September 17, 2018 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Foamix: Positive topline phase 3 results for topical minocycline foam. 

  • Allergan launches Spotlyte: digital hub will educate consumers about medical aesthetic treatments. 

  • Candela acquires ellipse. 

New Medical Research

  • Combination chemical peels are more effective than single chemical peel in treatment of mild-to-moderate acne vulgaris: A split face comparative clinical trial. 

  • Tretinoin loaded nanoemulsion for acne vulgaris: Fabrication, physicochemical and clinical efficacy assessments. 

  • The safety and efficacy of four different fixed combination regimens of adapalene 0.1%/benzoyl peroxide 2.5% gel for the treatment of acne vulgaris: results from a randomized controlled study. 

  • Efficacy and safety of 2% supramolecular salicylic acid compared with 5% benzoyl peroxide/0.1% adapalene in the acne treatment: A randomized, split-face, open-label, single-center study. 

  • Thiol/disulfide homeostasis as a marker of oxidative stress in rosacea: a controlled spectrophotometric study. 

  • Expression of inflammatory and fibrogenetic markers in acne hypertrophic scar formation: focusing on role of TGF-β and IGF-1R. 

  • Origanum vulgare L. essential oil as a potential anti-acne topical nanoemulsion-in vitro and in vivo study. 

  • Disruption of mesoderm formation during cardiac differentiation due to developmental exposure to 13-cis-retinoic acid.

  •  A novel topical minocycline foam for the treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris: Results of two randomized, double-blind, phase 3 studies. 

  • FoxO1 enhances differentiation and apoptosis in human primary keratinocytes. 

  • Calprotectin can play an inflammatory role in acne vulgaris.

  • Efficacy of folic acid and vitamin B12 replacement therapies in the reduction of adverse effects of isotretinoin: A randomized controlled trial. 

Clinical Reviews

  • Adverse cutaneous reactions to skin care products on the face vary with age, but not with sex. 

  • Hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa: A practical framework for treatment optimization - systematic review and recommendations from the HS ALLIANCE working group. 

  • The role of nutrition in inflammatory pilosebaceous disorders: Implication of the skin-gut axis. 

  • Safety and effectiveness of amoxicillin in the treatment of inflammatory acne.

  • A rare dermatologic disease in pregnancy: Rosacea fulminans- case report and review of the literature. 

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