Severe Atopic Dermatitis Often Puts a Dent in Quality of Life Severe Atopic Dermatitis Often Puts a Dent in Quality of Life
In his role as head of the division of pediatric behavioral health at National Jewish Health, Bruce Bender, PhD, helps kids and adults navigate the adverse effects of severe AD on their quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Societies Issue Joint Statement on Safe Use of HCQ Societies Issue Joint Statement on Safe Use of HCQ
Hydroxychloroquine can be used safely and effectively with attention to dosing, risk factors, and screening, but communication among physicians, patients, and eye care specialists is key.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Surgeon Calls Into Virtual Court Trial During Operation Surgeon Calls Into Virtual Court Trial During Operation
Since the proceedings are open to the public, the video footage from Zoom was livestreamed and posted to YouTube, which was shared online and covered by news outlets.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Promising Treatments for Molluscum Contagiosum and Acne Promising Treatments for Molluscum Contagiosum and Acne
"The treatment of molluscum is still an unmet need," Leon H. Kircik, MD, clinical professor of dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 27, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

ASDSA Warns of Rogue Insulin Pen Use for DIY Fillers ASDSA Warns of Rogue Insulin Pen Use for DIY Fillers
Videos on social media showing children using insulin delivery pens to self-inject hyaluronic acid have prompted a safety warning from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 24, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Medicaid and Access to Dermatologists Medicaid and Access to Dermatologists
In my opinion, the interview was largely accurate, but I took issue with the following statement:'Dermatology is a lucrative specialty, and many dermatologists do not accept Medicaid.'-- Dr Brett ColdironMedscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

AAD Announces Diversity Initiatives AAD Announces Diversity Initiatives
The AAD ’s diversity committee headed the development of the plan, unanimously approved by the AAD’s board of directors, which outlines four key goals for the next 3 years.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 20, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Tocilizumab May Improve Lung Function in Early Systemic Sclerosis Tocilizumab May Improve Lung Function in Early Systemic Sclerosis
Treatment with tocilizumab could stabilize or improve lung function in people with early interstitial lung disease associated with systemic sclerosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Registry Study Finds Normal Pregnancy Outcomes Psoriasis Registry Study Finds Normal Pregnancy Outcomes
Women with psoriasis can expect healthy pregnancy outcomes at a rate similar to that of the general population, according to one of the largest studies to examine the issue to date.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Survey: Most Patients Support Teledermatology Survey: Most Patients Support Teledermatology
Many medical practices turned to telemedicine when the pandemic shut down the economy last spring, but what do dermatology patients think about the socially distant approach?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Consensus Statement Issued on Treating Disorders of Cornification Consensus Statement Issued on Treating Disorders of Cornification
Clinicians using systemic retinoids for treating disorders of cornification in children and adolescents should aim for a low dose to balance therapeutic goals with acceptable toxicity levels.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Adalimumab Enhances Primary Wound Closure After HS Surgery Adalimumab Enhances Primary Wound Closure After HS Surgery
' Our experience suggests that under the effects of treatment with adalimumab, wound healing disorders with primary wound closure occur less often,'Gefion Girbig, MD, reported at the EADV Congress.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

RAP Device Cleared for Short-term Improvement in Cellulite RAP Device Cleared for Short-term Improvement in Cellulite
"This is a novel, noninvasive treatment for cellulite that appears to be safe, with little pain and little downtime," said Mathew M. Avram, MD, JD.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy
"How can dermoscopy help us distinguish between Spitz nevus, melanoma, clear cell acanthoma, psoriasis, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma?"Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 2, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Expert Highlights Advances in DRESS Expert Highlights Advances in DRESS
Mounting evidence suggests it's a mistake to reject the diagnosis of drug reaction with DRESS because the interval between initiating a drug and symptom onset is less than 15 days.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 29, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Oral JAK1 Inhibitor Shows Promise for Hidradenitis Suppurativa Oral JAK1 Inhibitor Shows Promise for Hidradenitis Suppurativa
The investigational oral small molecule, known for now as INCB54707, is 52 times more selective for JAK1 than JAK2.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks Surprise Medical Billing May Eliminate Restrictive Networks
The surprise medical billing act, or"No Surprises Act," was a bipartisan congressional agreement, which means it is likely to"stick" no matter the change in executive or legislative branches.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape
Dr Stephanie Flores-Pollack's journey into dermatology as an underrepresented-in-medicine physician-in-training offers a window into a movement that aims to create a diverse dermatology workforce.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 15, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

