Miraca Life Sciences Names Elsa Velazquez-mcguirk, Md, As Director Of Dermatopathology

23 Nov

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Velazquez-McGuirk is versed in all areas of dermatopathology with a special focus on squamous cancers and their precursors. Dr. Velazquez-McGuirk will be succeeding Dr. Evan Farmer, who has served as Miraca’s Director of Dermatopathology for the last 2 years and will be retiring as of November 1st. “Dr. Farmer has made invaluable contributions to our organization and has left our dermatopathology team well-poised for success in the future. We are very appreciative of the great leadership that he has provided us, and we wish him a fulfilling and healthy pediatric dermatologist retirement,” said Richard Lash, M.D., Chief Medical Officer. “We are also very excited to have Dr. Velazquez-McGuirk accept the directorship of our Dermatopathology Division. She brings a wealth of experience to this important role and is ideally suited to advance our dermatopathology practice. Additionally, her familiarity with our unique practice model and our clients will help her assume this role seamlessly.” About Miraca Life Sciences Serving more than 3,500 patients each day, Miraca Life Sciences is a leader in providing an academic-caliber pathology laboratory with diagnostic services in the fields of dermatology, gastroenterology, hematology and urology.

One day microscopy workshop & CME in dermatopathology

Shruti Bhargawa will grace the occasion and deliver lectures on Vesiculobullous Lesions, Granulomatous Lesions and Tumors of Skin. Prof. Veena Maheshwari said that the inauguration will be held at 12.30 pm. AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Zameer Uddin Shah and President of Dermatopathology Society of India, Prof. Manoj Kumar Singh will grace the inaugural ceremony. The seminar will be beneficial for practicing pathologist as well as for students of Pathology, she added. Shortlink: Posted by admin on September 25, 2013. Filed under Health .


How To Get Perfect Skin – Likes

22 Nov

Or http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/features/clear-skin-makeover shave or wax or exfoliate for that matter. You probably can’t afford a facial except for once-a-month or so. So http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/22/world/africa/thomas-rees-plastic-surgeon-and-humanitarian-dies-at-86.html what do you do? Read on. We’ll explain.

Britney Spears On Zits, Haters, Shoes, Feathers, Boys

19 Nov

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Britney Spears poses for the December issue of ‘Lucky’ mag, on newsstands Nov. 6. (Photo: Ben Watts, Lucky) Britney Spears explains why she wears powder Her kids think she’s a ‘superhero’ Fashion obsession of the moment has to do with feathers SHARE 6 CONNECT 5 TWEET 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE Britney Spears is getting Lucky, the cover of Lucky mag’s December issue , that is. And even though she’s 30, and far from those early Mickey Mouse days, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/25/popping-pimples-kill-you-infection_n_3961886.html she’s still battling zits and talking about boys (her own). Highlights from the interview: On the perks of being a mega-star and the woes of having zits: “I get, like, these giant boxes of lip gloss and nail polish, and it’s like candy.” Not that she actually wears all of it. “I really just wear mascara all the time. And powder, because I have zits.” On what set fiance Jason Trawick, apart from her other boyfriends (and two husbands): “He was sweet.” For example: “He says he doesn’t mind that I sit around in sweats all the time.” On how her two sons react to her being, well, Britney Spears: “They’re in the middle right now of trying to figure it out. They try to figure out where I go when I go to film X Factor.

Acne In Women Can Signal Hormone Problems

16 Nov

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Identifying such cases is important, not only to better treat women’s acne, but also to correct hormone imbalances that can lead to other health problems, said Dr. Kanade Shinkai, a dermatologist at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, who specializes in acne treatments . However, doctors often simply give women prescriptions for acne treatments, such as antibiotics, which typically don’t work for acne caused by hormone imbalances, Shinkai said. Women who visit the dermatologist for acne and who experience signs of a hormonal disorder, such as irregular periods, should discuss their symptoms with their doctors, Shinkai said. In addition, it’s important for dermatologists to conduct a thorough medical history of their patients so that they can identify hormonal disorders that manifest as acne, she said. Symptoms Acne in adult women is often hard to treat.

