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Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

... DERMATOLOGISTS CAN HELP WOMEN GET TO THE ROOT OF hair LOSS BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many women, their hair is one of their most defining characteristics. ... even take years off of her appearance. That's why hair loss can be particularly devastating for women, ...

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

... are at their highest, women experience thicker hair and glowing skin. On the other hand, ... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ...

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

... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ... patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the ...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

... marketing in January 2007 for the promotion of hair growth in males with Androgenetic Alopecia. ... laser phototherapy device for treating hereditary hair loss." Clinical assessment of treated scalp ... macro-images using dot mapping and computer aided hair counts, and with subjective evaluations by ...

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

... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ... patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the ...

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

... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ... patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the ...

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

... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ... patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the ...

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

... and management of disorders of the skin, hair and nails. Headquartered in Schaumburg, ... surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical ... patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the ...

OmegaGenesis Unveils Novel Nanotechnology Platform With Broad Biomedical Applications

... Therapies for Wounds, Diabetic Foot Ulcers and hair Growth Using Nano-Materials with Angiogenic ... for wound healing, diabetic foot ulcers and hair growth are being developed by the company, with ... of wound healing, diabetic foot ulcers and hair growth are underway. Clinical trials are ...

Applisonix Announces Breakthrough in Ultrasound Technology for Hair Removal - Average Hair Reduction of 38% Following Initial Treatment

... efficacy within the top professional long-term hair removal solutions. Applisonix' co-CEOs, Mr. ... compared to commercially available long-term hair removal solutions, Applisonix' solutions are ... painful, more affordable, and applicable to all hair and skin tones, Mr. Amir added that the company ...

New Australian Technology: Detecting Breast Cancer With Hair

... have a change in the structure of their hair which is detected using a technique called X-ray ... and 2008)(7, 8). Fermiscan plans to develop the hair test by establishing links with key medical ... Kearsley J, Irving T, Amemiya Y, Cookson D. Using hair to screen for breast cancer. Nature ...

St. Jude Finds 'Dancing' Hair Cells Are Key to Humans' Acute Hearing

... tiny, hair-like cilia that extend from cochlear hair cells. While the cochlea's "inner hair cells" are only passive detectors, the so-called ... sought to establish the mechanism by which outer hair cells produce such amplification. Specifically, ...

Versatility of 454 Sequencing(TM) Demonstrated in Three Publications in Science Last Week

... Shotgun Sequencing of Mitochondria from Ancient hair Shafts" appear online (ahead of print) in Science ... Shotgun Sequencing of Mitochondria from Ancient hair Shafts" combines a novel approach of preparing ... ancient DNA, as described in today's paper, uses hair shafts and not live cells. Hair from many extinct ...

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

... to the influence of male hormones during and after puberty, thick and long hair does not regenerate but is replaced with thin and short soft hair, and consequently the hair follicles become atrophied, reducing the quantity of hair, localized from ...

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

... the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and ... supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM ...

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology to Develop Dermatology-Specific Functionality Criteria for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology

... the diagnosis and medical, surgical and cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair and nails; advocating high standards in clinical practice, education, and ... supporting and enhancing patient care for a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. For more information, contact the Academy at 1-888-462-DERM ...

Topical Treatment for Cold Sores Achieves Efficacy of Oral Drugs; Represents Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Skin Infections

... levels of potential energy. The resulting nanodroplets easily penetrate hair follicles and skin pores to reach the site of infection without damaging ... the viral particle. "The ability of NB-001 to penetrate skin pores and hair follicles is essential to its activity in the dermis and epidermis, where ...

American Laser Center Offers VelaShape Body Shaping and Cellulite Reduction Treatment

... 7 /PRNewswire/ -- American Laser Centers, the largest provider of laser hair removal and other noninvasive aesthetic services in the U.S., announces ... since its founding in 2002. American Laser Centers offers clients laser hair removal, skin rejuvenation, body contouring and cellulite reduction ...

Exelixis Reports XL647 Clinical Data at AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference

... Pharmacodynamic analyses were conducted in plasma samples and eyebrow hair follicles. Biomarker changes consistent with EGFR inhibition were observed in eyebrow hair follicles following XL647 treatment. "The phase 2 data continue to show ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Extends Research Agreement with State University of New York for Proprietary siRNA Compounds for Acute Hearing Loss

... drug that temporarily inhibits the expression of human gene p53. Cochlear hair cell apoptosis (cell death), a key factor in several of the more common ... cells in rats and monkeys along with its persistence in the cochlear hair cells for at least 15 days. In preclinical animal studies, AHLi-11 appears ...

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

... One in every three households uses a Dove product, which includes beauty bars, body washes, face care, anti-perspirant/deodorants, body mists, hair care and styling aids. Dove is available nationwide in food, drug and mass outlet stores. About Unilever Unilever's mission is to add ...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announce Three Studies of NT-201 - (Botulinum neurotoxin type A Free From Complexing Proteins)

... of neurological and psychological disorders as well as for aesthetic dermatology, including products for the treatment of wrinkles and aging skin, hair loss and acne. Research is concentrated in fields that have a strong need for therapeutic innovation such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's ...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Clinical Trials with NT-201(Botulinum neurotoxin type A free from complexing proteins) at Annual Movement Disorders Society Meeting

... of neurological and psychological disorders as well as for aesthetic dermatology, including products for the treatment of wrinkles and aging skin, hair loss and acne. Research is concentrated in fields that have a strong need for therapeutic innovation such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's ...

