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Thursday, February 23, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Beiersdorf

DermMentors™ 2017 Resident of Distinction Award Honors Five Dermatology Residents

As part of the dermMentors™ Resident of Distinction Award program, sponsored by Beiersdorf Inc., five dermatology residents attended the 16th Annual Caribbean Dermatology Symposium in Aruba, Net…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Cloudy With a Chance of Wrinkles: Most Americans Fail to Protect Skin From Pollution

Most Americans don’t protect their skin from pollutants even though they are aware of the harm that pollution and other environmental stressors can cause to skin, according to a new survey by&nb…

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Monday, February 20, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, Named New Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Suzanne Olbricht, MD, is the new Chief of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. She will also serve as President of the American Academy of Dermatology in 2018. …

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

No Biopsy Required? Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test May Offer Quick Diagnosis

A new non-invasive imaging technique may accurately detect skin cancer without surgical biopsy. Multiphoton microscopy of mitochondria accurately identified melanomas and basal cell carcinomas by d…

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Monday, February 13, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Alastin

New From Alastin Skincare: HydraTint ProMineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36

ALASTIN Skincare, Inc. is introducing HydraTint ProMineral Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 36. The lightweight matte formula is oil-free, absorbs quickly and has a tint. It also comprises an air pollu…

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study Finds Increased Incidence of SCC Among Patients Treated with Biologics for Psoriasis

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology sought to estimate the overall malignancy rate (excluding non-melanoma skin cancere [NMSC]) and NMSC rate among 5,889 pat…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

Teamwork: Solésence and Colorescience Announce Skin Care Collaboration

Solésence is teaming up with Colorescience to develop products for skin care and protection. Solésence will use patented mineral skin care actives technology to develop sunscreen prod…

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Monday, January 30, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

Dr. David Norris Named New ASA President

David Norris, MD, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is the new President of American Skin Association (ASA). …

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Thursday, January 26, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Melanoma

Congratulations: American Skin Association Announces 2017 Research Scholar Awards and Research Grants

And the winners are … The American Skin Association (ASA) research scholar awards and research grants are: ASA Carson Research Scholar Award in Psoriasis Cory L. Simpson, MD, PhD Un…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Bayer

New from Coppertone®: Whipped Sunscreen

COPPERTONE® is rolling out new Whipped formula sunscreens. The new formulas are available in the CLEARLYSheer® and WaterBABIES® Pure & Simple line. “For my patients, o…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Johnson & Johnson

Umbrellas Plus Sunscreen Needed to Stave Off Sunburns

When it comes to preventing sunburns, neither beach umbrella or SPF 100 sunscreen are enough on their own, according to a new study in JAMA Dermatology that suggests both are needed for sufficient sun…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, ISDIN

ISDIN: Broad Spectrum Sun Protection Cream with DNA Repair Beneficial Post AK Treatment

ISDIN has reported promising results of a 9-month, randomized, investigator-blinded parallel-group study in a poster presentation at the Winter Clinical Conference. The study was design…

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Non-heterosexual Black Male Teens Use Tanning Beds as Much as Caucasian Female Teens

The use of indoor tanning among non-heterosexual black male teens is nearly equal to that of heterosexual white females, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology. The data comes from the 2015 …

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Friday, January 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, La Roche-Posay

La Roche-Posay and George Washington University Publish International Study on Sun Protection Behavior and Skin Cancer Awareness

A large international survey on sun exposure behaviors and skin cancer detection found there are many imperfections and geographical inequalities in primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer. Th…

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Thursday, January 05, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

New Compound May Block Spread of Melanoma, Treat Scleroderma

A chemical compound, and potential new drug, may reduce the spread of melanoma cells by up to 90 percent, report researchers from Michigan State University in East Lansing. The man-made, small-mole…

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