Author | Ingrid Torjesen


Pearls for improving sleep in atopic dermatitis patients

March 23, 2020

Researchers of a recent paper highlight advice physicians can give atopic dermatitis patients to improve their sleep and quality of life.

An investigational drug for keloids

February 07, 2020

The atopic dermatitis treatment dupilumab could offer a therapeutic option for keloids, according to a case report published in the Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

Prebiotics, cosmeceuticals may improve skin condition

January 10, 2020

Prebiotics may play a role in protecting against skin diseases, says a recent study.

Topical probiotics may restore skin microflora, decrease acne lesions

December 19, 2019

Topical probiotics could promote a positive bacterial balance in the skin – similar to how oral probiotics increase diversity of flora in the gut – and may improve skin conditions, such as acne, say authors of a recent review.

Tape strips may replace biopsies in pediatric atopic dermatitis

December 13, 2019

Biopsies are the gold standard approach for obtaining skin samples to test for biomarkers in atopic dermatitis, but tape strips may offer a far less invasive alternative for young children with the disease, research suggests.

High risk of conjunctivitis in atopic dermatitis patients

December 12, 2019

Dermatologists should look for signs of conjunctivitis in their atopic dermatitis patients and learn how to manage the condition because this patients population may have an increased risk of experiencing conjunctivitis, particularly allergic conjunctivitis, according to a recent study.

Atopic dermatitis in teens with skin of color

December 12, 2019

Atopic dermatitis can have a profound impact on the quality of life of adolescents with skin of color. A recent review discusses special considerations for this patient population.

Risk of scarring in adults with persistent acne

December 11, 2019

The choice of treatment for acne in adolescence may impact the risk of later scar formation when the condition persists into adulthood, shows a recent study.

Infection risk lower with some systemic treatments for atopic dermatitis

December 09, 2019

Methotrexate and cyclosporine appear to have better safety profiles over a six-month period than other systemic treatments used to treat atopic dermatitis, according to a recent study.

Atopic dermatitis patients receive more complex treatment regimens

December 03, 2019

Significant variation exists in prescribing patterns among doctors managing atopic dermatitis, and the prescription of some drugs may go against dermatology guidelines, finds a recent study.