SUNDAY, Oct. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes that irritated skin on your hands is more than simple dryness. Hand eczema could be the culprit, with painful dry and itchy skin on all or part of the hand and fingers. “If your hands are extremely dry and painful, and usingContinue Reading

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 patientsContinue Reading

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 typesContinue Reading

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 andContinue Reading

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 sensoryContinue Reading