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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Are Skin Diseases More Common Than Previously Held?

Skin diseases may be more common than previously believed, according to a new study in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology that estimates the prevalence of skin diseases…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Dermira’s Investigational AD Drug Performs Well in Phase 2b Trial, Shares Skyrocket

All three doses of Dermira, Inc.’s lebrikizumab showed greater improvements in the Eczema Area and Severity Index in a new Phase 2b dose-ranging study of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic de…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

FDA Approves Dupixent for Moderate to Severe AD in Adolescents

The FDA has approved expanded use of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's eczema drug Dupixent to include patients aged 12 through 17 whose disease is not adequately controlled with topic…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Calling All Students: Ortho Dermatologics Now Accepting Applications for the 2019 Aspire Higher Scholarship Program

Ortho Dermatologics is accepting applications for its 2019 Aspire Higher scholarship program, which will award $90,000 total in scholarships to nine students who have been treated for a dermatologic c…

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Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Get to Know the Dermatology Hall of Fame's 2019 Inaugural Class of Inductees

The 10 individuals inducted into the Dermatology Hall of Fame’s 2019 Inaugural Class are: Albert Bernard Ackerman, M.D., the author of “Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Disease…

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Friday, March 01, 2019

Floodwaters and Climate Change Increase Risks for Dermatologic Disease

As more frequent and intense flooding disasters have occurred in conjunction with progressively rising temperatures, both disaster victims and relief workers have experienced significant dermatologic …

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Mustela Introduces Skin-Soothing PJs for Eczema-Prone Babies and Toddlers

The Global Wellness Institute recently cited smart and healing fashion as one of the biggest trends in wellness, and the new Mustela Stelatopia Textiles, the first pair of skin-soothing pajamas design…

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hoth Therapeutics Names Dr. Adam Friedman to Scientific Advisory Board

Hoth Therapeutics, Inc. has named Adam Friedman, MD to the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Hoth is a development stage biopharmaceutical company focused on unique targeted therapeut…

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Monday, February 25, 2019

TARGET PharmaSolutions Launches Real-World Study to Advance the Understanding of AD and Other IMISCs

TARGET PharmaSolutions, Inc., has launched its latest large-scale observational study, TARGET-DERM (NCT03661866).  The study will deliver real-world evidence for several immune-mediated inflammat…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Stelatopia Emollient Face Cream Now Available from Mustela

Mustela Stelatopia Emollient Face Cream is now available, specifically designed for extremely dry to eczema-prone skin and gentle enough to use on newborns.  Formulated with Avocado Perseose…

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Friday, February 01, 2019

Dr. Adam Friedman to Serve as Interim Chair of GW’s Department of Dermatology

The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates (GW MFA) have selected Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor of dermatology, to serve as the interim chair of th…

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

New Review Highlights Comprehensive Treatment Guidelines for Severe AD

A team of investigators from the University of Colorado College of Nursing at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and National Jewish Health has identified comprehensive guidelines for managing severe atopic d…

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Thursday, January 03, 2019

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company will acquire Celgene Corp. in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $74 billion. The combined company with complementary areas of focus, will …

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Dr. Sandra Marchese Johnson, Yoseph Dalia Win Practical Dermatology®’s Best Paper of 2018 Award

Fort Smith, Arkansas-based dermatologist Sandra Marchese Johnson MD, FAAD and Yoseph Dalia, BS took home Practical Dermatology®’s Best Paper of 2018 award for a Resident Resource Center subm…

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

AD, Suicidal Thoughts and Attempts Linked

Patients with eczema may be more likely to have suicidal thoughts and attempts compared to their counterparts without eczema, according to a new study in JAMA Dermatology. Researchers evaluated the…

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