This woman’s sharp-eyed children have noticed that the ‘bump’ near their mom’s eye is getting bigger. Medscape Dermatology
Reports of severe allergic reactions and herpes zoster with application of Picato gel for treatment of actinic keratosis have prompted an FDA safety warning and label change. News Alerts
A study performed in a largely white population in Denmark identified a bidirectional association between psoriasis and uveitis. Medscape Medical News
Unintentional injection of a dermal filler into blood vessels in the face may cause serious injury, the FDA warns; asks manufacturers to update labeling to indicate risk. News Alerts
A team led by Brown University biologists has discovered the way in which a specific genetic mutation appears to lead to the lack of melanin production underlying a form of albinism.
Mice missing two important proteins of the vascular system develop normally and appear healthy in adulthood, as long as they don’t become injured.
At Medgadget we’re optimistic about the potential of IBM‘s Watson computer to improve clinical workflow and efficiency, which is why we were excited to learn about the first integration of Watson into an EMR. Modernizing Medicine has staked its claim in a relatively crowded EMR space by focusing on specialty-based medicin (Read more...)
In large part due to 2009′s Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, there has been a proliferation of electronic medical record systems. Many of the largest providers, such as Johns Hopkins and Kaiser Permanente, have seen a consolidation onto large systems like Epic, while many small to middle-sized provi (Read more...)
Last year, a team of researchers at Brown University discovered that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to sense ultraviolet light and quickly begin pumping out melanin to protect against DNA damage…