UV-Induced Mutations in Seemingly Normal Skin May Predict Skin Cancer UV-Induced Mutations in Seemingly Normal Skin May Predict Skin Cancer
Ultradeep sequencing revealed clonal mutations induced by UV light exposure in seemingly normal skin samples and could pave the way to assessing skin damage and skin cancer risk before signs emerge.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema Curbing Itch Intensity, Frequency in Children With Severe Eczema
"Severe AD is complex, highly symptomatic, multidimensional condition characterized by an intense pruritus that negatively impacts a patient's life," said Gil Yosipovitch, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Expert Offers Clinical Pearls on Leg Ulcer Therapy Expert Offers Clinical Pearls on Leg Ulcer Therapy
Chronic leg ulcers of all types feature a significant inflammatory component for which medical compression therapy is the best form of anti-inflammatory therapy, Elena Conde Montero, MD, PhD, asserted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Guidance on COVID Vaccine Use in Patients With Dermal Fillers Guidance on COVID Vaccine Use in Patients With Dermal Fillers
The SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is associated with inflammatory reactions in patients with dermal fillers and has led the ASDS to issue a guidance outlining the potential risk and clinical relevance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Characterizing Common Wound Microbes in Epidermolysis Bullosa Characterizing Common Wound Microbes in Epidermolysis Bullosa
Wound cultures from patients with epidermolysis bullosa were most frequently positive for Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Streptococcus pyogenes; antibiotic resistance was common.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Oral JAK Inhibitor for Alopecia Areata Advances to Phase 3 Oral JAK Inhibitor for Alopecia Areata Advances to Phase 3
"So far, I'd say that the results are very encouraging from this study, as we see good safety and continued stability of the hair regrowth in the open-label extension," said Dr Cassella.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Study Finds AD Significantly Associated With Autoimmune Diseases Study Finds AD Significantly Associated With Autoimmune Diseases
AD is associated with other atopic conditions and there is evidence it is associated with some some cancers, cardiovascular disease, and neuropsychiatric disorders, according to Lina U. Ivert, MD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 5, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Can Patients Record Office Visits? Can Patients Record Office Visits?
The question was simple, but the answers were somewhat complicated.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 16, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Antihistamine Prescribing for AD Varies by Specialty Antihistamine Prescribing for AD Varies by Specialty
Dermatologists are more likely than are nondermatologists to follow practice guidelines when prescribing antihistamines to treat pruritus associated with atopic dermatitis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Subscription Services a Consideration for Aesthetic Patients Subscription Services a Consideration for Aesthetic Patients
If you're looking for ways to boost revenue and patient compliance to recommended treatment intervals for aesthetic procedures, consider offering subscription-based services.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Peeling Agents Can Speed Resolution for Acne in Darker Skin Peeling Agents Can Speed Resolution for Acne in Darker Skin
Within a multidrug therapeutic regimen to control acne in patients with relatively dark skin, chemical peels should be considered to reduce the time to an acceptable cosmetic result.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 1, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Most Cost-effective to Use Immunotherapy First in Melanoma Most Cost-effective to Use Immunotherapy First in Melanoma
Up-front immunotherapy is the most cost-effective option for treating newly diagnosed unresectable stage III or IV melanoma with unknown BRAF mutation status, concludes a modeling analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Tildrakizumab for Psoriasis Shows Durable Efficacy Over 5 Years Tildrakizumab for Psoriasis Shows Durable Efficacy Over 5 Years
The full 5-year results of a study of tildrakizumab for psoriasis show a high rate of sustained disease control coupled with a favorable safety profile during more than 5400 patient-years of follow-up.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Poor Image Quality May Limit Televulvology Care Poor Image Quality May Limit Televulvology Care
Seeing patients with vulvar problems via telemedicine can lead to efficient and successful care, but there are challenges and limitations with this approach, doctors are finding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Who's at Risk for Depression on Isotretinoin? Who's at Risk for Depression on Isotretinoin?
A past history of depressive illness conferred a sevenfold increased risk of developing treatment-limiting mood symptoms in patients on isotretinoin for acne.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Topical Tapinarof Effective in Pivotal Psoriasis Trials Topical Tapinarof Effective in Pivotal Psoriasis Trials
Tapinarof cream 1% applied once daily in patients with plaque psoriasis convincingly hit its primary and secondary endpoints and was well tolerated in two identical pivotal phase 3, randomized trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 6, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

