EB simplex IGA scale, AAD election candidates, FDA compounding priorities, SPF comparison, new HHS Secretary, and 40 under 40 awards.
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Dermatology World Weekly
JANUARY 31, 2018
First IGA scale for EB simplex validated
The first Investigator’s Global Assessment (IGA) scale for epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) has been validated. View the full story.

AAD election candidates announced

The Academy Nominating Committee has released the names of candidates for the 2018 Academy election of officers, directors, and nominating committee member representatives. View the full story.

FDA to revise draft guidance affecting in-office preparations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has indicated ― in its 2018 compounding priorities ― that it will issue revised draft guidance on insanitary conditions. This guidance could affect in-office preparations. View the full story.

How do different SPFs compare?

According to a recent study published in JAAD, SPF 100 sunscreens protect against sunburn better than SPF 50 sunscreens. View the full story.

Alex Azar confirmed as HHS Secretary

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Alex Azar to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). View full story.

NMQF accepting nominations for Leaders in Minority Health Awards

The nomination deadline for the National Minority Quality Forum’s 2018 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health Awards is Feb. 2. View the full story.





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