• Tulane University
• Tulane University Dermatology
• Tulane University-Charity Hospital
• American Board of Dermatology
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The blood vessels in face transplant patients reorganize themselves after the procedure, researchers report.
During a full face transplant, the recipient's major arteries and veins are connected to those in the donor face to ensure healthy circu...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 8 (HealthDay News) -- If you're allergic to gummy bears or marshmallows, you may need to be careful when getting a flu shot.
Those sweet treats contain gelatin and can trigger a reaction in people with gelatin allergy. Flu shots also contain gelatin and can cause a mild to se...Full Article
FRIDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- People with the skin disorder psoriasis might be at higher risk for heart failure and should be screened for heart disease, experts say.
Researchers looked at medical data on all adults in Denmark. They found that people with psoriasis are more prone to ...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who identified a link between staph infections and eczema-like skin rashes say their finding could improve understanding of eczema and help lead to better treatments for the itchy skin condition.
Experiments in mice showed that a toxin pr...Full Article
FRIDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Alisha Bridges spent most of her life covering up and hiding. She didn't want the world to see the scaly patches of psoriasis that cover a significant portion of her body.
She's tried almost every treatment that's out there, with varying degrees of su...Full Article
FRIDAY, Sept. 13 (HealthDay News) -- For the legions of Americans living with the red, scaly patches of psoriasis, doctors have good news.
"We are at a point where we can help almost anyone, and we can do it fairly safely," said Dr. Mark Lebwohl, who chairs the National Psoriasis Foundati...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Women who apply prescription steroid creams such as cortisone to ease a medical issue during pregnancy should not worry that the medication will affect their baby, a new study finds.
"Cortisone [creams] can be a very powerful drug for a pregnant woma...Full Article
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 4 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you've suffered skin cancer in the past, it's unlikely your doctor will mention sunscreen during the average office visit, a new study finds.
A team led by Dr. Kristie Akamine of Wake Forest School of Medicine looked over national data compil...Full Article
FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds that more than three out of four Hispanics may fail to examine their skin regularly for signs of cancer.
"We know that the rates of melanoma, one of the deadliest skin cancers, are on the rise globally, and i...Full Article
TUESDAY, Aug. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with the common skin condition rosacea can now turn to the first topical gel aimed at easing the redness that comes with the ailment.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Mirvaso (brimonidine) for the treatment of the redne...Full Article
FRIDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Sun protection is among the skin care habits that can help people with the chronic skin condition psoriasis reduce some of the discomfort they may experience, such as skin itching, cracking and bleeding, an expert says.
"It's ...Full Article