Onychomycosis is a relatively common infection of the fingernails and toenails. The currently available oral antifungals are not without risk….

We’re all accustomed to wearing masks in public now due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are some issues that…

Radiation therapy is a common treatment for cancer. Skin reactions or dermatitis due to the radiation is prevalent. Currently, the…

The skin can react to certain medications by erupting into rashes called fixed drug eruptions. In this blog post, based…

During 2019 and 2020, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Leprosy Strategy 2021–2030 “Towards zero leprosy” was developed. The core…

Our mental health can be influenced by long-term conditions, including dermatological ones such as eczema. This post was inspired by…

Tattooing involves pricking the body and introducing ink into the skin. In a small number of cases, bacterial infection can…

This post was inspired by the open access research article “The Additive Value of 3D Total Body Imaging for Sequential…

This post looks at a single case of Raynaud’s phenomenon (a disruption of the blood flow in the fingers and…

This post looks at finasteride, explaining what it is, what it is prescribed for, and what adverse effects it can…

This post is based on the free access article “Diagnostic Accuracy of Trichoscopy in Inflammatory Scalp Diseases: A Systematic Review”…

For this interview we turned to Dr Dimitris Rigopoulos, the founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Skin Appendage Disorders….

On the occasion of Psoriasis Awareness Week 2021, which ran from October 29 to November 4, we spoke with Dominic…

Delayed allergic reactions, also known as delayed hypersensitive reactions, occur days, weeks or even months after exposure. This post deals…

We spoke with Sarah T. Arron, MD, PhD, a dermatologist in Burlingame, California. For The Waiting Room, she has contributed…

This year, World Vitiligo Day was held on June 25. We spoke with Yan Valle, CEO of the Vitiligo Research…

Hair loss due to chemotherapy is well known, but is it well understood? This post is based on an editorial…

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection that deforms and discolors the nails. Through this post based on the free-access review article…

Smoking, apart from affecting the internal organs, can also affect skin and hair health. In the article “The Effects of…

If you have psoriasis, you have a higher probability of developing other autoimmune disorders, including celiac disease. The authors of…