In the Journals

Micronutrient deficiencies likely underdiagnosed in dermatologic inpatients

December 9, 2019
Patients hospitalized for dermatologic issues with concomitant micronutrient deficiencies had a significantly increased length of stay and higher…

BLOG: ‘Robust’ data support red LED light therapy for hair growth

December 9, 2019
by Rodney Sinclair, MD Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss, affecting an estimated 50 million men and 30 million women in the…

Meeting News

Experts create algorithm for management of cutaneous manifestations in lupus

November 20, 2019
Researchers compiled a treatment algorithm for cutaneous manifestations of lupus erythematosus based on data from 104 studies, according to a study…

In the Journals

PsA diagnosis often delayed in dermatology vs. rheumatology

November 20, 2019
In the dermatology setting, researchers found a substantial delay from symptom onset to a psoriatic arthritis diagnosis compared with rheumatology…

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…

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