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Several factors important when recommending moisturizers

September 22, 2017

Dermatologists should consider price, preference and allergy-related factors when recommending moisturizer to their patients, according to recent findings.

The current cohort study included 109,713 reviews of 174 best-selling moisturizer products from Amazon, Target and Walmart. Researchers excluded moisturizers that were recommended for use on a specific body part. Reviews through August 2016 were included in the analysis.

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Topical fluorouracil 5% cream fails to improve photoaging

September 15, 2017
Patients treated with a course of fluorouracil 5% cream experienced no significant improvements in parameters associated with photodamage caused by long-term ultraviolet…
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Clearer labeling may guide sunscreen purchasing decisions

September 12, 2017
Consumers had difficulty understanding sunscreen labels with regard to skin protection parameters, according to recent findings. The researchers aimed to evaluate…
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Light exposure needed for vitiligo treatment with JAK inhibitors

September 7, 2017
Half of a small cohort of patients with vitiligo who were treated with tofacitinib and light exposure experienced repigmentation, according to recent findings. The…
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