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Research summary: Cutaneous findings in neurofibromatosis type 1


We recently published an open-access practical overview describing in detail the most typical cutaneous findings of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).

[4 min read] Nutrition therapy for metabolic syndrome

metabolic syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality worldwide, and its global prevalence is estimated to be around 20-25% in the adult population [1].

[Podcast] Imiquimod for BCC


In this latest podcast, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer of National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Dr Yevgeny (Gene) Filanovsky (a Family Physician with Cutaneous Surgery and Skin Cancer Focus at Skin Care West, Canada) about how he uses imiquimod in his practice for the treatment of BCC.

[8 min watch] Dermoscopy of juvenile xanthogranuloma in children


In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo gives an update on an interesting topic in dermatology: juvenile xanthogranuloma in children. He explores this topic through a study he published with colleagues this month, as well as real patient cases to exemplify the dermoscopic characteristics used to diagnose this condition.

[5 min read] Managing pregnancy complications in primary care

pregnancy complications

The vast majority of pregnancies progress without any complications. Many minor problems and complications are managed by the general practitioner; however, it is essential to know when referral to secondary care is warranted.

Research summary: Effect of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma

confocal microscopy

A very interesting and important trial has recently been published that looks at the role and value of confocal microscopy on diagnostic accuracy of melanoma.

[9 min read] Can medicinal cannabis help with Autism?


Like much of the progress seen in the medical cannabis industry, the use of CBD oil for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has grown from the grassroots level.

[4 min read] How can a GP get started providing cosmetic services in primary care?

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cosmetic services

Most primary care doctors work in an environment adequate for minimally invasive cosmetic treatments. They also possess the fundamental medical knowledge necessary to expand their range of services in this direction.

[6 min watch] How to identify collision tumours

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collision tumours

In his latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano provides a comprehensive update on identifying and managing collision tumours in a primary care or skin cancer practice.

[Podcast] The future of digital imaging for skin cancer detection

In this latest podcast, Professor Peter Soyer gives a sneak peek into his presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, where he will talk about his latest groundbreaking research projects and the future of digital imaging in skin cancer detection.