Full Text Articles in Dermatology

1Multicenter, Phase II Study of Axitinib, a Selective Second-Generation Inhibitor of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptors 1, 2, 3, in Patients with Metastatic MelanomaClinical Cancer Research, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
2Phase I/II and Pharmacodynamic Study of Dovitinib (TKI258)-an Inhibitor of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors and VEGF Receptors-in Patients with Advanced MelanomaClinical Cancer Research, October 08, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
3Effect of vaccination with N-glycolyl GM3/VSSP vaccine by subcutaneous injection in patients with advanced cutaneous melanomaCancer Management and Research, October 08, 2012  Full Text
4Recurrence and Outcomes of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in ChildrenPediatrics, October 07, 2012  Full Text
5What determines patient preferences for treating low risk basal cell carcinoma when comparing surgery vs imiquimod? A discrete choice experiment survey from the SINS trialBMC Dermatology, October 05, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
6Hepatic steatosis, carotid plaques and achieving MDA in psoriatic arthritis patients starting TNF-alpha blockers treatment: a prospective studyArthritis Research & Therapy, October 05, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
7The treatment of melasma by silymarin creamBMC Dermatology, October 03, 2012  Full Text  Clinical Article
8Radiocontrast Media Allergic Reactions and Interventional Pain Practice - A ReviewPain Physician, October 03, 2012  Full Text
9Experiences with Surgical treatment of chronic lower limb ulcers at a Tertiary hospital in northwestern Tanzania: A prospective review of 300 casesBMC Dermatology, October 02, 2012  Full Text
10Virus Selectively Primes Human Langerhans Cells for CD70 Expression Promoting CD8+ T Cell Responses Journal of Immunology, October 01, 2012  Full Text
1USC researcher plucks hair to grow hairKeck School of Medicine of USC - Research News, April 17, 2015
2Botox makes unnerving journey into our nervous systemQueensland Brain Insitute News, April 17, 2015
3Cell type responsible for scarring, skin-cancer growth identifiedStanford School of Medicine News, April 17, 2015
4The doctor will see you now: How the ED team at Rhode Island Hospital used Google Glass to diagnose skin conditionsLifespan, April 16, 2015
5Functionality of drug resistance in melanoma decodedMedical University of Vienna, April 16, 2015
6Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanomaFlanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) News, April 15, 2015
7Enzyme in cosmetic products can act as allergen via the skinMedical University of Vienna, April 15, 2015
8Melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ targeted for shut-downCancer Research UK News, April 15, 2015
9WHO calls for increased transparency in medical researchWHO - World Health Organization, April 15, 2015
10Epigenomic changes play an important role during the progression of melanomaKU Leuven News, April 14, 2015

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Pantothenic acid effective for acne

As reported in Dermatology and Therapy, a pantothenic acid-based dietary supplement for 12 weeks reduced the total lesion count, number of inflammatory lesions, and DLQI in patients with mild-to-moderate acne (n=41) compared to placebo.

sCD40L suggests sub-clinical atherosclerosis in psoriasis

As reported in the International Journal of Dermatology, sCD40L levels are elevated and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation is decreased in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis (n=56) without known cardiovascular disease compared to healthy controls.

Risk factors for mortality in patients with pressure ulcers

As reported in the International Wound Journal, 90- and 180-day mortality amongst hospitalized patients with pressure ulcers was associated with diabetes, chronic renal failure, congestive heart failure, and metastatic cancer. Ninety-day, but not 180-day mortality, was associated with myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular disease, liver disease, and HIV/AIDS. The only laboratory parameter associated with mortality rates was albumin.

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