The Weekly Roundup: September 12-16

ICYMI, this week we had stories about products to help manage acne, a case study on pediatric vitiligo, data results from a hidradenitis suppurativa clinical trial, BCC management, and more.

POLL: Did You Attend the 31st Annual EADV Congress?

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Creating Diverse Teams Takes Work, But Is Worth the Effort

Organizations that focus on diversity, equity and inclusion are more productive and employees are more satisfied.

The Mainstream Patient: September 12

This week's edition of the Mainstream Patient features stories about the best retinol creams, the Blue Beauty movement, lip blushing, and more.

New Device Offers Added Hope in Patients with Skin of Color

Aerolase launches the Exci308 to help fight common skin conditions.

Types of Moisturizers and How to Select Them

Expert dermatologists discuss different types of moisturizers and how to properly select a moisturizer.

Take-home Points to Manage Acne

Drs Joshua Zeichner, MD, and Mona Gohara, MD, provide take-home messages to providers treating patients with acne.

Will Kirby, DO, FAOCD, Talks With Karan Lal, DO, FAAD, MS

Will Kirby, DO, FAOCD, and Karan Lal, DO, FAAD, MS, talk about falling in love with medicine, the best dermatology advice ever received, and losing over 100 pounds.

Can Stress Cause Acne?

New studies explore how stress plays a large role in triggering acne.

A Case of Vitiligo in an 11-Year-Old Male

A case study reviewed an 11-year-old male for loss of pigmentation of the right side of his back and right arm.

Positive Results from 2 Novartis Trials for HS Treatment

SUNSHINE and SUNRISE trials showed superior efficacy over the placebo.

Precision Medicine Offers Hope for More Targeted Rash Diagnosis and Treatment

A new study highlights the ways genetic testing and profiling can be extended to help diagnose and treat a variety of conditions—even rashes.

Pointers With Dr Portela: Oral Minoxidil For Hair Loss

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc discusses what patients need to know about oral minoxidil for hair loss.

Best Practices for Treating Stretch Marks in Pregnancy

Stretch marks affect up to 90% of pregnant women.

Managing Postpregnancy Hormonal Skin Issues in Breastfeeding Women

Being a new mother has many challenges, including dermatological changes.

Addressing Differences in Patient Engagement Across Racial and Ethnic Groups

There are interesting differences in the ways patients of varying ethnicities and races engage with technology.

Overview and Burden of BCC

Sherrif F. Ibrahim, MD, PhD, and Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD, FACMS, provide an overview of BCC and discuss disease burden.

Best Practices for Preventing Advanced BCC and the Importance of Multidisciplinary Teams

Drs Sherrif F. Ibrahim and Vishal Patel discuss the importance of a multidisciplinary team in the treatment of BCC as well as best practices for preventing advanced BCC.

Adjuvant Treatment With Nivolumab Shows Positive Results in Phase 3 Trial

Bristol Myers Squibb’s nivolumab shows potential for treatment in earlier stages of melanoma.