Skin Blog

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...

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...

Skin Blog 12 - January 2019: Why have you not heard of this special magic cream which I found on Facebook/Youtube/Goggle?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/01/2019 11:50 AM
Skin Blog 12 - January 2019: Why have you not heard of this special magic cream which I found on Facebook/Youtube/ Google?        The global cosmeceuticals market was...

Skin Blog 11 - December 2018: Roaccutane / Accutane / Oratane is evil. My Dermatologist is evil for recommending it.

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/12/2018 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 11 - December 2018: Roaccutane/ Accutane/ Oratane is evil. My Dermatologist is evil for recommending it.   Recent publications in non-evidence-based websites has led to...

Skin Blog 10 - March 2018: Do I need a face-to-face full skin check or a Molemap/Molescan/ some "other Scan" technology?

Posted By Dr. Eugene Tan,
01/03/2018 11:00 AM
Skin Blog 10 – March 2018: Do I need a face-to-face full skin check or a Molemap®/Molescan/ some “other Scan” technology? *Actual Dermoscopy image obtained from a face-to-face...