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Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... chemotherapy, including known events such as skin toxicity, hypomagnesemia and diarrhea. ... dermatitis acneiform, pruritus, erythema, rash, skin exfoliation, paronychia, dry skin, and skin fissures. Subsequent to the development of severe ...

Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin

... estrogen do not show definitive improvements for skin rejuvenation of photodamaged skin and the potential risks when used long-term outweigh any potential skin benefits. At the American Academy of ...

Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture

... Until now, all regular body washes caused dry skin damage. Now, Dove has discovered how to restore ... to the loss of critical moisture. Recognizing skin lipids require different care than skin proteins, Dove developed its latest liquid ...

First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

... treat patients with a breakthrough treatment of skin cancer. Located within Riverview Hospital, ... UW Cancer Center Riverview is the first to treat skin cancer patients with the FDA-cleared Axxent(R) ... treatments on three patients with non-melanoma skin cancers under the direction of James S. Welsh, ...

R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023

... patch tests were conducted to obtain data on skin irritation. Using RK-023 preparation and a ... patch test: Open patch dressing to the forearm skin for 48 hours (2) Closed patch test: Closed patch dressing to the back skin for 48 hours (3) Photo-patch test: Closed ...

New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed

... VIRAMUNE can cause severe liver disease and skin reactions that can cause death. These reactions ... ask their HCP about how to recognize symptoms of skin and liver problems. VIRAMUNE should be ... your chances of getting a potentially serious skin rash. Patients who have ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... 9751. Tips to Prevent (or Soothe) Summer skin Problems ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Summer ... plants and biting insects can cause a host of skin problems. The June issue of Mayo Clinic Women's ... offers ways to prevent and treat common summer skin problems. Heat rash (miliaria rubra ) : ...

BioCis Pharma Reports Positive Phase IIa Clinical Results in Atopic Dermatitis

... the ProtoCure emulsion cream to the affected skin areas twice daily for up to four weeks. The ... by performing instrumental measurements of skin lesion redness (erythema) and skin barrier ... cream was superior to placebo in decreasing skin redness and ...

Hand Washing with 4% CHG Antiseptic Kills Flu Viruses

... Virus. Hibiclens Antiseptic/Antimicrobial skin Cleanser and Hibistat Healthcare Personnel Hand ... that kills germs on contact and bonds with the skin to keep killing microorganisms for up to six ... gloves); the number one supplier (by value) of skin cleanser (Hibiclens(R) and Hibistat(R) ...

Clinical and Histopathological Results Using Pollogen's TriPollar(TM) Radio Frequency Technology Published in the June Issue of the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy

... results following TriPollar(TM) radiofrequency skin treatments", authored by Dr. Haim Kaplan and Dr. ... is a safe and effective non-invasive solution for skin tightening and body reshaping. The study ... controlled histological analysis was performed on skin samples taken during the surgery. The ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... weight loss warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body diarrhea or stomach ... as: feel very tired skin or eyes look yellow little or no ... chills stomach discomfort skin rash If you take SIMPONI(TM) ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... also experienced sustained improvements in skin manifestations of PsA through two years. ... three percent Body Surface Area (BSA) psoriasis skin involvement at baseline (n=296) were evaluated ... who had at least three percent BSA involved with skin symptoms of PsA, 200 were evaluated at two years. ...

Trius Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Torezolid in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... for the treatment of severe complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI) caused by ... effect of oral torezolid in curing severe skin infections caused by MRSA and other gram-positive ...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

... who has TB. Doctors will check for TB with a skin test. If a patient has latent (inactive) TB, TB ... tiredness, cough, flu, or warm, red or painful skin or any open sores. REMICADE(R) can make patients ... feeling unwell, poor appetite, tiredness, fever, skin rash and/or joint pain. Liver injury - ...

Pelleve Receives FDA Clearance for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Facial Wrinkles

... International launches next-generation aesthetic skin tightening technology OCEANSIDE, N.Y., May ... (FDA) has granted clearance to Pelleve(TM), a skin tightening system for the non-ablative treatment ... mild to moderate facial wrinkles and rhytids for skin phototypes I-IV. The clearance was granted based ...

