In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in dermatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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
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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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