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Friday, September 28, 2018

Bellus Medical Now Part of Crown Laboratories

Crown Laboratories, Inc. and Hildred Capital Partners, LLC have acquired Bellus Medical. Bellus’s non-invasive offerings include the SkinPen, a medical grade microneedling device used exclusi…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

TruDerm Adds Second Dermatology Center

TruDerm, a growing medical and cosmetic dermatology practice offering skin care seven days a week is opening its second DFW facility in Plano, TX at Legacy West.  Staffed by Board Certified De…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

BioPharmX: FDA Grants CARC Waiver; Post-Hoc Analysis for BPX-01 Complete

The FDA has waived its requirement for a dermal carcinogenicity study for BPX-01 from BioPharmX Corporation, eliminating several years of non-clinical research normally required for FDA review. BPX…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fourth Generation Retinoid Shows Promise in Acne Trials

New research reveals that trifarotene, a fourth-generation retinoid with potent and selective activity against only one particular retinoic acid receptor, may have an improved efficacy and safety prof…

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

New Patient-Centered Panel Helps BioPharmX Define its Role in the Future of Dermatology

BioPharmX Corporation has formed a Special Advisory Council of thought leaders from various disciplines to help the company embrace patient centricity in its products, pricing, and market access consi…

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Monday, June 04, 2018

Spironolactone May Be an Alternative to Antibiotics in Female Acne

The diuretic drug spironolactone may be just as effective as antibiotics for the treatment of women’s acne, report researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylva…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

New Phase 4 Data: Epiduo Forte Gel Decreased Acne Lesions, Reduced Risk of Scars

Results from OSCAR, a Phase 4, multicenter, randomized, investigator-blinded, vehicle-controlled, intra-individual comparison study (right/left half-face), revealed that Epiduo Forte (adapalene a…

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Monday, March 05, 2018

Dermira: Two Phase 3 Trials Evaluating Olumacostat Glasaretil in Patients with Acne Vulgaris Did Not Meet Co-Primary Endpoints

Dermira, Inc.'s investigational treatment olumacostat glasaretil (formerly DRM01) did not meet the co-primary endpoints in its two Phase 3 pivotal trials (CLAREOS-1 and CLAREOS-2) in patients ages…

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Vit D Levels Elevated in Acne

Levels of vitamin D are higher in acne patients, compared to age/sex matched controls. Researchers found a significant inverse relation between level of 25 hydroxy vitamin D and severity of acne vulga…

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Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Research Finds Acne Linked with Increased Risk of Depression

In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but…

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