Choosing Wisely Recommendations for Dermatology

The American Academy of Dermatology has issued new recommendations regarding potentially unnecessary dermatologic tests and treatments as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Topical Retinoid Exposure, Pregnancy Outcomes

Topical retinoid exposure is not significantly associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations, spontaneous abortion, low birth weight, or prematurity, according to a new review.

Review: Acupuncture for Skin Disorders

In a systematic review, acupuncture was found to improve outcome measures in the treatment of dermatitis, cholasma, pruritus, urticaria, hyperhidrosis, and facial elasticity.

RA Drug May Ease Vitiligo

Researchers report that a drug for rheumatoid arthritis may be a promising treatment for vitiligo.

Insulin Resistance and Adult Acne

Could insulin resistance be a significant factor in post-adolescent acne?

FDA: Embolization Warning With Dermal Fillers

The FDA has issued an alert regarding certain injection sites on the face where unintentional injection of soft tissue fillers into blood vessels in the face can result in rare but serious side effects.

CAM for Psoriasis: Evidence-Based Approaches

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches are commonly used by patients with psoriasis, but are they safe and effective?

First Non-Surgical Treatment for "Double Chin"

Kybella (deoxycholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat moderate-to-severe submental fat.

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