Counterfeits: An Ugly Truth in Aesthetic Medicine Counterfeits: An Ugly Truth in Aesthetic Medicine
Many practitioners of aesthetic medicine have encountered counterfeit injectables and devices, and some have knowingly purchased such products.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

The Systemic Flaw in Clinical Trials The Systemic Flaw in Clinical Trials
Clinical trials not reporting -- or even determining -- the racial and ethnic composition of participants are a disservice to both clinicians and patients.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

' Dr Pimple Popper' Shares Her Social Media Tips'Dr Pimple Popper' Shares Her Social Media Tips
The way Sandra Lee, MD, sees it, establishing a presence on Instagram, Twitter, and other social media channels may not float your boat, but its potential influence deserves your attention.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Promising Treatment Options for Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Promising Treatment Options for Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
This finding is potentially important.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Pregnancy Studies on Psoriasis, PsA Medications Pick Up Pregnancy Studies on Psoriasis, PsA Medications Pick Up
Pregnancy outcomes data are increasingly emerging but dermatologists, rheumatologists, and their female patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) want much more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

How Kodak Gold Contributed to Bias in Dermatology How Kodak Gold Contributed to Bias in Dermatology
Two dermatologists discuss how far the profession has come -- and the still long road ahead.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Conservative Parameters' Key to Maximizing Cosmetic Results Conservative Parameters' Key to Maximizing Cosmetic Results
Cosmetic laser procedures in darker skin types are associated with higher risks of pigmentary alterations and scarring.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Review Finds Evidence for Beta-Blockers for Some Rosacea Symptoms Review Finds Evidence for Beta-Blockers for Some Rosacea Symptoms
The systematic review included a case control study of 53,927 patients and an equal number of controls that evaluated beta-blockers in general.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

How to Relieve One of the Itchiest Vulvar Conditions How to Relieve One of the Itchiest Vulvar Conditions
Lichen simplex chronicus is characterized by years of relentless itching, and patients may wake up at night scratching.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Ustekinumab May Trigger Acute CV Events Early in Treatment Ustekinumab May Trigger Acute CV Events Early in Treatment
Initiating treatment with ustekinumab, an IL-12/23-targeting monoclonal antibody, may trigger early severe cardiovascular events in susceptible patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

