Skin Blog

Integrative Dermatology

Posted By Dr. Stephen Lai,
26/03/2022 10:40 AM
Integrative Dermatology   Integrating conventional medicine and alternative therapies. Integrative Dermatology combines the best of conventional dermatology with some of the more...

Role of Diet, Nutrition and Supplements in Sun Protection

Posted By Dr Stephen Lai,
26/03/2022 10:35 AM
Role of Diet, Nutrition and Supplements in Sun protection The Slip, Slop, Slap Slogan has become institutionalised as the core message of Cancer Council’s SunSmart Program. The campaign is widely cred...

Skin Blog 20 – October 2021 - Face masks and skin problems

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
02/10/2021 07:00 AM
Skin Blog 20 – October 2021 - Face masks and skin problems Reference: https://www.dermcoll.edu.au/covid-19-for-fellows/   Should I wear a face-mask? The World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

Skin Blog 19 - Sept 2021 - COVID-19 vaccination and dermatology patients who are on biologic and immunosuppressant drugs

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
10/09/2021 19:00 PM
This blog is based on expert recommendations from the Australian Medical Dermatology Group published on 30th March 2021:  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajd.13593   How...

Skin Blog 18 - February 2021 - What is nocebo?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/02/2021 12:00 PM
Skin Blog 18 - February 2021 - What is nocebo?   The word “nocebo” comes from Latin which means “to harm”. In medicine, the term nocebo is used to describe the experiencing of side effects from...

Skin Blog 17 - October 2020: Breakthrough cancer treatment! Cold virus kills cancer cells!

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/10/2020 12:00 PM
Skin Blog 17 – October 2020: Breakthrough cancer treatment! Cold virus kills cancer cells! On 14th October 2020, Queensland researchers made a breakthrough in the treatment of basal cell...

Skin Blog 16 - May 2020: How Dr. Google is wrong

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/05/2020 12:00 PM
Skin Blog 16 – May 2020: How Dr. Google is wrong   Australians love on-line technology. About 80% of Australians report searching the internet for health information, and nearly 40% seek...

Skin Blog 15 - December 2019: Natural does not mean safe - the dirt on clean beauty products

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/12/2019 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 15 - December 2019: Natural does not mean safe – the dirt on clean beauty product This blog is a summary from an excellent manuscript published in Journal of American Medical Association...

Skin Blog 14 - May 2019: Diet and Dermatology

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/05/2019 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 14 - May 2019: Diet and Dermatology          (Adapted from a two part series from Journal of American Academy of Dermatology  (J Am Acad Dermatol...

Skin Blog 13 - February 2019: The Many Faces of Melanoma

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/02/2019 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 13 - February 2019 : The many faces of melanoma   JAAD January 2019 Volume 80, Issue 1, Pages 178–188.e3   What do we know? Dermatologists have known that there are many...