Volume: July 2022, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


New Medical Research

  • A cream containing the sap of oat plantlets and mandarin extract soothes the symptoms of rosacea and improves the quality of life of patients.
  • Clinical and metagenomic profiling of hormonal acne-prone skin in different populations.
  • Clinician-created educational video for shared decision-making in the outpatient management of acne.
  • Combination treatment with 30% salicylic acid and fractional CO 2 laser for acne scars: A 20-week prospective, randomized, split-face study.
  • Calcipotriol: A novel tool in treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • The potential role of insulin-like growth factor 1 in acne vulgaris and its correlation with the clinical response before and after treatment with metformin.
  • Efficacy of oxybrasion in the treatment of acne vulgaris: A preliminary report.
  • Electrostatically optimized adapalene-loaded emulsion for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Fatty acid profiling in facial sebum and erythrocytes from adult patients with moderate acne.
  • A comparison of microneedling versus glycolic acid chemical peel for the treatment of acne scarring.
  • Hydroxocobalamin: An effective treatment for flushing and persistent erythema in rosacea.
  • Sarecycline demonstrates clinical effectiveness against staphylococcal infections and inflammatory dermatoses: Evidence for improving antibiotic stewardship in dermatology.
  • Analysis on the difference of skin surface lipids during blue light therapy for acne by lipidomics.
  • Development and evaluation of herbal formulation AKIGTU01 and AKIGCL03 against acne producing microbes.

Clinical Reviews

  • A systematic review and network meta-analysis of topical pharmacological, oral pharmacological, physical and combined treatments for acne vulgaris.
  • Infliximab in hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Acne scarring-pathophysiology, diagnosis, prevention and education - Part 1.
  • Itch in hidradenitis suppurativa/acne inversa: A systematic review.
  • Truncal acne: An overview.
  • Biologics and small molecule inhibitors for treating hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


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