Dermatology News

Friday, April 20, 2018
The American Academy of Dermatology recommends performing a sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with which characteristic?
Friday, April 20, 2018
A recent study assessed the diagnostic accuracy of melanoma diagnoses among dermatologists and physician assistants. For details and the response from the AADA and SDPA, read more.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
A recent meta-analysis, conducted by Aaron M. Drucker, MD, ScM, and Patrick Fleming, MD, MSc, investigated the impact of dupilumab on the risk of infections among patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Researchers investigated whether marital status was associated with early detection of melanoma and the performance of sentinel lymph node biopsy among appropriate patients. For details of the study, read more.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Findings from a recent study suggest a possible association between vitamin D and disease severity among patients with psoriasis. For details from the study, including whether vitamin D supplementation is beneficial, read more.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

By Marilynn Larkin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer whose quality of life is negatively impacted by endocrine therapy-induced alopecia (EIA) from may benefit from minoxidil, researchers suggest.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

By Marilynn Larkin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drugs that induce a self-inflicted cell-death process called ferroptosis could be used to target de-differentiated melanoma cells, thereby increasing the efficacy of both targeted and immune therapies, researchers suggest.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
In a phase 3 trial, researchers investigated the efficacy of a subcutaneous biologic compared with placebo among participants with active psoriatic arthritis. For details from the study, read more.
Friday, April 13, 2018
Two phase 3 trials reported on the efficacy and safety of an investigational topical psoriasis treatment in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. For details from the study, read more.
Thursday, April 12, 2018
The association between atopic dermatitis and obesity remains controversial. Researchers sought to further investigate this association in a recent literature review.