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Alternative approaches for psoriasisFor patients who need or want alternative approaches for treating psoriasis, balenotherapy, curcumin, indigo naturalis, fish oil supplementation, and dietary control may provide effective relief, either alone or as integrative therapy.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of colorPediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities when these present in skin of color and lighter-skin children. But there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types. An expert discusses how treatments should be approached.
Can costs be contained?There’s a lot of blame to go around when it comes to why drug costs are rising in dermatology. We’ll let the research do the finger pointing.
Restoring the balance: skin microbiome in atopic dermatitisResearch has demonstrated that staph aureus is in increased supply on the skin of atopic dermatitis patients coupled with less overall diversity in the number of bacteria on their skin, suggesting therapies that achieve balance in the skin microbiome could help to manage atopic dermatitis.
'Forgotten' systemic drugs for psoriasisWith the recent discoveries of immunologic pathways leading to psoriasis, clinicians are likely to discount older general immunosuppressive agents in favor of newer larger molecules like biologics that provide better targeted therapy.
Update on pediatric acne treatmentsDividing the pediatric population into three age groups helps streamline effective treatment for acne.
August Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsIn this edition of Clinical Considerations, we examine the benefits of the dermatoscope, caring for psoriasis patients, and treating AK patients.
Pattern distinguishes atopic, contact dermatitisPart of the management of contact dermatitis is identifying the offending agent through patch testing and eliminating contact with the offending agent.
Biosimilar drugs appear comparable to brand-name counterpartsSystematic review provides comprehensive first look at TNF-alpha biosimilar treatments.
Are skincare products with probiotics worth the hype?Evidence is mounting for the use of probiotics, prebiotics and microbial lysates in skincare. One expert examines the literature and shares observations.

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