Volume: June 2020, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance



  • The AARS is proud to sponsor activities for National Acne Awareness Month in June!

Industry News

  • Dermata reports positive results for once-weekly topical application of DMT310 in acne.

New Medical Research

  • Association between adult acne and dietary behaviors: Findings from the nutrinet-santé prospective cohort study.
  • Knockdown of H19 inhibits the pathogenesis of acne vulgaris by targeting the miR-196a/TLR2/NF-κB axis.
  • Combination of a self-regulation module and mobile application to enhance treatment outcome for patients with acne.
  • Influence of contraception class on incidence and severity of acne vulgaris.
  • Treatment of atrophic acne scars with combination therapy of chemical reconstruction of skin scars method and fractionated non-ablative laser: A retrospective analysis.
  • In vitro antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects of novel insect fungus polycephalomyces phaothaiensis extract and its constituents against propionibacterium acnes.
  • Conventional versus daylight photodynamic therapy for acne vulgaris: A randomized and prospective clinical study in China.

Clinical Reviews

  • Proposed definitions of typical lesions in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Efficacy of 595- And 1319-nm pulsed dye laser in the treatment of acne vulgaris: A narrative review.
  • Topical minocycline foam 4%: A review in acne vulgaris.
  • Antibiotic resistance in acne: Changes, consequences, and concerns.
  • Efficacy, safety, and guidelines of application of the fractional ablative laser erbium YAG 2940 Nm and non-ablative laser erbium glass in rejuvenation, skin spots, and acne in different skin phototypes: A systematic review.
  • Knowledge levels and concerns about oral isotretinoin treatment in the parents of adolescent acne patients.
  • Gastrointestinal involvement of primary skin diseases.

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