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.

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Homemade sunscreen misinformation prevalent on Pinterest

May 21, 2019
The proliferation of potentially harmful information regarding homemade sunscreens via social media, specifically Pinterest, is following a similar…
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Risk factors differ for lymphatic, hematogenous metastasis

May 16, 2019
As the risk factors associated with lymphatic and hematogenous metastasis differ, follow-up and treatment strategies may need to be adapted…
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Misconceptions about indoor tanning use prevalent among men who have sex with men

May 16, 2019
Men who have sex with men in San Francisco who use indoor tanning had misconceptions about skin cancer risks and the utility of base tans, according…
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New digital technologies may increase skin self-examination for melanoma

May 15, 2019
Participants were often not confident in their skin self-examination ability but value expert opinion from clinicians and are open to using…
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More data needed on plasma concentrations of sunscreen ingredients

May 14, 2019
When sunscreens were used under maximal use conditions, plasma concentrations exceeded the threshold established by the FDA for waiving some…
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60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
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Tumor thickness, location of primary melanoma affects recurrence rates

May 9, 2019
Researchers suggest that approximately 13% of patients with a high-risk primary melanoma may develop recurrence within 2 years, and informed clinical…
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Short-term psoriasis clearance lowers risk for long-term secukinumab discontinuation

May 9, 2019
Long-term treatment adherence to secukinumab among patients with psoriasis appears to be favorable, with 24% of patients discontinuing treatment over…
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Researchers suggest relationship between psoriasis and MS

May 8, 2019
Patients with multiple sclerosis are more likely to have prevalent or incident psoriasis, but the pathway that leads to both psoriasis and MS remains…
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Dermatologists can have larger role in hair reduction services for transgender persons

May 7, 2019
Dermatologists can have an advocacy role to ensure access to health care services, such as hair reduction, for transgender patients, according to…
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