Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy

(HealthDay News) -- If you've been exposed to poison ivy, a few suggestions can help ease the itch, prevent the rash's spread and reduce your risk of skin infection.

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne.

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's only been tested in one patient so far, but researchers report that a drug for rheumatoid arthritis may be a promising treatment for the discoloring skin condition known as vitiligo.

New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with the skin disease psoriasis showed significant improvement when taking an experimental drug called ixekizumab, according to a late-stage, phase 3 clinical trial.

Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes

MONDAY, June 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- During the summer, people tend to get more scrapes, cuts and scratches, which can lead to scars.

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis

FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries increase the risk of psoriatic arthritis in people who have psoriasis, a new study suggests.

Mouse Study Hints at Treatment for Itch-Related Ills Like Eczema

THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An itch that just won't go away: Many people will suffer from eczema or some other ailment involving chronic itch during their lifetime, and a new study in mice hints at why this happens.

Poison Ivy's Gonna Get Ya...

SATURDAY, June 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Poison ivy, oak and sumac are common outdoor hazards, but there are a number of ways to prevent exposure and reduce your suffering if you do come into contact with these plants, an expert says.

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The many different types of bacteria that live on your skin are your first line of defense against dangerous germs, but the protection they provide may be reduced by exposure to ultraviolet light and lack of nutrients and moisture, researchers say.