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CLINICAL

Study offers new insight into pediatric eczema
Study offers new insight into pediatric eczemaResearchers have identified the skin phenotype of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) — a finding that challenges the notion of filaggrin's central role in the disease.
FDA approves etanercept for pediatric psoriasisThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of etanercept for treatment of children with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis will revolutionize the management of psoriasis in children.
More evidence links psoriasis to depression
More evidence links psoriasis to depressionA recent study provides more evidence that patients with psoriasis–even mild cases–face a higher risk of major depression, a finding that could lead dermatologists to alert patients with the condition and even screen them for mental health issues.
October clinical considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we examine how to recognize Zika virus, a new therapeutic option for AD, and the concept of field cancerization in treating actinic keratosis.
Cumulative dosing of isotretinoin should not follow strict rangeCumulative dosing of isotretinoin has followed a reference range of 120 to 150 mg/kg, but there is an absence of strong evidence supporting this recommendation, pointing to the need for clinicians to treat their patients to achieve clearance of acne rather than adhere to this range.
The role of neuroinflammation in rosaceaNeuroinflammation has recently been recognized as one of the possible factors leading to the development of rosacea. As such, future therapies targeting this pathway could prove effective in rosacea treatment.
Novartis announces new Cosentyx data in psoriasis treatment, including long-term studyResearchers presented new data on the use of the fully human IL-17A inhibitor Cosentyx (secukinumab, Novartis) in moderate-to-severe psoriasis, at the 25th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress in Vienna, Austria, September 28 through October 2, 2016.
Which OTC products are good for the acne patient?An expert goes over the pros and cons of some of the available OTC acne products.
Are there certain cosmetics that patients with acne should avoid?An expert discusses which types of products tend to be more comdedogenic and acnegenic.
Is there a certain type of facial foundation that will not cause breakouts?An expert discusses available types of facial foundations and their effect on the skin in regards to acne.

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