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Monday, March 20, 2017 |,, Research and Publications

No Antibiotics Needed For Mild Infected Eczema in Kids

Oral or topical antibiotics are not effective for treating milder clinically infected eczema in children, a new study shows. In the study of 113 children with clinical, non-severely infected eczema…

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Friday, March 10, 2017 |, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology, GSK

Seventeen Percent of Teens Report Excessive Sweating

More teens than previously thought may experience excessive, uncontrollable sweating, according to data collected by International Hyperhidrosis Society researchers and presented at the recent Am…

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Monday, March 06, 2017 |, Research and Publications

Rare Disease Breakthrough? New Treatment May Reduce Blistering in EBS

In a possible breakthrough in the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS), Diacerein 1% ointment reduced blistering in patients with this rare genetic connective tissue disorder. The new f…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017 |,,,,,, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 |,

New Plush Wonder Duck Toy Benefits Children's Skin Disease Foundation and Camp Wonder

A plush version of Camp Wonder’s mascot, Wonder Duck, is now available for purchase, with 100% of the proceeds going to the Children's Skin Disease Foundation. Camp Wonder is a summe…

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Monday, November 07, 2016 | FDA Approval/Clearance,,, Product Launches and Updates, Amgen

FDA Approves Expanded Use Of Enbrel To Treat Children With Chronic Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

The FDA has approved the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for the expanded use of Amgen's Enbrel (etanercept), making it the first and only systemic therapy to treat pediatric pat…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | Personnel/Company News,,,,, Unilever/Dove

Vaseline Initiative Aims to Close Skin Heath Treatment Gap

The Vaseline® Healing Project in partnership with non-profit Direct Relief is working to close the skin health treatment gap for Americans by providing skin care and training along with Vasel…

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Monday, August 29, 2016 | Personnel/Company News,, Galderma

Cetaphil® Marks Fifth Year of Support for CSDF and Camp Wonder

Galderma Laboratories, L.P., makers of Cetaphil, is celebrating the fifth consecutive year of its "Meaningphil™" partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (…

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Monday, August 01, 2016 | Personnel/Company News,,,,,,,,, La Roche-Posay

Deadline Approaching: Apply for Grant from La Roche-Posay’s "Dermatologist from the Heart" Program

La Roche-Posay plans to continue its "Dermatologist from the Heart" program for the fifth year. As part of the program, La Roche-Posay provides grant money up to $10,000 to fund community…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016 | Personnel/Company News,,, Product Launches and Updates, Galderma

Galderma's Cetaphil® Launches Limited-edition Product Display Honoring Camp Wonder

Galderma Laboratories is unveiling a limited-edition product display in partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF.  As part …

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Wednesday, May 04, 2016 |, Product Launches and Updates, Mission

Mission Pharmacal's Lycelle Head Lice Removal Kit Now Available In Pharmacies

Mission Pharmacal's former prescription Lycelle Head Lice Removal Kit will now be available without a prescription. Lycelle is a treatment for the elimination of head lice and their eggs. Lycelle&…

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Friday, April 15, 2016 |,,,,,,,, American Academy of Dermatology

Recent AAD Meeting Boasts Record Attendance

More than 18,500 people from 107 countries attended the American Academy of Dermatology’s 74th Annual Meeting held in Washington, DC in early March 2016. The meeting featured more than 375 ed…

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | Healthcare Trends,,

Sturge-Weber Foundation to Host Dermatology Roundtable

The Sturge-Weber Foundation (SWF) is holding a Dermatology Discussion Roundtable meeting on March 5, 2016, at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. Attendees of the American Academy of Dermatology (…

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Friday, January 22, 2016 |, Research and Publications

Review Article Shines Spotlight on Neurocutaneous Disorders

There are at least 60 genetic neurocutaneous disorders that involve the skin, central nervous system, according to a review article in the Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. For example, n…

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