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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness for 25 years. Visit www.WordsComeAlive.com.
Predictors for successful actinic keratosis treatment
Strong predictors for achieving a favorable actinic keratosis treatment response from ingenol mebutate 0.015% gel are dermoscopic detection of red pseudonetwork lesions and facial location, a study shows.
Risk-factors for actinic keratosis 12-month turnover
Identifying associations with actinic keratosis variability instead of prevalence can be used to closely monitor organ transplant recipients at increased risk of developing actinic keratosis, researchers say.
Multidisciplinary care improves patient outcomes
Multidisciplinary skin cancer care is an approach that might not only improve patient outcomes, but also professional satisfaction, researchers reported at AAD 2018 this week in San Diego.
Beyond the brow lift
If you perform cosmetic brow lifts, migraine surgery may be a natural addition to your surgical armamentarium.
The Breast Whisperer
New bra option for augmented breasts offers support and may help to prevent cleavage wrinkles.
Cold-Subfascial breast augmentation
While this modified technique demands surgical finesse, it can be used to shape the breast while avoiding some of the unwanted cosmetic effects that accompany breast augmentation.
Stem cell transplant offers long-term hope for severe scleroderma patients
An intensive stem cell transplant regimen achieved better survival as compared to cyclophosphamide treatment for patients with severe scleroderma, researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
EB’s great hope
Pediatricians respond to the first successful gene therapy treatment for epidermolysis bullosa.
Widespread morphea treatment disparities signal need for guidelines
A survey of pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists reveals wide variation in how patients with pediatric morphea are treated.
Pediatric psoriasis guidelines
PeDRA and NSP authors new consensus statement for pediatric psoriasis. Interdisciplinary care (dermatologist and pediatricians) is critical. Regular screening for common comorbidities is recommended.