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Phenol, trichloroacetic acid display efficacy in treating acne scars

February 8, 2016
Trichloroacetic acid and phenol each displayed efficacy in treating acne scars; however, the phenol treatment resulted in less severe complications…

FDA News

FDA warns skin whitening cream includes risk of mercury poisoning

January 29, 2016
The FDA has issued a warning to consumers not purchase a skin whitening cream called “Crema Piel De Seda” because of the risk of mercury…

In the Journals

Microneedling enhances topical anesthesia application for acne scar treatment

January 25, 2016
Fractional microneedling plus topical anesthesia decreased pain sensation better than topical anesthesia alone when used prior to microneedling…

BioPharmX announces safety results of topical minocycline gel for acne

January 15, 2016
BioPharmX Corp. announced preclinical toxicology results showing that BPX-01, a topical formulation of minocycline, may not result in systemic…

Galderma appoints leader for US, Canadian teams

January 12, 2016
Galderma announced in a press release it has promoted Miles Harrison to president and general manager of Galderma Laboratories, L.P., and leadership…

Top 5 acne developments in 2015

January 7, 2016
FDA approvals of a dermal filler for treating acne scars and an antibiotic-free gel for treating acne were among 2015’s most-read articles in…

Top 5 laser developments in 2015

December 30, 2015
Study results finding that combination therapy including a 308-nm excimer laser, topical tacrolimus and short-term systemic corticosteroids was…

In the Journals

Young men with acne more prone to insulin resistance

December 29, 2015
Postadolescent males with acne had a higher prevalence of insulin resistance compared with control patients, according to study results recently…

BioPharmX announces Q3 results, update on BPX-01 for acne

December 17, 2015
BioPharmX announced in a press release financial results for its third fiscal quarter ending Oct. 31 including total operating expenses of $3.8…

In the Journals

Gilotrif associated with skin toxic effects in non-small cell lung cancer

December 14, 2015
Patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with Gilotrif had increased dermatologic visits during the first 6 months of treatment, which was…

Hyaluronic acid, Xeljanz studies top week's dermatology reads

December 14, 2015
Study results finding that full-facial volume restoration was sustained over 18 months in patients who received hyaluronic acid filler with lidocaine…

BioPharmX reports BPX-01 topical minocycline safely treats acne

December 11, 2015
BioPharmX Corp. announced that research shows its topical minocycline formula safely delivers the antibiotic to a layer of skin where acne develops…

In the Journals

Canadian acne guideline suggests updated evaluation, treatment

December 8, 2015
A panel of Canadian researchers has published a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline for management of acne that provides updated…

Xeljanz for alopecia universalis-related nail dystrophy tops week's dermatology reads

December 7, 2015
Study results finding that patients with severe nail dystrophy related to alopecia universalis who were treated with Xeljanz experienced normal nail…

In the Journals

Monthly lab testing not supported for isotretinoin treatment for acne

December 2, 2015
Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis found that monthly laboratory testing was not supported for patients receiving standard doses of…

In the Journals

Prescription dermatologic drug prices increased rapidly since 2009

November 25, 2015
Prescription dermatologic drug prices rose dramatically between 2009 and 2015, with antineoplastic drugs having the greatest increase, according to…

In the Journals

Trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid effectively treated acne in darker skin

November 25, 2015
Chemical peels using 25% trichloroacetic acid and 30% salicylic acid were both effective in treating acne in adults with darker skin types, according…

LEO Pharma to acquire Astellas' global dermatology portfolio

November 13, 2015
LEO Pharma A/S announced in a press release that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire Astellas’ global dermatology…

In the JournalsPerspective

Antibiotic treatment duration for severe acne exceeded recommendations

November 12, 2015
Antibiotic treatment for patients with severe acne who eventually received isotretinoin exceeded the recommended duration, according to recently…

Patients with severe acne exceeding recommended antibiotic duration was week's top dermatology read

November 9, 2015
Study results finding that antibiotic treatment for patients with severe acne who eventually received isotretinoin exceeded the recommended duration…

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