African American Patient

A Mindfulness-Based Smartphone Application Intervention to Improve the Quality of Life of Patients with CTCL
CTCLDr. Nishad Sathe, Next Steps Correspondent, interviewed Lily M. Parker, second year medical student at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, to dig deeper on her research study titled “A mindfulness-based smartphone application intervention to improve the quality of life of patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. A pilot/feasibility study, and an analysis of social determ …
Treating Alopecia in Skin of Color Patients: How to Arrest Loss and Promote Regrowth
alopecia in socCan you improve your culturally-competent hair loss consultation? Would you like to grow your toolbox for comprehensive alopecia treatment? If so, you are in the right place! Hair loss is a frequent concern for patients visiting the dermatologist, especially in patients with pigmented skin types. Kinky or coiled hair has an innate fragility that makes African Americans especially prone to hair …
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A Closer Look at a Multi-Targeted Approach to Hair Loss in African American Women
Hair Loss in African American WomanHair loss is a common problem that spares no gender or ethnic group. As we know, there are differences in straight and curly hair including follicle shape, growth rate, and density.2Similarly, there are also differences epidemiologically in what types of hair loss are more commonly seen in different ethnic groups, as well as how it’s diagnosed and treated.2 JDD authors Cheryl Burgess MD, Wendy R …
Hair Loss in African American Woman