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Educational videos improve dermatology residents’ understanding of Mohs surgery

January 22, 2020
Educational video modules helped improve dermatology residents’ understanding of Mohs micrographic surgery, according to a research letter…

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FDA: Some sunscreen ingredients exceed safety threshold, but still OK to use

January 21, 2020
Six active ingredients in four different commercially-available sunscreen formulations applied by healthy study participants were systemically…

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Survey determines core outcome sets for actinic keratosis trials

January 16, 2020
The Delphi consensus determined that six core outcomes should be reported in regard to actinic keratosis trials, according to a survey study and…

$1 million grants fund research into melanoma metastasis

January 4, 2020
American Cancer Society and Melanoma Research Alliance provided two $1 million grants that will fund research focused on metastasis of melanoma and…

Healio highlights top dermatology news of the year, decade

December 27, 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, Healio reflects on the top news in dermatology from not only the past year, but the past 10 years, as we welcome a new…

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31-GEP test shows clinical utility in cutaneous melanoma

December 18, 2019
An independent review of currently available literature showed that the 31-gene expression profile test in cutaneous melanoma may be supported by…

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…

Top stories in dermatology: IMIDs in psoriasis, Dupixent for keloids

December 10, 2019
In a top Healio Dermatology story, preliminary findings from Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, demonstrate a novel use of dupilumab for managing chronic…

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Patient decisions on dysplastic nevus management vary based on information framing

December 6, 2019
How clinicians frame the information presented to patients about dysplastic nevi diagnosis and management affects patient decision-making on surgical…


Melanoma testing: Progress in practice

December 5, 2019
by Brook Brouha, MD, PhD Until recently, a physician’s ability to interpret and predict the future of melanocytic lesions was limited to…

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Video education, simulation improve surgical training among dermatology residents

December 2, 2019
Among dermatology residents, researchers saw an increase in the Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills instrument after implementing a…

Top dermatology news in November highlights oral health in psoriasis

December 2, 2019
Oral health and hygiene and dietary practices may be associated with the development and severity of psoriasis, in a study from Dermatology Online

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Opioid workgroup guidelines address treatment of dermatologic postop pain

November 19, 2019
The Opioid-Prescribing in Dermatology Workgroup determined that 10% of patients or less undergoing 87 common dermatological procedures require…

Fruit consumption linked to psoriasis severity, other top dermatology headlines

November 18, 2019
Researchers from The Ohio State University College of Medicine found links between oral health and fruit consumption to psoriasis severity in the top…

Cancer worry linked to unemployment, other top news in skin cancer

November 14, 2019
Popular recent headlines in skin cancer include research from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center identifying greater cancer worry among patients…

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Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

November 13, 2019
Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to results of a…

South Beach Symposium: A shift toward patient-centered dermatology care

November 12, 2019
Dermatology is gearing up for the upcoming 18th Annual South Beach Symposium in Miami Beach, Florida, from Feb. 6 to 9, 2020. The annual conference…

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Teledermatology requires fewer visits to detect skin cancer

November 12, 2019
In skin cancer diagnosis, teledermatology has a sensitivity greater than 90% and a specificity greater than 80% compared with direct referral from…

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…

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Experts optimize the total-body skin exam

November 8, 2019
Researchers developed a standardized total-body skin examination procedure using video recordings of dermatology faculty members and residents…

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