In the Journals

Artificial white light as effective as daylight photodynamic therapy for actinic keratosis

February 5, 2016
Artificial white light photodynamic therapy was as effective and tolerated as daylight photodynamic therapy in men with actinic keratosis, according…

In the Journals

Percutaneous polidocanol sclerotherapy effectively treats digital mucous cysts

January 27, 2016
Percutaneous polidocanol sclerotherapy was an effective and safe treatment for patients with digital mucous cysts, according to recently published…

In the Journals

Older adults face increased risk of stroke after shingles

December 17, 2015
Herpes zoster or shingles increased the short-term risk for stroke among older adults, according to data published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings

BioPharmX announces Q3 results, update on BPX-01 for acne

December 17, 2015
BioPharmX announced in a press release financial results for its third fiscal quarter ending Oct. 31 including total operating expenses of $3.8…

In the Journals

Novel technique for reconstruction of full-thickness scalp defects has low morbidity

December 16, 2015
A novel technique for large full-thickness scalp defects that can be performed on an outpatient basis with minimal wound care resulted in low…

In the Journals

Digital dermoscopy follow-up shows angulated lines related to extrafacial lentigo maligna

December 11, 2015
Angulated lines observed during follow-up with digital dermoscopy were used to diagnose extrafacial lentigo maligna, according to study results…

Xeljanz for alopecia universalis-related nail dystrophy tops week's dermatology reads

December 7, 2015
Study results finding that patients with severe nail dystrophy related to alopecia universalis who were treated with Xeljanz experienced normal nail…

Top five dermatology reads include indoor tanning and Google advertising, vitiligo and melanoma

November 16, 2015
A pilot study using Google online advertising to deliver prevention messages related to indoor tanning and skin cancer was the most read-article of…

FDA News

FDA accepts investigational new drug application for bertilimumab for bullous pemphigoid

November 9, 2015
Immune Pharmaceuticals announced in a press release that the FDA has accepted its investigational new drug application for bertilimumab for treating…

GlaxoSmithKline shingles vaccine candidate demonstrates efficacy in phase 3 study

October 29, 2015
GlaxoSmithKline announced that Shingrix, its shingles vaccine candidate, met its primary endpoint in a phase 3 trial of adults aged 70 years and…

In the Journals

Combined SCC/Merkel cell carcinoma arises on elderly adults with history of NMSC

October 28, 2015
Combined squamous cell carcinoma and Merkel cell carcinoma was aggressive and arose on ultraviolet-damaged skin of elderly Caucasian patients with a…

Meeting News Coverage

Conchal bowl chondrocutaneus transposition flap used in loss of upper ear

October 19, 2015
CHICAGO — Researchers reconstructed the upper third of a man’s ear by creating a conchal bowl chondrocutaneous transposition flap…

Meeting News Coverage

Conchal bowl chondrocutaneous transposition flap used in loss of upper ear

October 16, 2015
CHICAGO — Researchers reconstructed the upper third of a man’s ear by creating a conchal bowl chondrocutaneous transposition flap…

Follow Healio's coverage of the ASDS annual meeting

October 14, 2015 will provide coverage of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting in Chicago beginning Thursday. “This year's…

In the Journals

Picosecond alexandrite laser successfully treats minocycline-induced facial pigmentation

September 24, 2015
Patients with minocycline-induced cutaneous pigmentation underwent successful treatment with a picosecond alexandrite laser, according to recently…

In the Journals

Telehealth can improve access to care, decrease costs

September 23, 2015
Telehealth, which eliminates much of the need for in-person appointments, has the potential to improve access to care and decrease costs associated…

In the Journals

Low risk of lymph node metastasis found in cutaneous head, neck SCC

September 21, 2015
Patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck had a low incidence of cervical lymph node metastasis, according to recently…

In the Journals

Eliminating pretreatment biopsy reduced cost without compromising care for BCC

September 4, 2015
A simplified detect-and-treat scheme that eliminates the biopsy before initiating treatment of basal cell carcinoma resulted in cost savings while…

In the Journals

Erivedge shows promise as treatment for radiation-induced multiple BCCs

September 2, 2015
Erivedge provided a significant clinical response and was a relatively safe alternative therapy for patients with radiation-induced multiple basal…

In the Journals

Immunosuppression, older age linked to higher risk for aggressive melanoma

August 18, 2015
Researchers found that older patients and patients with immunosuppression are at higher risk for aggressive melanoma, according to recent research…

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