Hair & Scalp

Trichoscopy Aids Diagnosis, Prognosis
March 03, 2021

According to one expert at the 29th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Virtual Congress, trichoscopy (a dermoscopy-based diagnostic method) not only helps diagnose hair disorders and monitor treatment but also predicts treatment efficacy.

Study Examines Finasteride Risks for Younger Males
January 12, 2021

A recent study shows an association between finasteride use and psychological adverse events (AEs) including suicidality. Dermatologists should weigh benefits and risks carefully when considering finasteride for certain patients with hair loss, according to one expert.

Antihistamines effective in alopecia areata study
September 29, 2020

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found positive results when using antihistamines, along with topical corticosteroids and superficial cryotherapy, as a combination treatment for alopecia areata.