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Five recent highlights in atopic dermatitis research, development

Five recent highlights in atopic dermatitis research, development
April 24, 2015

Recently published studies have compared guidelines for atopic dermatitis management and the possible contribution of human skin mast cells to the skin disorder.

Late-breaking research presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting and an FDA advisory committee meeting also focused on atopic dermatitis.

Teissy Osaki, MD In the Journals

Study: Botox refrigerated for 4 weeks does not yield detectable bacteria, fungi

April 24, 2015
After administering Botox to patients, storing the vials of reconstituted toxin for 4 weeks was not associated with detectable growth of bacteria or fungi, according to…
FDA News

FDA approves expanded Botox label for treatment of upper-limb spasticity in adults

April 24, 2015
FDA approves expanded Botox label for treatment of upper-limb spasticity in adults Actavis recently announced the FDA has approved an expansion of the Botox label for…
Mark Lebwohl, MD Meeting News Coverage

More than 18,500 attend AAD annual meeting, deemed a 'success' by Lebwohl

April 24, 2015
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that more than 18,500 people attended its annual meeting, held from March 20-24 in San Francisco.“The meeting was a…
Nanotech-enabled moisturizer may speed healing of diabetic skin wounds

Nanotech-enabled moisturizer may speed healing of diabetic skin wounds

April 24, 2015
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a new high-tech but simple skin ointment that may one day help diabetic patients heal stubborn and painful ulcers…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Speaker urges caution when using chemical peels for melasma in darker skin types

VIDEO: Speaker urges caution when using chemical peels for melasma in darker skin types

April 15, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Marta I. Rendon, MD, talks about the use of superficial resurfacing procedures…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Mary Lupo, MD, FAAD, discusses potential use of ATX-101 to treat 'double chin'

VIDEO: Mary Lupo, MD, FAAD, discusses potential use of ATX-101 to treat 'double chin'

April 14, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO – In this video, Mary Lupo, MD, FAAD, discusses the potential use of ATX-101, a deoxycholic acid…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Ongoing phase 3 trial evaluates patient-specific vaccine in metastatic melanoma

VIDEO: Ongoing phase 3 trial evaluates patient-specific vaccine in metastatic melanoma

April 12, 2015
Robert O. Dillman, MD, vice president of oncology at NeoStem Inc., provides an overview of a phase 3 trial evaluating…
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