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September 24, 2021

FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens FDA Issues Proposed Order for Over-the-Counter Sunscreens

Federal efforts to improve the quality, safety, and efficacy of over-the-counter sunscreens took a step forward today with the release of two orders aimed at updating […]
September 24, 2021

Dupilumab Effective for Up To 1 Year in Teens With AD: Study Dupilumab Effective for Up To 1 Year in Teens With AD: Study

Serious adverse events remained rare and skin remained largely clear in adolescents treated with dupilumab (Dupixent) for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) for up to 52 weeks […]
September 23, 2021

Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events Lawsuit Brings Renewed Attention to Finasteride Adverse Events

A new lawsuit seeking to force the Food and Drug Administration to act on a request to add stricter warnings to finasteride or remove it from […]
September 22, 2021

COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens COVID-19: 2 More Mucosal Skin Ulcer Cases Reported in Male Teens

Irish dermatologists are reporting two more cases of a rare skin ulcer known as reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruption (RIME) in teenage males who were infected with […]
September 22, 2021

Sirolimus Curbs Pain, Other Symptoms in Youngsters With Pure Lymphatic Malformations Sirolimus Curbs Pain, Other Symptoms in Youngsters With Pure Lymphatic Malformations

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In children over age six with pure lymphatic malformations (LMs), sirolimus decreases oozing, bleeding, and malformation volume, while increasing quality of […]
September 22, 2021

FDA Approves First Topical JAK Inhibitor for Atopic Dermatitis FDA Approves First Topical JAK Inhibitor for Atopic Dermatitis

The Food and Drug Administration today gave the nod to topical ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of non-immunocompromised patients with mild to moderate atopic dermatitis ages […]
September 21, 2021

Medicare Payments for Most Skin Procedures Dropped Since 2007 Medicare Payments for Most Skin Procedures Dropped Since 2007

Medicare reimbursement for a group of 46 common dermatologic procedures dropped by a mean of 4.8% from 2007 to 2021, after adjusting for inflation, according to […]
September 21, 2021

Patient Views on Dermatologic Surgery Antibiotic Use Vary Patient Views on Dermatologic Surgery Antibiotic Use Vary

More than one-quarter of patients undergoing dermatologic surgery said they would prefer not to take an oral antibiotic, even if it could eliminate the risk of […]
September 16, 2021

Medicare Patients’ Psoriasis, PsA Drug Costs Remain High Medicare Patients’ Psoriasis, PsA Drug Costs Remain High

High out-of-pocket costs for medications remain a barrier for patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis on Medicare, according to findings from a cross-sectional analysis of the […]
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