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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Harnessing the Power of Social Media: One Viral Post Can Generate Tons of Skin Cancer Awareness

You don’t have to be a celebrity to give voice to a public health concern on social media. Just one person can generate awareness about skin cancer -- when his or her post and picture is shar…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study:Minorities Less Likely to See a Doctor for Psoriasis

Minorities are less likely than white Americans to see a doctor for psoriasis treatment despite the fact that their disease may be more severe, a new study shows. Researchers from the Perelman Scho…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Restoration Robotics

Hair Up Top: Restoration Names New CFO

Restoration Robotics, Inc. will have a new Chief Financial Officer next year. Industry veteran Mark L. Hair will fill the post effective January 5, 2018. Mr. Hair brings with …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, Allergan

Allergan's CoolSculpting Treatment Now FDA Approved to Improve Appearance Of Lax Tissue in Double Chin

The FDA has approved Allergan plc's CoolSculpting treatment for improved appearance of lax tissue in conjunction with submental fat, or double chin, treatments.  CoolSculpting for the double …

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Almirall and Athenex Form Strategic Partnership for Treatment of AKs

Almirall, S.A and Athenex, Inc. recently formed a partnership to further develop and commercialize KX2-391 for the treatment of actinic keratosis (AK) and other skin conditions. Subject to the term…

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Thursday, December 07, 2017 | Research and Publications

Understanding the Role of Long Strands of RNA in Skin Development, Disease

RNA pieces, called “long non-coding RNAs” or “lncRNAs,” help skin cells modulate connective tissue proteins, like collagen, and could represent novel therapeutic targets to pro…

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Tuesday, December 05, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Revance: RT002 Achieves 6-Month Duration in Phase 3

  Revance Therapeutics’ next-generation neuromodulator DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection (RT002) delivered positive top-line results in alleviating moderate-to-severe glabellar lines in …

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Monday, December 04, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Merz

FDA Grants Extended Clearance of the Describe Patch for Tattoo Removal

Merz North America’s DESCRIBE® PFD Patch is now cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for all commonly used lasers for tattoo removal. The new FDA clearance also extends …

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Friday, December 01, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

FDA Warns that Biotin May Interfere with Lab Test Results

Biotin may significantly interfere with certain lab tests and cause "clinically significant incorrect lab test results," the US Food and Drug Administration warns. At least 1 death h…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Practice Development, Cosmetic surgery

9th Annual Cosmetic Surgery Forum Kicks Off in Las Vegas

Cosmetic Surgery Forum 2017, now in its ninth year, got underway with a Director’s Welcome Reception on Wednesday, November 29 at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. And this year…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Sunscreen

Gene Expressions May Be Key to More Youthful Looking Skin

Some individuals’ skin appears more youthful than their chronologic age, and now new research indicates that increased expression of certain genes may be the key to intrinsically younger looking…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Melanoma

AI in Action: New Machine Learning Technique May Enhance Computer-aided Diagnosis of Melanoma

Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science  have developed a technique using machine learning -- a sub-field of artificial intelligence (AI) …

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications, Janssen, Pfizer

New Analysis Provides Reassurance on Biosimilar Safety

And they’re … safe. Biosimilars, which have been available in the European Union since 2006, show no substantial differences in the reporting of safety information than their originato…

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Monday, November 20, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Milestone Scientific Set To Launch New Botox Delivery Instrument

Botulinum toxin injections may be about to get smarter and more comfortable as Milestone Scientific Inc. gears up to launch its novel and proprietary cosmetic injection instrument. The new cosmetic…

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Friday, November 17, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Amgen

Amgen Launches The Enbrel Mini Single-Dose Prefilled Cartridge With AutoTouch Reusable Autoinjector

Amgen's Enbrel Mini with AutoTouch is now available in the United States. Awarded the Arthritis Foundation Ease of Use Commendation, this new and innovative delivery system provides an additional …

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