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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

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…

In the Journals

Region-growing algorithm performs best in melanoma classification using AI

November 7, 2019
The region-growing algorithm had the best segmentation performance in an assessment of the effectiveness of artificial intelligence methods for…

Meeting News

Nomogram tool improves prediction of melanoma recurrence

November 6, 2019
The DecisionDx-Melanoma prognostic test improves risk assessment and allows physicians to optimize treatment decisions, follow-up frequency and the…

Top dermatology news: Private equity debate, psoriasis therapy costs, more

November 4, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, Suzanne Bruce, MD, presented findings at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery…

In the Journals

Bariatric surgery associated with reduced risk for skin cancer

November 1, 2019
In patients with obesity, researchers identified a decreased incidence in melanoma after bariatric surgery, which may lead to better understanding of…

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

Steering committee develops evidence-based consensus on cSCC staging, workup, treatment

October 28, 2019
CHICAGO — In patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, a multidisciplinary discussion on treatment options should include…

Meeting News

Augmented intelligence can work as a virtual clinical assistant

October 26, 2019
CHICAGO — Deploying artificial intelligence in the dermatology practice will help bring more humanity back and lead to more engaged and…

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