Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

THURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- For certain people, the acne treatment Aczone may be linked to a rare blood disorder, a new case study contends.

Eczema Linked to Other Health Problems

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Adults with eczema -- a chronic, itchy skin disease that often starts in childhood -- may also have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a new study.

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

New Psoriasis Drug Approved

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The anti-psoriasis drug Cosentyx (secukinumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds

FRIDAY, Jan. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research dispels the widely held belief that spiders are a common cause of skin infections in people.

Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Psoriasis is more than just a troublesome skin condition for millions of Americans -- it also causes up to $135 billion a year in direct and indirect costs, a new study shows.

Health Tip: What's Causing my Child's Eczema?

(HealthDay News) -- Eczema is a common condition that can cause dry, red and itchy skin.

Preventing Diaper Rash

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Diaper rash is a common problem for babies, but parents can take steps that help keep skin from getting red and inflamed.

Health Tip: Minimize Acne

(HealthDay News) -- Acne can develop due to causes from hormones to medications. To help prevent breakouts, it's important to keep skin clean and healthy.

Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer U.S. teens are using indoor tanning beds and booths, although this risky behavior remains popular with more than 1.5 million high school students, a new survey reveals.