Author | Randy Dotinga

Articles

Current thinking on acne management

June 04, 2019

Traditional treatments remain important parts of the dermatologist's armamentarium for acne management, but other drugs have begun to play a role, too. Meanwhile, research is offering new insight into the causes of acne. Stay up to date on the latest insight into acne's pathogenesis, evaluation and treatment.  Participate in this forum.

4 foods connected to acne

June 04, 2019

When it comes to dietary triggers for acne, the list of supposed villains is long. While absolute proof isn't currently reproducible, one expert says there are several foods that have shown a connection. Participate in this forum.

Consider more than severity, spread in psoriasis

May 22, 2019

The evaluation of psoriasis requires more than simply checking the severity and spread of the disease, a new report suggests. Rather, physicians should try to distinguish between stable and active disease with an eye toward the wider body-wide effects of the latter form.

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for psoriasis

May 13, 2019

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can successfully treat the physical symptoms of psoriasis and systemic treatment doesn't seem to provide an extra boost to its effectiveness, a new systematic review and meta-analysis finds.

Tips on treating children with autism

April 24, 2019

Caregivers of children with autism often expect dermatologists to have an understanding of the disorder, but that may not always be the case. Learn how to best navigate clinical situations with this patient population in this article.

Multiple biologics supported in new psoriasis guidelines

February 25, 2019

New guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation strongly support the use of a wide range of biologics to treat cases of psoriasis that are insufficiently resolved despite treatment with topical therapy, phototherapy or both. 

New guidelines emphasize comorbidities in psoriasis

February 25, 2019

A decade ago, the list of psoriasis comorbidities didn't go much beyond psoriatic arthritis. Now, new guidelines warn dermatologists that many medical conditions are linked to psoriasis, from cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome to cancer, renal and hepatic disease and even the eye condition uveitis.