March 5

Research studies effects of skin diseases in children

Studies regarding the development of skin diseases and the care of skin conditions in children were presented Saturday during “Late-Breaking Research: Clinical Studies/Pediatric” (F072). Vascular ... > MORE

Cosmeceutical facts and fancies

Innovation rules in cosmeceuticals. But innovative doesn’t always equal effective. “Some of these new products are based on fact, and some are based on fantasy,” said Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, a ... > MORE

Aesthetic advances slow the effects of aging

The growing number of aging baby boomers has led to an increase in patients seeking cosmetic treatments from dermatologists to delay the effects of growing older. This has led to the development of ... > MORE

Making progress with acne and rosacea

The newest advances in acne and rosacea treatments available today and in development were reviewed Saturday during “Acne and Rosacea” (S019). Acne treatments move ahead In acne, an oral antibiotic ... > MORE

Superficial radiation advances as option for NMSC treatment

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD, examined the genesis of the evolution of superficial radiation therapy (SRT) during “New and Emerging Therapies for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers,” part of “New Emerging ... > MORE

Late-breaking science bodes improvements

In four Late-breaking Research presentations, researchers presented significant developments for treating plaque psoriasis, Candida nail infections, and prurigo nodulari. Expanding indications Data ... > MORE

Research shows promising treatments for patients with AD

After a prolonged period with few advances in the treatment of patients with atopic dermatitis (AD), researchers are excited about the possibility of advances based on studies of several biologics, ... > MORE

Basic science studies examine nails, IL-17 inhibitor

Basic science studies of key factors in treating and diagnosing several dermatologic diseases were presented Saturday during “Late-breaking Research: Basic Science/Cutaneous Oncology/Pathology” ... > MORE

New gel effective in treating molluscum contagiosum

The use of povidone-iodine in dimethylsulfoxide gel was effective in treating molluscum contagiosum in a study of 12 patients over eight weeks. The results were presented Saturday during ... > MORE

Progress is slow in improving diagnosis of CTCL

Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) is a complex disease that is difficult to diagnose and manage, but advances in research and technology are raising hopes of finding reliable tests and biomarkers for ... > MORE