Volume: November 2020, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • UCB, Stanford Medicine partner to seek new ways to treat HS, other diseases.
  • Sun Pharma’s interactive resources help teens and young adults to Take on Acne.

New Medical Research

  • Antibiotic resistant Cutibacterium acnes among acne patients in Jordan: a cross sectional study.
  • Serum concentration and skin expression of S100A7 (psoriasin) in patients suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Combined low-dose isotretinoin and pulsed dye laser versus standard-dose isotretinoin in the treatment of inflammatory acne.
  • Isotretinoin and risk of cardiovascular events in adults with acne: A population-based retrospective cohort study.
  • Facial flushing and erythema of rosacea improved by carvedilol.
  • The effect of acne on quality of life, social appearance anxiety, and use of conventional, complementary, and alternative treatments.
  • Nanostructured lipid carriers for hair follicle-targeted delivery of clindamycin and rifampicin to hidradenitis suppurativa treatment.
  • Saponin fraction from Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn as a novel cosmetic additive: Extraction, biological evaluation, analysis of anti-acne mechanism and toxicity prediction.
  • Effects of tazarotene 0.045% lotion on quality of life in patients with moderate-to-severe acne.
  • Fractional carbon dioxide laser-assisted delivery of lyophilized-growth factors is a promising treatment modality of post-acne scars.
  • Cross-sectional study of beliefs, perceptions, knowledge of treatment modalities and willingness to pay for acne scar treatment in acne patients.
  • Influence of lactoferrin on Propionibacterium acnes-induced inflammation in vitro and in vivo.
  • A double-blinded, randomized, vehicle-controlled study of the efficacy of moisturizer containing licochalcone a, decanediol, l-carnitine, and salicylic acid for prevention of acne relapse in Asian population.
  • Updates on treatment guidelines for psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (eczema), hidradenitis suppurativa, and acne/rosacea during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clinical Reviews                                   

  • Childhood rosacea and related disorders.
  • Long-term antibiotic use for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa consistent with guideline recommendations.
  • The efficacy of fractional CO 2 laser in acne scar treatment: A meta-analysis.
  • SAPHO syndrome: the supposed trigger by isotretinoin, the efficacy of adalimumab and the specter of depressive disorder: A case report.
  • Systematic review to identify and appraise patient-reported outcome measures on treatment satisfaction in acne.
  • Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: The combination of 0.5% brimonidine tartrate gel and broadband pulse light therapy to reverse its effects.
  • Rosacea and the microbiome: A systematic review.
  • Rosacea treatment: Review and update.
  • Diversity and composition of the skin, blood and gut microbiome in rosacea-a systematic review of the literature.
  • Oral isotretinoin for the treatment of dermatologic conditions other than acne: a systematic review and discussion of future directions.
  • The efficacy and effectiveness of non-ablative light-based devices in hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Oral tetracyclines and acne: A systematic review for dermatologists.
  • A novel antibiotic just for acne.
  • Choosing the right partner: Complementing prescription acne medication with over-the-counter cleansers and moisturizers.
  • The deregulation of NOTCH pathway, inflammatory cytokines, and keratinization genes in two Dowling-Degos disease patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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