Volume: August 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Vyome’s acne treatment demonstrates positive phase 2 results.

New Medical Research

  • The effect of isotretinoin therapy on oxidative damage in rats isotretinoin and oxidative damage in rats.
  • Isotretinoin plus 420 nm intense pulsed light versus isotretinoin alone for the treatment of acne vulgaris: A randomized, controlled study of efficacy, safety, and patient satisfaction in Chinese subjects.
  • A comparison of the effectiveness of azelaic and pyruvic acid peels in the treatment of female adult acne: A randomized controlled trial.
  • Stem cell membrane-coated isotretinoin for acne treatment.
  • Efficacy of non-ablative fractional 1440-nm laser therapy for treatment of facial acne scars in patients with rosacea: A prospective, interventional study.
  • Lactobacillus paraplantarum THG-G10 as a potential anti-acne agent with anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory activities.
  • Topical application of autophagy activating peptide improved skin barrier function and reduced acne symptoms in acne-prone skin.
  • PEG-8 laurate fermentation of staphylococcus epidermidis reduces the required dose of clindamycin against cutibacterium acnes.
  • Lymecycline versus clindamycin plus rifampicin in hidradenitis suppurativa treatment: Clinical and ultrasound evaluation.
  • Transcriptomic analysis of hidradenitis suppurativa skin suggests roles for multiple inflammatory pathways in disease pathogenesis.
  • Novel polymeric tazarotene 0.045% lotion for moderate-to-severe acne: Pooled phase 3 analysis by race/ethnicity.

Clinical Reviews

  • The versatility of azelaic acid in dermatology.
  • Current insights for the management of acne in the modern era.
  • A retrospective evaluation of laboratory parameters and hyperuricemia in patients with acne vulgaris under systemic isotretinoin treatment.
  • Emerging drugs for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • A case paradoxical hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) with janus kinase inhibitor, literature review and pooled analysis of biological agent-induced HS.
  • Understanding the relationship between smoking and hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Treating inflammation in rosacea: Current options and unmet needs.

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