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Monday, November 19, 2018

Case Study: Allergy Shots May Treat Severe Eczema

Allergy shots provided significant benefits to the eczema symptoms of a 48-year-old man, according to challenging case presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annua…

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Novan: Top Line Phase 2 Data Positive for SB206 Gel for Molluscum

Top line results from Novan’s Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate topical nitric oxide product candidate SB206 for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum are promising. Data for three full cohort…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Study Highlights Unique Characteristics of Melanoma Patients Who Use Tanning Beds

Younger individuals and females are more likely to use tanning beds, and as a result they tend to develop melanoma earlier, according to new research published in the December issue of the Journal of …

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Study: Novel 1060nm Diode Laser Is Safe and Effective for Hair Removal

A novel 1060 nm diode laser system is safe and effective for hair removal and long-term hair reduction in all skin types including darkly pigmented individuals, according to research in Lasers in Surg…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

PRP Improves Skin Tone, Wrinkles

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) reduces the signs of aging on the face, according to the first randomized study of PRP. In the trial, 19 participants received PRP injections to one side of their fa…

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Thursday, November 08, 2018

The American Dermatological Association Is On Board with American Cancer Society's HPV Vaccine Policy

The American Dermatological Association is co-sponsoring the American Cancer Society’s public policy of vaccination against Human Papillomavirus infections [HPV] beginning at age 11 or 12 for gi…

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Study: Fine Water Particle Sprays Improve Facial Skin Moisture for Hours

Spraying fine water particles onto the face in winter, when skin is dry, improved skin hydration and softening, according to a new study in Skin Research & Technology. In addition, water r…

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Endo’s CCH Improves Appearance of Cellulite in Buttocks

Endo International plc’s clostridium histolyticum (CCH) performed well in two identical Phase 3 studies for the treatment of cellulite in the buttocks. Subjects receiving CCH showed highly st…

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

Endocannabinoids Effective in Lupus Model

Zylö Therapeutics’ patented Nanopod™ aerogel delivery technology was used to demonstrate the efficacy of endocannabinoids in a model of cutaneous lupus in a study presented last month…

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Thursday, November 01, 2018

AAD Releases New Melanoma Guidelines

As National Healthy Skin Month begins, the American Academy of Dermatology’s (AAD) new melanoma guidelines shed light on risk of melanoma prognosis during pregnancy, the role of formal gene…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Cooling Caps and Other Cooling Methods May Prevent Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Events

Cooling therapies such as cold caps, scalp cooling systems, frozen gloves, and frozen socks may offer the best protection against the adverse effects of taxane-based chemotherapy, according to a new s…

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

New AD Estimate: As Many As 16.5 Million Adults Have AD

As many as 16.5 million adults in America have atopic dermatitis (AD). This estimate comes from a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, which also projec…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Researchers Identify Genes Involved in Skin Cancer

Researchers at the Health Sciences department of the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) of Castellón, Spain, have identified the genes responsible for sun sensitivity and skin cancer vulnerability. The …

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

IBD Linked to Psoriasis in Large Meta-Analysis

A new meta-analysis comprising more than 7 million people suggests it may be time to add inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to the list of comorbidities associated with psoriasis. The findi…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

LA BioMed Team to Study Treatments for Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Infections

Investigators from LA BioMed have scored a $5.3M grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effectiveness of treatments for antibiotic-resistant skin infections. The study, Short and…

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