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

Axial involvement in PsA linked to greater risk for moderate, severe psoriasis

July 24, 2018
Axial involvement in psoriatic arthritis is associated with a greater risk for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, with higher disease activity and a more…
In the Journals

Adding azithromycin to ivermectin does not improve impetigo, scabies treatment

July 16, 2018
The addition of azithromycin to an ivermectin mass drug administration, or MDA, had a similar effect as ivermectin alone for treating scabies and…
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Spironolactone as effective as antibiotics for acne in women

July 11, 2018
Among women with acne, spironolactone was as effective as oral tetracycline-class antibiotics, according to research published in the Journal of
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Health-related quality of life scores similar in PsA, RA

July 10, 2018
Health-related quality of life measures for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis were generally similar, with a tendency toward…
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Number of self-employed health care professionals drops 10% since 2001

June 29, 2018
The percentage of health care professionals who were self-employed declined and the gap in earnings between employed and self-employed health care…
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Rheumatologists, dermatologists, patients differ on skin symptom severity

June 26, 2018
Rheumatologists are more likely to emphasize joint symptoms in patients with psoriatic disease, whereas dermatologists are more likely to perceive…
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Dietary modification reduces disease severity in patients with PsA, psoriasis

June 25, 2018
The National Psoriasis Foundation’s medical board strongly recommends dietary weight loss with a hypocaloric diet for overweight and obese…
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One-third of patients switch, end DMARDs after cardiovascular event

June 18, 2018
More than 30% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis either switched or discontinued their diseasemodifying…
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Adalimumab reduces inflammation markers in patients with psoriasis

June 18, 2018
Patients with psoriasis who were treated with adalimumab had a reduction in key markers of inflammation such as glycoprotein acetylation compared…
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New study suggests ‘Right to Try’ may undo efforts on patient safety

June 15, 2018
The balance between investigational new drug access and protection of patients from therapies without established safety the FDA built during the…
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