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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

Timing of Melanoma Diagnosis, Treatment Can Mean Life or Death

The sooner melanoma patients are treated, the better their survival, particularly for stage I melanoma, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. The research appears online today in the …

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology, Melanoma

Study: Most Melanomas Don’t Arise From Existing Moles

Less than one-third of melanomas (29 percent) arose from an existing mole, while the vast majority (71 percent) appeared on the skin as new spots, according to research in the Journal of the American …

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Monday, May 22, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

Statement from AAD President Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD, on the Safety of Sunscreen

“The American Academy of Dermatology wants to emphasize that sunscreen remains a safe, effective form of sun protection. As one component of a daily sun-protection strategy, sunscreen is an impo…

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Wednesday, May 03, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

UNF Receives Platinum-Level Skin Smart Campus Designation

The University of North Florida received the platinum-level Skin Smart Campus designation by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention and will implement a campus-wide skin cancer prevention init…

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Friday, April 21, 2017 | Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD, Other Major Medical Associations Support March For Science

The American Academy of Dermatology is joining up with many leading organizations in support of the March for Science and its nonpartisan call for the appreciation of scientific evidence, education, a…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 | American Academy of Dermatology

Dr. George J. Hruza Elected AAD President-Elect

George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, has been elected president-elect of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD). Dr. Hruza also will hold this position for the American Academy of Dermatology Associatio…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology

AAD Throws Some Shade At 26 Schools With 2017 Shade Structure Grants

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) awarded shade structure grants to 26 schools and non-profit organizations across the country. Since its launch in 2000, the AAD’s Shade Structure Gra…

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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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Friday, March 03, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

New Research Highlights Need for Greater Sun Safety Education

Taken together, two new studies provide a mixed bag of news on the effectiveness of public health measures and messages aimed at decreasing skin cancer risk and improving sun safety behaviors. One …

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, American Academy of Dermatology, BTL

BTL Aesthetics To Unveil New Ultra Femme 360° Technology for Vaginal Rejuvenation at AAD

BTL Industries is introducing its new 360° technology to leading cosmetic dermatologists and physicians during the annual American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Conference taking place in Orlando, …

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Thursday, March 02, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials, PracticalDermatology.com, American Academy of Dermatology, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Sun Pharma to Present Data from Tildrakizumab Clinical Development Program at 2017 AAD Meeting

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd will present several new analyses from Phase-1 and the pivotal Phase-3 clinical trials (reSURFACE 1 and 2) of tildrakizumab, an investigational IL-23p19 inhibitor bei…

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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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Friday, November 18, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

Office Job, Stress And Diet May Increase Risk of Adult Acne

Lifestyle factors -- including stress -- may play a role in adult acne development, a new study suggests. Researchers in Italy compared 248 women diagnosed with adult acne to 270 women without…

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Thursday, September 01, 2016 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, American Academy of Dermatology

Mass Spectrometry Test Helps Distinguish Atypical Moles From Melanoma

Mass spectrometry may aid in the diagnosis of atypical moles, new research suggests. In this study, mass spectrometry, which analyzes the level of proteins within mole cells, correlated better than…

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

Meeting Pearls and More: Don’t Miss DermTube’s Summer AAD Coverage

Don’t Miss DermTube’s upcoming coverage of the Summer American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Meeting in Boston. Summer AAD takes place from July 28-31, 2016.  Hosted by Seemal R.…

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