European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

EADV Releases Secukinumab Delivery Data
September 29, 2021

The new data examines delivery system efficacy of either 1 secukinumab 300-mg dose in an autoinjector vs 2 doses of secukinumab 150-mg 1 mL pre-filled syringes.

Intermittent Fasting Helps Reduce Psoriasis Symptoms
May 14, 2021

A new study shows a possible association between fasting and skin improvement in psoriasis patients.

Biomarker Associated with Hair Loss Also Linked to COVID-19 Severity
May 13, 2021

New study data presented at EADV demonstrated an association between COVID-19 severity in male patients and the sex hormone androgen.

Gut Bacteria Linked to Inflammatory Skin Disease
May 11, 2021

Research presented at the EADV Spring Symposium 2021 investigated the link between gut bacteria and skin inflammation.

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.

A review of treatment for dermatofibrosarcoma
September 17, 2018

Dermatofibrosarcoma is a common, but unusual locally aggressive cutaneous tumor. Its characteristic tentacle can grow into surrounding fat, muscle and even bone. For dermatologists this means that understanding treatment options is a priority, says a physician reporting from EADV 2018.

Two opposing views on how best to treat actinic keratosis
September 17, 2018

Is it just a “spot” or precancerous lesion? Two physicians debate how best to treat actinic keratosis in a talk given at EADV last week.

Surgical treatment for basal cell carcinomas still the best bet
September 17, 2018

There are many non-surgical treatments for basal cell carcinomas, but a physician reporting at EADV last week said new treatments should be compared against surgery, which has the highest cure rate and lowest rate of recurrence.

Treating moles and melanoma during pregnancy
September 17, 2018

A pregnancy-associated melanoma (PAM) prognosis does not appear to be worse than melanoma in non-pregnant controls, researchers reported at EADV. Nonetheless, measures should be taken to protect the fetus in the treatment and imaging of PAM.

Combination therapies may be best for tattoo removal
September 17, 2018

EADV report summarizes the latest advances in laser technology for tattoo removal.