Volume: January 2021, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Sun Pharma highlights Sorry to Superimpose digital campaign.

New Medical Research

  • Preparation and evaluation of adapalene nano structured lipid carriers (NLCs) for targeted drug delivery in acne.
  • Anti-acne vulgaris effects of chlorogenic acid by anti-inflammatory activity and lipogenesis inhibition.
  • Emulsions with alkyl polyglucosides as carriers for off-label topical spironolactone - safety and stability evaluation.
  • Iontophoresis mediated localized delivery of liposomal gold nanoparticles for photothermal and photodynamic therapy of acne.
  • Serum Sp17 autoantibody serves as a potential specific biomarker in patients with SAPHO syndrome.
  • Tripterygium wilfordii Hook F. in the treatment of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis syndrome: A clinical trial.
  • Increases in uric acid and monocyte-high density lipoprotein ratio as possible atherosclerotic indicators in acne patients using isotretinoin.
  • The effects of myrtle (myrtus communis) and clindamycin topical solution in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris: A comparative split-face study.
  • Self-nanoemulsion loaded with a combination of isotretinoin, an anti-acne drug, and quercetin: Preparation, optimization, and in vivo assessment.
  • Efficacy and tolerability of short contact therapy with tretinoin, clindamycin, and glycolic acid gel in acne: A randomized, controlled, assessor-blinded two-center trial: The MASCOTTE study.
  • Contact sensitization to cosmetic series of allergens in female patients with rosacea: A prospective controlled study in China.
  • Transcriptome comparison of isotretinoin-effective and isotretinoin-ineffective severe acne vulgaris patients.
  • Efficacy evaluation of Endolift-based subcision on acne scar treatment.
  • Evaluating depression among acne vulgaris patients treated with isotretinoin.
  • Microencapsulated benzoyl peroxide and tretinoin for the treatment of acne vulgaris: Results from a phase 2 multicenter, double-blind, randomized, vehicle-controlled study.

Clinical Reviews

  • Long-term use of spironolactone for acne in women: A case series of 403 patients.
  • New acne therapies and updates on use of spironolactone and isotretinoin: A narrative review.
  • Laser and light-based therapies in the management of rosacea: An updated systematic review.
  • Analyzing the efficacy of isotretinoin in treating dissecting cellulitis: A literature review and meta-analysis.
  • Treatment of acne and acne-related scarring with fixed combination clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel (1.2%/3.75%) and tretinoin gel microsphere 0.06% in an Asian American transgender female.
  • Benefits of fractional radiofrequency treatment in patients with atrophic acne scars - literature review.
  • Microneedling for the treatment of scars: An update for clinicians.
  • Recent advances in hidradenitis suppurativa in pediatrics.
  • Acne fulminans induced by a low dose isotretinoin: Case report and review of the literature.

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