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Misconceptions may lead to stigmatization of patients with acne

March 4, 2016
WASHINGTON — Images of acne were upsetting to healthy people, with more than half of study participants believing that acne was caused by poor…

FDA News

FDA approves Aczone Gel, 7.5% for treating acne

February 26, 2016
Allergan plc announced that the FDA has approved Aczone Gel, 7.5% as once-daily topical treatment for patients aged 12 years and older with acne…

Novan announces beginning of phase 3 trial for acne treatment

February 24, 2016
Novan has announced in a press release that dosing has begun in its phase 3 trial of SB204 Gel, its topical nitric oxide product candidate, for…

In the Journals

Nonablative fractional laser, microneedling comparable in treating acne scars

February 19, 2016
Both a 1,340-nm nonablative fractional erbium laser and microneedling were  comparable and effective in treating atrophic acne scars, with the…

Five recent developments in acne

February 16, 2016
Results of a systematic review and meta-analysis finding that monthly laboratory testing was not supported for patients receiving standard doses of…

Novan announces new chairman

February 11, 2016
Novan announced in a press release it has named Robert A. Ingram chairman of its board of directors. Novan also announced it has received $32.8…

In the Journals

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…

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