Immunology

New treatments help those with mild, moderate and severe eczema

If you think only infants suffer from eczema, think again. The uncomfortable, itchy rash that most people relate to babies and young children occurs frequently in adults. Although many adults with atopic dermatitis (commonly ...

Medications

Considerable variation in cost of generic topical corticosteroids

(HealthDay)—There is considerable variation in the unit cost of topical corticosteroids across potencies and by branded generic or generic product, according to a research letter published online Aug. 19 in JAMA Dermatology.

Medical research

Discovery of novel medicine for treatment of chronic wounds

Every 20 seconds, a limb is lost as a consequence of diabetic foot ulcer that does not heal. To date, medical solutions that can change this situation are very limited. In his doctoral thesis Yue Shen from the Industrial ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New drug now available for actinic keratosis

A new topical gel now available by prescription significantly decreases the amount of time needed to treat actinic keratosis, a skin condition that is a common precursor to skin cancer, according to a multi-center trial led ...