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Friday, September 14, 2018

First-Ever Molecular Study Shows African American Skin Reacts Differently to AD

African Americans are known to have greater treatment challenges with atopic dermatitis than European Americans and require higher doses of some medications to get relief, and now a new study suggests…

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Friday, August 03, 2018

Almirall to Acquire Allergan’s US Medical Dermatology Unit

Almirall is acquiring a portfolio of five products from Allergan’s Medical Dermatology unit in the United States, conditional to the clearance by the relevant authorities. The portfolio includes…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

Colorescience Receives Patent for Even Up Clinical Pigment Corrector Formulation

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted a patent for Colorescience’s LUMIRA™ formulation, a clinically tested, highly effective complex that addresses the appearance of…

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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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Monday, June 25, 2018

World Vitiligo Day: Ra Medical Highlights Potential of Technology

In light of World Vitiligo Day (June 25), it’s important to realize that hope is here for patients who suffer from this disease, says Ra Medical Systems. Painless treatment is a possibility…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

One In Two Latina Influencers Favor Complementing Diet and Exercise with Non-Surgical Body Contouring

More than 50 percent of Latina Influencers think that non-surgical body contouring works well with diet and exercise, according to an Allergan-sponsored survey. The survey results were part of a pa…

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

EWG: Two-Thirds of Sunscreen Products Offer Poor Protection or Have Worrisome Ingredients

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its 12th annual Guide to Sunscreens, rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertise su…

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Innovations in Skin of Color Dermatology Award Goes to Eliot Battle, MD

Eliot Battle, MD has been awarded the Innovations in Skin of Color Dermatology Award. The award was presented by  The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) at the Skin of…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Hydrogen Peroxide 40% Less Cytotoxic Than Cryotherapy: Study

Hydrogen peroxide topical solution 40% (Eskata, Aclaris) is less cytotoxic to living cells and less damaging to melanocytes than cryosurgery, according to a new study led by Adam Friedman, MD, associa…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Skin of Color Society Reports Banner Year

Kudos to the Skin of Color Society (SOCS) for a banner year. At its recent annual business meeting held in conjunction with the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, SOCS…

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Skin of Color Seminar Series to Provide Latest Research and Practical Pearls for Dermatologic Treatment of Skin of Color

Now in its tenth year, the Skin of Color Seminar Series (SOCSS) will be the largest medical education event of 2018 dedicated to providing dermatologists with evidence-based research and practical pea…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Study: Increased Risk of Uterine Fibroids Seen in African-American Women with CCCA

African-American women with central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) have an increased chance of developing uterine fibroids, a new study suggests. The study, which appears in the December 2…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Study: Minorities Less Likely to See a Doctor for Psoriasis

Minorities are less likely than white Americans to see a doctor for psoriasis treatment despite the fact that their disease may be more severe, a new study shows. Researchers from the Perelman Scho…

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Friday, December 01, 2017

FDA Warns that Biotin May Interfere with Lab Test Results

Biotin may significantly interfere with certain lab tests and cause "clinically significant incorrect lab test results," the US Food and Drug Administration warns. At least 1 death h…

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Monday, November 06, 2017

New from Jergens: Nourishing Honey Dry Skin Moisturizer

Jergens is launching their new Nourishing Honey Dry Skin Moisturizer. Formulated with antioxidant-packed Orange Blossom Honey, which is known to contain potent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory p…

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