Meeting News

Maintenance therapy vital to acne treatment after antibiotics

July 26, 2019
NEW YORK — Acne experts gave key takeaways on antibiotics, hormonal therapies, isotretinoin and how diet may impact acne management in a…

In the Journals

Isotretinoin-exposed pregnancies, fetal defects still an issue after iPLEDGE implementation

July 17, 2019
Pregnancies, abortions and fetal defects associated with isotretinoin exposure continue to be a problem even though the number of pregnancy-related…

In the Journals

More data needed on link between isotretinoin, psychiatric events

July 11, 2019
Depressive disorders and suicidal ideation accounted for 55.1% of all reported psychiatric adverse events among patients taking isotretinoin from…

Research updates to mark the end of Acne Awareness Month

June 28, 2019
Acne affects up to 50 million Americans each year, making it the most common skin condition in the U.S., according to the American Academy of

Survey: Acne negative on career ambitions in young professionals

June 21, 2019
The toll of living with acne in young professionals within the workplace and romantic relationships is severe for many, and 70% of survey respondents…

Popular topics this week: Sunscreen ingredients, antibiotic acne gel

May 17, 2019
The most popular Healio Dermatology stories of the past week cover topics across the board: a toxicology study on sunscreen ingredients, clinical…

Bactericidal, antibiotic acne topical treatment reduces inflammatory lesions

May 13, 2019
Vyome Therapeutics reported results from two clinical trials of its anti-acne candidate VB-1953; the bactericidal, antibiotic topical gel kills…

Top three recent dermatology stories

April 22, 2019
Research exploring the risk for ear infections and strep throat in patients with atopic dermatitis garnered the most pageviews last week. In another…

In the Journals

Adiposity may have protective effect in young adults with acne

April 10, 2019
Overweight and obesity in young adults were inversely associated with acne, leading researchers to suggest that metabolically active adipose tissue…

In the Journals

Dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics after surgical procedures

April 9, 2019
Increased use of postoperative courses of oral antibiotics prescribed by dermatologists after surgical procedures may put patients at risk for…

Meeting News

Acne drug may not cause depression

March 13, 2019
Isotretinoin was not associated with an increased risk for depression in patients with acne, according to real-world data presented at American…

BiomX receives $32 million in funding for IBD therapy

February 21, 2019
BiomX, a company focused on developing customized phage therapies, secured $32 million in series B equity financing to help it develop new treatments…

FDA News

FDA approves Seysara for moderate to severe acne

October 2, 2018
Today, the FDA approved Seysara to treat inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients aged 9 years and older…

FDA News

FDA approves Altreno for acne treatment in kids, adults

August 24, 2018
The FDA has approved a new drug application for Altreno, a topical treatment for acne vulgaris produced by Ortho Dermatologics. This lotion…

In the Journals

Spironolactone as effective as antibiotics for acne in women

July 11, 2018
Among women with acne, spironolactone was as effective as oral tetracycline-class antibiotics, according to research published in the Journal of

Meeting News

Simultaneous educational program, electronic tool use improves acne care

March 19, 2018
Primary care pediatricians who utilized an educational program and an electronic medical record ordering tool at the same time were more likely to…

In the Journals

Acne linked to clinical depression

March 1, 2018
Patients with acne were at significant risk for clinical depression, according to data recently appearing in the British Journal of Dermatology.

TopMD appoints dermatologist to medical advisory board

August 4, 2017
TopMD, the parent company of CLn Skin Care, announced it has appointed Kristin A. Romine, MD, to its medical advisory board. Romine is founder of…

Foamix begins dosing in phase 3 study of minocycline foam for acne

August 3, 2017
Foamix Pharmaceuticals announced that the first patient has been dosed in its third phase 3 study to measure the efficacy and safety of FMX101, its…

Mobile app for acne geared to teenagers

August 1, 2017
Cutanea Life Sciences announced the introduction a new mobile application for patients who are prescribed Aktipak (erythromycin and benzoyl…

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