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

Triple combination cream tops list of melasma interventions

December 23, 2019
A triple combination cream containing hydroquinone, tretinoin and corticosteroid proved to be the most effective melasma intervention, according to…
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Oral propranolol may be safe in infants with PHACE syndrome

December 20, 2019
Oral propranolol yielded no serious adverse events and few nonserious events in a cohort of infants with PHACE syndrome, according to a study…
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31-GEP test shows clinical utility in cutaneous melanoma

December 18, 2019
An independent review of currently available literature showed that the 31-gene expression profile test in cutaneous melanoma may be supported by…
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PsA screening in those with psoriasis could save $220 million annually

December 18, 2019
If early therapy with DMARDs can slow disease progression and delay expensive biologic treatment, early screening for psoriatic arthritis among…
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Eczema linked to keratinocyte carcinoma, kidney cancer

December 13, 2019
Observational evidence identified a potential association between atopic dermatitis and an increased risk for keratinocyte carcinoma and kidney…
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Oral upadacitinib monotherapy significantly improves eczema severity

December 12, 2019
Upadacitinib reduced all clinical disease measures including itch-related outcomes at 16 weeks in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis…
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Individuals with psoriasis at higher risk for migraines

December 11, 2019
Individuals in the U.S. with psoriasis are at an increased risk for developing migraines, according to a cross-sectional study. A total of 3,131…
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News about Trump negatively impacts medical interns’ moods

December 10, 2019
Heavy workloads, medical errors and sleep deprivation are recognized factors that can affect the mental health of training physicians. Recently…
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Micronutrient deficiencies likely underdiagnosed in dermatologic inpatients

December 9, 2019
Patients hospitalized for dermatologic issues with concomitant micronutrient deficiencies had a significantly increased length of stay and higher…
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IL-12/23 inhibitors linked to lower infection risk than TNF, IL-17 inhibitors in PsA, psoriasis

December 9, 2019
Patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis who are newly treated with IL-12/23 blockers demonstrated a reduced risk for serious infection…
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