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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Rapamycin Lotion Reduces Facial Tumors Caused by Tuberous Sclerosis

Rapamycin lotion significantly reduced the disfiguring facial tumors affecting more than 90 percent of people with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), researchers from The University of Texas Health Sci…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

FDA Approves Lilly's Taltz for Label Update to Treat Psoriasis Involving the Genital Area

The FDA has approved a label update for Taltz (ixekizumab) injection 80 mg/mL to include data in psoriasis involving the genital area. Eli Lilly and Company's Taltz is the first treatment FDA…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

EWG: Two-Thirds of Sunscreen Products Offer Poor Protection or Have Worrisome Ingredients

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its 12th annual Guide to Sunscreens, rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertise su…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Biotin Supplements Caused Misleading Test Results, Almost Led to an Unnecessary Procedure

A new case report in the Journal of the Endocrine Society documents how a patient's use of a biotin supplement, caused her to have clinically misleading test results, which pro…

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Monday, May 21, 2018

New Guidelines May Slightly Increase Reliability, Accuracy of Melanoma Diagnoses

New guidelines may slightly increase reliability and accuracy of melanoma diagnoses, a new study in JAMA Network Open shows. The American Joint Committee on Cancer recently updated its guidelines f…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Presents New Data on GBR 830, an Investigational, Anti-OX40 Monoclonal Antibody, at IID Meeting

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals shared data from a Phase 2a, proof-of-concept study of GBR 830, an investigational, anti-OX40 monoclonal antibody being studied for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic …

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Greater Skin Cancer Risk Seen in U.S. Military Personnel

U.S. military personnel are more likely to develop skin cancer than the general population, according to a review of nine published studies in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JADD)…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dupixent Improves Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adolescents

DUPIXENT (dupilumab) performed well in a Phase 3 Trial of inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adolescents, Regeneron and Sanofi report. In the trial, treatment with…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Aclaris to Support Symposium on JAK Inhibitors at the International Investigative Dermatology 2018 Meeting

Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. has provided an unrestricted educational grant for the symposium on Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors at the International Investigative Dermatology (IID) 2018 Meeting in Orland…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Teledermoscopy Speeds Time to Case Resolution. In Australia

Teledermatology for skin cancer referral and triage would add to the costs of care but would result in more rapid clinical resolution -- at least in Australia. Findings from a study, published in…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

And the Winner Is...Consumer Reports Releases Annual Sunscreen Ratings

Drumroll please… The annual Consumer Reports sunscreen ratings are in. Just one product, La Roche-Posay Anthelios 60 Melt-In Sunscreen Milk, came away with a perfect score of 100 in …

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Monday, May 07, 2018

Study Seeks to Harness the Power of Probiotics to Treat Eczema

A new clinical trial is investigating whether beneficial bacteria can help treat eczema by restoring the natural microbial balance of healthy skin. "There are over 1,000 species of bacteria th…

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Friday, May 04, 2018

Daily Aspirin Linked to Higher Melanoma Risk in Men

Men who take once-daily aspirin have nearly double the risk of melanoma compared to men who don’t, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study. Women, however, do not have an increased risk in …

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Acne Survey at Twins Convention Affirms Genetic Link

A survey of identical and fraternal twin pairs at the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, OH, and published in the April issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, shows acne may be primarily caused …

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Hair Products for Black Women May Contain Mix of Hazardous Ingredients

Black women are potentially exposed to dozens of hazardous chemicals through their hair products, finds a new report in the journal Environmental Research. The study, led by scientists at Silent Sp…

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