What http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20100524005902/en/Research-Markets-Dermatopathology-Interactive-Atlas causes it? Stress, hormones, cosmetics, food? And should you treat it the same way you did as a teenager? (on.aol.com) No better acne solution – ever!. Those ridden with chronic blemishes will often consult a dermatologist to prescribe even stronger organic and chemically compounded solutions. But, what is out there for the people who want a more naturally gentle remedy to fight acne prone skin? Me, being the naturalist I am, I have always used natural homeopathic remedies for my acne. Using pure Tea Tree oil extract on a hot towel to wash my face has often helped to rid my face of bacteria that is prone to cause acne. With news of a product that offers both medicinal and natural healing for adult acne, I must say – can’t wait to use one of the best acne products on the market that uses more natural ingredients than any other solution. Using nature’s most healing botanical properties, like Aloe Vera, Passion Flower, and Sage could never be a bad thing for your skin.

The Secret Life Of Pimple Poppers

11 Nov


In our current gross-out moment, when Lady Gagas labia can become water cooler fodder, when Tiger Woods golden shower-related texts are read by millions, and when there are popular websites and best-selling books devoted to excrement, pimples reside firmly in the socially radioactive TMI zone. Discuss at your own peril. For most of us, that is. Just below the mainstream lies a thriving pimple-popping culture. On YouTube , graphic videos of people squeezing impressive pimples (or sometimes having the zits squeezed for them) earn hundreds of thousands of views. These clips have no narrative or context. If they were pornos, theyd http://null be all money shots.

Clearpath Iphone And Ipad Medical App Review

10 Nov

The zoom level is a bit misleading, as once you get to around 8x zoom, the detail doesnt change from there to 40x, the image just gets blurrier. The screenshots below will give you a better idea of this. One of the frustrating issues with the app is that it requires an internet connection to download the images as you browse them. People with slow connections will be punished for being cheapskates. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2480293/Doctors-said-lump-arm-cyst–I-SKIN-CANCER.html People using mobile data will feel the angry wrath of the 3G/4G gods. As a rough guide, each section in the index seems to range from 5Mb up to 60Mb. There is an option in the main page to download the images, so its possible to do so at home. Theres a glossary section which doesnt seem to be working properly yet. Choosing something from the list only shows the text explanation, and no slide or image. Given that this is primarily focused on being an atlas, an image with the text would be ideal.

Ruc Flawed But Functional

5 Nov

Essentially they’re responding to the government’s desire to let a third party inflict pain, without a logical model.” Dr. Sanchez adds, “They want to review some of the dermatology codes, but they’re not asking dermatologists to get involved. They’re asking family practitioners, who aren’t the typical practitioner” who uses those codes. Dr. Kaufmann says that as a participant in the RUC process, he would prefer that these determinations remained under the RUC purview. However, he says, the specialty of dermatology will “have to abide by whatever recommendations these projects make to the RUC if CMS tells us we have to.” Additionally, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has proposed that CMS create primary-care-specific E/M codes with higher relative values to reflect more demanding E/M requirements in primary care versus specialties. However, Dr. Kaufmann says, dermatology opposes specialty-specific codes. “From the RUC perspective,” he says, “an office visit is an office visit, no matter who’s doing it.” Dr. Siegel adds, “The primary-care-as-gatekeeper model was tried in the 1990s and for an assortment of reasons fell out of favor.” Addressing the concern that RVUs always ascend over time, Dr. Siegel counters, “That’s not true.” Specialties in which payments have declined in recent years include pathology and cardiology, he says. Furthermore, he says CMS does not simply rubber-stamp RUC recommendations. In fact, Dr. Kaufmann says that the percentage of RUC recommendations adopted by CMS has fallen from greater than 90 percent to 87 percent for 2012.1 Taken together or separately, Dr. Siegel says, the many proposed RUC remedies are all worrisome.