August 15, 2018 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Ortho Dermatologics Names 2018 Aspire Higher Scholarship Recipients
  • Almirall to Acquire Allergan’s US Medical Dermatology Unit
  • IRB Approval Means BioPharmX To Move Ahead on Phase 2 Trial of BPX-04 for Rosacea. 

New Medical Research

  • Gut microbiota alterations in moderate to severe acne vulgaris patients. 
  • Acne: A Side Effect of Masculinizing Hormonal Therapy in Transgender Patients. 
  • The new therapeutic choice of tranexamic acid solution in treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea. 
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Augments Subcision in Atrophic Acne Scars: A Split-Face Comparative Study. 
  • Treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea, facial erythema, and facial telangiectasia with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser: a case series. 
  • Lactase Persistence, Milk Intake, and Adult Acne: A Mendelian Randomization Study of 20,416 Danish Adults. 
  • Control of Propionibacterium acnes by natural antimicrobial substances: Role of the bacteriocin AS-48 and lysozyme. 
  • Acne vulgaris severity graded by in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy and optical coherence tomography. 
  • Factors Aggravating or Precipitating Acne in Indian Adults: A Hospital-Based Study of 110 Cases. 
  • Characterization and biological activity of PVA hydrogel containing chitooligosaccharides conjugated with gallic acid.

Clinical Reviews

  • Why we continue to use the name Propionibacterium acnes. 
  • Dairy Intake and Acne Vulgaris: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 78,529 Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults. 
  • Molecular interactions of different steroids contributing to sebum production. Review. 
  • Current non-viral siRNA delivery systems as a promising treatment of skin diseases. 
  • Comparison of the Efficacy of Azithromycin Versus Doxycycline in Acne Vulgaris: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. 

Patient Counseling/Communication

  • Are you equipped to identify depression in your acne patient? 

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