For the first time, more women than men are in medical school

December 12, 2019
Women made up the majority of enrolled medical students in the United States for the first time, according to data for the 2019-2020 academic year…

Society helps increase awareness, research in skin of color

December 12, 2019
Aa result of advocacy by the Skin of Color Society, more dermatologic professionals are committed to work that strives to improve the societal…

Oral difelikefalin shows benefits in patients with CKD-related pruritus

December 11, 2019
Cara Therapeutics recently announced phase 2 trial results that demonstrated its oral form of difelikefalin safely reduced itch intensity for…

In the Journals

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…


Proposed legislation to lower drug prices: What clinicians need to know

December 9, 2019
Several bills have been introduced recently to reduce the high cost of prescription drugs. “Despite partisan gridlock in Washington, both…


Some experts, lawmakers concerned about Hahn’s agenda as FDA commissioner

December 3, 2019
In an 18 to 5 vote earlier today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee sent the nomination of Stephen M. Hahn

FDA News

FDA warns 15 companies for selling products containing CBD

November 26, 2019
The FDA recently issued warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, according to a press release.

In the Journals

US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

November 26, 2019
Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades but eventually slowed over time and then dropped for 3 straight…

In the Journals

Consensus-based protocol for vitiligo photography may improve outcomes

November 22, 2019
Vitiligo experts compiled a protocol for vitiligo photography to improve outcome assessment, foster collaboration and promote communication with…

Meeting News

Mitochondrial abnormalities a prognostic marker for juvenile dermatomyositis

November 20, 2019
ATLANTA — Patients with juvenile dermatomyositis demonstrate obvious mitochondrial abnormalities in the tissue and periphery, supporting the…

Meeting News

Geronemus receives inaugural Vic Narurkar innovations award

November 19, 2019
The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery awarded Roy G. Geronemus, MD, as its inaugural recipient of the Vic Narurkar, MD, Innovations in…

FDA News

FDA warns Dollar Tree regarding ‘potentially unsafe’ drugs

November 14, 2019
The FDA has sent a warning letter to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing business as Dollar Tree, for receiving over-the-counter drugs made by…

Meeting News

‘Stop and think’ each time you use social media professionally

November 14, 2019
ATLANTA — Because social media guidelines at the institution, practice setting and professional organizations are often vague or open to…

In the JournalsPerspective

‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…

South Beach Symposium: A shift toward patient-centered dermatology care

November 12, 2019
Dermatology is gearing up for the upcoming 18th Annual South Beach Symposium in Miami Beach, Florida, from Feb. 6 to 9, 2020. The annual conference…

Meeting News

Guideline-based registry shows value for studying systemic sclerosis

November 11, 2019
Guideline-based registries designed by physicians, patients and information technology experts demonstrate high data completion and value, with the…

Meeting News

Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…

In the Journals

Shared appointments for patients with vitiligo yield high satisfaction

November 7, 2019
Shared medical appointments for patients with vitiligo allowed improved access to dermatologic care without compromising patient satisfaction…

Top dermatology news: Private equity debate, psoriasis therapy costs, more

November 4, 2019
In the most popular Healio Dermatology story last week, Suzanne Bruce, MD, presented findings at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery…

Meeting News

Leadership accountability may help decrease physician burnout

October 31, 2019
CHICAGO — For university leadership, quantifying the bottom line in revenue loss due to physician burnout helps instill the importance of…

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