December 1, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

AARS Announcement

  • AARS Clinical Research Award.

New Medical Research

  • Randomized controlled double-blind study of a cleanser composed of 5-aminolevulinic acid and peptides on mild and moderate acne vulgaris. 
  • Effect of cedar (Ziziphus spina-christi) topical solution in mild to moderate acne vulgaris: A randomized clinical study.
  • Anti-acne vulgaris effect including skin barrier improvement and 5α-reductase inhibition by tellimagrandin I from carpinus tschonoskii. 
  • Alexithymia, psychological distress, and social impairment in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Work productivity and activity impairment in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: A cross-sectional study.
  • Serum amyloid A and C-reactive protein levels and erythrocyte sedimentation rate are important indicators in hidradenitis suppurativa. 
  • Optimizing the bactericidal effect of pulsed blue light on propionibacterium acnes - a correlative fluorescence spectroscopy study. 
  • Efficacy and tolerability of a novel tretinoin 0.05% lotion for the once-daily treatment of moderate or severe acne vulgaris in adult females. 
  • Tretinoin 0.05% lotion for the once-daily treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris: Impact of gender and race on efficacy and safety. 
  • Safety and effectiveness of microfocused ultrasound with visualization for the correction of moderate to severe atrophic acne scars. 
  • A cohort study using a facial cleansing brush with acne cleansing brush head and a gel cleanser in subjects with mild-to-moderate acne and acne-prone skin. 
  • Combined 400-600nm and 800-1200nm intense pulsed phototherapy of facial acne vulgaris. 

Clinical Reviews

  • Rosacea treatment: A patient-centric approach. 
  • Caveolin-1 as a possible target in treatment for acne.
  • Long-term safety of adalimumab in 29,967 adult patients from global clinical trials across multiple indications: An updated analysis.
  • Effects of zinc supplementation on inflammatory skin diseases: A systematic review of the clinical evidence. 
  • Revealing the secret life of skin - with the microbiome you never walk alone. 
  • Flares in hidradenitis suppurativa in treatment with adalimumab. 
  • Investigating race and gender in age at onset of hidradenitis suppurativa. 
  • The impact of hidradenitis suppurativa on work productivity and activity impairment. 
  • Menopausal acne - challenges and solutions. 
  • Secondary prevention of hidradenitis suppurativa. 


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