New York Daily News – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Disfigured Man Speaks out about Pope's Loving Embrace: I felt like I was in Paradise"
November 26, 2013
Vinicio Riva was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 1 when he was 15 years old.
Medical Daily – Dr. Marina Peredo: "Healthy Skin Awareness Month: Five Ways to Save your Skin from the Winter Blues"
November 23, 2013
Your skin is the first line of defense for the body's immune system.
The Weather Channel – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "The World's Weirdest Skin and Beauty Treatments"
November 7, 2013
Growing dissatisfaction with conventional skin and beauty treatments has caused many consumers to look towards nature for their anti-aging answers.
The New York Daily News – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Pope Francis Embraces Guests with Skin Conditions at Vatican"
November 6, 2013
Pope Francis received two special guests during his general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.
ABC News – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Movember: Science of the 'Stache"
November 5, 2013
It's "Movember," which means mustaches will be sprouting on faces everywhere to raise awareness for prostate and testicular cancer.
Yahoo! Shine – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Seven Surprising Ways You're Aging Your Skin"
November 4, 2013
Dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD, Director of Cosmetic & Clinical Research in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reveals the everyday activities that you may not realize are aging your skin.
Dermatology Times – Dr. Mark Kaufmann: "RUC Flawed But Functional"
November 1, 2013
No cryptic cartel, the American Medical Association (AMA)/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) is an indispensable piece of the healthcare payment puzzle that beats less logical options that have been proposed.
Dermatology Times – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Research Sheds Light on Pathophysiology of Acne, Rosacea"
November 1, 2013
Although the symptoms of acne and rosacea are well established, clear and definitive etiologies of these conditions have largely been unknown.
In Style – Dr. Debra Jaliman and Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Secrets to Strong, Smooth Tips at Every Age"
November 1, 2013
You can keep nails super-tough and snag-free with these handy pointers: "Resist switching your polish at the sight of every chip," said Debra Jaliman, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Glamour – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Nails Need a Little TLC After Too Many Gel Manicures? Here's How to Nurse Them Back to Health"
October 30, 2013
There's a lot of good stuff to say about gel manicures, but if you get too many of them in a row, they can leave your nails dry, brittle, and generally a mess.
Huffington Post – Dr. Gervaise Gerstner: "Five Derm Tips for Updating Your Skincare Routine for Fall"
October 29, 2013
To learn how to cope with the effects of cold weather on your skin, we spoke with board certified dermatologist Gervaise Gerstner, MD at Mount Sinai.
Psychology Today – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Is Porn Changing Women?"
October 28, 2013
This month's Vanity Fair magazine reports that women are facing tremendous peer pressure through social media to have meaningless sexual liaisons like a pornography clip.
Huffington Post – Dr. Ellen Marmur: "Questions about Aging That You're Too Embarrassed (Or Afraid) To Ask"
October 17, 2013
Ellen S. Marmur, MD, Vice Chair of Cosmetic and Dermatologic Surgery, and Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, spoke with The Huffington Post about some cosmetic challenges.
New York Magazine – Dr. Heidi Waldorf: "Why I Rolled 162 Tiny Needles into My Face"
October 16, 2013
Microneedling is the process of punching hundreds of tiny holes in your face, causing microscopic injury to the skin, which in turn stimulates the growth of new collagen.
Healio – Dr. Patricia Wexler: "Facial Filling Techniques Focus on Periphery of Face"
October 16, 2013
Patricia Wexler, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, gave a presentation at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting on facial filling techniques and how facial filling has changed over the years.
Dermatology Times – Dr. Mark Lebwohl: "Secukinumab Superior to Etanercept for Plaque Psoriasis"
October 14, 2013
Secukinumab, an interleukin-17A inhibitor, was more effective in treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis than the anti-tumor necrosis factor etanercept and current standard of care, according to a head-to-head phase 3 study.
Glamour.com – Dr. Heidi Waldorf: "Everyone's Buzzing That Honey Can Help Clear Up Acne, But Is It True?"
October 8, 2013
The latest ingredient I am seeing everywhere in skin care product is manuka honey - bee honey that comes from the New Zealand and Australia native manuka trees- but does it really work?
Fox News – Dr. Ellen Marmur: "First Cases of Flesh-Eating Drug Krokodil Surface in US"
September 26, 2013
Krokodil, a flesh-eating drug which first surfaced in Russia more than a decade ago, has reportedly been found in the United States.
The New York Times – Dr. Marina Peredo: "New Beauty Goal: Plumper Cheeks"
September 25, 2013
Increasingly, dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons are turning their attention from smoothing out wrinkles to increasing volume.
HealthDay – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea"
August 28, 2013
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Mirvaso (brimonidine) for the treatment of the redness–clinically known as erythema–that is a hallmark of rosacea.
Medical Daily – Dr. Mark Lebwohl: "Psoriasis Patients Are Unhappy With Current Treatments; Are Health Insurance Constraints To Blame?"
August 23, 2013
Over half of psoriasis patients said they are unhappy with the treatment they’re receiving for the immune-mediated skin condition, finds a new study published in JAMA Dermatology.
Teen Vogue – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Acne on Your Chin? Here's How to Beat Those Persistent Pimples"
August 20, 2013
For girls, the chin is a prime target for big, painful pimples that continue to pop up again and again
Health – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Can Chocolate Give You Youthful Skin?"
August 8, 2013
A recent study by a group of London scientists found that those who ate 20 grams of dark chocolate for 12 weeks were able to stay in the sun for twice as long without getting burned in comparison to those who ate none.
Everyday Health – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Psoriasis Problems More than Skin Deep"
August 7, 2013
The problems of psoriasis affect more than just your skin, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, which found that people with the condition are at an increased risk for other diseases, such as diabetes, ulcers and heart disease.
