balding hair follicles compared to non-balding hair follicles.

Psoriasis associated with NAFLD in elderly

As reported in the Journal of the American Academy for Dermatology, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is more common in patients > 55 years of age with psoriasis. The prevalence of NAFLD in patients with and without psoriasis was 46.2% and 33.3% (OR = 1.7), respectively.

Pantothenic acid effective for acne

As reported in Dermatology and Therapy, a pantothenic acid-based dietary supplement for 12 weeks reduced the total lesion count, number of inflammatory lesions, and DLQI in patients with mild-to-moderate acne (n=41) compared to placebo.

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