In the Journals

Discordant themes exist in skin cancer assessment outcomes among physicians, patients

July 19, 2019
Areas of disagreement between patients and physicians on skin cancer-related outcomes include patient fear of the unknown, recurrence and empowering…

In the Journals

No conclusive evidence found on optimum antibiotic treatment for cellulitis

June 21, 2019
Researchers were unable to identify the most effective antibiotic treatment for cellulitis, as no one antibiotic was superior over another based on…

April’s top dermatology stories: E-cigarette dangers, smartphone use as a Wood’s lamp

May 2, 2019
Researchers explored the skin-related conditions associated with electronic cigarette use in the most popular Healio Dermatology article last month…

In the Journals

Opioid prescribing after micrographic surgery decreases at University of Utah

April 29, 2019
Opioid prescribing patterns after micrographic surgery by surgeons at University of Utah have decreased since 2010, according to a retrospective…

In the Journals

Drug-free MRSA treatment to be tested in clinical studies

April 26, 2019
Researchers have identified a drug-free approach to treating MRSA using blue light and hydrogen peroxide. “We found that blue light bleaches…

In the Journals

VEGFR-TKIs significantly increase risk for hand-foot skin reactions

April 18, 2019
The use of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors significantly increased the risk for developing all-grade and…

In the Journals

Suture spacing yields similar cosmetic outcomes during linear wound closures

April 9, 2019
Researchers reported no statistically significant difference in wound cosmesis or total complications between running cutaneous sutures spaced 2 mm…

In the Journals

Dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics after surgical procedures

April 9, 2019
Increased use of postoperative courses of oral antibiotics prescribed by dermatologists after surgical procedures may put patients at risk for…

In the Journals

E-cigarettes harmful alternative to tobacco regarding dermatological issues

April 8, 2019
Researchers explored the skin-related conditions associated with electronic cigarette use in a literature review and concluded that e-cigarettes are…

Argentum Medical gets $8.4M BARDA contract for silver-plated antimicrobial dressings

February 3, 2019
Argentum Medical announced that it has been awarded a 3-year, $8.4 million contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Developmental…

FDA News

FDA grants premarket approval to Recell for burn treatments

September 21, 2018
The FDA granted premarket approval to Recell, a spray-on-skin agent, to treat burns in patients aged older than 18 years, its manufacturer…

FDA News

FDA approves TPOXX to treat smallpox

July 13, 2018
The FDA has approved an oral formulation of TPOXX for the treatment of smallpox, citing concerns that the infectious disease, long considered…


Fourth of July: How to protect kids from firework-related injuries

July 3, 2018
Fireworks are a ubiquitous presence among Fourth of July celebrations; however, these bright and colorful displays pose a danger to children who may…

Meeting News

US military explores microbiology of combat wounds

June 10, 2018
ATLANTA — To help improve the care of troops injured in combat, the United States military has been exploring the complex microbiology of…

In the Journals Plus

MSSA hospital costs may soon exceed those of MRSA

May 26, 2018
Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus has begun to incur similar hospitalization costs and may ultimately exceed those of MRSA, researchers…

Meeting News

Iclaprim safe, potentially cost-effective for ABSSSIs

April 30, 2018
Motif Bio announced additional safety data from its REVIVE-2 trial of the investigational antibiotic iclaprim, showing that the treatment was…

Meeting News

Paratek Pharmaceuticals releases omadacycline topline results

April 25, 2018
Omadacycline is effective in treating acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections and community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, according to…

In the Journals Plus

Patients with Buruli ulcer benefit by delaying surgery decision

April 9, 2018
Study findings suggest that patients being treated for Buruli ulcer benefit from delaying the decision of whether to undergo excision surgery, once…

In the Journals Plus

Short-course AmBisome effective against persistent leishmaniasis

March 23, 2018
A 15-mg/kg dose of AmBisome given over 15 days in five biweekly infusions was safe and effective against post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis, or…

In the Journals

Ceramide-infused skin barrier reduces costs, complications in ostomy care

February 6, 2018
Using an ostomy skin barrier infused with ceramide resulted in lower costs and improved satisfaction for patients, according to a study published in…

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