February 1, 2020 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance


AARS Announcements

  • Call for AARS Clinical Research Award Applications
  • Register Now for Our 15th Annual AARS Networking Reception
  • Antibiotic Resistance Educational Video Series Available

New Medical Research

  • Development of an emulgel for the treatment of rosacea using quality by design approach.
  • Anti-inflammatory effects of ozenoxacin, a topical quinolone antimicrobial agent.
  • Identification of a human skin commensal bacterium that selectively kills Cutibacterium acnes.
  • A prospective study of fractionated dual-wavelength picosecond laser in treating acne scar.
  • A split-face comparison of a fractional microneedle radiofrequency device and fractional radiofrequency therapy for moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris.
  • An integrated RNA-Seq and network study reveals the effect of nicotinamide on adrenal androgen synthesis.
  • Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of community pharmacists toward the management of acne vulgaris in Palestine: A cross-sectional study.
  • Designed antimicrobial peptides for topical treatment of antibiotic resistant acne vulgaris.
  • Characterization and analysis of the skin microbiota in rosacea: Impact of systemic antibiotics.
  • Characterization and analysis of the skin microbiota in acne: Impact of systemic antibiotics.
  • Analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects and mechanism of action of borneol on photodynamic therapy of acne.
  • Tazarotene 0.045% lotion for once-daily treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris: Results from two phase 3 trials.
  • The role of digital fluorescence in acne vulgaris: Correlation of ultraviolet red fluorescence with the severity of acne vulgaris.

Clinical Reviews

  • Reduced risk of suicidal behaviors associated with the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha antagonists: Results from the US FDA Adverse Events Reporting System (FAERS) pharmacovigilance database.
  • An update on formulation strategies of benzoyl peroxide in efficient acne therapy with special focus on minimizing undesired effects.
  • Omega-3 versus omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the prevention and treatment of inflammatory skin diseases.
  • Rosacea treatment guideline for The Netherlands.
  • Publication trends in hidradenitis suppurativa from 2008-2018.
  • Review of comorbidities of hidradenitis suppurativa: Implications for daily clinical practice.
  • Demographic, clinical, and scintigraphic comparison of patients affected by palmoplantar pustulosis and severe acne: A retrospective study.
  • The influence of social media on acne treatment: A cross-sectional survey.
  • Spironolactone efficacy may be similar to oral antibiotic Tx. 
  • A novel target for rosacea treatment.
  • Genetic expression testing still a work in progress for melanoma.

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