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Thursday, February 16, 2017 | Research and Publications

Researchers Discover New Antibiotic That May Fight MRSA

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the John Innes Centre (JIC) have uncovered a new antibiotic that they say is potent against antibiotic-resistant ‘superbugs’ lik…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Biopsy Required? Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test May Offer Quick Diagnosis

A new non-invasive imaging technique may accurately detect skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell carcinomas by d…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Intramuscular Flu Shots May Mitigate Staph Risk In AD Patients

Staphylococcus colonization of atopic dermatitis patients’ skin is associated with a weaker response to intradermal flu shots, according to a new study which suggests that intramuscular flu…

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Friday, February 10, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Cochrane Review: All Moisturizers Created Equally for Eczema

No one moisturizer is better than another when it comes to relieving the symptoms of eczema, according to a new Cochrane Review. Overall, most moisturizers show beneficial effects for eczema, work …

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study Finds Increased Incidence of SCC Among Patients Treated with Biologics for Psoriasis

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology sought to estimate the overall malignancy rate (excluding non-melanoma skin cancere [NMSC]) and NMSC rate among 5,889 pat…

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017 | Healthcare Trends, Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Medical Spa State of the Industry Statistical Study Now Open

During the past five years, the medical spa industry has grown and evolved to a point where it has become one of the most exciting and lucrative new industries in the country. Because of this, it is n…

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Friday, January 27, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, Phase 3/4 Trials, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Novan

Topline Results from Novan's SB204 Phase 3 Pivotal Trials: Inconsistent Across Trials

Novan, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVN) today announced  top-line results from the Company’s two, replicate Phase 3 pivotal clinical trials for SB204 in the treatment of acne vulgaris. In the intent-to-t…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Melanoma

Congratulations: American Skin Association Announces 2017 Research Scholar Awards and Research Grants

And the winners are … The American Skin Association (ASA) research scholar awards and research grants are: ASA Carson Research Scholar Award in Psoriasis Cory L. Simpson, MD, PhD Un…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, 23andMe

Certain Lifestyle Choices May Trump Genes When it Comes to Youthful Looking Skin

Nurture has a larger effect on exceptionally youthful skin appearance than nature, according to a new study by Olay done in collaboration with personal genetics company 23andMe. Specifically, sunsc…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, ISDIN

ISDIN: Broad Spectrum Sun Protection Cream with DNA Repair Beneficial Post AK Treatment

ISDIN has reported promising results of a 9-month, randomized, investigator-blinded parallel-group study in a poster presentation at the Winter Clinical Conference. The study was design…

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Non-heterosexual Black Male Teens Use Tanning Beds as Much as Caucasian Female Teens

The use of indoor tanning among non-heterosexual black male teens is nearly equal to that of heterosexual white females, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology. The data comes from the 2015 …

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Menlo Begins Enrollment for Phase 2 Studies of NK-1 for Pruritus

Menlo Therapeutics Inc. has initiated enrollment in two new Phase 2 trials evaluating a novel neurokinin 1 (NK-1) receptor antagonist, serlopitant, for the treatment of pruritus associated with atopic…

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | Research and Publications

Scarless Wound Healing Breakthrough: Researchers Turn Myofibroblasts in Wounds into Adipocytes

Scientists can now transform myofibroblasts found in wounds into adipocytes, paving the way toward scarless healing. Researchers began this work at the Perelman School of Medicine at the Unive…

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay and George Washington University Publish International Study on Sun Protection Behavior and Skin Cancer Awareness

A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities in primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer. Th…

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Thursday, January 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Compound May Block Spread of Melanoma, Treat Scleroderma

A chemical compound, and potential new drug, may reduce the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90 percent, report researchers from Michigan State University in East Lansing. The man-made, small-mole…

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