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Biologic dupilumab shows efficacy for eczema in young children

Written by | 29 Sep 2022

Treatment with the biologic drug dupilumab brings relief to children younger than 6 years-old who are suffering with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) The findings were published on Sept. […]

Simple skin biopsy can assess tissue damage related to COVID-19

Written by | 17 Jul 2022

Using skin biopsy samples, investigators found that patients with severe COVID-19 had clots in small venous and arterial blood vessels in skin that appears normal. This was not […]

Addressing the impact of skin disorders in children and young people

Written by | 2 Jul 2022

For children and young people, skin disorders can have a devastating impact on physical and mental wellbeing, yet effective treatments are few and far between. That’s why the […]

Sun safety for children – new research will explore the role of primary schools in preventing skin cancer

Written by | 17 Jun 2022

With skin cancer rates rising, much of it preventable, a new research project is to explore the role of primary schools in Wales and assess the effectiveness of […]

The right moisturiser for children with eczema is the one that they like to use, study finds

Written by | 29 May 2022

The Best Emollients for Eczema trial has found that no one type of moisturiser is better than another.  This study, the first in the world to directly compare […]

Working with patients with skin conditions

Written by | 21 Apr 2022

Feedback from a satisfied patient illustrates the impact that good pharmaceutical care can have on dermatological disease, according to Kläre Bryant, advanced clinical pharmacist in dermatology at Liverpool […]

Sunscreen doesn’t protect as well as it could: Here is what is missing

Written by | 18 Apr 2022

A key ingredient is missing from all sunscreens and anti-aging creams, and our skin will be far better protected from the damaging effects of the sun once this […]

Possibility of vaccine to prevent skin cancer

Written by | 17 Jan 2022

Research by the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy suggests that a vaccine stimulating production of a protein critical to the skin’s antioxidant network could help people bolster […]

Suffering from psoriasis? Blame this trio of proteins

Written by | 27 Nov 2021

New study shows there may be a way to help even more psoriasis patients. About 7.5 million Americans suffer from psoriasis, an autoimmune disease that shows up as […]

Enzyme treatment of skin samples improves microbiome analysis

Written by | 18 Aug 2021

In many skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis and acne, the bacterial layer protecting the skin is damaged. “Our goal is to learn the role played in such […]

Acne in adult women – impact on quality of life

Written by | 6 Aug 2021

Acne is often viewed as a disease of adolescence but for many women it persists into adulthood. In a qualitative study of 50 adult women with acne, participants […]

AbbVie announces extension of review for supplemental NDA of upadacitinib to treat psoriatic arthritis

Written by | 26 Mar 2021

AbbVie announced that the FDA has extended the review period for the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for upadacitinib in the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic […]

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