FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens
"We see it as a key public health priority and our regulatory obligation to make sure that marketed sunscreen products offer protection from the sun's effects."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Dupilumab Effective for Up To 1 Year in Teens With AD: Study Dupilumab Effective for Up To 1 Year in Teens With AD: Study
Efficacy remained steady at high levels at 52 weeks, and serious adverse effects were rare, extension trial finds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Holding Mycophenolate Helps Immune Response to COVID Vaccination Holding Mycophenolate Helps Immune Response to COVID Vaccination
A comparison of patients with RMDs shows that withholding mycophenolate around the time of vaccination can be done safely and is associated with a positive antibody response to vaccination.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

New Virus Causing'Alaskapox' Detected in Two More Cases New Virus Causing'Alaskapox' Detected in Two More Cases
Two people with fever and distinctive sores on their bodies received medical care for an illness that health officials say might be transmitted by small, mouse-like voles.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Global AD Initiative Highlights Challenges, Best Practices Global AD Initiative Highlights Challenges, Best Practices
Researchers surveyed 32 clinics worldwide and authored a 700-page report on obstacles to treatment and strategies to improve care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Wcpd 2021 wcpd 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from WCPD 2021Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events
Canadian and British regulatory authorities have added warnings about depression and suicide to the Propecia label but the FDA has not changed its labeling.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens
Two adolescent boys were successfully treated with IV infusions of steroids and other drugs after developing reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruptions (RIME) following coronavirus infection.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Patient Views on Dermatologic Surgery Antibiotic Use Vary Patient Views on Dermatologic Surgery Antibiotic Use Vary
Investigators looked at patient preferences regarding taking antibiotics to prevent SSI relative to antibiotic efficacy and adverse reactions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Medicare Patients' Psoriasis, PsA Drug Costs Remain High Medicare Patients' Psoriasis, PsA Drug Costs Remain High
Coverage of and access to biologics for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are compromised by out-of-pocket payments and prior authorization requirements.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Novel Diabetic Foot Ulcer Cream Shows Promise in Phase 3 Trial Novel Diabetic Foot Ulcer Cream Shows Promise in Phase 3 Trial
The first-in-class cream, which acts on macrophages, was better than a standard absorbent dressing for healing diabetic foot ulcers in a phase 3 study that led to approval by the Taiwan FDA. A US study is underway.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

AD Subtype May Be Linked to Poor Health in Midlife, Study Finds AD Subtype May Be Linked to Poor Health in Midlife, Study Finds
' A more comprehensive understanding of disease activity across the life span is needed,'according to the authors of a study involving two population-based birth cohorts and more than 30,000 individuals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

AD Doubles Risk of Mental Health Issues in Children AD Doubles Risk of Mental Health Issues in Children
These data along with previously published studies suggest that change in mental health outcomes should be included in the evaluation of new therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA Inaction on Hair Loss Drug's Suicide Risk Sparks Lawsuit FDA Inaction on Hair Loss Drug's Suicide Risk Sparks Lawsuit
The lawsuit seeks to force the FDA to act on a 4-year-old petition calling for removal of the popular hair loss drug from the market over risks that include depression and suicidal ideation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Consider Itch and Joint Pain in Pediatric Psoriasis Patients Consider Itch and Joint Pain in Pediatric Psoriasis Patients
About 1% of pediatric psoriasis patients have psoriatic arthritis, which is much less common than in adults is"but important to find and manage."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

AMA Calls for End to Ivermectin Use for COVID Amid Spike in Use AMA Calls for End to Ivermectin Use for COVID Amid Spike in Use
Citing patient harm, the AMA and others call for immediate end to prescribing, dispensing, and use of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Caring for the Difficult Patient Caring for the Difficult Patient
' What is toxic to us doctors is the maelstrom of cognitive dissonance these patients create in us,'Dr Jeffrey Benabio writes.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Exsanguinating the Truth About Dragon's Blood in Cosmeceuticals Exsanguinating the Truth About Dragon's Blood in Cosmeceuticals
"Much more research is necessary to determine how useful these ingredients are, despite their present use in a number of marketed cosmeceutical agents," Leslie S. Baumann, MD, says in her column.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Okays Difelikefalin for Dialysis-Associated Pruritus in CKD FDA Okays Difelikefalin for Dialysis-Associated Pruritus in CKD
Reactions to the approval of difelikefalin for dialysis-associated pruritus are mixed, with some nephrologists questioning the weight of the evidence.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Nephrology News Alert Source Type: news

