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Sweat-eating, ammonia-oxidizing bacteria may benefit skin health

October 1, 2014

The ammonia-oxidizing bacteria, Nitrosomonas, may have a future as a self-regulating topical delivery agent for nitrite and nitric oxide to the skin, according to data from a poster presented at the 5th American Society for Microbiology Conference on Beneficial Microbes.

The Gram-negative chemolithoautotrophic bacteria derive energy solely from the oxidation of ammonia to nitrite and are capable of generating nitric oxide, according to the poster.

Just-in-Time management principles helped reduce patient wait time

October 1, 2014
Applying processes used in manufacturing to streamline patient flow can successfully reduce patient wait time and increase the confidence of residents at teaching…

Sanofi, Regeneron: Dupilumab effective in patients with chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps

October 1, 2014
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced that a phase 2a study of dupilumab met all endpoints in patients with chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps who did not…
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Valeant's NJ location receives warning letter from FDA

October 1, 2014
Valeant announced that its Bridgewater, NJ, location received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding a June 2014 inspection of records…
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January 2012: Pediatric Dermatology

Vindico Medical Education and Pediatric Annals

Medical students rotating in a busy primary care pediatric clinic are often surprised by the volume of dermatology…
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'Magic Wand Project' for clinical dermatology research explained

April 7, 2014
DENVER — R. Rox Anderson, MD, professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Wellman…
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