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…

In the Journals

Patient-reported outcome measures with Skindex may yield more comprehensive data

September 19, 2019
Relying primarily on patient global assessments falls short in determining comprehensive disease severity, but by adding the Skindex instrument or…

In the Journals

Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide gel reduces atrophic acne scars, lesions up to 48 weeks

September 18, 2019
After 24 weeks of treatment with adapalene/benzoyl peroxide gel, atrophic acne scarring and lesions were reduced, and results were maintained after…

Mohs surgery offers greater survival and other top dermatology stories

September 16, 2019
In the top Healio Dermatology story last week, melanomas of the head and neck treated with Mohs micrographic surgery had a significantly higher…

In the Journals

Long-term trifarotene safe, effective for facial, truncal acne

September 11, 2019
Trifarotene cream was safe and well tolerated in the treatment of moderate facial and truncal acne in a multicenter, open-label phase 3 clinical…

Top dermatology headlines from August

September 3, 2019
As students go back to school and parents resign beach gear to its out-of-season digs at the back of the garage, Healio Dermatology reflects on big…

Hyperkalemia with spironolactone in older women, more top dermatology news from last week

August 27, 2019
Women aged 46 to 65 years prescribed spironolactone for acne had a higher rate of incident hyperkalemia compared with younger women, which warrants…

In the Journals

Hyperkalemia risk higher in older women taking spironolactone for acne

August 19, 2019
In women prescribed spironolactone for acne, the rate of incident hyperkalemia at follow-up was significantly higher for those aged 46 to 65 years…

Sunscreen density, private equity and other top dermatology stories in August so far

August 16, 2019
Private equity-based dermatology practice consolidation increased at a mean rate of 65% each year from 2012 to 2017, according to researchers from…

FDA accepts NDA for tazarotene lotion for acne

August 8, 2019
The FDA has accepted a new drug application for IDP-123, a lotion for the treatment of acne, according to an announcement from Bausch Health and…

Most popular stories from AAD Summer Meeting

August 1, 2019
The American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting recently wrapped up in New York. The most popular live coverage from Healio Dermatology

Meeting News

Glycemic index associated with acne occurrence

July 30, 2019
NEW YORK — Insulin-like growth factor type 1 could be responsible for perpetuating acne, according to Linda F. Stein Gold, MD,

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