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

Dupixent does not hamper patch testing in atopic dermatitis

October 10, 2019
Dupixent does not appear to exert an overarching dampening effect on patch test results, according to research published in Journal of the American
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‘Unexpected’: Physician burnout rate lower in rural areas

October 10, 2019
Family medicine doctors who practiced in rural areas were less likely to experience burnout than those who practiced in medium-sized and metropolitan…
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Patients overpay more for brand-name topical dermatologic drugs

October 10, 2019
Among topical dermatologic drugs, the mean overpayment for brand-name drugs was more than double that of generics, based on an analysis of claims…
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Tape strip approach identifies atopic dermatitis biomarkers in children

October 9, 2019
Researchers have found a way to evaluate the cutaneous biomarkers of atopic dermatitis via a minimally invasive method using tape strips, which may…
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Greater QoL, pain improvement in psoriasis with phototherapy vs. adalimumab

October 8, 2019
Adalimumab and phototherapy for psoriasis are both associated with statistically significant improvements in patient-reported outcomes after 12…
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Up to $935B wasted in health care spending annually

October 7, 2019
The estimated cost of waste in the United States health care system ranged from $760 billion to $935 billion annually, or about 25% of total health…
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Hidradenitis suppurativa may confer independent risk of all-cause mortality

October 4, 2019
Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa who were white, obese and/or aged 40 to 49 years had higher odds of mortality compared with control subjects…
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Being single, unemployed and living alone increase cancer worry

October 3, 2019
Social factors, unemployment and a prior history of melanoma are associated with greater baseline cancer worry among a group of patients with skin…
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Oral JAK1 abrocitinib shows short-term efficacy in atopic dermatitis

October 2, 2019
Findings from a 12-week phase 2b study show significant improvement in the signs and symptoms of atopic dermatitis with once-daily treatment of an…
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Metabolic syndrome does not hinder Ilumya efficacy in psoriasis

October 1, 2019
Metabolic syndrome status does not affect Ilumya efficacy, safety or drug survival in patients with moderate to severe chronic psoriasis, according…
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