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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | Research and Publications

Survey Highlights Risks of Pubic Hair Grooming

More than one quarter of people who groom their public hair sustain grooming-related injuries, according to a new article published by JAMA Dermatology. Of the 7,570 men and women who complete…

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Women of Color May Be Disproportionately Exposed to Beauty Product Chemicals

Women with skin of color have higher levels of beauty-product related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women, according to a commentary published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and G…

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Friday, August 11, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, National Rosacea Society

Researchers Close in on Cause of Inflammation in Rosacea

Once developed, therapies that block TRPV4 may help treat or prevent inflammation in patients with rosacea, according to new research funded by the National Rosacea Society (NRS). In earlier resear…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Criteria Aims to Help Doctors Spot Amelanotic Melanoma Earlier

New research outlines key features linked to amelanotic melanoma. The findings, which appear in JAMA Dermatology, may help improve detection of this type of melanoma, which is more likely to be dia…

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Review Study Suggests Vitamin B3 May Prevent Melanoma

Nicotinamide (Vitamin B3) may help stave off melanoma in high-risk individuals, a new review study suggests. “Nicotinamide has been shown in a clinical trial -- called ONTRAC -- to reduce the…

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Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

Bonti’s Novel Gateway Neuromodulator Performs Well in Phase 2A Study

Bonti’s lead product candidate, EB- 001, passed muster in a Phase 2A study for the treatment of glabellar lines. EB-001 is a novel serotype E botulinum neurotoxin with a unique efficacy profi…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Research on Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanoparticles Reveals Promising Skin Infection Treatment

George Washington University (GW) researchers have found that topically applied nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles (NO-np) are a viable treatment for deep fungal infections of the skin caused by der…

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Friday, July 28, 2017 | Research and Publications, Vitiligo

MKTP Surgery Shows Long-Term Benefit for Restoring Skin Pigmentation in Vitiligo

Melanocyte-keratinocyte transplantation (MKTP) provides long-term benefits for restoring skin pigmentation caused by vitiligo, report researchers from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. “MKTP wo…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study IDs Risk Factors for Melanoma in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Kidney transplant patients appear to be at a greater risk of developing melanoma than the general population and risk factors include being older, male and white, findings that corroborate results dem…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Research and Publications

Innovation in Action: Meet the DNA Sunscreen that Gets Better the Longer You Wear It

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed a coating made out of DNA that gets better at protecting skin from Ultraviolet light the more you expose it to the sun…

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Simulation Techniques Help Medical Students Empathize with Melanoma Patients

Simulation techniques can allow doctors to experience what it feels like to be a melanoma patient. The study, which is led by Queen’s University in Belfast collaboration with researchers from…

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Friday, July 14, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Tomatoes May Slash Skin Cancer Risk

Daily tomato consumption may cut skin cancer risk in half, according to a new study in mice. The Ohio State University researchers report their findings online in the journal Scientific Reports. …

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Friday, July 07, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

High Doses of Sunshine Vitamin May Improve Sunburn

High doses of vitamin D taken one hour after sunburn may significantly reduce skin redness, swelling, and inflammation, according to double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial out of Case Weste…

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Galderma

Study: Soolantra is Both Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Demodex

A recently published study sought to find scientific rationale for the dual anti-inflammatory and anti-parasitic mode of action of topical ivermectin 1% cream (Soolantra) in patients with rosacea. …

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Common Soap Ingredient May Alter Skin’s Wettability

New research suggests that it is possible to alter the wettability of your skin using an ingredient commonly found in cosmetic cleaners. In a recent study, Guy German, PhD, an assistant professor o…

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