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 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Dermatologist First, Businessman Second: Life During COVID-19 Dermatologist First, Businessman Second: Life During COVID-19
COVID-19 has completely upended dermatology. Graeme Lipper describes this rapidly evolving'new normal. 'Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 15, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

COVID-19 Daily: More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized COVID-19 Daily: More Will Die, First Antibody Test Authorized
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 5, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Coronavirus in Context: Eric Topol Explains Emerging Research Coronavirus in Context: Eric Topol Explains Emerging Research
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Eric Topol about how he interprets preliminary COVID-19 research making the rounds on social media and the role of technology in curbing the pandemic.Medscape (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Tattoo Removal: 5 Things to Know Tattoo Removal: 5 Things to Know
Tattoos have exploded -- and that means rising numbers of patients who may change their mind. Here is the latest information on tattoo removal.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Article Source Type: news

EMA Panel Backs Two Antibacterials EMA Panel Backs Two Antibacterials
The EMA panel recommended approval of cefiderocol for infections due to aerobic Gram-negative organisms and of a generic of tigecycline for complicated skin, soft tissue, and intraabdominal infections.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

The Nine-Headed Monster: Recalcitrant Warts The Nine-Headed Monster: Recalcitrant Warts
Could checkpoint inhibitors provide a new treatment option for warts that just won't go away?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

European Marketing of Picato Suspended While Skin Cancer Risk Reviewed European Marketing of Picato Suspended While Skin Cancer Risk Reviewed
While the drug is still available in the US, the FDA says it is'gathering data and information to investigate the safety concern related to Picato. 'News Alerts (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

More Frequent Dupilumab Better for Atopic Dermatitis Control More Frequent Dupilumab Better for Atopic Dermatitis Control
Dupilumab 300 mg at weekly or biweekly intervals was more effective than less frequent dosing in moderate to severe atopic dermatitis and should be used for long-term maintenance, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Doctor Botched Young Girl's Laser Treatment, Suit Claims; More Doctor Botched Young Girl's Laser Treatment, Suit Claims; More
Accompanying photos reveal extensive facial scarring; state's high court green-lights this med-mal suit; a patient's mega-award is put on hold.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Collagen:'Fountain of Youth' or Edible Hoax? Collagen:'Fountain of Youth' or Edible Hoax?
Used by Chinese women for centuries to maintain youthful appearance, the collagen supplement market in the United States is expected to reach $293 million in 2020. Some clinicians remain skeptical.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - December 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Fracture Risk Increased Among Those With Atopic Dermatitis Fracture Risk Increased Among Those With Atopic Dermatitis
The risk for wrist, pelvic, hip, and spine fractures was increased among patients with atopic dermatitis and was even higher for those with severe disease, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 23, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Does a New Drug Offer Some Relief? Palmoplantar Psoriasis: Does a New Drug Offer Some Relief?
Palmoplantar psoriasis is miserable to live with and equally miserable to treat. Will guselkumab prove to be a better option?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - November 21, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Dermatology PA Groups Face Off Over Certification Dermatology PA Groups Face Off Over Certification
An established physician assistant society opposes new board certification, saying it's not needed or authorized.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Adhesive Strips An Alternative to Biopsy for Kids With Atopy? Adhesive Strips An Alternative to Biopsy for Kids With Atopy?
Applying strips of tape to collect skin samples for biomarker testing may be a viable alternative to biopsy for serial evaluation of early-onset atopic dermatitis in children.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 9, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Trifarotene, First New Retinoid Acne Cream in 20 Years FDA OKs Trifarotene, First New Retinoid Acne Cream in 20 Years
Trifarotene cream 0.005% (Aklief), approved for patients aged 9 years or older, is the first topical treatment specifically studied and proven to treat acne vulgaris on both the face and trunk.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Trifarotene, First New Retinol Acne Cream in 20 Years FDA OKs Trifarotene, First New Retinol Acne Cream in 20 Years
Trifarotene cream 0.005% (Aklief), approved for patients aged 9 years or older, is the first topical treatment specifically studied and proven to treat acne vulgaris on both the face and trunk.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

FDA: Sunscreen Chemicals in Blood Show Need for Safety Testing FDA: Sunscreen Chemicals in Blood Show Need for Safety Testing
Two coauthors from the FDA study discuss what the results mean.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

European Commission Approves Risankizumab for Plaque Psoriasis European Commission Approves Risankizumab for Plaque Psoriasis
In clinical studies, patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis saw significantly higher rates of skin clearance with risankizumab compared to current standards of care.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Consumer Reports Names Top Sunscreens for 2019 Consumer Reports Names Top Sunscreens for 2019
The rankings include sections for best sprays, sticks, and lip balms, as well as those products considered safe for coral reefs.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 1, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