Study Showed Lilly's GEMZAR(R) (gemcitabine HCl for injection) Improved Progression-Free Survival in Cervical Cancer Patients

... with GEMZAR therapy. The most common side effects are low blood cell counts (red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets); fever; infection; hair loss; tiredness; nausea, vomiting, constipation, and diarrhea; rash; shortness of breath; muscle aches; and numbness or tingling in your toes or ...

BIOCOM's 4th Annual DeviceFest Honors Companies

... device that allows surgeons to more effectively navigate and orient knee procedures. Applisonix showcased IMPRESA(TM), its proprietary ultrasonic hair removal technology. The "Why didn't I think of that" award was won by SafeShot Technologies for its SafeShot syringe, which is designed to provide a ...

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

... aesthetic treatment systems that are used by physicians and other practitioners to perform non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures to remove hair , treat vascular and pigmented lesions , rejuvenate the skin , liquefy and remove unwanted fat through laser lipolysis and temporarily ...

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

... University . "The significant clinical and mycological efficacy rates shown in this study 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, and tinea ...

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

... factors. Overproduction of sebum, a normal oily substance on the skin surface, combined with dead skin cells that are abnormally shed from the hair follicle, lead to plugging of the follicle. This allows skin bacteria, Propionibacterium acnes, to multiply and cause inflammation in the skin in ...

New Cancer Treatment Stops Aggressive Sarcomas

... NeoPlas Innovation's cancer treatment. Most patients never experience effects commonly affiliated with chemotherapy or radiation (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, bone marrow suppression or immune system suppression). An experienced physician prescribes and monitors the outpatient treatment. A web ...

Fifth U.S. Hand Transplant Patient Heads Home to NY

... Functional activities for grasping, releasing and pinching continue to improve, as well. He can perform such daily living activities as washing his hair with both hands, holding a phone with his new right hand, shaking hands in greeting, opening a door, writing with a pen, grasping a water bottle, ...

Brain Waves Show Sound Processing Abnormalities in Autistic Children

... of social and communication skills. For a MEG exam, a helmet that houses magnetic detectors and looks similar to an old-fashioned hair dryer is lowered over the patient's head while the patient remains in a seated position. The helmet analyzes electrical currents from the brain. ...

New Cancer Treatment Shrinks Pancreatic Tumor

... NeoPlas Innovation's cancer treatment. Most patients never experience effects commonly affiliated with chemotherapy or radiation (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, bone marrow suppression or immune system suppression). An experienced physician prescribes and monitors the outpatient treatment. A web ...

NanoBio Demonstrates New Topical Approach to Treating Nail Fungus That Circumvents Problems with Current Therapy

... are mixed at high speeds to nanosize the particles and infuse them with high levels of potential energy. The resulting nanodroplets easily penetrate hair follicles and skin pores to reach the site of infection without damaging or irritating skin or mucous membranes. Upon contact with the pathogen, the ...

Sound Pharmaceuticals Files Second IND with the FDA for the Prevention of Chemotherapy Induced Hearing Loss in Advanced Stage Cancer

... and dizziness. GPx is the dominant catalytic antioxidant enzyme within the inner ear, and a loss of its activity results in irreparable damage to hair cells, neurons and non-sensory tissues that are critical for hearing and balance. "A dose limiting side effect of platinum based chemotherapies are ...

Eight-Year Melanoma Remission is Among Early Cancer Treatment Results

... notable side effect is fatigue. Most patients never experience side effects commonly affiliated with chemotherapy or radiation (nausea, vomiting, hair loss, bone marrow suppression or immune system suppression). An experienced physician prescribes and monitors all treatment and maintains close ...

Exelixis Reports Encouraging Phase 1 Data for XL184 at ASCO

... Adverse events related to study drug included diarrhea, nausea, fatigue, mucositis, anorexia, elevation of liver enzymes, hypertension, vomiting, hair hypopigmentation, and palmar-plantar erythema. Dose-limiting toxicities included palmar-plantar erythema, elevation of liver enzymes, lipase ...

Exelixis Reports Positive Clinical Pharmacodynamics Data for PI3K/mTOR Inhibitor XL765 at ASCO

... level. Reductions in the phosphorylation of these pathway components were also observed at this dose level in surrogate patient tissues, including hair bulbs, skin, and peripheral blood cells. The pattern of inhibition of protein phosphorylation observed in these tissues is consistent with ...

Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 Percent Offers Lowest Approved Dose of Estradiol for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Hot Flashes Associated with Menopause

... estrogen products are headache, breast pain, irregular vaginal bleeding or spotting, stomach/abdominal cramps and bloating, nausea and vomiting, and hair loss. Less common but serious side effects include breast cancer, cancer of the uterus, stroke, heart attack, blood clots, dementia, gallbladder ...

GlaxoSmithKline Reports Further Progress of Oncology Portfolio

... cells. In clinical trials, side effects associated with HYCAMTIN for Injection when used alone included nausea (64%), vomiting (45%), diarrhea (32%), hair loss (49%), fatigue (29%), and shortness of breath (22%). Most of these side effects were mild to moderate. In clinical trials, side effects ...

NanoBio Corporation Presents Preclinical and Interim Clinical Data on Topical Treatments for Herpes Labialis and Onychomycosis at AAD 2008

... treatments are based on a novel anti-infective platform comprising an oil-in-water emulsion and a surfactant. The nanodroplets readily penetrate hair follicles and skin pores to reach the site of infection without disrupting skin or mucous membranes. Upon contact with the pathogen, the nanodroplets ...
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