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Friday, September 21, 2018

FDA Green Lights First Spray-on-Skin Product for Burns

The US Food and Drug Administration granted premarket approval to Avita Medical’s Recell, a spray-on-skin that treats second- and third-degree burns in patients aged older than 18 years. The …

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Friday, September 21, 2018

XBiotech Adds Dr. Alice Gottlieb to its Scientific Advisory Board

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD joined XBiotech Inc.'s Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Alice Gottlieb is internationally recognized for her expertise and pioneering work in the development of bi…

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Almirall Finalizes Acquisition of Allergan US Medical Dermatology Portfolio

Almirall, S.A. finalized its acquisition of products from Allergan's Medical Dermatology unit in the US: Aczone (dapsone), Tazorac (tazarotene), Azelex (azelaic acid), and Cordran Tape (flurandren…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kuleana Debuts Natural, Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Amid growing concerns that certain sunscreen ingredients are harming coral reefs and marine life, Hawaiian company Kuleana is rolling out a natural sunscreen that is free from oxybenzone and octinoxat…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

By the Numbers: The Skin Cancer Foundation's Destination Healthy Skin Initiative Concludes

  With a total of 1,243 free skin cancer screenings to its credit, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s mobile skin cancer education and screening programDestination: Healthy Skinhas concluded i…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

FDA Clears Sebacia Microparticles for Laser-Based Acne Treatment

Sebacia Microparticles are now FDA-cleared for use in the treatment of acne. The clearance comes on the heels of a pivotal study demonstrating the clinical safety and efficacy of the micoparticles. Se…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Neova Launches New Line of Professional Grade Peels

Neova SmartSkinCare has introduced a new range of Professional Treatments developed exclusively for dermatologist use. The line of five new exfoliating peels integrate the newest and most advanced for…

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Experts Call for Improved Identification of "High Burden" Rosacea Patients in Everyday Practice

Additional analysis of a global survey conducted and presented earlier this year, as an expert-authored report called Rosacea: Beyond the visible, assists healthcare professionals in identifying the c…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

UCB: Study Data for Cimzia and Bimekizumab Presented at EADV

UCB has presented new findings on Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) and one of its key pipeline molecules, bimekizumab, for the treatment of moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis (PSO), along wit…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Almirall and Evotec Form Dermatology Research Collaboration

Alrimal and Evotec aim to discover and develop first-in-class therapeutics through a novel approach to disrupt cell signaling, that is expected to deliver highly potent and durable treatments for debi…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

ASDS 2018 Survey: Patients Spend About $100 Per Month on Skin Care Products

Almost 70 percent of consumers are considering a cosmetic treatment, and more than half would prefer to pay more up front to lower their annual skin care costs, according to the 2018 American Soc…

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Monday, September 17, 2018

New Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Higher Dose Botox Cosmetic

Allergan plc conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the duration of effect and safety of Botox Cosmetic 40, 60, and 80 unit doses versus Botox Cosmetic 20 unit dose in patients with moderate to severe…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Breaking Business News: Allergan Acquires Bonti

Allergan acquired Bonti, Inc., a privately held clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, fast-acting neurotoxin programs for aesthetic and therap…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Inaugural World Eczema Day: GlobalSkin Launches International Movement for Eczema Sufferers

To mark the first-ever Atopic Eczema Day, the International Alliance of Dermatology Patient Organizations (IADPO -- also known as GlobalSkin) has launched AltogetherEczema, a new movement to elevate…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

First-Ever Molecular Study Shows African American Skin Reacts Differently to AD

African Americans are known to have greater treatment challenges with atopic dermatitis than European Americans and require higher doses of some medications to get relief, and now a new study suggests…

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