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…

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…

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

Hair loss in systemic lupus may indicate active disease

November 27, 2019
Hair loss in systemic lupus erythematosus can indicate active disease, and nonscarring alopecia shows changes unique to lupus on histology and direct…

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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PRP improves hair density, caliber in women with androgenetic alopecia

November 4, 2019
CHICAGO — Platelet-rich plasma significantly improved hair density and caliber among women with androgenetic alopecia, according to data…

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Updates on medical innovations in aesthetics: Hair growth is 'holy grail'

October 30, 2019
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — The unmet needs in the medical aesthetics market currently reside in hair growth, skin tightening and texture, and acne…

Top news in dermatology: At-home hair growth therapy

October 22, 2019
In the top story from last week, Deanne Mraz Robinson, MD, describes how at-home therapy, such as LED light therapy along with in-office…

Meeting News

Oral JAK inhibitor improves alopecia areata severity

October 15, 2019
Patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata who were assigned to CTP-543, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor from Concert Pharmaceuticals, achieved…

At-home therapy plus in-office treatment maximizes hair growth investment

October 15, 2019
by Deanne Mraz Robinson, MD Androgenetic alopecia, or AGA, is the most common form of hair loss, affecting up to 80% of men and 50% of women. This…

Hair regrowth, PRP for ulcer healing among top dermatology news from last week

September 23, 2019
In alopecia areata, combination tofacitinib and oral minoxidil therapy may be superior to tofacitinib alone, according to researchers from Yale…

In the Journals

Tofacitinib plus oral minoxidil promotes hair regrowth in severe alopecia

September 18, 2019
Combination tofacitinib and oral minoxidil therapy in alopecia areata may be superior to tofacitinib alone, according to findings published in the…

In the Journals

Chronic graft-versus-host disease of the hair follicle may be a form of alopecia

September 10, 2019
In a prospective cohort study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers described four patterns of hair loss observed…

Hospital readmission costs, dermatitis updates: Top four stories in dermatology last week

September 9, 2019
In the most popular article last week on Healio Dermatology, researchers tallied the cost of all dermatology-related hospital admissions at $27.8…

Five updates for Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

September 5, 2019
Alopecia areata affects up to 6.8 million people in the U.S. and carries a 2.1% lifetime risk, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation…

Top-line results show efficacy of LED cap for androgenetic alopecia

September 4, 2019
PhotonMD Inc. announced positive results of a clinical trial assessing Revian Red, an all-LED cap for the treatment of androgenic alopecia vs. a…

Sunscreen density, private equity and other top dermatology stories in August so far

August 16, 2019
Private equity-based dermatology practice consolidation increased at a mean rate of 65% each year from 2012 to 2017, according to researchers from…

In the Journals

Specific genotypes may affect alopecia severity in congenital ichthyosis

August 15, 2019
Patients with congenital ichthyosis and TGM1 and ABCA12 genotypes may be prone to more extensive alopecia, according to a research letter in JAMA

Most popular stories from AAD Summer Meeting

August 1, 2019
The American Academy of Dermatology Summer Meeting recently wrapped up in New York. The most popular live coverage from Healio Dermatology

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Think sponsorship over mentorship to help advance careers in dermatology

July 31, 2019
NEW YORK — The recipient of the Everett C. Fox Memorial Award and Lectureship encouraged clinicians to partake in more sponsorship…

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