The FDA Has Approved Olumiant for the Treatment of Alopecia Areata

On Monday, June 13,  the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of Eli Lilly’s oral tablet Olumiant (baricitinib) for the treatment of severe alopecia areata in adult patients. “Today’s action marks the first FDA approval of a systemic treatment (i.e. treats the entire body rather than a specific location) for alopecia areata,” the … Read more

Jada Pinkett Smith’s New ‘Red Table Talk’ Prioritizes Alopecia Over ‘The Slap’

Trigger warning: This story discusses suicide. If you experience active suicidal ideation, meaning your thoughts start turning into plans, please reach out for help. You can call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website for more resources. By now, you’ve heard — over and over and over … Read more