More than Just Skin Deep: COVID and the Skin

by Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi and Edited by Dr. Christopher M. Cirino The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic erupted in early December 2019 and spread worldwide in the ensuing months. SARS-CoV-2 causes mild to severe respiratory infections and gastrointestinal, neurological, and dermatological complications (Li et al. 2020; Singh et al. 2021). Skin manifestations in COVID may appear in … Continue reading More than Just Skin Deep: COVID and the Skin

The Function of Skin: A Close-up Look at 5

As the largest organ of the body with an area of approximately 20 square feet, human skin forms a barrier between the body organs and the environment .

What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Besides the discomfort caused by a sunburn, there is a potential for significant immediate and long-term harm. The accumulation of damage from past burns not only accelerates wrinkling and other skin changes of aging but also increases the risk of skin cancer. The purpose of this article is to outline the three types of skin … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer