The Weekly Roundup: August 15-19

ICYMI, this week we had stories about psoriasis and tattoos, shin guard dermatitis, rosacea symptoms, a new treatment option for severe burns, and more.

Transcriptomics May Help Revolutionize Psoriasis Treatment Using Precision Medicine

The amount of transcriptomic data available for psoriasis may prove helpful in treating the condition through a precision medicine approach.

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Patients With Psoriasis Must Know the Risks of Tattooing

Results from an online, anonymous, questionnaire-based analysis conducted by Patrycja Rogowska, MD, and colleagues, were published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology.

The Mainstream Patient: August 15

This week's edition of the Mainstream Patient features stories about adult acne, Native American beauty products, a non-irritating retinol serum, beauty brands that support abortion rights, and more.

An Overview of Nail Psoriasis

Nail psoriasis is not as uncommon as some patients with psoriasis may believe.

AD Patient Case: FST V

Drs Bhatia and Lamb discuss the case of a 12-year-old child with asthma and how they would manage his disease.

Cost and Access to AD Treatments

Drs Noor and Bhatia have a conversation about cost and financial assistance from pharmaceutical companies.

Nearly 40% of Americans Say Inflation Has Impacted Health Care

Patients are either skipping care completely, cutting costs elsewhere, or borrowing money to pay for health care

The Cutaneous Connection: Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis and Shin Guard Dermatitis

In this episode, Peter Lio, MD, and clinical professor of dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses how atopic dermatitis presents differently in pediatric patients, and the 2021 allergen of the year, acetophenone azine associated with shin guard dermatitis.

National Rosacea Society Conducts Survey on Persistent Facial Redness

Survey participants state persistent facial redness is one of the most frustrating rosacea symptoms.

Can Psoriasis Be Managed With Diet and Supplements?

Wilson Liao, MD, professor and vice chair of research in the Department of Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine, and colleagues conducted a study examining the role of supplements and diets in managing psoriasis.

Atopic Dermatitis Remains Controlled Even After Reduction of Dupilumab Dose

Patients with persistently controlled atopic dermatitis who had their doses reduced were able to maintain their low disease activity.

Pointers with Dr Portela: 5 Cleansing Mistakes

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc discusses the 5 biggest cleansing mistakes.

A Close Look at the Psychosocial Impact of Psoriasis and AD in Pediatrics

Pediatric skin conditions can cause feelings of sadness or self-consciousness and have an impact on friendships as a result of the disease.

Differences Between Biosimilars and Generic Drugs

An expert rheumatologist and dermatologist discuss differences between biosimilars and generic drugs.

Defining Key Terms Associated With Biosimilars

Roy M. Fleischmann, MD, and Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, FAAD, define the terms associated with biosimilars, including the interchangeable designation.

FDA Accepts BLA for NexoBrid to Treat Severe Burns

MediWound’s new burn care therapy alleviates risks associated with surgical debridement.

President Signs Inflation Reduction Act With Health Care Provisions

Physicians groups, analysts, have praised insurance premium subsidies, Medicare drug cost caps.