In this section you’ll find all the latest information coming from the world of dermatology. From breaking news and the latest British Association of Dermatologists press releases to handy podcasts and videos relating to skin conditions that may affect you, this page will always keep you updated with the most relevant information today. If you are looking to contact the press office details can be found at the bottom of this page.

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The British Association of Dermatologists @HealthySkin4All - 19 Oct

Clinical trials found the drug adalimumab to be beneficial in more than 50% of patients with Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). This study aimed to identify certain proteins in the blood that can predict whether a patient with HS will respond to adalimumab.

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The British Association of Dermatologists @HealthySkin4All - 18 Oct

Studies suggest a relationship between type 2 #diabetes mellitus & an increased risk of melanoma. This study suggests that this diabetes is also linked with tumour aggressiveness, which had previously been linked to metformin used to treat the disease.

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The British Association of Dermatologists @HealthySkin4All - 15 Oct

Shared decision-making tools (SDMts) are visual aids developed to promote joint medical decision-making between physicians and patients. In this study a SDMt was developed and tested on #vitiligo patients and may help patients with long-term treatment.

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