Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long-term dupilumab benefits adolescents with eczema

Results from a phase IIa open-label trial and a subsequent phase III open-label extension trial reinforce findings from an earlier short-term trial that adolescents with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, or eczema, can ...

Oncology & Cancer

Two cases of SCC described after ingenol mebutate gel application

(HealthDay)—Two cases of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) have been described, with rapid onset after application of ingenol mebutate gel for treatment of actinic keratosis (AK). The report was published online July 31 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Self-reported eczema valid for detecting atopic dermatitis

(HealthDay)—Self- and caregiver-reported history of eczema is valid for identifying atopic dermatitis (AD), according to a study published online July 17 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Statins don't reduce psoriasis risk

(HealthDay)—Statin use does not lower the risk of psoriasis, according to a study published online April 20 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Periocular basal cell carcinomas can grow rapidly

(HealthDay)—Periocular basal cell carcinomas (pBCCs) have a mean growth rate of 11.2 mm² every 30 days, according to a study published in the April issue of the British Journal of Dermatology.

Health

Better daily dental routine could help retain youthful looks

(HealthDay)—Lifestyle factors, including personal effort in oral hygiene, can have long-term effects on perceived facial age, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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