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Seven important updates for Melanoma Monday

Seven important updates for Melanoma Monday
May 2, 2016

Melanoma Awareness Month is underway.

The campaign unofficially kicks off today with Melanoma Monday, an annual observance held on the first Monday in May to emphasize the importance of skin health, sun safety and skin cancer screenings.

Psoriasis, diabetes study of twins tops dermatology reads for week

May 2, 2016
Results from a nationwide study of Danish twins showing that psoriasis had a strong association with type 2 diabetes and obesity was among the most-read articles of the…

AAD survey finds men lag behind women in skin cancer knowledge

April 29, 2016
Men are less knowledgeable than women when it comes to skin cancer awareness, according to survey results released by the American Academy of Dermatology.There were 56%…
In the Journals

Psoriasis associated with type 2 diabetes, obesity in twin study

April 29, 2016
Psoriasis had a strong association with type 2 diabetes and obesity in a nationwide study of Danish twins, indicating a common genetic etiology between psoriasis and…
In the Journals

ACP: Physicians can help tackle public health threat of climate change

April 29, 2016
Climate change poses a significant threat to public health and needs to be addressed by drastic actions in part by physicians and the health care community, according to…
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