Researchers tested whether diluted bleach solution at the concentrations recommended for bleach baths is an effective antibacterial agent.
New drugs in clinical trials for the treatment of warts and molluscum contagiosum could improve on currently available therapies, which are limited, used off-label and often cause tissue damage.
As a class, JAK inhibitors look like the best oral targeted therapeutic option when topical cortical steroids and/or topical calcineurin inhibitors plus emollients fail.
Clothing is a secondary skin and can influence the severity of skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis. But the antibacterial effectiveness of specialized clothing used to reduce disease symptoms varies considerably. Researchers recently decided to put these fabrics to the test - here's what they found.
Dermatologists need to consider modifying the appointment system to improve access to care for patients with atopic dermatitis flares, says this expert.
Study suggests rosacea may be outcome of systemic inflammation with evidence linking the condition to cardiovascular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and even some neurological diseases.
Acne mechanica usually occurs when skin is pressed against heavy clothing or bulky protective gear, but dermatologists recently discovered a case of the condition caused by friction between the inner thighs of an obese teenager.
A recent study explores how early inflammation and histological changes are involved in acne scarring by comparing the molecular profiles of acne lesions in patients who are prone to scarring against lesions from patients who are not prone to scarring. Here’s what researchers found.
Deep phenol-croton oil peels still have a place among resurfacing techniques. However, more studies are needed to better define the clinical and the histologic outcomes of deep peels relative to other approaches.
A better understanding of the association between systemic antibiotics and the populations of bacteria in the skin microbiota may help clinicians better address related comorbidities.