In the Journals

Tazarotene shows favorable risk-benefit ratio for acne vulgaris

January 13, 2020
Tazarotene 0.045% lotion was associated with significant lesion reduction with a favorable adverse event profile in moderate to severe acne vulgaris…

Society helps increase awareness, research in skin of color

December 12, 2019
Aa result of advocacy by the Skin of Color Society, more dermatologic professionals are committed to work that strives to improve the societal…

In the Journals

Researchers propose diagnostic criteria for drug-induced intracranial hypertension

December 4, 2019
Common medications to treat acne and other inflammatory dermatoses strongly associated with drug-induced intracranial hypertension include vitamin A…

Mount Sinai researcher explores keloid response to Dupixent

December 4, 2019
Preliminary findings from Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, and colleagues demonstrate a novel use of dupilumab for managing chronic keloids with…

Initial data support zinc supplementation for acne vulgaris, hidradenitis suppurativa

November 26, 2019
Some preliminary evidence supports the use of zinc in the treatment of acne vulgaris and hidradenitis suppurativa, although further studies are…

Meeting News

Geronemus receives inaugural Vic Narurkar innovations award

November 19, 2019
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery awarded Roy G. Geronemus, MD, as its inaugural recipient of the Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in…

PRP improves hair density in women, top five stories in dermatology

November 11, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, mean hair density and hair caliber improved in a group of 30 women with androgenetic alopecia…

FDA News

FDA accepts new drug application for acne cream

November 8, 2019
The FDA has accepted for review the new drug application for clascoterone cream 1% and has set Aug. 27, 2020, as the Prescription Drug User Fee Act…

In the Journals

Experts call for iPLEDGE program reform to reduce administrative burden

November 5, 2019
Researchers, along with the American Academy of Dermatology, have organized an iPLEDGE Workgroup to advocate for its reform with the goal of reducing…

Meeting News

Updates on medical innovations in aesthetics: Hair growth is 'holy grail'

October 30, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The unmet needs in the medical aesthetics market currently reside in hair growth, skin tightening and texture, and acne…

Meeting News

Top five articles not to miss from ASDS annual meeting

October 28, 2019
Be sure to check out Healio Dermatology’s live coverage from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting. This year the…

Meeting News

Use of gold microparticles plus Nd:YAG laser improves acne

October 26, 2019
CHICAGO — Combining the use of gold microparticles with laser-mediated photothermolysis and topical retinoids was associated with a 61%…

Meeting News

Nano-pulse stimulation shows benefit in back acne

October 25, 2019
CHICAGO — Initial data presented here by Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, showed a decrease in the number of active acne lesions on the back 3 months…

FDA News

FDA approves minocycline topical foam for acne

October 22, 2019
The FDA has approved Amzeeq topical foam 4% for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9…

In the Journals

Patients overpay more for brand-name topical dermatologic drugs

October 10, 2019
Among topical dermatologic drugs, the mean overpayment for brand-name drugs was more than double that of generics, based on an analysis of claims…

South Beach Symposium hosts renowned faculty, interactive learning

October 8, 2019
Dermatology is gearing up for the upcoming South Beach Symposium in Miami Beach, Florida, Feb. 6-9, 2020. The annual conference has an extensive…

Taltz superior to Tremfya for complete skin clearance at 12 weeks

October 7, 2019
Eli Lilly and Co. reported that its phase 4 study, IXORA-R, met the primary endpoint of patients treated with Taltz showing statistically significant…

FDA News

FDA approves trifarotene cream for acne

October 4, 2019
The FDA recently approved Galderma’s topical retinoid cream, known as Aklief, for the treatment of acne vulgaris. Additionally, the company…

In the Journals

Isotretinoin, spironolactone may be safe acne treatments in patients with lupus

September 27, 2019
Patients with lupus should avoid combined oral contraceptive pills and tetracycline-class medications for acne, whereas isotretinoin and…

Hair regrowth, PRP for ulcer healing among top dermatology news from last week

September 23, 2019
In alopecia areata, combination tofacitinib and oral minoxidil therapy may be superior to tofacitinib alone, according to researchers from Yale…

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