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Friday, March 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study: Severe Psoriasis More Common in Men

Severe psoriasis predominantly affects men, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. In the study of 5,438 Swedish psoriasis patients, women had significantly …

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 | Research and Publications

Positive Results Announced from SebuDerm Gel Study in Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis

The results of a clinical study evaluating the impact of Sonoma Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s SebuDerm (topical hypochlorous acid) gel in the treatment of mild to moderate facial and scalp seborrheic de…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Antibiotics Needed For Mild Infected Eczema in Kids

Oral or topical antibiotics are not effective for treating milder clinically infected eczema in children, a new study shows. In the study of 113 children with clinical, non-severely infected eczema…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Research and Publications

Education Credits Available: ABCs of Nitric Oxide in the Skin

A free, online educational program intended to provide participants increased knowledge regarding the role of NO in maintaining a variety of physiologic processes has been launched. The program i…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | Research and Publications

5α-Reductase Inhibitors Not Associated with Increased Suicide Risk in Older Men

Using 5α- reductase inhibitors was not associated with increased suicide risk in a group of older men, according to new research in JAMA Internal Medicine. Risks for self-harm and depression …

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Friday, March 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology, GSK

Seventeen Percent of Teens Report Excessive Sweating

More teens than previously thought may experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating, according to data collected by International Hyperhidrosis Society researchers and presented at the recent Am…

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Thursday, March 09, 2017 | Research and Publications

Serlopitant May Stop the Itch of Prurigo Nodularis

Menlo Therapeutics Inc.’s Serlopitant performed well in phase 2 trial (TCP-102) evaluating it as a treatment of pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis, successfully meeting its primary effic…

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Wednesday, March 08, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Biomarker May Help Guide Metastatic Melanoma Treatment Decisions

Measuring levels of Bim -- a protein made by cancer-fighting T cells -- via a simple blood draw can help doctors predict which metastatic melanoma patients would benefit from anti-PD-1 checkpoint bloc…

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Tuesday, March 07, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Research Closes In On Personalized AD Therapy

New research on skin lipids may pave the way toward personalized therapies for atopic dermatitis. Researchers can now identify the precise lipids found in the skin of people who have atopic dermati…

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Monday, March 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Rare Disease Breakthrough? New Treatment May Reduce Blistering in EBS

In a possible breakthrough in the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS), Diacerein 1% ointment reduced blistering in patients with this rare genetic connective tissue disorder. The new f…

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Monday, March 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Mosquito Virus Expert Discusses a Promising New Drug For Zika

Thomas Voss, PhD, a world-renowned leader in infectious disease research, and his team, say there are two strategies for developing a defense program against Zika infection: prevention, achieved by de…

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Friday, March 03, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

New Research Highlights Need for Greater Sun Safety Education

Taken together, two new studies provide a mixed bag of news on the effectiveness of public health measures and messages aimed at decreasing skin cancer risk and improving sun safety behaviors. One …

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Monday, February 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Depression, Psoriasis And Risk Of Psoriatic Arthritis: What’s the Connection?

Psoriasis patients who develop depression are at a 37 percent greater risk of developing psoriatic arthritis, compared with psoriasis patients who did not develop depression, according to a new study …

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