Latest News - Fungal Infections

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 |, Research and Publications

Derms Commonly Misdiagnose Fungal Skin Infections

Fungal skin infections may be commonly misdiagnosed, according to a survey in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. George Washington University (GW) dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD a…

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Friday, October 07, 2016 |, Product Launches and Updates

At-Home Nail Fungus Treatment Now Available From iSkinProducts

Cure-Ex nail fungus laser treatment device is now available from online beauty retailer, iSkinProducts. The portable device can be used on fingernails or toenails and a user can use the Cure-Ex laser …

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Monday, August 01, 2016 | Personnel/Company News,,,,,,,,, La Roche-Posay

Deadline Approaching: Apply for Grant from La Roche-Posay’s "Dermatologist from the Heart" Program

La Roche-Posay plans to continue its "Dermatologist from the Heart" program for the fifth year. As part of the program, La Roche-Posay provides grant money up to $10,000 to fund community…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016 |, Research and Publications

Novan: First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Anti-Fungal Program

The first patient has been dosed in Novan's clinical program to evaluate the efficacy and safety of topical nitric oxide product candidate SB208 in the treatment of infections caused by dermatophy…

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Friday, April 15, 2016 |,,,,,,,, American Academy of Dermatology

Recent AAD Meeting Boasts Record Attendance

More than 18,500 people from 107 countries attended the American Academy of Dermatology’s 74th Annual Meeting held in Washington, DC in early March 2016. The meeting featured more than 375 ed…

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Wednesday, December 02, 2015 | Acquisitions and Mergers,,,, GSK

Aqua Pharmaceuticals Acquires US Rights to Veltin Gel and Altabax Ointment

Aqua Pharmaceuticals, LLC acquired the US rights to two dermatology products -- Veltin (clindamycin phosphate and tretinoin) Gel 1.2%/0.025% and Altabax (retapamulin) Ointment 1%, after Almirall, par…

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Thursday, September 17, 2015 | Business of Medicine,,,,,,,

Report: Prescription Dermatological Drug Market Exceeds 21 Billion Dollars

The worldwide market for prescription dermatological drugs exceeded $21 billion last year, according to a report from Kalorama Information. The market research firm said field of dermatology is curren…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 |

Nuvo Research Granted US Patent for Topical Onychomycosis Formulation

The United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a new U.S. patent number 9,084,754 ('754 Patent) to Nuvo Research Inc. for its highly permeating topical formulations of terbinafine, an antif…

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