Why do we itch? Why is touch so important for our mental wellbeing? In this episode, Ig Nobel prize winner, Professor Francis McGlone joins us to discuss his research into itch and touch.
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AI in dermatology with Dr Rubeta Matin
38:46In the final episode of the season Dr Rubeta Matin talks about AI and the challenges and opportunities in developing AI tools for dermatology.
Cosmetic Interventions with Dr Tamara Griffiths
34:39In this episode Consultant Dermatologist Dr Tamara Griffiths talks about non-surgical cosmetic procedures, what the risks are, and how can you ensure you are getting treatment from a qualified practitioner?
Dr Thivi Maruthappu on being a skin detective
34:34In this episode Consultant Dermatologist Dr Thivi Maruthappu shares her interest in using the skin to spot the warning signs of underlying medical conditions, particularly genetic ones. Clues on the skin can help medical professionals identify conditions which otherwise might go undetected, with grave consequences.
An eczema journey with Dr Gavin Fong
43:52In this episode we talk to Dr Gavin Fong about his experience growing up with atopic eczema. This follows an incredible talk Gavin gave at the BAD’s 101st annual meeting and delves into his journey, from the treatments he received as a child, the psychological effects he experienced as a teenager, as well as the positives he has taken from his experience.
The Environment and the skin with Dr Rachel Abbott and Dr Misha Rosenbach
44:44In this episode we talk to Dr Rachel Abbott and Dr Misha Rosenbach about how the environment can affect skin health. We also discuss reducing your carbon footprint and ways of combating climate change in the workplace.
Adolescent skin with Dr Tess McPherson
38:54In this episode we talk to Dr Tess McPherson all about adolescent skin. We learn about the most common adolescent skin conditions and how they can be managed successfully. As well as the pros and cons social media. Listen to this week’s episode to learn more.
Pregnancy and the skin with Dr Justine Kluk
31:47In this episode we talk to Dr Justine Kluk all about pregnancy and skin. Is pregnancy glow a myth? What changes to the skin can we expect during pregnancy and what can we do about them? Which skin treatments can you use during pregnancy and which should you avoid? Tune in to find out.
Itch and Touch with Professor Francis McGlone
34:51Why do we itch? Why is touch so important for our mental wellbeing? In this episode, Ig Nobel prize winner, Professor Francis McGlone joins us to discuss his research into itch and touch.
Sun Awareness Week with Dr Bav Shergill and Vicky Woodham
31:27This week is the British Association of Dermatologists’ Sun Awareness Week and today’s episode is all about looking after your skin and spotting the signs of skin cancer, the UK’s most common cancer. As well as expertise from Dr Bav Shergill, Vicky Woodham talks about her experience of being diagnosed with skin cancer in 2017.
Skin Microbiome with Professor Carsten Flohr
31:06Our understanding of the skin microbiome, the community of organisms that live on our skin, has increased greatly in recent years. In this episode, Professor Carsten Flohr runs through the current knowledge and ongoing research in the field including how the the skin microbiome impacts on skin health, how it could be targeted in treatments for skin disease and tips for maintaining a healthy skin microbiome.