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

Antibiotics thwart disease activity in advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

August 11, 2019
Antibiotics administered to treat Staphylococcus aureus appeared to inhibit disease activity among patients with advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma…
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Aerosol sunscreen application density higher than lotion in practical use

August 9, 2019
Application density for aerosol sunscreen is higher than that of lotion in practical use, according to a cross-sectional study. “Based on our…
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Ingenol mebutate gel 0.027% effective for larger areas of actinic keratosis

August 7, 2019
Ingenol mebutate gel 0.027% was superior to vehicle treatment for actinic keratosis on the face, scalp and chest with areas 250 cm2. The…
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Joint guidelines explore best practices in NB-UVB therapy for psoriasis

August 6, 2019
Based on the available literature, the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation published joint guidelines on…
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Obamacare improves access to advanced practitioners

August 5, 2019
The proportion of appointments scheduled with nurse practitioners, physician assistants and similar advanced practitioners increased by more than 5%…
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Vitamin A intake lowers risk for SCC

August 2, 2019
Increased intake of dietary vitamin A decreases the risk of incident squamous cell carcinoma, according to a large, prospective study. “We…
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Biologic therapy for psoriasis reduces coronary inflammation

August 1, 2019
Biologic therapy for moderate to severe psoriasis reduced in coronary inflammation, as assessed by perivascular fat attenuation index via coronary…
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EMR ‘happy hour’ improves efficiency, efficacy

August 1, 2019
Hour-long monthly sessions where health care professionals shared best electronic medical record practices with their peers — dubbed by the…
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Filaggrin gene loss-of-function variants differ by race in children with atopic dermatitis

July 31, 2019
Variant frequency in the filaggrin gene was strongly associated with race among pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis. “The difference [in…
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Some systemic psoriasis treatments may be associated with UTI risk

July 29, 2019
The use of cyclosporine, infliximab and anti-IL17 in the treatment of psoriasis is associated with a higher risk for symptomatic urinary tract…
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