Psoriasis treatment, new JAAD editor, SCC death rates, treatment adherence, and tanning-school proximity. View this email in your browser
Dermatology World Weekly
JANUARY 24, 2018
Psoriasis treatments: Which ones are the most effective?
A recent study published in Cochrane Review compared the efficacy and safety of various treatments for patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis. View the full story.

AAD names Dirk Elston, MD, next JAAD editor

The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD) has announced that Dirk Elston, MD, will take the reins as editor-in-chief beginning with the July 2018 issue. View the full story.

SCC death reports may be inaccurate

The authors of a recent letter published in JAAD have found that death certificate reporting for cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (cSCC) may be inaccurate. View the full story.

Does adherence vary by treatment?

According to a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, psoriasis patients on biologics may be more likely to adhere to their medication than patients on systemic agents. View the full story.

Where are the tanning salons?

According to study findings published in Photodermatology, Photoimmunology & Photomedicine, more schools are located within one mile of a tanning salon than schools within one mile of a McDonald’s restaurant. View the full story.





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