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2014-06-11 08:30:50

MARIETTA, Ga., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Marietta, Inc announces the opening of a new satellite location in Cherokee County, GA. Dr. Joel Griffies will begin seeing appointments twice a month at Cherokee Veterinary Emergency & Referral Center, 7800 Highway 92, Woodstock, GA 30189. Dr. Griffies is a board certified veterinary dermatology specialist as recognized by the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and the senior veterinary...

2012-07-24 23:01:18

PearlyPenilePapules.net, successful informational website, has launched an online directory for business listings for physicians who are able to treat pearly penile papules, a common and benign condition. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and general practitioners, report that many men experience a skin condition of tiny, white bumps on the penis. This condition is very common and completely benign, but most with the condition would like a dermatologist...

2012-07-03 10:25:59

Drugs are first to topically deliver gene therapy via commercial moisturizers for skin disease treatment “Getting under your skin” takes on a brave new meaning thanks to Northwestern University research that could transform gene regulation. A team led by a physician-scientist and a chemist -- from the fields of dermatology and nanotechnology -- is the first to demonstrate the use of commercial moisturizers to deliver gene regulation technology that has great potential for...

2012-06-19 09:38:41

Skin disease shares common inflammatory pathway with metabolic disorder Psoriasis is an independent risk for Type 2 Diabetes, according to a new study by researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with the greatest risk seen in patients with severe psoriasis. Researchers estimate that an additional 115,500 people will develop diabetes each year due to the risk posed by psoriasis above and beyond conventional risk factors. The research is published...


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  • A spider.
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