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…

In the JournalsPerspective

Dupilumab significantly improves atopic dermatitis in Asian, black and white patients

September 4, 2019
Dupilumab significantly improved atopic dermatitis signs, symptoms and quality of life in Asian, black and white patients, according to a pooled…

In the Journals

Hospital readmission rates, costs high in dermatology

September 3, 2019
Dermatological hospital readmission rates have remained constant, leading researchers to suggest improvements in both outpatient management of skin…

Glenmark receives FDA approval for generic atopic dermatitis cream

August 30, 2019
The FDA has granted final approval for pimecrolimus cream 1%, a generic form of Elidel, according to an announcement from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals…

In the Journals

Culturally aware communication skills training needed in dermatology

August 30, 2019
Outside of skin of color clinics, the satisfaction of care by black patients would improve if dermatologists underwent residency training in skin of…

In the Journals

IBD risk increases with Enbrel therapy for other autoimmune diseases

July 18, 2019
Patients receiving Enbrel for inflammatory diseases other than inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk for a diagnosis of Crohn’s…

Combination therapy yields greater improvement in severe rosacea

June 25, 2019
Patients with rosacea treated with topical ivermectin 1% cream and oral doxycycline modified-release 40 mg capsules had greater visible improvement…

In the Journals

Researchers propose use of ‘chronic pruritus of unknown origin’ designation

June 24, 2019
Researchers recommend new nomenclature of “chronic pruritus of unknown origin,” or CPUO, a diagnostic workup and classification to help…

In the Journals

American Indian, Alaska Native groups face substantial barriers to dermatological care

June 20, 2019
Among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, various barriers to dermatological care exist including reasonable access to a dermatologist…

In the Journals

Researchers propose pathogenesis of acute inflammatory edema

June 5, 2019
In a paper recently published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers proposed there is a three-part pathogenesis of acute…

In the Journals

Researchers suggest relationship between psoriasis and MS

May 8, 2019
Patients with multiple sclerosis are more likely to have prevalent or incident psoriasis, but the pathway that leads to both psoriasis and MS remains…

In the Journals

Age a key factor when considering melanoma treatment

April 16, 2019
As people age, the pattern, timing and extent of distant metastasis change and should be considered when treating melanoma. “It has become…

Meeting News

ACIP recommends new shingles vaccine over Zostavax

October 25, 2017
Members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, or ACIP, voted 8-7 today to recommend the recently approved herpes zoster vaccine…

FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approves shingles vaccine Shingrix

October 23, 2017
GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that the FDA has approved the company’s herpes zoster vaccine, Shingrix, for adults aged 50 years and…

Top five dermatology stories in July include psoriasis studies, FDA approval

July 31, 2017
Study results reporting that nail findings distinguished patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with psoriasis without arthritis was among the…

Five recent developments in melanoma

July 12, 2017
Study findings that pathologists had lower levels of accuracy and reproducibility in diagnosing some melanomas when compared with other types of…

In the Journals

Bullous pemphigoid showed possible link to hematologic malignancy

July 11, 2017
Bullous pemphigoid demonstrated some association with hematologic malignancy despite showing no association with overall malignancy. In the current…

FDA approval, atopic dermatitis study top dermatology reads for week

June 26, 2017
The FDA’s approval of Baxdela for treating acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections was among the top read articles of the past week…

In the Journals

ED visits, cost associated with shingles increase

June 22, 2017
Emergency department visits and total cost associated with herpes zoster increased between 2006 and 2013, driven by an increased number of visits by…

Keytruda, psoriasis studies top weekly dermatology reads

June 19, 2017
Findings that tildrakizumab showed efficacy as treatment for patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis compared with placebo or…

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