Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain Cancer

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People with respiratory allergies, asthma and the skin condition eczema may be less likely to develop glioma brain cancer, a new study suggests.

Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's Secrets

TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Bedbugs have been making humans' skin crawl for thousands of years as they creep out of their hiding places in bedding at night to feast on people's blood, leaving an itchy, tell-tale rash in their wake.

FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic Clay

FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A beauty clay sold at major retail outlets may put users at risk for lead poisoning, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Friday.

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New survey results suggest that teenagers who go to tanning salons are more likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs and steroids.

Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new trend in beauty is based on the idea that less is more -- at least when it comes to shampooing your hair.

Face Mites Might Give Clues to People's Ancestry

FRIDAY, Dec. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In news that's sure to make your skin crawl at least a little bit, a new study reports that everyone has microscopic face mites, and the critters may offer clues to each person's family tree.

'Designer Cells' Show Promise Against Psoriasis in Lab Mice

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they've engineered cells capable of automatically detecting and treating psoriasis flare-ups in lab mice -- in an early step toward a "precision" therapy for the chronic skin disease.

Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work

(HealthDay News) -- The workplace can be hard on hands, especially if you work near harsh chemicals or in an environment that takes a toll on your skin.

Health Tip: Washing Your Skin When You Have Eczema

(HealthDay News) -- When you have eczema, bathing properly can help keep redness and itching in check.

Health Tip: Acne Has Lasting Effects

(HealthDay News) -- Acne may be most visible on the skin, but for many people, its effects are greater than just temporary blemishes.