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  • Apr 2018

    How to beat psoriasis at its own game

    Harnessing the power of immune cells, researchers create a compound that successfully treats psoriasis in mice. The innovative approach may also treat MS.

  • Mar 2018

    How do I get rid of my dry hands?

    Dry hands can be uncomfortable and sometimes may crack or bleed. Learn about some of the most effective home remedies for dry hands here.

  • Mar 2018

    How to manage a detached toenail

    What causes a toenail to fall off, and what do you do when this happens? We look at causes, recovery time, removing the nail, and when to see a doctor.

  • Feb 2018

    What are some itchy beard remedies?

    An itchy beard is a common complaint, but what makes it itch? We look at the causes of an itchy beard and reveal seven ways to find relief.

  • Feb 2018

    How to identify and treat eyelid dermatitis

    Learn about the types of eyelid dermatitis, and how to get rid of these itchy rashes. We also look at symptoms, causes, and prevention.

  • Feb 2018

    The difference between dandruff and a dry scalp

    We look at how the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for both dandruff and a dry scalp may differ, and what the link is between the two.

  • Feb 2018

    Psoriasis drug may lower heart disease risk

    A new study finds that a psoriasis drug might help to reduce heart disease risk. Overall, it reduced a particular risk marker by 19 percent.

  • Feb 2018

    What is palmoplantar pustulosis?

    Learn all about palmoplantar pustulosis, a condition that causes blisters to form on the palms and feet. Learn more about the symptoms and treatments here.

  • Feb 2018

    Eczema elimination diet and foods to eat

    Eczema is linked to inflammation in the body, so eating an anti-inflammatory diet may help reduce symptoms. Learn about which foods to eliminate.

  • Feb 2018

    What is spongiotic dermatitis?

    Learn about spongiotic dermatitis, a skin condition related to eczema that causes swelling under the skin. We look at the symptoms and treatment options.

  • Feb 2018

    What is dyshidrotic eczema?

    Learn about dyshidrotic eczema, a common form of this skin condition that causes blisters. We look at the symptoms and treatment options.

  • Jan 2018

    What can be done about eczema on the scalp?

    In this article, learn all about when eczema affects the scalp. We look at the symptoms, triggers, and treatment options for this condition.

  • Jan 2018

    What is scrotal eczema?

    Learn about scrotal eczema, a form of eczema that affects the scrotum. We examine the symptoms, treatment options, and management tips for this condition.

  • Jan 2018

    Childhood eczema, asthma may be relieved with new treatment

    New research uses a combination of two anti-inflammatory compounds in an attempt to stop the development of the so-called atopic march.

  • Jan 2018

    What you should know about hyperkeratosis

    A look at hyperkeratosis, a condition where the skin becomes thicker than normal. Included is detail on types of hyperkeratosis and when to see a doctor.

  • Jan 2018

    10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis

    This article looks at skin conditions that are related to ulcerative colitis, including psoriasis, vitiligo, and hives. Learn about causes and prevention.

  • Jan 2018

    Which Fitzpatrick skin type are you?

    Fitzpatrick skin typing is a way of classifying different types of skin. What does a person's Fitzpatrick skin type tell us about their skin?

  • Jan 2018

    What are the different types of psoriasis?

    Learn about different types of psoriasis in their mild to moderate forms. We include information on symptoms and treatment options for different types.

  • Jan 2018

    How to prevent psoriasis from spreading

    A look at how psoriasis can spread. Included is detail on triggers for outbreaks, ways spread can be prevented, and risk factors for the condition.

  • Dec 2017

    Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

    An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.

  • Dec 2017

    Is the sun good or bad for psoriasis?

    People with psoriasis may notice that their symptoms tend to get better in the summer, when they are more exposed to the sun. Does sunlight heal psoriasis?

  • Dec 2017

    Psoriasis could be prevented with artificial vanilla extract

    In mouse models of psoriasis, researchers found that oral administration of a synthetic vanilla extract called vanillin reduced skin inflammation.

  • Nov 2017

    What causes skin on the fingertips to peel?

    There are many potential causes of skin peeling on the fingertips, including hand-washing, dermatitis, and changes in the weather. Learn more.

  • Nov 2017

    Psoriasis and stress: What's the link?

    Not only can stress trigger psoriasis flare-ups, but living with psoriasis can have an effect on a person's overall mental health. Learn more.

  • Nov 2017

    Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?

    Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article.