Repurposed antifungal exhibits promising results
A novel oral formulation of itraconazole designed to improve bioavailability is leveraging its activity as a Hedgehog pathway inhibitor to provide a low toxicity, effective treatment for patients with BCC Nevus Syndrome. Data show potential for rapid therapeutic benefit. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 2, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Creative marketing or deceptive advertising?
Dr. Ad employs a variety of advertising methods to grow his practice. Two years ago, he ran an ad that said prolonged use of his $1,000/tube facial cream would negate a need for a facelift. Now he is facing a complaint by a patient who bought 20 tubes and saw no improvement over the course of a year. Dr. Ad claims that his marketing was harmless and no different than most other ads. Is he in trouble? (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Venture capital and the future of dermatology: A reassessment
Dr. Norman Levine offers bits of advice for those considering this type of change in your practice for those considering selling their practices to venture capital-backed enterprises based on his experience with one such company. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What's your diagnosis? (November 2017)
A 22-year-old woman asked her doctor about a number of tiny smooth brown and black papules that had slowly developed across her cheeks over the past year. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Marketing to the male patient
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Male aesthetic procedures are up, despite little research on procedures in men
While there is an increasing interest among men in cosmetic procedures, there is little research in this area to guide physicians. Experts say that customization is best for tough cases. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

A squamous cell carcinoma that disproportionately affects men
Factors that drive lip squamous cell carcinomas in men. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Optimal topical retinoid use for acne
Striking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study shows
Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Atopic dermatitis: Biologics to watch in 2018
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 30, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

In atopic dermatitis, are you employing the therapeutic ladder approach?
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 30, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Post-summer skin repair
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 24, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Volatility in atopic dermatitis can impede treatment course
“Because atopic dermatitis is episodic, its incidence, prevalence, persistence, remission, flare and long-term control require careful definition,” researchers write. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 23, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tattoos damage sweat glands
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 23, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Majority of consumers interested in cosmetic procedures
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 23, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Recommendations for systemic therapy in eczema
New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis? (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 23, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis duration linked to cardiovascular disease risk
New research offers strong evidence that vascular inflammation and risk of having a major adverse cardiovascular event increases with psoriasis duration. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Risankizumab outperforms ustekinumab in psoriasis trial
The IL-23 inhibitor risankizumab was superior to ustekinumab in a phase two trial of adult patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis, researchers report. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA expands indications for SculpSure
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 18, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Kyocera develops image recognition technology for skin disease identification
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 16, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Digital pill caps, financial incentives fail med adherence
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 16, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

AAD offers MIPS guidance
(Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 16, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news