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…

In the Journals

High rate of skin colonization with Propionibacterium acnes found after shoulder arthroscopy

October 22, 2015
After shoulder arthroscopy, there was a high rate of skin colonization with Propionibacterium acnes at the arthroscopic portals, according to study…

ASDS research on Botox, acne study top dermatology reads for week

October 19, 2015
Study results showing that benzoyl peroxide 3% plus clindamycin 1% demonstrated significant acne lesion reduction was the most read-article of the…

Business News

BioPharmX presents early research results of hydrophilic topical gel for acne treatment

October 14, 2015
BioPharmX Corp. has announced that it will be presenting data on its investigational drug, BPX-01, at the Skin Disease Education Foundation’s…

Follow Healio's coverage of the ASDS annual meeting

October 14, 2015
Healio.com will provide coverage of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting in Chicago beginning Thursday. “This year's…

Novan appoints CFO, chief commercial officer, with focus on acne treatment

October 13, 2015
Novan Therapeutics announced the appointments of two new executives with backgrounds in the dermatology industry. Richard Peterson has been…

Benzoyl peroxide 3% plus clindamycin 1% demonstrated significant acne lesion reduction

October 12, 2015
Stiefel announced in a press release results of a German study demonstrating that treatment with its Duac 3% gel led to fewer inflammatory and…

Sebacia announces enrollment completion in acne trial

October 8, 2015
Sebacia announced it has completed enrollment in its randomized U.S. clinical trial evaluating the use of its investigational acne treatment system…

Psoriasis survey tops dermatology reads for September

October 6, 2015
Survey findings that Humira was the biologic most prescribed for moderate-to-severe psoriasis when compared with Enbrel, was the most-read article in…

Novan announces success of nitric-oxide based drug candidate in treating acne

September 30, 2015
Novan Therapeutics announced positive results from a phase 2b study of SB204, its topical nitric oxide-based candidate. The trial demonstrated…

AAD identifies procedures that may be unnecessary as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

September 25, 2015
The American Academy of Dermatology released recommendations regarding dermatologic tests and treatments it recommends are not always necessary. It…

Recent developments in psoriasis include seasonal study, image survey results

September 17, 2015
Recent psoriasis developments included study results reporting that psoriasis and acne responded to seasonal variations. Other developments reported…

BioPharmX announces acne drug update, quarterly earnings

September 15, 2015
BioPharmX Corp. announced financial highlights for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, as well as an update on BPX01, the company's novel topical acne…

FDA News

FDA approves Humira for moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa

September 11, 2015
The FDA has approved Humira for treating adults with moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa, according to a press release from AbbVie. The…

Seven developments in acne

September 10, 2015
Recently published study results have included seasonal variations in the symptoms of acne and rosacea, which significantly cleared during the summer…

Suneva announces five-year study results confirming safety, effectiveness of Bellafill

September 10, 2015
Suneva Medical announced that Bellafill demonstrated safety and effectiveness in a five-year post-approval study for nasolabial folds. The study of…

In the Journals

Psoriasis, acne respond to seasonal variations

September 8, 2015
Symptoms of psoriasis and acne significantly cleared during the summer and worsened in the winter, according to recently published study results…

Acne awareness week declared in Canada

September 4, 2015
To coincide with the new school year, Sept. 14-20 has been declared the first Acne Awareness Week in Canada and is featured in Health Canada’s…

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