The Latest Journal Articles in Dermatology

1Obesity and the metabolic syndrome in pediatric psoriasisClinics in Dermatology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
2Update on indoor tanning legislation in the United StatesClinics in Dermatology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
3Individual prevention courses for occupational skin diseases: changes in and relationships between proximal and distal outcomesContact Dermatitis, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
4Past, present, and future for biologic intervention in atopic dermatitisAllergy, April 17, 2015  Review Article
5Association of endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu298Asp gene polymorphism in psoriasis cases with hypertensionAnnals of Saudi Medicine, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
6Association of male pattern baldness with angiographic coronary artery disease severity and collateral developmentNetherlands Heart Journal, April 17, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
7Extent of misconceptions, negative prejudices and discriminatory behaviour to psoriasis patients in FranceJournal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
8A prospective study comparing ultrapulse CO2 laser and trichloroacetic acid in treatment of Xanthelasma palpebrarumJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
9Topical mineralocorticoid receptor blockade limits glucocorticoid-induced epidermal atrophy in human skinJournal of Investigative Dermatology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
10Fidgetin-like 2: a microtubule-based regulator of wound healingJournal of Investigative Dermatology, April 17, 2015  Clinical Article
1USC researcher plucks hair to grow hairKeck School of Medicine of USC - Research News, April 17, 2015
2Botox makes unnerving journey into our nervous systemQueensland Brain Insitute News, April 17, 2015
3Cell type responsible for scarring, skin-cancer growth identifiedStanford School of Medicine News, April 17, 2015
4The doctor will see you now: How the ED team at Rhode Island Hospital used Google Glass to diagnose skin conditionsLifespan, April 16, 2015
5Functionality of drug resistance in melanoma decodedMedical University of Vienna, April 16, 2015
6Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanomaFlanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) News, April 15, 2015
7Enzyme in cosmetic products can act as allergen via the skinMedical University of Vienna, April 15, 2015
8Melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ targeted for shut-downCancer Research UK News, April 15, 2015
9WHO calls for increased transparency in medical researchWHO - World Health Organization, April 15, 2015
10Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanomaKU Leuven News, April 14, 2015

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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.

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.

sCD40L suggests sub-clinical atherosclerosis in psoriasis

As reported in the International Journal of Dermatology, sCD40L levels are elevated and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation is decreased in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis (n=56) without known cardiovascular disease compared to healthy controls.

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