TUESDAY, Sept 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sonia Dhaliwal knows exactly how bad childhood eczema can get. That’s because her young daughter, Ariah Nihal Khan, has struggled with a severe case of the skin condition ever since she was a baby. Ariah’s symptoms were relentless and debilitating until the age
THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — People with autoimmune disorders like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis who suffer a heart attack are more likely to die or develop severe heart-related complications in the aftermath, a new study shows. A heart attack creates more serious health consequences in those patients
FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Your dog may like to lick your hand or face, but if you’re using a chemotherapy cream that treats certain skin conditions, you should not allow it, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advises. The medication fluorouracil is fatal to dogs when ingested.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A technique called microneedling may help surgical scars heal more attractively — especially if it’s done within a couple of months of surgery, a small study suggests. Researchers found that for 25 patients, microneedling improved the long-term appearance of scars after various types
THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who gets a new, unexplained skin rash should call their doctor and get medical care in case it’s monkeypox, public health officials advise. How can you tell when it is time to worry? The American Academy of Dermatology offers some tips for
THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Skin lightening products can be dangerous for consumers when they contain harmful ingredients that are illegal for over-the-counter sales, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday. The potentially harmful ingredients are hydroquinone or mercury, the agency said in a news release. People
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Research has linked heart disease to specific autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. Now, a huge study shows that autoimmune diseases as a group increase your chances of developing heart ills. Autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, lupus erythematosus and
MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Spinal injections of a common anesthetic may help clear the inflammatory skin condition psoriasis, a small pilot study suggests. The study involved four patients with severe psoriasis, and researchers are describing it as a “proof-of-concept” — specifically, the idea that targeting certain sensory