July 15, 2018 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News


  • About 415 Million People May Have Rosacea Worldwide. 
  • Fourth Generation Retinoid Shows Promise in Acne Trials. 


New Medical Research

  • Theevaluation of psychiatric comorbidity, self-injurious behavior, suicide probability, and other associated psychiatric factors (lonileness, self-esteem, life satisfaction) in adolescents with acne: A clinical pilot study. 
  • Comparison of efficacy of aminolaevulinic acid photodynamic therapy versus adapalene gel plus oral doxycycline for treatment of moderate acne vulgaris - a simple, blind, randomized, and controlled trial.
  • Acne prevalence in 9 to 14-year-old old patients attending pediatric ambulatory clinics in Italy. 
  • Correlation of hormonal profile and lipid levels with female adult acne in a tertiary care center of Nepal.
  • Antimicrobial susceptibility of cutibacterium acnes isolated from Ecuadorian patients with acne vulgaris. 
  • Codelivery of benzoyl peroxide & adapalene using modified liposomal gel for improved acne therapy. 
  • Successful treatment of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea with intense pulsed light: Report of 13 cases.
  • Long-term effects of intense pulsed light treatment on the ocular surface in patients with rosacea-associated meibomian gland dysfunction. 
  • Short-term exposure of human sebocytes to 13-cis retinoic acid induces acnegenic changes. 
  • Efficacy and tolerability of an acne treatment regimen with antiaging benefits in adult women: A pilot study. 
  • Tumor necrosis factor antagonists in the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis (PASH) syndrome. 
  • Is oral omega-3 effective in reducing mucocutaneous side effects of isotretinoin in patients with acne vulgaris? 

Clinical Reviews

  • Relationship between helicobacter pylori and rosacea: review and discussion. 
  • Prescription to over-the-counter switch of metronidazole and azelaic acid for treatment of rosacea.
  • Topical ivermectin in the treatment of papulopustular rosacea: A systematic review of evidence and clinical guideline recommendations. 

Patient Counseling/Communication

  • Patient preferences and therapeutic satisfaction with topical agents for rosacea: A survey-based study. 

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