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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

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 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

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 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

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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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Women of Color May Be Disproportionately Exposed to Beauty Product Chemicals

Women with skin of color have higher levels of beauty-product related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women, according to a commentary published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and G…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

African-American Organ Transplant Recipients at Risk for Skin Cancer

All organ transplant recipients, regardless of race, should receive routine, total-body screenings for skin cancer, according to researchers from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.…

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Thursday, July 28, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

Melanoma Survival Rates Lower in Patients with Skin of Color

Although patients with skin of color are less likely to develop melanoma than caucasian patients, they have a higher rate of mortality from the disease, new research shows. Writing in the Jounral…

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Thursday, April 28, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

Tight Ponytails, Braids Linked to Traction Alopecia

New research confirms a “strong association” between scalp-pulling hairstyles such as tight ponytails, braids, knots and buns and the development of traction alopecia. The review study …

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Thursday, March 03, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com

Vitiligo Working Group Launches Public Awareness Campaign

The Vitiligo Working Group is drawing attention to the many faces of vitiligo with a new public awareness campaign.  This initiative rolls out at the 74th Annual Meeting of the American Academy o…

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Friday, July 24, 2015 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Novartis

FDA Approves Odomzo for Locally Advanced BCC

The FDA approved Novartis’ Odomzo® (sonidegib, formerly LDE225) 200 mg capsules for the treatment of adult patients with locally advanced basal cell carcinoma (laBCC) that has recurred follo…

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, ZO Skin Heath

Dr. Zein Obagi's New Book Presents the Art and Science of Skin Health

Zein Obagi, MD, founder of ZO Skin Health, Inc., has published a new book, The Art of Skin Health Restoration and Rejuvenation: The Science of Clinical Practice, Second Edition (CRC Press, Dec 2014). …

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Monday, September 15, 2014 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Provectus: PV-10 Clinical Data On The Treatment Of Melanoma To Be Presented At ESMO 2014

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. will present clinical data on PV-10 at the European Society for Medical Oncology’s 2014 Congress (ESMO) in Madrid, Spain. The presentation, titled "Subgroup effic…

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