In an effort to reduce opioid prescribing following dermatologic procedures a group of 40 board-certified dermatologists, including Mohs micrographic surgeons, dermatopathologists and cosmetic dermatologists convened to develop consensus recommendations for opioid management.
In an analysis of the relationship between birth weight and allergies researchers have found that higher weight-to-gestational-age ratios more often result in children who suffer from allergies. Results of the study were published online ahead of print in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Oct. 9, 2019).
Teenage acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state occurring when the maturing facial skin is exposed to new microbes and enhanced production of sebum, according to researchers at the University of Debrecen in Hungary.
A study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital shows that while the number of pregnancies has decreased, pregnancies among women taking isotretinoin have continued even after the implementation of iPLEDGE.