Nov 2018 Supplemental Issue Experimental

A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial on the antibacterial efficacy and safety of Moringa oleifera leaves Bar Soap and Moringa oleifera seed bar soap compared to Triclosan Against Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis

Carminda P. Rogacion, MD, Ma. Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS, Gracia B. Teodosio, MD, FPDS, Marie Claudine Francesca Perlas, MD, Maria Isabel Belizario, MD

Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis are common pathogens that cause skin and soft tissue infections. Triclosan soaps are usually used to prevent contamination.

Effects of using a gentle cleanser versus water alone in Filipino patients with mild to moderate acne vulgaris: an observer-blinded, randomized controlled trial

Maria Niña F. Pascasio, Bernadette B. Arcilla, Camille B. Angeles, Cindy J. Tan, Lian C. Jamisola

Acne vulgaris is one of the skin disorders for which patients most frequently consult a dermatologist worldwide. Adjunct skin care products are assuming an increasingly important role because they may impact the function of acne-prone skin.

The efficacy and safety of 75% garlic (Allium sativum) lipid extract versus curettage in the treatment of molluscum contagiosum: A randomized controlled trial

Friend Philemon M. Liwanag, Jo Faustine Q. Manzano, Maria Mercedes S. Cauilan

Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection, caused by the Poxviridae family, that frequently affects children. The most common destructive treatment used in our setting is curettage. However, due to the pain and discomfort that patients may experience during the procedure, an alternative treatment option is necessary.

A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial of the effects of Vitamin D supplementation among diagnosed Atopic Dermatitis patients

Fatima DC. Jacinto-Calimag, MD, Ma. Corazon A. Iniego, MD, Ma. Angela M. Lavadia, MD, FPDS, Elizabeth P. Prieto, MD, FPDS

Atopic Dermatitis is an emerging public health concern. Recently, several studies have explored the role of Vitamin D in atopic dermatitis. To date, there is no local study using Vitamin D supplementation as an adjunct in the treatment of atopic dermatitis.