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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Life Sciences Industry Eyes $1.5 Trillion Milestone

The life sciences industry is nearing a $1.5 trillion milestone, according to an analysis from Frost & Sullivan. The firm’s Global Life Sciences Industry Outlook, 2018 report finds that…

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

LEO Pharma and Advancing Innovation in Dermatology Partner to Help Finance Accelerator Fund

LEO Pharma and its Boston-based R&D innovation unit LEO Science & Tech Hub, and Advancing Innovation in Dermatology (AID) will each contribute $500,000 into the recently created Advancing Inno…

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Wednesday, June 06, 2018

White Coats, Scrubs Top Patient Preferences for Doctor’s Attire

What doctors wear matters…a lot, according to the largest-ever study of patient preferences for doctors’ attire. Just more than half of the 4,062 patients surveyed in the clinics …

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Monday, June 04, 2018

Gryphon Investors Makes Majority Investment in Water's Edge Dermatology

Gryphon Investors has made a majority investment in Water’s Edge Dermatology. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Gryphon Investors is a San Francisco-based middle market privat…

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Dr. Daniel Siegel Joins MedX’s Medical Advisory Board

Daniel Siegel, MD, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York, and a former President of the American Academy of Dermatology has joined the Medical Advisory Board of Med…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Valeant is Becoming Bausch Health Companies, Inc.

Bausch Health Companies, Inc. will become the new name of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., effective in July 2018. Based on the strong brand equity of the company’s businesses a…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Physician Assistant Groups Respond to JAMA Dermatology Study: "Fundamentally Flawed"

The American Academy of PAs (AAPA) and the Society of Dermatology PAs (SDPA) have issued a statement criticizing an article published in JAMA Dermatology as fundamentally flawed with to…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Study: Derms More Likely than PAs to Catch Early Skin Cancer

Physician assistants may be more likely than dermatologists to perform unnecessary skin biopsies to check for cancer and are less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

News You Can Use: Simple One-Page Tool Improves Patient Satisfaction with Doctor Visit

A simple, one-page form given to patients ahead of time can significantly improve satisfaction with care, according to a study by Duke Health researchers. The low-tech tool, which asks for a list o…

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Monday, February 26, 2018

HA Collagen Booster Available from BrandMD

HA Collagen Booster, now available from BrandMD, contains a proprietary and technologically advanced combination of hyaluronic acid. This innovative formulation has been clinically trialed and yields …

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thermi and Sinclair Terminate Collaboration on Silhouette Instalift

Thermi, an Almirall S.A. company, and Sinclair Pharma have mutually agreed to terminate their collaboration for the marketing of Silhouette Instalift. Both companies have been working through …

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

MainPointe Pharmaceuticals to Purchase and License Mission’s Consumer Products

Mission Pharmacal Company has recently divested several consumer products to MainPointe Pharmaceuticals, LLC. In addition, the marketing rights of additional consumer products have been licensed by Mi…

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Friday, February 09, 2018

South Beach Symposium to Kick Off March 1

Now celebrating its 16th year, the 2018 South Beach Symposium (SBS) will feature live demonstration workshops of minimally invasive aesthetic treatments with injectables and devices providing attendee…

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Friday, February 02, 2018

Prestige Beauty Industry Grows to $17.7B

The US prestige beauty industry reached $17.7 billion in 2017, a six percent increase over 2016, according to global information company The NPD Group. The skincare category led in growth with a …

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Thursday, February 01, 2018

eRelevance Adds Two to Executive Leadership Team

 eRelevance has added two new names to its executive leadership team. Rafael Landestoy is now vice president of business development and Travis Skidmore is vice president of client success and re…

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