Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the hair, nails, skin and its diseases.[1][2] It is a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects.[2][3][4] A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.[2][5]

 

EADV: Spotlight on alexithymia in psoriasis

COPENHAGEN – Alexithymia – difficulty in recognizing and describing one’s emotions – is exceptionally common among psoriasis patients and may represent a novel therapeutic target, according to Dr....

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EADV: Another promising topical for atopic dermatitis

COPENHAGEN – A novel topical nonsteroidal inhibitor of phosphodiesterase-4 showed a favorable efficacy to side effect ratio in a phase II study of adolescents and adults with mild to moderate atopic...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EADV: Ixekizumab promising for psoriatic arthritis

COPENHAGEN – Ixekizumab not only shows considerable promise for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis, it looks like it may be a winner for comorbid psoriatic arthritis, too. The...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EADV: Investigational biologic rocks psoriasis world

COPENHAGEN – An investigational biologic agent that selectively inhibits the p19 subunit of interleukin-23 was the talk of the 2015 EADV congress based upon its striking outperformance of ustekinumab...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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