skin conditions

Skin microbiome: More fragile, less diverse in urban areasThe decrease in the diversity of skin microbiome in megacities may contribute to a higher incidence of skin diseases in more urbanized environments, researchers report.
Challenges in treating pediatric skin conditionsBeware of the rare, ask questions of the littlest patients, and make sure to treat children as individuals with unique needs.
Rheumatoid arthritis drug may benefit atopic dermatitis patientsPatients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD)—or eczema—may be successfully treated using a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug recently shown to reverse 2 other skin conditions, vitiligo and alopecia areata, according to findings published early online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Biofilm presents challenge in wound careThe presence of biofilm in wounds makes wound care increasingly complex, and dressings need to be designed to penetrate through biofilm.
New laser treatment to help inflammatory skin conditionChromogenex announced a new laser treatment called Regenlite Transform. It uses a Biostimulatory Effect. Read more on what this laser can do.
FDA grants orphan drug status for congenital ichthyosis treatmentThe Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to Galderma’s trifarotene molecule for the treatment of congenital ichthyosis.
Dermatologists are feeling the squeezeAre you a squeezed dermatologist? I am afraid many of us are entering this uncomfortable position with little space for relief.