Bactericidal, antibiotic acne topical treatment reduces inflammatory lesions

May 13, 2019
Vyome Therapeutics reported results from two clinical trials of its anti-acne candidate VB-1953; the bactericidal, antibiotic topical gel kills…

Top three recent dermatology stories

April 22, 2019
Research exploring the risk for ear infections and strep throat in patients with atopic dermatitis garnered the most pageviews last week. In another…

In the Journals

Adiposity may have protective effect in young adults with acne

April 10, 2019
Overweight and obesity in young adults were inversely associated with acne, leading researchers to suggest that metabolically active adipose tissue…

In the Journals

Dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics after surgical procedures

April 9, 2019
Increased use of postoperative courses of oral antibiotics prescribed by dermatologists after surgical procedures may put patients at risk for…

Meeting News

Acne drug may not cause depression

March 13, 2019
Isotretinoin was not associated with an increased risk for depression in patients with acne, according to real-world data presented at American…

BiomX receives $32 million in funding for IBD therapy

February 21, 2019
BiomX, a company focused on developing customized phage therapies, secured $32 million in series B equity financing to help it develop new treatments…

FDA News

FDA approves Seysara for moderate to severe acne

October 2, 2018
Today, the FDA approved Seysara to treat inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients aged 9 years and older…

FDA News

FDA approves Altreno for acne treatment in kids, adults

August 24, 2018
The FDA has approved a new drug application for Altreno, a topical treatment for acne vulgaris produced by Ortho Dermatologics. This lotion…

In the Journals

Spironolactone as effective as antibiotics for acne in women

July 11, 2018
Among women with acne, spironolactone was as effective as oral tetracycline-class antibiotics, according to research published in the Journal of

Meeting News

Simultaneous educational program, electronic tool use improves acne care

March 19, 2018
Primary care pediatricians who utilized an educational program and an electronic medical record ordering tool at the same time were more likely to…

In the Journals

Acne linked to clinical depression

March 1, 2018
Patients with acne were at significant risk for clinical depression, according to data recently appearing in the British Journal of Dermatology.

TopMD appoints dermatologist to medical advisory board

August 4, 2017
TopMD, the parent company of CLn Skin Care, announced it has appointed Kristin A. Romine, MD, to its medical advisory board. Romine is founder of…

Foamix begins dosing in phase 3 study of minocycline foam for acne

August 3, 2017
Foamix Pharmaceuticals announced that the first patient has been dosed in its third phase 3 study to measure the efficacy and safety of FMX101, its…

Mobile app for acne geared to teenagers

August 1, 2017
Cutanea Life Sciences announced the introduction a new mobile application for patients who are prescribed Aktipak (erythromycin and benzoyl…

Top five dermatology stories in July include psoriasis studies, FDA approval

July 31, 2017
Study results reporting that nail findings distinguished patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with psoriasis without arthritis was among the…

Sebacia announces financing to advance acne treatment

July 25, 2017
Sebacia announced that the company has completed a $20 million Series D financing and closed a $16 million debt facility with Hercules…

Sol-Gel announces positive results for combination therapy for acne

July 25, 2017
Sol-Gel Technologies Ltd. has announced positive results from its phase 2 clinical trial of its topical drug candidate TWIN for treating acne…

Valeant to sell Obagi Medical Products business

July 17, 2017
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced that affiliates of the company have agreed to sell the Obagi Medical Products business to Haitong…

In the Journals

Spironolactone use for acne increases

July 10, 2017
There was a significant increase in the use of spironolactone as therapy for patients with acne by both dermatologists and nondermatologists between…

In the Journals

Costs for acne, rosacea prescriptions for Medicare patients higher with specialists vs. PCPs

July 5, 2017
Prescription costs for acne and rosacea medications for Medicare patients were higher from specialists compared with primary care physicians in…

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