Got Scabies? Here's What to Do

FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you or a family member develops scabies, you need to take immediate action, a dermatologist advises.

Have Eczema? No Need for Bleach Baths, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Dec. 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Bathing in water is just as effective for the treatment of eczema as bathing in a bleach solution, a new review of previous research indicates.

4 Steps for Healthier Nails

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Good nail care is important, but it's possible to overdo it.

With Diabetes, Be on the Alert for Foot Sores

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having diabetes means keeping track of what you eat, how much you exercise, your blood sugar levels and even the condition of your feet.

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and the more severe the psoriasis, the greater their risk, a new study finds.

Prolonged Breast-Feeding May Guard Against Teen Eczema

MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Encouraging new mothers to stick with breast-feeding may halve the already small risk that infants will develop eczema when they hit their teens, new research suggests.

Newer Eczema Treatments Offer Relief

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Children and adults with eczema shouldn't suffer in silence because new, improved treatments can do more to help ease the uncomfortable, itchy rash associated with the skin condition.

Can Man's Best Friend Chase Away Eczema, Asthma?

FRIDAY, Oct. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of children struggling with eczema or asthma might think that having a dog would only make it harder to control their child's condition.

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- With her pink tresses and eye-catching stage costumes, pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper was never one to hide. But that's exactly what she wanted to do when she developed psoriasis, which spread to most of her body and sapped her strength before the skin disorder was controlled.

Timely Tips for First-Degree Burns

TUESDAY, Oct. 24, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- First-degree burns are common and many can be treated at home, a dermatologist says.