Dermatology

Filaggrin degradation products may explain higher rate of dermatitis in the winterA decrease in the levels of natural moisturizing factors and an increase in the density of corneocytes may explain why dermatitis and xerosis are worse in the winter.
Biosimilars safety performance in psoriasisA study that compares the safety, efficacy and drug survival of biologics to biosimilars, finds that switching to a biosimilar had no significant impact on drug survival or safe
Moderate plaque psoriasis may resolve with apremilastWhile there are biologics and systemic agents designed to control the severe form of plaque psoriasis, few treatments work as well in moderate plaque psoriasis. Apremilast may be a game changer.
Organize your life with these five YouTube channelsLife today pulls you in too many directions. From work demands, relationships, family obligations, household chores, social media, paying bills, to grocery shopping—it never ends. It can be difficult to keep all these to-dos—and the stress that comes with them—in check. These five YouTube channels can help you cut through clutter and organize your life.
What’s your digital style?Are you an iPhone user? Or does your allegiance belong to Android? Can’t resist the lure of Pinterest or are you always checking your Twitter feed? We want to hear how you interact with the digital world.
Watch for comorbid neurologic conditions in patients with pemphigusDementia, epilepsy, and Parkinson disease are twice as common in patients with pemphigus than in matched controls, researchers report in JAMA Dermatology.
Detecting melanoma before it becomes invasiveNewly discovered dermoscopy features differentiate melanoma in situ from benign lesions, shows a study in JAMA Dermatology.
Conversation starterIncoming JAAD editor wants to spark discussion and views publishing as a way to provide, interpret, show application of new information
How can oil clean the face?Cleansing oils are making a comeback, says Dr. Zoe Diana Draelos in her monthly Dermatology Times column, "Cosmetic Conundrums."
What is micellar water?Many new products for cleansing have entered the cosmetic market, but the most innovative product is micellar water, says Dr. Zoe Diana Draelos in her monthly Dermatology Times column, "Cosmetic Conundrums."