PsA Costs Continue to Rise; Drug Costs Drive Trend PsA Costs Continue to Rise; Drug Costs Drive Trend
In a database claims review, the average person with PsA had $34,000 in inpatient, outpatient, and pharmacy costs, which was about $25,000 higher than matched controls in the general population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Upadacitinib Effective and Safe in Atopic Dermatitis at 52 Weeks Upadacitinib Effective and Safe in Atopic Dermatitis at 52 Weeks
The JAK inhibitor shows efficacy and safety when used in combination with topical corticosteroids, and showed superiority in a head-to-head comparison with dupilumab.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

New Psoriasis Treatments: A Primer New Psoriasis Treatments: A Primer
Novel therapies show positive results in helping patients achieve and maintain skin clearance.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 17, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

CAR T-Cell Therapy Drives Refractory SLE Into Remission CAR T-Cell Therapy Drives Refractory SLE Into Remission
B-cell depletion with chimeric antigen receptor T cells induced both serologic and clinical remissions in a patient with treatment-resistant lupus.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Hep B Vaccine Response Varies in Some Pediatric Patients Hep B Vaccine Response Varies in Some Pediatric Patients
Although the vaccine series provides protection in most healthy individuals, a decreased response has been noted in some pediatric patients, including those with inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Wish List Artificial Intelligence Wish List
"If we can blast a 70-year-old businessman into space on a private jet, surely you can invent an AI that gives us more time to spend with patients," Dr Jeffrey Benabio says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Androgenetic Alopecia Has an Adverse Effect on Quality of Life Androgenetic Alopecia Has an Adverse Effect on Quality of Life
Pooled quality of life scores for androgenetic alopecia were higher than scores for other skin conditions including alopecia areata, contact dermatitis, and acne vulgaris.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 10, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Physicians Question Future of TNF Inhibitors for Psoriasis, PsA Physicians Question Future of TNF Inhibitors for Psoriasis, PsA
Two dermatologists and two rheumatologists debate the merits of using IL-17 and IL-23 inhibitors ahead of TNF inhibitors for the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 9, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Anifrolumab (Saphnelo) as New Lupus Treatment FDA Approves Anifrolumab (Saphnelo) as New Lupus Treatment
Anifrolumab, a monoclonal antibody against type 1 interferon receptor, improved overall disease activity in patients with SLE on standard therapy, according to data from three trials.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Book Review: An Ode to the Dank World of Sweat and Stink Book Review: An Ode to the Dank World of Sweat and Stink
Journalist Sarah Everts delivers a chatty, informative romp through the unusual science and history of perspiration.Undark (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

When Is MRI Useful in Managing of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi? When Is MRI Useful in Managing of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi?
A major management decision is to do a screening magnetic resonance image of the CNS to evaluate for neurologic involvement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Influencer Dies Seeking Treatment for Underarm Sweating Influencer Dies Seeking Treatment for Underarm Sweating
"Ideally, what you're doing is you're heating up the sweat glands and the underarms and destroying them," says Adam Friedman, MD.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Common Outcome Measures for AD Lack Adequate Reporting of Race Common Outcome Measures for AD Lack Adequate Reporting of Race
"The validity and reliability of these outcome measures remains uncertain across different races, ethnicities, and skin tones," according to one of the study authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Study Estimates Carbon Footprint Reduction of Virtual Visits Study Estimates Carbon Footprint Reduction of Virtual Visits
This is"one of the first studies to evaluate the environmental impact of any aspect of dermatology," according to the authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

