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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dupixent Improves Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents

DUPIXENT (dupilumab) performed well in a Phase 3 Trial of inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adolescents, Regeneron and Sanofi report. In the trial, treatment with…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Skin of Color Society Reports Banner Year

Kudos to the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) for a banner year. At its recent annual business meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, SOCS…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

YouTube AD Videos Unreliable

Perhaps no surprise to dermatologists, new research reveals that one-third of YouTube videos about atopic dermatitis contain misleading information. That’s according to researchers from the Univ…

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Friday, March 09, 2018

Newborn Skin May Pave the Way Toward New Eczema Lotion

Newborns emerge from the womb covered with a waxy substance called the vernix, which protects their skin from drying, and researchers have begun to realize that the vernix also helps babies adapt to l…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Aqua Pharmaceuticals Supports Camp Discovery

  Aqua Pharmaceuticals, LLC is demonstrating its commitment to the dermatology community by supporting American Academy of Dermatology’s Camp Discovery and is making a donation up to $5,…

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Friday, February 09, 2018

South Beach Symposium to Kick Off March 1

Now celebrating its 16th year, the 2018 South Beach Symposium (SBS) will feature live demonstration workshops of minimally invasive aesthetic treatments with injectables and devices providing attendee…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Water Baths As Effective As Bleach Baths for Eczema

Water baths are as good as bleach baths for treating eczema, and they are safer, finds a new Northwestern Medicine study. Bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even …

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Parent-supplied Photos May Allow Pediatric Derms to Make Virtual Diagnoses

Parent-supplied photos taken via smartphone cameras can allow pediatric dermatologists to make a diagnosis without an office visit in many cases, new research shows. This finding, which appear…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

FDA Approves T.R.U.E. Test Ready-To-Use Patch Test for Pediatric Use

The FDA has approved SmartPractice's T.R.U.E. TEST (truetest.com) ready-to-use patch test panels for pediatric patients as young as 6 years of age. T.R.U.E. TEST is the only FDA-approved product f…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

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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Friday, March 10, 2017

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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Monday, March 06, 2017

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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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

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

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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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New Plush Wonder Duck Toy Benefits Children's Skin Disease Foundation and Camp Wonder

A plush version of Camp Wonder’s mascot, Wonder Duck, is now available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Children's Skin Disease Foundation. Camp Wonder is a summe…

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