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Metformin has long been the first-line drug of choice for treating type 2 diabetes. While insulin may be better known (it’s been available since the 1920s), metformin was introduced in the UK in 195...
The TNF blocker becomes the first and only FDA-approved agent for treatment of moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa. Orphan Drug Approvals
New treatments using biologics, laser modalities and other novel agents are providing clinicians with better ways of managing hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic disease of the follicular unit. Skin...
The likelihood of receiving or escalating treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa was associated with clinician type, tobacco smoking and age, according to study results published in JAMA Dermatology.R...
Anakinra reduced disease activity in two thirds of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, although it is unclear how to determine which patients would be most likely to benefit. Medscape Medical Ne...
(HealthDay)—Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) can be associated with infectious and/or neoplastic fatal complications, according to a case report published online Oct. 16 in the International Journal of...
Humira (adalimumab; AbbVie) is now indicated for the treatment of Hidradenitis suppurativa — an inflammatory skin condition that causes painful abscesses and scarring around the armpits, groin, bu...
In a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, metformin use is associated with significantly increased all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and stage 5 chro...
Although hidradenitis suppurativa is a common and serious skin condition, its treatment is not well established. It is now accepted that the moderate and severe forms of the disease are associated wit...
Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory disorder that has attracted increasing attention in recent years due to underestimations of prevalence and the considerable impact of the condition o...
Metformin is an effective agent with a good safety profile that is widely used as a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes, yet its mechanisms of action and variability in terms of efficacy and side...
To provide an overview of treatment recommendations for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS).
Treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is difficult and the search for effective therapies continues.