The Importance of Teamwork in Advancing Technology The Importance of Teamwork in Advancing Technology
"You need a pathologist, clinicians, physicists, technologists, and engineers, because all of the barriers to figure out how to deliver a new treatment safely often don't rest in one person's mind."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology Experts Reflect on the Past 50 Years of Lasers in Dermatology
During her dermatology residency at Yale University in the late 1980s, Tina S. Alster, MD, met a 44-year-old woman who changed the trajectory of her professional career.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Innovator Banks on'Truly Smart' Robotic Lasers in Dermatology Innovator Banks on'Truly Smart' Robotic Lasers in Dermatology
It's hard to think of a clinician who has had more of an impact on dermatology in recent decades than R. Rox Anderson, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Combination Approach to Melasma Treatment Yields Best Results Combination Approach to Melasma Treatment Yields Best Results
When establishing a treatment plan for patients with melasma, counseling them about realistic expectations is key.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications Novel Smart Needle System Reduces Risk of Filler Complications
Currently, in order to determine if the needle is in a blood vessel, physicians pull back on the syringe and look for a flash of blood. The S3 Inject sensing needle will aid doctors in that process.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients
Nasal papules resembling angiofibromas are an underrecognized problem, particularly in patients with skin of color, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Tailoring Treatment for Psoriasis, PsA, and Pregnancy Tailoring Treatment for Psoriasis, PsA, and Pregnancy
Pregnancy drives questions about heritability of the disease in offspring, the impact of the disease on pregnancy outcomes and breastfeeding, and how to best balance risks of treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Topical Antiandrogen for Acne FDA Approves Topical Antiandrogen for Acne
The Food and Drug Administration has approved clascoterone 1% cream for the topical therapy of acne, providing a treatment with a novel mechanism of action for acne.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Novel Oral Drug Improves Sunlight Tolerance Novel Oral Drug Improves Sunlight Tolerance
Erythropoietic protoporphyria a rare but devastating disorder involving acute cutaneous photosensitivity to sunlight, which takes the form of incapacitating burning pain that lasts 3-7 days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Novel Botulinum Toxin Type A Earns High Marks for Forehead Lines Novel Botulinum Toxin Type A Earns High Marks for Forehead Lines
When the study is completed, conclusions can be reached about the investigational product's durability of benefit for treatment of dynamic forehead lines, which are notoriously challenging to treat.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Update: Trump ’ s New Adviser, Plasma Potential COVID-19 Update: Trump ’ s New Adviser, Plasma Potential
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Compression Therapy Cuts Cellulitis Risk in Chronic Leg Edema Compression Therapy Cuts Cellulitis Risk in Chronic Leg Edema
The findings of a randomized controlled trial were so dramatic that the study was stopped early and patients in the control group were given the therapy also, researchers report.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 17, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Potential Advantages of Tape Strips Over Biopsy Potential Advantages of Tape Strips Over Biopsy
The concept of using adhesive strips to remove surface skin cells for clinical study has been around for more than 20 years, but there has been recent progress.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 13, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Botulinum Toxin Linked to Antidepressant Effects Botulinum Toxin Linked to Antidepressant Effects
A study found significant associations between use of of botulinum toxin and antidepressant effects.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Beyond PASI 100: Striving for Molecular Clearance Beyond PASI 100: Striving for Molecular Clearance
Andrew Blauvelt, MD, presented a first-of-its-kind study that potentially opens the door to a new, more rigorous standard for treatment success in psoriasis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Most Clinicians Undertreat Childhood Lichen Sclerosus Most Clinicians Undertreat Childhood Lichen Sclerosus
During the initial assessment, physicians tend to think about sexual abuse or sexually transmitted diseases as the primary culprit.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Guidelines Focus on Treatment of Adults Psoriasis Guidelines Focus on Treatment of Adults
The guidelines noted the'key role'of topical corticosteroids in treating psoriasis'especially for localized disease. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 10, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Woman Is First in US to Get Second Face Transplant Woman Is First in US to Get Second Face Transplant
Carmen Blandin Tarleton was burned and blinded in a 2007 attack by her husband. A face transplant in 2014 was effective for 5 years but began to fail last year."It's a new chapter in my life," she said.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Dermatology Atlas Will Profile Disease in All Skin Types Dermatology Atlas Will Profile Disease in All Skin Types
From the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, multiple nonviral pandemics have rapidly emerged,'most notably the persistent and well-masked racism that maintains disparities in all facets of life. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Consider Trichoscopy for Suspected Hair Disorders Consider Trichoscopy for Suspected Hair Disorders
' It is helpful for diagnosing all sorts of alopecia, starting with those that appear at birth, such as aplasia cutis congenita to those that appear in adolescence, such as androgenetic alopecia. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

New Topicals for Excessive Sweating Are in Sight New Topicals for Excessive Sweating Are in Sight
' What's surprising is that more than 50% of patients do not receive appropriate treatment, very likely due to lack of awareness or embarrassment,'explained one dermatologist at the AAD annual meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Cutaneous Clues Linked to COVID-19 Coagulation Risk Cutaneous Clues Linked to COVID-19 Coagulation Risk
Researchers added to the growing list of skin conditions observed in people with COVID-19, this time associated with greater risk for coagulopathies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

