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Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, affects the quality of life of about 3% of the world’s population. An article in The Wall Street Journal discusses a new treatment option, miraDry, which was approved by the FDA last year. MiraDry uses microwave energy to destroy sweat glands in the armpits,...
Tracy Pfeifer, MD  sheds some light into the world of sunblock. Discussing both physical blocks and chemical blocks as well as SPF levels, Dr. Pfeifer gives her take as to what works best.  
According to an article found online in The Lancet, “spray-on skin cells” significantly improved wound healing versus standard care in patients with venous leg ulcers. In this phase 2, double-blind, randomized, placebo controlled-trial, changes in healing rates became visible with one week following...