Can lifestyle changes improve psoriasis?
What progress has been made in tackling eczema research priorities?
Emma Plugge asks whether screening the general population for malignant melanoma, a type of skin cancer, is likely to be of benefit.
In this blog, three Cochrane review authors share the latest evidence on dressings and topical agents for pressure ulcers.
This article for nurses, on venous leg ulcers, is one of a series of evidence reviews written by Sarah Chapman for the British Journal of Community Nursing
Lynda Ware blogs about Cochrane evidence on treatments for molluscum contagiosum, a common skin infection
Tacrolimus cream may be a good alternative to steroid creams for atopic dermatitis
The latest evidence on whether complementary therapies can improve acne symptoms
With no good evidence that using risk assessment tools helps prevent pressure ulcers, should we be using them?
Key message: interferon alpha improves both disease-free survival and overall survival of people with high-risk cutaneous melanoma. Interferon is also valid as a reference standard for future trialsClinical trials are research studies involving people who use healthcare services. They often compare a new or different treatment with the best treatment currently available. This is to […]
Key message: Oral evening primrose oil and borage oil are not effective treatments for eczema Anyone who suffers from eczema, or is close to someone who has it, knows that this common skin condition can be a real misery. In the developed world it’s on the increase. Treatments can be very time-consuming and many people […]