Glycerin Proven to Improve Bruising and Swelling Caused By Trauma to Skin

... , a leading expert in the field of non-surgical skin rejuvenation announced results from a study ... tissue and cells, resulting in less bruising and skin discoloration. In a double-blinded, ... Dr. Mary P. Lupo, dermatologist and non-surgical skin rejuvenation expert. "The most common ...

AlphaVax Announces Promising Results in Melanoma Studies

... 62,500 people were diagnosed with melanoma of the skin in 2008, and over 8,400 deaths were due to the ... melanoma accounts for a small percent of all skin cancers, it is far more serious than other skin cancers if not detected and treated early. ...

Spotlight on Rosacea Advance - May Issue of Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Features Pyratine XR(TM) Clinical Study

... study concludes that new cosmeceutical improves skin barrier function, erythema and lesions associated ... furfuryl tetrahydropyranyladenine) improved skin barrier function and the appearance of erythema ... a 22% decrease, which supports an improvement in skin barrier function, with a 41% mean improvement ...

Melanoma and Pregnancy: What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Risks, Prognosis

... cases of melanoma , the most serious form of skin cancer, are diagnosed in women during their ... in the tumor (meaning the top layer of the skin when examined under the microscope is intact), ... to find out how to perform a skin self-exam, download a body mole map or find ...

Phase 3 Trial of Nexavar in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Advanced Melanoma Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint

... Melanoma accounts for about four percent of skin cancer cases but causes about 75 percent of skin cancer deaths. Nexavar's Differentiated ... weight loss, rash/desquamation, hand-foot skin reaction, alopecia, diarrhea, nausea, and ...

Muscadine Grape Skin Dietary Supplement Protects against Cancer Therapy Radiation Side Effects

... N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Muscadine grape skin powder, from Muscadine Naturals, Inc , ... the preventative effects of Muscadine grape skin powder on irradiated mice. The mice consumed the ... compared the effects of the Muscadine grape skin powder to pure resveratrol, which also showed ...

Optigenex Inc. Signs New License and Distribution Agreement With Itochu Corporation of Japan

... of collagen III in the epidermis layer of the skin by stimulating expression of the COL3A1 gene. Collagen III is important for the development of skin and the cardiovascular system and for maintaining ... AC-11(R) for healthy DNA maintenance and natural skin collagen production increases." About ITOCHU ...

Cynosure Announces Presentation of Favorable Results from Post-Marketing Studies of Smartlipo MPX

... Statistically Significant Improvements in skin Tightening and Tissue Shrinkage; Data to be ... against liposuction for their ability to improve skin elasticity and tighten tissue. A total of 10 ... the dual-wavelength Smartlipo MPX on the other. skin shrinkage was evaluated through photographic ...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Novel Antibiotic Delafloxacin Named One of R&D Directions 100 Great Investigational Drugs of 2009

... the IV formulation of delafloxacin in complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI). Delafloxacin ... market.(2) About cSSSI Complicated skin ...

New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability

... a consistent dose of oxybutynin through the skin over a 24-hour period. A 1- gram (approx. 1 mL) ... in either group experienced application-site skin reactions (5.4 percent with GELNIQUE and 1.0 ... given placebo discontinued treatment due to skin reactions. There was no severe erythema observed ...

WBAL Radio Segment With Dr. Leigh Vinocur Addresses Hope for the Rosacea Sufferer

... adenine). Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder characterized by dilated blood vessels ... veins. The product also appeared to improve the skin barrier function with a 41% improvement in skin dryness as early as week four while appearing to ...

IBT Laboratories to Launch New Pneumococcal Antibody Avidity Test at AAAAI Meeting, Booth 729

... company's growing list of tests to investigate skin diseases. It determines whether a patient who presents with the common skin disorders atopic dermatitis or ichthyosis vugaris has a mutation that prevents the skin from working as an effective barrier to allergens ...