EMA Panel Recommends Nuceiva for Glabellar Lines EMA Panel Recommends Nuceiva for Glabellar Lines
A European Medicines Agency panel recommended marketing authorization for botulinum toxin type A (Nuceiva, Evolus Pharma Ltd) to temporarily correct glabellar lines in patients younger than 65 years.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 29, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA OKs New Topical Treatment Duobrii for Plaque Psoriasis FDA OKs New Topical Treatment Duobrii for Plaque Psoriasis
Duobrii lotion is the first and only topical lotion that combines halobetasol propionate and tazarotene in one formulation.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 27, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Psoriasis Effects on CV Risk May be Direct and Vary by Race Psoriasis Effects on CV Risk May be Direct and Vary by Race
' It may still be an independent effect of the psoriasis, but acting through these other traditional risk factors,'said a researcher. Younger African-American adults seemed to be at special risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Dermatology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Doubles Risk for Autism in Offspring Type 1 Diabetes in Pregnancy Doubles Risk for Autism in Offspring
Risk of autism more than doubles in children born to mothers with type 1 diabetes and is greater than the risk of the condition when mum has type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Adjuvant Combo for BRAF+ Melanoma FDA Approves Adjuvant Combo for BRAF+ Melanoma
The two targeted therapies, dabrafenib and trametinib, are already approved in combination in the metastatic setting.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Dermatology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts Yoga Face-toning Might Compete With Fillers and Facelifts
To his toolbox of Botox, fillers and plastic surgery, cosmetic dermatologist Dr. Murad Alam has added a new, low-cost, noninvasive anti-aging treatment: facial yoga.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Dermatology Guideline Authors Take Big Payments From Industry Dermatology Guideline Authors Take Big Payments From Industry
Dermatology clinical practice guideline authors often receive large payments from industry and don't always fully disclose them, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 26, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Delafloxacin an Effective Option for Acute Bacterial Skin Infections Delafloxacin an Effective Option for Acute Bacterial Skin Infections
Delafloxacin is non-inferior to vancomycin plus aztreonam for treating acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections (ABSSSI), according to a new phase 3 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Propranolol May Delay Progression of Cutaneous Melanoma Propranolol May Delay Progression of Cutaneous Melanoma
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

How Safe Are Various Systemic Therapies for Pediatric Psoriasis? How Safe Are Various Systemic Therapies for Pediatric Psoriasis?
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Cosentyx Highly Effective in Scalp Psoriasis Cosentyx Highly Effective in Scalp Psoriasis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

EU Clears Brodalumab (Kyntheum) for Plaque Psoriasis EU Clears Brodalumab (Kyntheum) for Plaque Psoriasis
Brodalumab is for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

A Promising New Treatment for Vitiligo? A Promising New Treatment for Vitiligo?
Dr Graeme Lipper reviews a proof-of-concept study of a JAK inhibitor that holds potential for the treatment of vitiligo.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 12, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Ixekizumab Eases Psoriatic Arthritis When TNF Inhibitor Fails Ixekizumab Eases Psoriatic Arthritis When TNF Inhibitor Fails
The selective interleukin-17A inhibitor ixekizumab improved signs and symptoms of active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in patients who had failed prior biologic therapy in the phase 3 SPIRIT-P2 trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 2, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

A Side-by-Side Look at the Most Common Rosacea Treatments A Side-by-Side Look at the Most Common Rosacea Treatments
A quick comparison of the most common treatments for rosacea.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Article Source Type: news

Skin Lightening Under Fire as Indians Seek Whiter Shade of Pale Skin Lightening Under Fire as Indians Seek Whiter Shade of Pale
Mirror, mirror on the wall - who is the fairest of them all? The one with the palest skin, of course.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - May 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

CHMP Recommends Skilarence for Psoriasis CHMP Recommends Skilarence for Psoriasis
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency recommended granting marketing approval for Skilarence for treatment of psoriasis.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 22, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Clears Second Remicade Biosimilar (Renflexis) FDA Clears Second Remicade Biosimilar (Renflexis)
The FDA approves infliximab-abda (Renflexis, Samsung Bioepis) for multiple indications.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Sunscreen or Sun Screen? Sunscreen or Sun Screen?
In light of myths and concerns about sunscreen, Dr Lipper reviews whether natural alternatives are effective.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Are We Overtreating Severely Dysplastic Nevi? Are We Overtreating Severely Dysplastic Nevi?
Even with negative margins, most severely dysplastic nevi are re-excised. Is this necessary or overtreatment?Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 21, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

How Should Physicians Respond to Latest Alopecia Research? How Should Physicians Respond to Latest Alopecia Research?
Dr Lipper discusses evidence and strategy for treating patients with alopecia areata.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 18, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Dermoscopy Can Help Distinguish Melanoma From Benign Skin Lesions Dermoscopy Can Help Distinguish Melanoma From Benign Skin Lesions
Dermoscopy can help identify seborrheic keratosis (SK)-like melanomas that are challenging to detect otherwise, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Movie Villains With Scars May Haunt Those With Skin Conditions Movie Villains With Scars May Haunt Those With Skin Conditions
The scars and facial features of some of cinema's most terrifying villains may end up haunting people who share those traits, suggests a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 11, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Pretty Baby: Propranolol for Noncritical IH? Pretty Baby: Propranolol for Noncritical IH?
Dr Graeme Lipper reviews an important study on infantile hemangiomas and discusses a potential new protocol for noncritical cases.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 5, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Fingernail Psoriasis Data Added to Humira Prescribing Info Fingernail Psoriasis Data Added to Humira Prescribing Info
The FDA has approved the addition of moderate to severe fingernail psoriasis data to the Humira prescribing information for those with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 30, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Foamix's Acne Drug Misses Main Goal in Key Study Foamix's Acne Drug Misses Main Goal in Key Study
Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Monday its experimental acne treatment failed to meet one of two main goals in a late-stage study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 28, 2017 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news