CLINICAL

Psoriasis treatment in skin of color
Psoriasis treatment in skin of colorWhen it comes to treating psoriasis in non-white patients, there is a paucity of data on differences in epidemiology, clinical presentation and approaches to treatment.
Earlier diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis will prevent disease progression
Earlier diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis will prevent disease progressionPsoriatic arthritis can often go undiagnosed in patients with psoriasis, and an earlier diagnosis is critical to prevent the adverse effects of psoriatic arthritis, according to an expert.
Acne, rosacea meds more expensive for Medicare patients seeing specialistsPatients on Medicare who receive prescriptions for acne and rosacea from specialists pay more for those medications than they would from a primary care physician, according to results of a new study.
July Clinical ConsiderationsIn this month's Clinical Considerations, we take a look at biologics and treatments for seborrheic keratoses.
Novel acne gel found safe in three clinical trialsA nitric oxide-releasing gel to treat acne vulgaris has been found to be extremely safe, according to three Phase 1 pharmacokinetic clinical trials.
Prescribing barriersDermatologists who plan to prescribe brodalumab may face a rough road.
Dupilumab maintains long-term benefits in atopic dermatitis
Dupilumab maintains long-term benefits in atopic dermatitisLong-term data for dupilumab in atopic dermatitis revealed at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) 75th Annual Meeting reflect safety, rapid relief of troublesome symptoms and a long-lived response in keeping with the drug’s breakthrough status, experts told Dermatology Times.
Fitting inThe approval of dupilumab (Dupixent, Sanofi Regeneron) for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis adds a much-needed option that may alter the broader course of atopic disease, experts told Dermatology Times.
IL-31 at center stageA novel interleukin (IL) antagonist currently in phase 2 studies could advance the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), according to dermatologist.
Atopic dermatitis comorbiditiesEmerging data suggest that atopic dermatitis is not just a skin disease. In terms of its impact on the whole patient and its potential for multi-organ involvement, it is a systemic disease, according to one dermatologist.

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