STL Volume 15 Number 6

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Smoking and Skin Disease

Tobacco smoking is a serious and preventable health hazard that can cause or exacerbate a number of diseases and shorten life expectancy. This article delves into the role of smoking as an etiologic factor in the development of skin disease.

Sunscreens in the Management of Photodermatoses

Key to the management of photodermatoses is photoprotection, which includes seeking shade; wearing wide brimmed hats, and sunglasses; and applying sunscreens. This article discusses sunscreens, sun protection, UVA, UVB, and its role in managing various skin conditions.
Update on Drugs and Drug News

Update on Drugs and Drug News: June 2010

Update on CD56-binding monoclonal antibody (huN901) + maytansinoid cytotoxic agent (DM1) IMGN901, Small molecule oxychlorine compound (Microcyn® Skin and Wound HydroGel), Antifungal agent (K101/Kaprolac®).