Canadian Skin of Colour & Diversity Scholarship Program Will Improve Care for Underrepresented Populations
Programs will address an education or care gap in skin of color that is not being met in dermatological care.
Masters of Pediatric Dermatology Course Offered to Healthcare Providers
LiVDerm and the Masters of Pediatric Dermatology Symposium have developed a 6-module course that covers some of the most common skin care conditions in pediatric patients.
First Patient Receives Upadacitinib in Phase 3 Trial For Treatment of Hidradenitis Suppurativa
AbbVie announced that treatment has begun in the first randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multicenter study.
Children of Mothers With Alopecia Areata More Likely to Develop Certain Disorders
A study found that maternal alopecia areata led to a significantly higher incidence of childhood development of autoimmune, psychiatric, thyroid, and other disorders.
Autologous Cell Therapy Effective in Wound Treatment
Researchers applied EB-101, a new cell therapy, to patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa with positive results.
Study Observes Correlations Between COVID-19 and Psoriasis
A recent study found no correlation between a genetic predisposition to psoriasis or systemic treatment for psoriasis and an increase in the severity of COVID-19 illness.
Neck Cream Reduces Signs of Aging in 2 Clinical Trials
The women, aged 40 to 75, showed statistical improvement in firmness, lines and wrinkles, and crepiness.
2023 Dermatology Fellow Award Recipients Announced
The Melanoma Research Alliance provides funding to support investigators in preventing, detecting, and treating melanoma.
Survival Rates of Melanoma Lowest Among Men with Skin of Color
Men have a lower overall survival rate than women when diagnosed with melanoma.
Prenatal Antibiotic Use Increases Risk of Childhood Atopic Dermatitis
Children of mothers who took more than 5 courses of antibiotics during pregnancy were at the highest risk.
Unusual Cases from the Genodermatosis Clinic in London
Jemima Mellerio, MD, said a correct diagnosis often requires a lot of testing, questioning, and observation.
Monique Kumar, MD, Shares the Lessons She Learned When Her Child was Born with a Port Wine Birthmark
As a parent of a child with a vascular anomaly, Kumar has experienced all the emotions of having a child who is born with a skin condition.
Keratolytic and Hydrating Shampoo Improves Signs of Scalp Psoriasis
In a study, researchers found that after 4 weeks of regular use, shampoo containing salicylic acid, urea, and glycerin significantly reduced Psoriasis Scalp Severity Index.
Jessica Williams, MD, Addresses Most Common Radiology Questions From Dermatologists
As a radiologist with Radiology Associates of Albuquerque, Jessica Williams, MD, offered pearls on imaging for young patients.
Alanna Bree, MD, Offers Pearls on How Clinicians Can Better Meet Patients’ Emotional Needs
Remembering that skin conditions are not just physical, but also have a significant emotional impact, is critical to treating the whole patient.
Angelo Landriscina, MD, Describes the Impact of TikTok on Society and Patients
Dermatologists can use TikTok to educate the public on skin care and dispel incorrect information.
Study Finds Positive Results for Infants Beginning Treatment at Target Dose for Infantile Hemangioma
Researchers noted that infants who began propranolol therapy at higher dose had a lower incidence of adverse events.
Ophthalmologic Considerations for Pediatric Dermatologists
Sara F. Grace, MD, discussed medications and diseases that dermatologists encounter in treating patients.
Pearls on Developing a Study Using Qualitative Research
Carrie Coughlin, MD, discussed how dermatologists can gain insight into their patient’s preferences using qualitative research tools.
Reviewing New Treatment Approaches for Epidermolysis Bullosa
Jemima Mellerio, MD, covered recent developments for managing epidermolysis bullosa and the challenges of studying rare diseases.
Study Researchers Recommend Updated Clinical Guidelines to Treat Kaposiform Hemangioendotheliomas
A multicenter study to further explore treatment of kaposiform hemangioendotheliomas has been proposed after untreated patients did not develop Kasabach Merritt Phenomenon.
Alanna Bree, MD, Will Share Strategies to Boost Patient Confidence
Bree will discuss the organization she founded and how it helps children with skin diseases and birthmarks.
July is UV Awareness Month
Summer months bring time outside. With July being UV Awareness month, we are highlighting some past articles you may have missed.
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Plan Your Trip: What to do While Visiting Asheville
When sessions conclude, you will find no shortage of opportunities to keep you busy.
Comorbidity Burden Continues to Rise After Diagnosis of Hidradenitis Suppurativa
A study found that the costs associated with managing comorbidities of hidradenitis suppurativa increase among adults and adolescents.
Topical Therapeutic Shows Significant Improvement in Mild-to-Moderate Atopic Dermatitis
Alphyn Biologics announced positive results from their Phase 2a trial of AB-101a will lead to a multinational Phase 2b trial soon.
POLL: Are You Attending the 2023 Society for Pediatric Dermatology Meeting?
The 2023 Society for Pediatric Dermatology Meeting kicks off in Asheville, North Carolina, on July 13.
Spesolimab Effective in Treating Generalized Pustular Psoriasis Flares
Boehringer Ingelheim announced that novel antibody treatment can interfere in the IL-36 signaling pathway, reducing flares.
Researchers Study Possible Link Between Atopic Dermatitis and Tooth Agenesis
Examining the genes and signaling pathways of development of atopic dermatitis and tooth agenesis reveals possible link between the two diseases.
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