A Switzerland-based study found that patients of different genders and age groups have varying priorities when it comes to their psoriasis treatments. For younger patients, appearance in social situations was a major motivating factor in seeking treatment for psoriasis. For older patients, improved sleep quality was a more important treatment outcome. These different goals need to be considered when creating treatment plans for patients.
A study on nearly 5,000 patients found that women who consumed four or more cups of coffee per day had a lower incidence of rosacea symptoms. Interestingly, caffeine intake from other foods such as tea, soda, and chocolate did not have the same effect.
Researchers studied 300 patients who were randomly selected for either online care or in-person care and observed the improvement of their symptoms over a 12 month period.
Wearable skin sensors that can analyze a person’s sweat may allow doctors to gauge whether a certain type of antibody treatment will be effective for eczema patients.
Researchers from Oslo University Hospital found that blood serum can induce spontaneous migration and proliferation of skin cells, even when no wound is present.
A telemedicine company called VSee has just launched an AI program that can diagnose dermatologic conditions by scanning a database of skin disease images.