May 1, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

AARS Event

  • Register Now for the 8th Annual AARS Scientific Symposium

Industry News

  • Ortho Dermatologics receives FDA approval of Duobrii™ (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) lotion 0.01%/0.045% for plaque psoriasis in adults. 
  • First North American clinical guidelines for hidradenitis suppurativa released. 
  • Combined laser-topical therapy improves erythema associated with rosacea. 

New Medical Research

  • Evaluation of the efficacy and tolerance of artemether emulsion for the treatment of papulopustular rosacea: a randomized pilot study. 
  • Open-label study assessing the efficacy and tolerability of topical skin care and sun protection alone and in combination with intense pulsed light therapy. 
  • A comparative study on the effectiveness of herbal extracts vs 2.5% benzoyl peroxide in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris. 
  • Bilosomes as a novel carrier for the cutaneous delivery for dapsone as a potential treatment of acne: Preparation, characterization and in-vivo skin deposition assay. 
  • Clinical assessment of topical erythromycin gel with and without zinc acetate for treating mild to moderate acne vulgaris. 
  • The effects of isotretinoin on affective and cognitive functions are disparate in adolescent acne vulgaris patients. 
  • Salicylic acid treats acne vulgaris by suppressing AMPK/SREBP1 pathway in sebocytes. 
  • Target proteins of phloretin for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activities against propionibacterium acnes-induced skin infection. 
  • Concerns and treatment satisfaction in patients being treated with azelaic acid foam for rosacea. 
  • A randomized controlled tolerability study to evaluate reformulated benzoyl peroxide face washes for acne vulgaris. 
  • Observational study of clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin gel for the treatment of acne. 
  • Use of advanced imaging techniques for the characterization of oily skin. 
  • Treatment of moderate-to-severe facial acne vulgaris with solid-state fractional 589/1,319-nm laser. 

Clinical Reviews

  • Diet in hidradenitis suppurativa: a review of published and lay literature. 
  • Management of severe hidradenitis suppurativa with biologic therapy and wide excision. 
  • Assessing effectiveness in acne clinical trials: steps towards a core outcome measure set. 
  • Nonvascular uses of pulsed dye laser in clinical dermatology. 
  • Facial cleansing with a sonic brush: a review of the literature and current recommendations.
  • Acne keloidalis nuchae and obstructive sleep apnea: a retrospective case series. 
  • Interrater and intrarater agreement and reliability in clinical staging of hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa. 
  • Clinical picture, diagnosis and treatment of rosacea, complicated by Demodex mites. 

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