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Oral probiotic combination shows effectiveness in pediatric, adolescent atopic dermatitis

November 17, 2017
A combination of oral probiotic formulations for atopic dermatitis in young patients was associated with improved SCORAD index scores and reduced use…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with
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Atopic dermatitis associated with slight increase in all-cause mortality

November 16, 2017
Patients with atopic dermatitis had a slight increase in all-cause mortality compared with matched controls without atopic dermatitis, according to…
Meeting News

AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
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VIDEO: Significant improvements for skin disease activity seen in patients with dermatomyositis treated with anabasum

November 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Victoria P. Werth, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated the…
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Rosacea Society offers update on comorbidities, directions of future research

November 15, 2017
The National Rosacea Society Expert Committee recently wrote an update discussing comorbidities of the disease, along with suggested directions for…
FDA News

FDA warns about illegal injectable silicone use for body contouring

November 14, 2017
The FDA has issued a warning about the serious harm and disfigurement that can result from using injectable silicone or products being falsely…
In the JournalsPerspective

High dose peanut patch shows promise for peanut sensitivity

November 14, 2017
Patients with peanut sensitivity who wore a 250-µg epicutaneous immunotherapy-based peanut patch had a significant treatment response compared…
In the Journals

Platelet-rich plasma reduced recovery time in lipofilling

November 14, 2017
The addition of platelet-rich plasma during lipofilling for the restoration of tissue volume was associated with a shorter recovery duration;…
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Two hyaluronic acid fillers show comparable efficacy, safety in lip enhancement

November 14, 2017
Lip fullness and aesthetic appearance outcomes were similar for two hyaluronic acid lip fillers, according to recent findings. The researchers…

Trump nominates former pharmaceutical executive for HHS secretary

November 13, 2017
President Donald J. Trump has nominated Alex Azar II, the head of pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s U.S.-based operations until this past…
In the Journals

Resilience training may improve depressive symptoms in hidradenitis suppurativa

November 13, 2017
Associations between resilience and depression in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa indicated that improving resilience may improve patient…
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Burnout, dissatisfaction drive 1 in 5 physicians to plan on reducing work hours

November 10, 2017
Survey results published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings reveal a significant level of discontent among physicians, with many considering scaling back or…
In the Journals Plus

T-VEC, ipilimumab regimen improves survival in advanced melanoma

November 10, 2017
The combination of an oncolytic virus plus a checkpoint inhibitor improved survival among patients with advanced melanoma compared with monotherapy…
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Modified diphenylcyclopropenone therapy may yield fewer adverse events in alopecia areata

November 10, 2017
A modified protocol for administering diphenylcyclopropenone was associated with an acceptable response and fewer adverse events in patients with
In the Journals

Service price biggest driver of health care spending

November 9, 2017
Annual health care spending increased from $1.2 trillion to $2.1 trillion between 1996 and 2013, fueled by a 50% rise in the price of health care…
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Virtual surgery planning tool may improve nasal airway obstruction

November 9, 2017
Surgeons reported a positive experience with a virtual surgery planning tool that uses computational fluid dynamic simulations to improve
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Cosentyx bested Stelara in patient-reported plaque psoriasis outcomes

November 9, 2017
Many patient-reported outcomes for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis were better in individuals treated with Cosentyx than in those treated with…
In the Journals

Clinical remission uncommon for cutaneous disease in dermatomyositis

November 8, 2017
Patients with clinically managed cutaneous dermatomyositis did not often enter remission even after aggressive treatment, according to recent…
Perspective

ACP: Physicians must promote patient safety

November 7, 2017
ACP recently published a new position paper asserting that improvements to patient safety are gravely needed in the outpatient setting while offering…
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