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Pilot study evaluates sensitive skin burden in persons of color
“We were particularly surprised by the high rates of reactivity to skin care products designed for and marketed to those suffering with sensitive...
Expert shares her tips for diagnosing, treating onychomycosis
“We need to be antifungal stewards, because resistant dermatophytes are coming,” Dr. Boni E. Elewski said.
Phase 3 prurigo nodularis trial shows positive results for nemolizumab
“The use of topical steroids was not allowed in this trial,” Dr. Shawn G. Kwatra said.
Novel therapy shows promise for treating skin-predominant dermatomyositis
The study drug “is a potent, selective humanized IgG1-neutralizing antibody directed at IFN-beta,” said Dr. Aaron Mangold, the principal...
Studies validate IL-17 as hidradenitis suppurativa drug target
This clearly validates this target for the control of HS," reported lead investigator Alexa B. Kimball, MD, MPH.
Novel single-use patch shows promise for primary axillary hyperhidrosis
“This is a new kind of device that is going to be a nice tool to have.”
CSU in children: Study identifies biomarkers associated with responses to different treatments
“Our study furthers our current understanding of the role of different biomarkers in treatment response.”
JAK inhibitor safety warnings drawn from rheumatologic data may be misleading in dermatology
The recently approved deucravacitinib is the only JAK inhibitor that has so far been exempt from these warnings.
Study finds quality of topical steroid withdrawal videos on YouTube subpar
“We were disheartened that patient testimonial videos had the poorest quality and reliability of the information sources,” Erika McCormick said....
Unique residency track focuses on rural placement of graduates
The 3-year commitment brings job security to rural track residents in their preferred location while meeting the demands of an underserved...
Synthetic, botanical agents emerging as promising melasma treatments
“None of our patients can be on hydroquinone yearlong, so you have to bring in other agents that are efficacious,” Dr. Nada Elbuluk said.
NB-UVB phototherapy plays a key role in psoriasis treatment, expert says
Home phototherapy booths provide a safe and effective way to use NB-UVB phototherapy while minimizing copays and commuting costs.
Which solid organ transplant recipients face the highest risk of skin cancer?
Those at low risk for skin cancer include abdominal organ recipients, SOTR age of younger than 50 at time of transplant, and female gender.
Hair loss: Consider a patient’s supplement use
Insufficient data exist to recommend supplementation with zinc, riboflavin, folic acid, or vitamin B12 for hair loss, “but they may...
PLA testing brings nuance to the diagnosis of early-stage melanoma
“Future prospective randomized clinical trials are needed to examine role of genetic expression profiling in staging and managing patients,” Dr....