CBS News – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "Psoriasis May Raise Risk for Diseases of Heart, Lungs, Kidneys"
August 7, 2013
University of Pennsylvania researchers have found that compared to patients without psoriasis, people with the inflammatory skin condition were at risk of having at least one additional major medical disease.
The Huffington Post – Dr. Ellen Marmur: "Cracking the Code Behind Aging Skin"
August 7, 2013
As the Former Vice Chair of Cosmetic and Dermatological Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Ellen Marmur, MD, recently established a next generation anti-aging lab with the hospital's Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences.
CNN Health – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Don't Forget Your Nose: Sun Screen 101"
August 2, 2013
As a general rule, SPF 15 blocks 93 percent of UVB rays, SPF 30 blocks 97 percent and SPF 50 blocks 98 percent.
HealthDay – Dr. Hooman Khorasani: "Tattoos Can Hide Malignant Melanomas, Experts Say"
July 31, 2013
Millions of Americans head to the tattoo parlor to get "inked" each year, but a new study suggests that getting a tattoo over a mole or birthmark may not be healthy because having a tattoo over a mole especially can make it difficult to detect the development of skin cancer.
HealthlineNews – Dr. Hooman Khorasani: "Is Thermal Face Scanning the Next Best Way to ID Everybody?"
July 17, 2013
Researchers have found a way to analyze an infrared image of a face and identify the person from his or her unique 'faceprint.'
Today – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Too Slimy? Live, Crawling Snails Used In Japanese Facials"
July 16, 2013
Snail slime is indeed rich in antioxidants and hyaluronic acid, which can help plump the skin, said Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetics and clinical research in dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
NY Daily News – Dr. Hooman Khorasani: "New York's Best Hospitals: A 'Star' Dermatologist Cures Skin Cancer at Mount Sinai"
July 16, 2013
By the time Salvador Ponte hobbled into Hooman Khorasani's skin cancer clinic at The Mount Sinai Hospital on September 23, 2011, a squamous cell carcinoma was running from Ponte's ankle to his knee.
Main Street – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Easy Home Remedies for Six Common Summer Maladies"
July 12, 2013
If you're experiencing the sting of a sunburn, you don't have to suffer until the burn eventually fades.
Live Strong – Dr. Debra Jaliman: "The 30 Safest Sunscreens and 3 to Avoid"
July 1, 2013
Beauty Without Cruelty Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, SPF 30, has been ranked by Live Strong as the number one rated all-purpose sunscreen.
AM New York – Dr. Marina Peredo: "Here's How to Be Safe In the Sun"
June 30, 2013
According to Marina Peredo, MD, a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, protecting your skin from cancer risks starting at a young age is one of the best preventive measures.
Medical Daily – Dr. Debra Jaliman: "Pedicure Care: Safety Tips For Clean and Pretty Feet All Summer Long"
June 24, 2013
Nail salons across the state were randomly selected to participate in a survey that found that all selected pedicure spas had mycobacterium that was isolated except for one foot spa that had only been in service for 11 days.
Redbook – Dr. Francesca Fusco: "12 Brilliant Summer Skin Tips – Soothe a Sunburn, Stat"
June 14, 2013
"To reduce pain and swelling from sunburn, pop two aspirin or ibuprofen as soon as possible," says Francesca Fusco, MD, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Yahoo! Shine – Dr. Jeannette Graf: "7 Cellulite Lies You Need to Stop Believing—NOW"
June 12, 2013
Dr. Jeannette Graf, Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, suggests eating right as a way of minimizing cellulite's reach.
WCBS TV – Dr. Gary Goldenberg: "New Treatments Go Below the Surface to Stop Skin Cancer Before it Starts"
June 10, 2013
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and treatments can leave you scarred and disfigured.
The Today Show – NBC News – Dr. Ellen Marmur: "Do Popular, Pricey Sunscreens Give the Protection they Claim?"
May 24, 2013
According to new ratings of 12 sunscreens by Consumer Reports, the priciest sunscreens proved to be the least effective, while some of the least-expensive sunscreens scored the best.
Health.com – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "20 Quick and Easy Ways to Get Healthier Fast"
April 1, 2013
"Do a full-body skin check once a month in a well-lit room," advises Joshua Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Allure – Dr. Patricia Wexler: "5 Ways to Get a Firmer, Younger-Looking Neck and Chest"
March 20, 2013
Patricia Wexler, an associate clinical professor of dermatology at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, loves doing a good neck lipo on her patients.
Vibe Vixen – Dr. Bruce Katz: "The Truth About Kim Kardashian's Vampire Facelift"
March 20, 2013
"First of all, there is no such thing as a vampire facelift," says Dr. Bruce Katz, Director of the Cosmetic Surgery and Laser Clinic at The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Prevention Magazine – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Goodbye, Gray Hair"
March 1, 2013
Sick of dying your hair to get rid of grays? One unique product, a supplement called Go Away Gray, purports to reverse age-related grayness—and restore natural color—permanently.
HealthDay – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "Study Finds No Tie Between Acne Drug Accutane and Crohn's, Colitis"
February 20, 2013
A new study of more than 45,000 women counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn's disease or colitis.
Conde Nast Traveler – Dr. Marina Peredo: "How to Stay Fresh on a Red-Eye or Long-Haul Flight"
February 11, 2013
Keeping your skin hydrated actually starts at home, not on the plane, says, dermatologist Dr. Marina Peredo, associate clinical professor of dermatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Men's Health News – Dr. Joshua Zeichner: "5 DIY Skin Fixes"
February 5, 2013
As it turns out, people most often visit their health care providers because of skin issues, according to a new Mayo Clinic Proceedings study.