American Academy of Dermatology Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: General public perceives people with acne negatively

March 9, 2016
WASHINGTON – In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Alexa Boer Kimball, MD, MPH, FAAD, discusses…
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Australian Millennials getting tans, sunburned despite safety campaigns

March 9, 2016
Despite growing up under constant public health campaigns advocating the benefits of sun protection, many Australians aged 18 to 35 years are…
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Cutaneous conditions 'reliable markers' for PCOS

March 8, 2016
Hirsutism and acanthosis nigricans were identified as markers for polycystic ovary syndrome, according to research presented at the American Academy…
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Investigational drug for androgenetic alopecia safe, tolerable

March 8, 2016
Phase 2 trial results for SM04554, an investigational drug for androgenetic alopecia, were presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American…
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VIDEO: Tina Alster, MD, compares Kybella to CoolMini for treating submental fullness

March 8, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Tina Alster, MD, compares two new treatments for…
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VIDEO: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic pearls from AAD

March 8, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic…
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Study: Early Lyme disease diagnosis difficult, treatment improvements needed

March 7, 2016
An early diagnosis of Lyme disease can help prevent systemic disease involvement, but currently available diagnostic tests are not sensitive…
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Survey finds almost half of black women have experienced hair loss

March 7, 2016
WASHINGTON — In a survey of almost 6,000 black women, almost half reported hair loss on the crown or top of scalp, according to a presentation…
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Treatment algorithm may help primary care providers optimize acne care

March 7, 2016
Using an algorithm to determine treatment of mild-to-moderate acne may help primary care physicians to streamline patient care, according to research…
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Patients with clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis, malignancy represent unique patient subset

March 7, 2016
A higher risk for malignancy was found in patients with clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis compared to other patients with dermatomyositis, most…
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