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Coverage from the

28th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress

October 09 - 13, 2019; Madrid, Spain

October 09 - 13, 2019 Madrid, Spain
  • Evidence Growing That Eczema Itch More Than Skin Deep New research implicates the nervous system, which was already known to be responsible for the inflammation of atopic dermatitis, but is now being blamed for the itchiness as well.

Conference News

Popular News From the 27th EADV Congress

  • Global Estimates Belittle Burden of Skin Diseases Global Estimates Belittle Burden of Skin Diseases A patient-driven project is underway to accurately measure skin diseases around the world so that melanoma and psoriasis are not rated as being less problematic than gout.
  • JAK Inhibitors Promising for Alopecia Areata JAK Inhibitors Promising for Alopecia Areata Two investigational new drugs are emerging for patients with moderate to severe hair loss, for whom there are currently no reliable treatments.
  • Risankizumab Effective for Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Risankizumab Effective for Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Response rates with the novel biologic that targets IL-23 are strong, even among obese patients, and the dosing interval is attractive, but the treatment field for plaque psoriasis is already crowded.

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