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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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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Apple Update Brings Healthcare Records to Phones

Apple has introduced a significant update to the Health app with the iOS 11.3 beta introducing a feature that gives customers access to their medical records on their iPhone. The update…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase Partner on Healthcare

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. are partnering in an effort to seek solutions for delivering healthcare to their employees. The three companies will pursue this objective thro…

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Thursday, January 04, 2018

Med Spas on Fleek with Millennials

Younger generations are driving the med spa boom, according to a new American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) study. The medical spa industry is one of the fastest developing in the US, with revenues g…

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Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Novan Plans to Complete Development of SB204 Acne Candidate via Third Party Funding and Execution

Novan, Inc., has agreed in principle to a business structure that would enable further development and advancement of SB204 for the treatment of acne vulgaris via third party financing and third party…

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