Author | Lisette Hilton

Articles

Hemangioma treatment side effects linked to low body weight

April 23, 2018

Bronchial hyperreactivity associated with propranolol treatment for infantile hemangiomas may be due to age and low body weight, study shows.

Eczema in fetus and neonates rise with maternal stress

April 23, 2018

Stress factors mothers experience before, during and soon after pregnancy can increase eczema risk in their children, according to a systematic review published Feb. 25, 2018 in The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Combination topical treatment reduces psoriasis severity

April 19, 2018

The fixed combination of halobetasol and tazarotene topicals significantly reduced the severity of localized disease with a favorable safety profile, accordint to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

A single drug may control skin cancer treatment costs

April 18, 2018

A $78 single course of topical fluorouracil for keratinocyte carcinoma and actinic keratosis lesions, could lead to a savings in the hundreds of dollars in follow-up costs.

SCC skin depth correlates to lesion length

April 18, 2018

This study, which may have direct implications for treatment, explains why some actinic keratoses recur and progress after superficial destructive treatments - like cryotherapy.

How deep an SCC lies within the skin correlates to lesion length

April 18, 2018

This study, which may have direct implications for treatment, explains why some actinic keratoses recur and progress after superficial destructive treatments - like cryotherapy.

Conversation starter

April 01, 2018

Incoming JAAD editor wants to spark discussion and views publishing as a way to provide, interpret, show application of new information

When flushing is more than embarrassment

March 19, 2018

Acute or irregular flushing may signal a more serious health condition, say researchers who list 14 questions physicians should ask patients complaining about unusual flushing.

Risk-factors for actinic keratosis 12-month turnover

February 21, 2018

Identifying associations with actinic keratosis variability instead of prevalence can be used to closely monitor organ transplant recipients at increased risk of developing actinic keratosis, researchers say.

Predictors for successful actinic keratosis treatment

February 21, 2018

Strong predictors for achieving a favorable actinic keratosis treatment response from ingenol mebutate 0.015% gel are dermoscopic detection of red pseudonetwork lesions and facial location, a study shows.