Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Patients using prescription creams, gels, sprays and pills for skin conditions may shell out substantially more at the pharmacy than they did just six years ago, a new study suggests.

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children with the skin condition eczema often have trouble sleeping. Now, a new study suggests that over-the-counter melatonin might boost their shuteye.

What You Need to Know When Your Child Gets a Rash

FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When children develop a rash, parents might think it's simply due to a skin irritation. But viruses are also a common cause of rashes in children, an expert says.

Many Patients With Acne Take Antibiotics Too Long: Study

FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with severe acne remain on antibiotics too long before they are prescribed more effective medication, researchers say.

Health Tip: Healthy Skin Doesn't Have to Cost a Fortune

(HealthDay News) -- A good skin care regimen doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. But it should leave your skin clean and full of moisture.

B Vitamin May Help Ward Off Some Skin Cancers

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A cheap and readily available vitamin supplement appears to reduce a person's risk of some skin cancers, a new clinical trial indicates.

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema

MONDAY, Oct. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New gene variants associated with the skin condition eczema have been identified by an international team of researchers.

Dermatologist Offers Tips for Dealing With Warts

SATURDAY, Oct. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- No one is completely immune from warts, but some people are more susceptible to these unattractive skin growths, one expert says.

Many Skin Cancer Patients Skip Routine Self-Exams

FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people who've had melanoma skin cancer don't regularly check their skin for new or recurring signs of cancer, a new study reveals.

Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to Prosthetics

THURSDAY, Oct. 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a step toward giving prosthetic limbs a sense of touch, scientists have developed an artificial skin that can "feel" pressure and send those signals to brain cells.