Other skin disorders

Even mild skin disease can cause significant distress for patients, due to associated visibility and stigma, and this is of particular relevance for conditions which affect

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Leo Pharma withdraws Picato, a treatmemt for actinic keratosis, in the EU.

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended the suspension of Picato in the EU and EEA as a precautionary measure...

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Tazarotene 0.045% lotion positive for the once-daily treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris in adult males.- Bausch Health + Ortho Dermatologics

Bausch Health Companies Inc.and its dermatology business, Ortho Dermatologics, one of the largest prescription dermatology health care businesses, announced that...

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Positive phase III results for two trials of Twyneo to treat acne. Sol Gel Technologies Ltd.

Sol-Gel Technologies, Ltd. announced top-line results from two pivotal Phase III clinical trials for Twyneo, an investigational, combination of microencapsulated...

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis

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Guidelines

British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for biologic therapy for psoriasis 2017

The overall aim of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of biologic therapies (adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, ixekizumab, secukinumab and ustekinumab) in adults, children and young people...

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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the care of patients with actinic keratosis 2017

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of actinic keratosis (AK).

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Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis 2009

Since the publication of the 2009 Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis, significant advances have been made in determining the role of T cells in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. 

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

Profound consequences of hidradenitis suppurativa: a review.

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) influences patients’ lives in many ways. The most troublesome symptom of HS is chronic pain, of mild‐to‐moderate intensity, which is reported by almost all patients.

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) prevalence, demographics and management pathways in Australia: A population-based cross-sectional study.

Background: Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) is a painful, chronic inflammatory skin disease. Global estimates of prevalence vary between 0.03% and 4% of the population.

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The global burden of skin disease in 2010: an analysis of the prevalence and impact of skin conditions.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2010 estimated the GBD attributable to 15 categories of skin disease from 1990 to 2010 for 187 countries. For each of the following diseases, we performed systematic literature reviews...

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Clinical trials

Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

Added 2 years ago

Effectiveness of Adalimumab in Moderate to Severe HidrAdenitis SuppuRativa Patients - a Multi cOuNtry studY in Real Life Setting - HARMONY Study

This study will assess the effects of adalimumab treatment in moderate to severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients in the real world setting.

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Safety and Efficacy of Humira (Adalimumab) for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Peri-Surgically (SHARPS Study) (SHARPS)

The objective of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of adalimumab prior to surgery in subjects with moderate to severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) who are surgical candidates.

Added 2 years ago

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Lauren McCracken works for our sister agency Digital Medical Communications (DMC Ltd) as an Associate Medical Writer. Lauren is very passionate about healthcare and how technology can improve treatments, and has written a blog series 'Transforming lives through technology'

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EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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Management of hidradenitis suppurativa

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