' Soak-and-Smear' AD Protocol Backed by Evidence'Soak-and-Smear' AD Protocol Backed by Evidence
The most effective initial step for clearing atopic dermatitis in infants and young children involves daily bathing, followed by immediate application of a moisturizer, topical steroid, or both.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

European Dermatologists Unhappy With Pandemic Teledermatology European Dermatologists Unhappy With Pandemic Teledermatology
"The results of our survey clearly show 7 out of 10 participating dermatologists declared that they were not happy with teledermatology, and most of them declared that they were not at all happy."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 4, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Biologics May Protect Patients With Psoriasis Against Severe COVID Biologics May Protect Patients With Psoriasis Against Severe COVID
This apparent protective effect of biologic agents against severe COVID-19 is even more impressive because the psoriasis patients in this study had relatively high rates of obesity, smoking, and COPD.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

No Lab Monitoring Needed in Adolescents on Dupilumab No Lab Monitoring Needed in Adolescents on Dupilumab
These reassuring results confirm that, as previously established in adults, no blood monitoring is required in adolescents on the monoclonal antibody, which inhibits signaling of interleukins-4 and -13.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis: Upadacitinib Effective in Two Phase 3 Trials Atopic Dermatitis: Upadacitinib Effective in Two Phase 3 Trials
The JAK inhibitor, currently approved for rheumatoid arthritis, yielded improvements in skin clearance, itch, and quality of life for nearly 1700 patients with moderate to severe disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Mirikizumab Beats Placebo, Secukinumab for Psoriasis Mirikizumab Beats Placebo, Secukinumab for Psoriasis
52-week trial data pitting an interleukin-23 drug against an IL-17 inhibitor and placebo offers insight on efficacy and safety.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial Delgocitinib Successful for Hand Eczema in Phase 2b Trial
The cream was shown to be effective for chronic hand eczema, for which other topical treatments are sparse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Skin Symptoms Common in COVID'Long-Haulers'Skin Symptoms Common in COVID'Long-Haulers '
Data from an international registry shed light on the lasting inflammatory effects of SARS-CoV-2 and can also inform patient management and prognosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 30, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Abatacept as Treatment for Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis Abatacept as Treatment for Diffuse Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis
' Exploratory outcome measures during the open-label extension, including the composite ACR CRISS score, indicate that abatacept might promote overall global improvement in these participants. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Study Shows Baricitinib Reduces Adult Atopic Dermatitis Severity Study Shows Baricitinib Reduces Adult Atopic Dermatitis Severity
Signs and symptoms of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis were significantly reduced with baricitinib 4 mg on top of topical corticosteroids, compared with placebo in the phase 3, BREEZE-AD7 study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 26, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Non-Whites Sorely Underrepresented in Phase 3 Psoriasis Trials Non-Whites Sorely Underrepresented in Phase 3 Psoriasis Trials
Participation by non-White patients in phase 3 therapeutic trials for plaque psoriasis is less than 15%.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Women Make Progress in Pediatric Dermatology Leadership Women Make Progress in Pediatric Dermatology Leadership
The researchers reviewed data on society leadership, research grants, and annual meeting speakers in order to evaluate the impact of women in pediatric dermatology.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions New Technologies Show Promise for Treating Pigmented Lesions
Picosecond and nanosecond lasers are far more effective for treating individual lentigines compared with other types of devices, but ultrashort pulses carry a higher risk for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 17, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

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