Research Shows VASER(R) Lipo Results in Excellent Skin Tightening

... clinical study measuring postoperative skin retraction in VASER Lipo patients shows 40% to ... or more body areas with the VASER Lipo System. skin markings were placed on areas to be treated and ... period. "Physicians have been reporting skin tightening benefits with the VASER Lipo System ...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

... to pinpoint tumors and probes to penetrate the skin to deliver freezing cold directly to a diseased ... or more hollow needles are inserted through the skin directly into a tumor. Interventional ... is removed, a small bandage is placed over the skin puncture site. Cryoablation, which can also be ...

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Announces Lead Anti-infective Product Candidate, NVC-422, Shown to be Effective in Treating Topical Fungal Infection

... "Dermatophytosis is a group of chronic and common skin infections that causes significant discomfort and ... demonstrate that topical NVC-422 penetrates the skin and hair at the infection site indicating that it has the potential to target and eliminate skin infections, including onychomycosis, tinea pedis, ...

Galderma Announces Interim Data Relating to Sequential Treatment Regimen of Clobex(R) Spray Followed by Vectical(TM) Ointment in Managing Plaque Psoriasis

... psoriasis, hypercalciuria and pruritus. skin discomfort has also been reported. Vectical(TM) ... and is committed to improving the health of skin with an extensive line of products across the ... pigmentary disorders, medical solutions for skin senescence ...

Acanya(TM) Gel, a New Treatment for Moderate to Severe Acne, Launched by Coria Laboratories

... irritation (0.1%). Given the potential for skin irritation with fixed combination products ... Widespread Condition Acne vulgaris is a common skin disorder affecting 40 to 50 million Americans, or ... of sebum, a normal oily substance on the skin surface, combined with ...

Study Finds Family History, Higher Incidence of Sunburns Associated With Rosacea

... 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes redness, swelling and ... without rosacea (age 18 to 78) underwent a facial skin exam, completed a questionnaire and had their ... subjects had a moderate to severe form of the skin condition. Comparing the data for the two ...

Studies Show Combination Laser Therapy Effective At Clearing Acne, Reducing Oil Production

... -- From the removal of childhood birthmarks to skin rejuvenation, laser technology has become a ... and effectively treat one of the most common skin conditions that plagues teenagers and adults ... into the oil glands and is applied to the skin one hour prior to treatment. As it penetrates, ...

New Study Using Combination of Bioengineered Skin and Stem Cells Shows Promise in Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds

... that leads to thickening and severe scarring of skin as well as thickening and failure of internal ... to ulcerated fingers using bioengineered skin to help heal these wounds. Speaking today at ... and chairman of the department of dermatology and skin surgery at Roger Williams Medical Center in ...

Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

... dermatitis, the common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, has been ... of their outer layer of skin, which can cause the skin to be drier and more prone to the absorption of ... microbes and allergens that can penetrate the skin and cause adverse reactions. Fortunately, this ...

Dermatologists Caution That Severe Cases of Psoriasis Can Be Associated With Other Serious Medical Conditions

... in Philadelphia, spoke about this complex skin condition and its relationship to other serious ... research is needed to better determine how skin disease severity and activity affect the risk of ... only the elbows or scalp, or can involve skin on the entire body. To learn more about ...

New Study Published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Finds DOT Microablative CO2 Laser Optimum for Skin Rejuvenation

... the new generation of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser skin resurfacing technologies, specifically, the ... or microablative approach to treating the skin allowing for rapid healing, less downtime and ... Center. As consumers have become savvier to skin care and laser options, the pendulum is swinging ...

Hope for 14 Million Rosacea Sufferers: Pyratine-XR(TM) Study to be Presented at South Beach Symposium

... for the remediation of photodamaged skin and erythema, with resulting reduction in facial ... can affect adults and children of any skin type. While the cause is unknown and there is no ... assessments of signs and symptoms of rosacea and skin tolerance. Data suggests that ...

Trius Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating Torezolid (TR-701) in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... known as TR-701) in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI). The trial, which ... other Gram-positive bacteria causing complicated skin infections." "Having initiated Phase 1 ...
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