Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Disfiguring 'Fish Scale' Disease

THURSDAY, June 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists have discovered another gene mutation behind certain cases of ichthyosis -- a group of rare disorders that cause dry scales to form on the skin.

Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis

FRIDAY, May 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug might help ease the pain and disability of a form of arthritis often linked to psoriasis.

Haywire Immune Cells May Help Cause Baldness

THURSDAY, May 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Faulty immune cells may play a role in hair loss, a new study suggests.

Sunscreen 101

TUESDAY, May 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Many people make mistakes when using sunscreen that could increase their risk of skin cancer, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Protect Your Feet From Warts

(HealthDay News) -- Warts are small bumps, caused by a virus, that are highly contagious.

Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test

TUESDAY, May 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements aren't likely to reduce the risk of asthma, allergies or the skin condition eczema in children or adults, a new study finds.

Kids' Sun Safety Means 'Slip, Slap, Slop'

FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children spend a lot of time outside in the summer, so parents need to stay on top of their sun protection, a skin cancer expert advises.

White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Could that glass of Chardonnay affect the condition of your skin?

Health Tip: Caring for Nail Psoriasis

(HealthDay News) -- Nail psoriasis causes pitting, discoloration and thickening of the nails.

Health Tip: Managing Dandruff

(HealthDay News) -- If a flaky scalp is bothering you, medicated shampoo may do the trick. But lifestyle changes also can help prevent dandruff.