COVID Vax Does Not Increase Risk of Flare in Patients With Lupus COVID Vax Does Not Increase Risk of Flare in Patients With Lupus
An international web-based survey found a very low rate of medically confirmed flare post COVID vaccination in nearly 700 participants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Diagnosing Neurofibromatosis 1, With and Without Genetic Testing Diagnosing Neurofibromatosis 1, With and Without Genetic Testing
For most children with NF1, the diagnosis can be made can using National Institutes of Health criteria published in 1988.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

The First Signs of Elusive Dysautonomia May Appear on the Skin The First Signs of Elusive Dysautonomia May Appear on the Skin
Flushing, Raynaud's phenomenon, and hypo- or hyperhidrosis were among the cutaneous manifestations of POTS in one small study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Face Mask-Related Injuries Rose Dramatically in 2020 Face Mask-Related Injuries Rose Dramatically in 2020
Dermatitis was the most common mask-related injury treated last year.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Autoinflammatory Diseases'Not So Rare After All,' Expert Says Autoinflammatory Diseases'Not So Rare After All,' Expert Says
The median time to diagnosis has been estimated to be between 2.5 and 5 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

The Americans With Disabilities Act and Hearing-Impaired Patients The Americans With Disabilities Act and Hearing-Impaired Patients
When the disability is impaired hearing, the law requires physicians to provide any"auxiliary aids and services" that might be necessary to insure clear communication between doctor and patient.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Vaccine Hesitancy Weighs Heavy for Some With Rheumatic Disease Vaccine Hesitancy Weighs Heavy for Some With Rheumatic Disease
ACR COVID-19 vaccine task force chair Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MPH, goes over the latest evidence about COVID-19 vaccination in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Dermatomyositis FDA Approves Intravenous Immunoglobulin for Dermatomyositis
Octagam 10% is the first treatment to have an indication specifically for dermatomyositis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Proposed Classification Framework for Atopic Dermatitis Unveiled Proposed Classification Framework for Atopic Dermatitis Unveiled
Goals include standardizing the assessment of AD in clinical practice and making it easier to tailor therapy to individual patient characteristics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009 Pediatric Alopecia in the US Has Increased Twofold Since 2009
The retrospective cohort study in the largest study of pediatric alopecia areata to date, according to one of the authors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New ACR Guidelines Give Advice on Six Forms of Vasculitis New ACR Guidelines Give Advice on Six Forms of Vasculitis
Nearly all recommendations made for giant cell arteritis, Takayasu arteritis, polyarteritis nodosa, and three forms of ANCA-associated vasculitis are conditional rather than strong.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Stop Using Neutrogena and Aveeno Spray Sunscreen, J & J Warns Stop Using Neutrogena and Aveeno Spray Sunscreen, J & J Warns
The company has voluntarily issued a recall after finding low levels of benzene, a known cancer-causing agent, in some samples.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

SLE Neuropsych Event Etiology Helps Define Predictors, Outcomes SLE Neuropsych Event Etiology Helps Define Predictors, Outcomes
Male sex, active systemic lupus erythematosus, and corticosteroid use were among the factors positively associated with neuropsychiatric events in patients with SLE.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 10, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

No Sequelae From Lab Abnormalities in Isotretinoin Study No Sequelae From Lab Abnormalities in Isotretinoin Study
The impact of isotretinoin treatment on changes in lipids, AST, and ALT was evaluated in the single-center retrospective study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Study Compares Isotretinoin Benefits in Different Weight Groups Study Compares Isotretinoin Benefits in Different Weight Groups
The results indicate that current dosing may be appropriate for overweight and obese adolescents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Study Provides Insights Into Pediatric Psoriasis Over 20 Years Study Provides Insights Into Pediatric Psoriasis Over 20 Years
Results include evidence that the use of systemic and biologic therapies for pediatric psoriasis have increased over time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Spd 2021 spd 2021
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from SPD 2021.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Conference Coverage Source Type: news