Dermatology Times, February 2019 (Vol. 40, No. 2)

Initiative uses dermatology to address total women’s health

February 08, 2019

Dermatology care for women goes beyond skin. Practicing dermatologists reside at the crux of meeting women’s needs and play an important role in addressing issues like aging, self-esteem, hormones and stress management.

Over the counter options for foot dermatoses

February 07, 2019

Dermatological conditions that lead to foot pain and discomfort do not necessarily require costly and time-consuming prescription management. Instead, according to a new study, over-the-counter treatments can be a viable option for patients.

Fat intake linked to skin cancer risk

February 07, 2019

A recent study investigating the association between dietary fat intake and the development of skin cancers found polyunsaturated fat intake especially omega-6 fat to be modestly and consistently associated with skin cancer risk.

Skin issues that affect patients with skin of color

February 06, 2019

Healthcare disparities exist in all fields of medicine, including dermatology. We seek to address these disparities in this article by outlining the differences in epidemiology, presentation, access and outcomes of five conditions in patients with skin of color.

New fungal medication for the U.S. market

February 05, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) approved in December a new drug application for Tolsura (SUBA-itraconazole), a new formulation of itraconazole for the treatment of systemic fungal infections in adults.

Funding secured for antibacterial-resistant acne treatment

January 31, 2019

Vyome Therapeutics Inc. announced in January that it secured $22 million in financing to, in part, support the development of its lead molecule, VB 1953, through phase two clinical trials for moderate to severe acne.

Dermatologist shares lessons learned from difficult-to-treat atopic dermatitis case

December 13, 2018

Ted Rosen, M.D., professor of dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, says a this 61-year-old patient changed the way he thinks about treating moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adults. Share your difficult-to-treat cases with other health care providers on this forum. Participate in this forum.