PCOS Associated With a Two-fold Risk of Developing Psoriasis PCOS Associated With a Two-fold Risk of Developing Psoriasis
PCOS is characterized by androgen elevation that can lead to insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, which have also been associated with an increased risk of psoriasis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Common Causes of Pediatric Allergic Contact Dermatitis Common Causes of Pediatric Allergic Contact Dermatitis
' There is currently limited data regarding the pediatric allergic contact dermatitis in the U.S., despite as many as 20% of children having allergic contact dermatitis. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Update: Low Vitamin D, Heart Damage After'Recovery'COVID-19 Update: Low Vitamin D, Heart Damage After'Recovery '
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Is the Presence of Enanthem a Clue for COVID-19? Is the Presence of Enanthem a Clue for COVID-19?
' As seen with other viral infections, we wondered if COVID-19 could produce enanthem in addition to skin rash exanthem. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

How Not to Miss Something How Not to Miss Something
As doctors, we've gotten proficient at being triage nurses, examining each appointment request, and sorting who should be seen in person and who could be cared for virtually.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Pandemic Dictates Reconsideration of Pemphigus Therapy Pandemic Dictates Reconsideration of Pemphigus Therapy
The conventional treatment mainstays for pemphigus are problematic during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a shift in disease management strategy is in order.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 17, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Tremfya (Guselkumab) for Psoriatic Arthritis FDA Approves Tremfya (Guselkumab) for Psoriatic Arthritis
Guselkumab, first approved for adults with plaque psoriasis in 2017, has now been approved for adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). The FDA based its approval on two pivotal phase 3 trials.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Treat Acne Aggressively Upfront, Expert Advises Treat Acne Aggressively Upfront, Expert Advises
You want to do this with each patient at every visit so you can determine what their initial treatment's going to be and what their management going forward is going to be.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

PCP Practices May Lose About $68K Per Physician This Year PCP Practices May Lose About $68K Per Physician This Year
Primary care practices will lose about $68,000 per full-time physicians this year, as care is delayed and appointments cancelled, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Skin Patterns of COVID-19 Vary Widely Skin Patterns of COVID-19 Vary Widely
Dr Ko framed her remarks largely on a case collection survey of images and clinical data from 375 patients in Spain with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Be Vigilant for Scleroderma Renal Crisis Be Vigilant for Scleroderma Renal Crisis
A vexing feature of this emergency is that not uncommonly it actually precedes the diagnosis of scleroderma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 19, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Time for Grit and Resilience Time for Grit and Resilience
Brett Coldiron, MD, a clinical assistant professor of medicine and past president of the American Academy of Dermatology, offers encouragement during the current pandemic.Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Approves Ixekizumab (Taltz) for Nonradiographic axSpA FDA Approves Ixekizumab (Taltz) for Nonradiographic axSpA
The monoclonal interleukin-17A antagonist has three other indications: ankylosing spondylitis in adults, psoriatic arthritis in adults, and plaque psoriasis in adults and children age 6 and older.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 1, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves New Biologic for Atopic Dermatitis in Children FDA Approves New Biologic for Atopic Dermatitis in Children
Dupilumab (Dupixent) injection has been approved for adults since 2017. The new indication is for children whose atopic dermatitis is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 27, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Chilblain-like Lesions Reported in Kids Thought to Have COVID-19 Chilblain-like Lesions Reported in Kids Thought to Have COVID-19
Two case series from Europe describe chilblain-like lesions in children with mild symptoms of COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Cancellation of AAD Annual Meeting Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts Cancellation of AAD Annual Meeting
The annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology is the latest large medical conference to be canceled because of the COVID-19 outbreak.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

A Step-by-Step Guide to Preventing PPE-Related Skin Damage A Step-by-Step Guide to Preventing PPE-Related Skin Damage
The PPE worn during COVID-19 is a double-edged sword — it helps fight transmission of the virus, but can also harm the skin of the healthcare providers who must wear it for prolonged periods of time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

COVID-19: New Programs Provide Money to Keep Practices Running COVID-19: New Programs Provide Money to Keep Practices Running
The global pandemic is adding stress to everyone in healthcare, including smaller medical practices struggling to stay in business. But there is help available.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 20, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news