Evan Rieder, MD: Equipping Patients With Tools for Skin Acceptance
Following this week's Science of Skin media roundtable hosted by AbbVie, panelist and dual-board certified dermatologist and psychiatrist Evan Rieder, MD, discusses the relationship between chronic skin conditions and mental health.
Cantella Triterpenes Cream May be a Potential Hypertrophic Scar Treatment
Researchers found that STAT3 could be activated, and inhibition could be achieved in patients with hypertrophic scarring.
Lichen Sclerosus Present in 82% of Penile Melanomas
While the linkage between squamous cell cancers and genital lichen sclerosus has been well-established, fewer studies have examined the associations between penile melanomas in males.
Study Uncovers Gaps in Skin Cancer Prevention Among Volunteer Firefighters
The study is the first large study to assess skin cancer screening efforts aimed at volunteer firefighters in the US.
Artificial Intelligence Virtual Clinic Launches in Massachusetts
Piction Health Dermatology seeks to break down barriers in dermatologic care access.
POLL: What Percentage of People Worldwide Will Experience Alopecia in Their Lifetime?
This Hair Loss Awareness Month, test your knowledge of hair loss conditions. Click here to answer this week's poll.
Derm In The News: August 6-12
Keep up with the latest headlines in dermatology from the past week, including a newly-developed electronic skin, the first ever use of CRISPR technology to explore the genetics of human melanin production, and more.
Synthetic Hypericin Expanded Treatment Study in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Opens Enrollment
The Soligenix study is supported by a US Food and Drug Administration Orphan Products Development grant award.
Remibrutinib Demonstrates Rapid Symptom Control in Phase 3 Trials for Urticaria
The highly selective oral BTK inhibitor is emerging in the treatment landscape as a potential therapeutic option for urticaria uncontrolled by H1-antihistamines.
Microwave Devices Demonstrate Efficacy, Safety in Axillary Hyperhidrosis
The treatments also led to a decrease in the density of immunohistochemistry of sweat glands.
Countdown to SDPA Fall: Reviewing the Top 10 Headlines From SDPA Summer
Dermatology Times is counting down to the annual fall SDPA conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with our top 10 headlines and highlights from this year's summer conference.
Digital Health Interventions May Improve Efficacy, Efficiency of Care in Dermatology
Researchers conducted systematic mapping of relevant DHI literature to determine the impact of these interventions on dermatologic care outcomes.
FDA Drafts Cosmetic Product Facilities and Listings Guidance
The guidance draft, once finalized, will enable the US FDA to have more oversight in the realm of cosmetic safety.
World Congress of Dermatology 2023: Spotlighting Leaders in Derm
During the 25th World Congress of Dermatology, 40 rising stars and personalities were spotlighted for their contributions to the field.
POLL: At What Age Do Symptoms of Psoriasis Often Start?
This Psoriasis Awareness Month, test your knowledge of the condition. Click here to answer this week's poll.
Derm In The News: July 30-August 5
Keep up with the latest headlines in dermatology from the past week, including cercarial dermatitis cases popping up across beaches in Connecticut, reports of Florida dermatologists encountering patients with leprosy, and more.
The Weekly Roundup: July 30-August 5
ICYMI, this week we had stories about laser treatments for port wine stain birthmarks, Abeona's briefing package filing for the BLA for its anticipated epidermolysis bullosa drug, using digital apps to detect skin cancers, and more.
Sex, Age, and Gender Differences Play Role in Alopecia Comorbidities
The most common comorbidities identified included anxiety, dermatitis, hyperthyroidism, hyperlipidemia, and vitamin D deficiency.
Compared to Cryotherapy, Plasma Exeresis Yields Greater Lesion Clearance in Seborrheic Keratosis
While both cryotherapy and plasma exeresis are effective in clearing seborrheic keratosis lesions, researchers observed more statistically significant clearance in patients treated with plasma exeresis.
In Health Care Professionals, Skin Reactions Can Be Traced Back to PPE Use
Researchers found that use of personal protective equipment could be associated with skin problems; however, protective applications reduced these skin-related problems.
Amino Acid- Containing Supplement May Improve Clinical Efficacy of Hair Loss Treatments
Supplements were based on amino acids and hydrolyzed collagen and were tested in patients with androgenic alopecia and chronic telogen effluvium.
Clinical Study Examining Biological, Molecular Signals of Vitiligo Underway at UMass Chan Medical School
The multi-million-dollar study will identify signatures of at-risk patients that may predispose them to developing vitiligo.
Researchers Report Successful Off-Label Use of Q-Switched Ruby Laser in Vitiligo
A pediatric patient with treatment-resistant vitiligo experienced improvements in depigmentation in as few as 9 treatments.
Combination Compound Glycyrrhizin Tablets, Excimer Laser Efficacious in Vitiligo
A systematic review found that combination therapy proved more efficacious in treating patients with vitiligo as opposed to the excimer laser alone.
The Cutaneous Connection: Combatting Treatment Skepticism in Advanced Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
Peter Lio, MD, discusses pearls and takeaways from the atopic dermatitis panel he participated in at the 2023 Society of Pediatric Dermatology meeting.
Platinum Dermatology Partners: After Merge, Platinum And West Rebrand
Platinum Dermatology Partners and West Dermatology merged in June 2022 and now have completed a post-integration rebranding.
Abeona Files Briefing Package For EB-101 Pre-Biologics License Application
The company is set to meet with the FDA in August to discuss the epidermolysis bullosa drug’s anticipated BLA.
AAD Provides Nail Injury Treatment, Care Guidance
Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, FAAD, shared advice for providers and patients in the event of nail injuries.
Derm In The News: July 23-29
Keep up with the latest headlines in dermatology from the past week, including rising incidences of skin cancer, dermatologists' responses to viral social media skin care tips, and more.
Young Patients With Dermatologic Conditions Face Increased Risk of Attachment Insecurity
This increased risk was particularly heightened among pediatric patients who fell under an anxious pre-occupied subcategory.
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