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Articles

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.

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.