Tinea versicolor is caused by a yeast that normally lives in everybody’s scalp. People who live in a warm humid climate are more susceptible to acquiring the infection. Once established… Read More


Athlete’s foot occurs often in warm moist areas such as the space between the toes. The fungus that causes  athletes foot is  in many areas of our environment. It may… Read More


Shingles is caused by the chickenpox virus that has been present in your body since childhood. The disease usually appears when some sort of stress occurs. The person may be… Read More


People living in the Kitavan Islands (off the coast of Papua New Guinea) and the Aché hunter-gathers of Paraguay do not suffer from acne and this is possibly associated with… Read More


An actinic keratosis is a scaling eruption that occurs most often in the sun exposed areas. This includes the scalp, ears, face, back of the hands and the forearms. These… Read More


Acne is influenced by a number of factors, but a growing body of evidence is showing that diet does have an influence on the sevarity of acne.