Volume: September 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Dermatology has a problem with skin color.
  • Cassiopea receives FDA approval for Winlevi® (clascoterone cream 1%), first-in-class topical acne treatment targeting the androgen receptor.
  • Galderma launches new rosacea public awareness campaign.

New Medical Research

  • The effects of once-daily tretinoin 0.05% lotion on quality of life in patients with moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris.
  • Effectiveness and safety of 2940nm multifractionaler: YAG laser on acne scars.
  • Efficacy and tolerability of a cream containing modified glutathione (GSH-C4), beta-Glycyrrhetic and azelaic acids in mild-to-moderate rosacea: A pilot, assessor-blinded, VISIA and ANTERA 3-D analysis, two-center study (The "Rosazel" Trial).
  • Efficacy and safety of a new topical gel formulation containing retinol encapsulated in glycospheres and hydroxypinacolone retinoate, an antimicrobial peptide, salicylic acid, glycolic acid and niacinamide for the treatment of mild acne: Preliminary results of a 2-month prospective study.
  • Clinical selection criteria in new clinical trials of hidradenitis suppurativa: external validity and implications on the daily clinical practice.
  • Efficacy and tolerability of low-dose spironolactone and topical benzoyl peroxide in adult female acne: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
  • Inhibitory effects of a sargassum miyabei yendo on cutibacterium acnes- induced skin inflammation.
  • Extracts from cephalaria uralensis (murray) roem. & schult. and cephalaria gigantea (ledeb.) bobrov as potential agents for treatment of acne Vulgaris: Chemical characterization and in vitro biological evaluation.
  • Sarecycline interferes with tRNA accommodation and tethers mRNA to the 70S ribosome.
  • Active pharmaceutical ingredient poly(ionic liquid)-based microneedles for the treatment of skin acne infection.
  • Clinical and non-invasive instrumental evaluation of the efficacy of a non-steroid anti-inflammatory 8-beta Glycyrrhetinic Acid cream for the treatment of erythema in rosacea.

Clinical Reviews

  • Antibiotic resistance in acne: Mechanisms, complications and management.
  • Isotretinoin in the management of acne vulgaris: Practical prescribing.
  • Serum zinc levels and efficacy of zinc treatment in acne vulgaris: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Recent advances regarding the therapeutic potential of adapalene.
  • Spironolactone in dermatology: Uses in acne and beyond.
  • Sarecycline: A review of preclinical and clinical evidence.
  • Doxycycline-induced autoimmune hepatitis.
  • A meta-analysis of fractional CO 2 laser combined with PRP in the treatment of acne scar.
  • Oral metformin for treating dermatological diseases: A systematic review.

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