Bob Kronemyer
Adult acne could be more traumatizing than teen acne
The presence of adult acne, especially among women, is increasing, shows an Italian study that points to job stress for exasperating the condition in adults who are harder hit by the psychological, social and emotional effects of the condition as compared to teens.
Test may reduce the need for liver biopsies in psoriasis
A JAMA Dermatology study raises the possibility of adopting the NASH FibroSure test to detect hepatic fibrosis in psoriasis patients and minimize the number of liver biopsies.
Changing perception increases medication adherence
Fear associated with perceived pain from injectable biologics has been shown to be successfully addressed by employing anchoring bias interventions, researchers report in JAMA Dermatology.
Preventing maternal deaths gains support in Congress
With the United States ranked No. 50 globally in maternal deaths, support is growing in Congress for the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2017 (H.R. 1318/S. 1112).
3D Next: Microsoft HoloLens
It’s the first self-contained, holographic computer that allows you engage with digital content and interact with holograms. Could it be the next step to achieving cosmetic results that more closely align with patient expectations?
Opening a second practice
Thinking about expanding into a second location? One industry expert offers the pros and cons of multiplying your practice.
Study: Fetal head station during OVD does not increase sexual dysfunction/postpartum depression
Midpelvic attempted operative vaginal delivery (aOVD) does not increase risk of sexual dysfunction in women or their male partners nor are the women more likely to manifest symptoms of maternal postpartum depression at 6 months compared to counterparts who had low pelvic aOVD, according to a prospective study.
Flibanserin can cause weight loss in pre/postmenopausal women with HSDD
Premenopausal and postmenopausal women treated with the combined agonist/antagonist flibanserin for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) are likely to lose weight, according to a post hoc analysis of five studies.
How to avoid litigation associated with fillers
Litigation is largely due to a practitioner’s lack of training and the lack of informed consent for the patient.
How a customized COPD care bundle is reducing readmissions
Reducing readmissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is an ongoing challenge for healthcare systems. Here’s how one is successful.