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Thursday, November 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Water Baths As Effective As Bleach Baths for Eczema

Water baths are as good as bleach baths for treating eczema, and they are safer, finds a new Northwestern Medicine study. Bleach baths can cause stinging and burning of skin, and occasionally even …

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Parent-supplied Photos May Allow Pediatric Derms to Make Virtual Diagnoses

Parent-supplied photos taken via smartphone cameras can allow pediatric dermatologists to make a diagnosis without an office visit in many cases, new research shows. This finding, which appear…

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com

FDA Approves T.R.U.E. Test Ready-To-Use Patch Test for Pediatric Use

The FDA has approved SmartPractice's T.R.U.E. TEST (truetest.com) ready-to-use patch test panels for pediatric patients as young as 6 years of age. T.R.U.E. TEST is the only FDA-approved product f…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

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, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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, PracticalDermatology.com, 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, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, 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 | PracticalDermatology.com, 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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