Cheryl Guttman
Considerations when examining NICU babies with blistering diseases
The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) can be a scary place for some dermatologists, pediatric dermatologist, Sheila Fallon Friedlander, M.D., told colleagues at the MauiDerm 2016 meeting this week. She provided two key messages aimed at enabling clinicians and the babies to get the help they need. Learn and find out that they are
Contact dermatitis and common culprits
Dermatologists should note that a new contact allergen is becoming a more prevalent cause of irritation as it is now found more frequently in personal care and laundry products, which are resulting in a greater number of contact allergies now than fragrances and dyes.
Zika virus, Chikungunya, Syphilis infections increase in newborns
Mosquito-born virus, Zika, is expected to find its way to the United States. The result of infection can be devastating for pregnant women. Other viral infections being seen more commonly in infants are Chikungunya and syphilis. Learn more
Neurotoxin pipeline advances, stay wary of counterfeits
As the neurotoxin market is set for expansion, so expands the market of counterfeit products. One expert reviews the innovative options coming up through the pipeline and cautions colleagues about the risks associated with counterfeits.
Acne management: Controversies and challenges
Evidence from recently published papers provides insight to address some common questions pertaining to the safe use of certain acne medications. Learn more
Surgical pearls address challenges of strabismus surgery
Avoiding hypotropia, excyclotropia after augmented transposition surgery among tips
Gene therapy trials offer hope for inherited retinal diseases
Phase III study of RPE65 for Leber’s congenital amaurosis under way, among other research
Prostate cancer diagnosis linked to suicide, cardiac death
Receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer is accompanied by significantly increased risks of suicide and cardiovascular death, according to recent results of a U.S. population-based cohort study.


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