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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Research Elucidates LIGHT’s Role in AD

LIGHT, a member of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) super family, directly controls the hyperproliferation of keratinocytes as well as the expression of periostin, a protein that contributes to the cli…

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Wednesday, September 06, 2017

AD Breakthrough? Medimetriks’ MM36 Achieves Rapid Itch Relief, Safety in Phase 2 Study

Medimetriks’ PDE4 inhibitor, MM36, appears to be safe, well-tolerated and provides rapid itch relief when applied twice daily to pediatric and adolescent atopic dermatitis (AD) patients, accordi…

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Valeant’s Newly Minted Ortho Dermatologic Unit Makes Big Splash at Summer AAD

It’s go big or go home for the newly re-branded Valeant Ortho Dermatologic division. At the 2017 American Academy of Dermatology in New York City, the company will officially launch …

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Topical Cannabinoids May Soothe Itchy Skin

Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that may make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases including  eczema, psoriasis, atopic and contact dermatitis, accordin…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Encore Dermatology Inc. Launches TridesilonTM (desonide) Cream, 0.05% for AD

Encore Dermatology Inc. is rolling out TridesilonTM (desonide) Cream, 0.05% in a 60g tube for the relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses. …

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Wednesday, October 05, 2016

New Survey: AD Is More Than Skin Deep

American adults with atopic dermatitis (AD) report issues with sleep, ability to work and feelings of depression and anxiety, a new survey shows. The findings are significant for clinicians, such as N…

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Research Elucidates Skin Phenotype of Pediatric Eczema

Pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) in infants looks a lot different than adult AD, suggesting the need for alternative, and possibly more aggressive, treatment strategies in children. The study, led …

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