The idea is to create a therapy involving swabs of an entire healthy skin microbiome, as an alternative to antibiotics.
Melanoma is the most common skin cancer and the fifth most common cancer among adults in the United States. Risk can be reduced by limiting exposure to ultraviolet rays and using sun protection.
Anyone can get skin cancer, and it can occur in places on the body that don't get that much sun, like the hands and fingernails, and feet and toenails.
A woman's attempt to treat athlete's foot by rubbing it with raw garlic was badly misinformed. The garlic created a serious contact burn with her foot, according to the BMJ (British Medical Journal).
Researchers describe 'moderate improvement' in accuracy in identifying melanoma.
Black henna drawings on skin are associated with rashes and blistering
It's summertime, the weather is hot, and splinters are plentiful. As you spread beauty bark around your garden, head to the boardwalk or find a park bench for lunch, beware the tiny sliver of wood that can bury itself under your skin.
Telehealth – facilitating patient care at a distance through electronics – likely emerged within a few decades of Alexander Graham Bell’s famous first phone call in 1876.