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Monday, March 25, 2019

Biofrontera Acquires Cutanea Life Sciences

Biofrontera Inc., USA entered into an agreement to acquire all shares in Cutanea Life Sciences, Inc., USA through its subsidiary Biofrontera Newderm LLC as the acquirer, with Maruho Co., Ltd., Japan a…

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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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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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Friday, November 30, 2018

Crown Laboratories Acquires Select Healthcare Brands from GlaxoSmithKline

Crown Laboratories, Inc. has acquired North American distribution rights of five OTC consumer brands from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). The acquired portfolio includes: PanOxyl® daily acne wash…

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

LEO Pharma to Acquire Bayer Prescription Dermatology Business

LEO Pharma has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Bayer's global prescription dermatology unit. The portfolio to be acquired includes branded topical prescription treatments for acne, fung…

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nanotechnology May Improve Onychomycosis, Cut Costs

Nanotechnology can improve efinaconazole treatment for onychomycosis and make it more cost effective, according to new research in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. Adam Friedman, MD, professor …

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Life Sciences Industry Eyes $1.5 Trillion Milestone

The life sciences industry is nearing a $1.5 trillion milestone, according to an analysis from Frost & Sullivan. The firm’s Global Life Sciences Industry Outlook, 2018 report finds that…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Valeant is Becoming Bausch Health Companies, Inc.

Bausch Health Companies, Inc. will become the new name of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., effective in July 2018. Based on the strong brand equity of the company’s businesses a…

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Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Research on Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanoparticles Reveals Promising Skin Infection Treatment

George Washington University (GW) researchers have found that topically applied nitric oxide-releasing nanoparticles (NO-np) are a viable treatment for deep fungal infections of the skin caused by der…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Novan: Positive Topline Results with Fungicidal SB208 in Phase 2 Trial

Novan, Inc. has announced positive topline results from their Phase 2 clinical trial with SB208, a topical, silicone based-gel under development for the treatment of infections caused by dermatop…

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Novan Forms New Advisory Council Focused on Nitric Oxide Technologies in Dermatology

Novan, Inc.  has formed an Advisory Council comprised of key opinion leaders with broad expertise in dermatology. These leading physicians will provide medical advice and drug-development insight…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Skin Diseases Remain Major Cause of Disability

Skin diseases are the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the Global Burden of Disease 2013 Study which appears online in JAMA Dermatology. For the study, researchers estimat…

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Wednesday, March 01, 2017

AAD Launches SkinSerious Campaign

The American Academy of Dermatology is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the breadth of serious skin diseases as well as the critical role dermatologists play in an era of team-based heal…

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Derms Commonly Misdiagnose Fungal Skin Infections

Fungal skin infections may be commonly misdiagnosed, according to a survey in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. George Washington University (GW) dermatologist Adam Friedman, MD a…

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