First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month the University of Wisconsin Cancer Center Riverview became the first medical facility in the world to treat patients with a breakthrough treatment of skin
cancer. Located within Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, ...
June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates
ROCHESTER, Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the June issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource . You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource attribution is required. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Include the follow...
Trius Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Torezolid in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Second Generation Oxazolidinone Demonstrates Safety and Efficacy with Once-Daily, 200 milligrams (mg) Dosing over Five to Seven Days of Treatment
SAN DIEGO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc. today announced results from its Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the safety and effic...
Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer
PLX4032 (R7204) Phase I Results Offer Hope of First Highly Effective Drug in Melanoma Along With Companion Diagnostic
BASEL, Switzerland, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today results from a Phase I study with PLX4032 (R7204) a new, highly selective and promising treatment for patients...
Muscadine Grape Skin Dietary Supplement Protects against Cancer Therapy Radiation Side Effects
LEWISVILLE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Muscadine grape skin
powder, from Muscadine Naturals, Inc , (http:// www.muscadinenaturals.com /), provided significant protection against radiation damage in an independent study conducted on mice. The finding was reported in April of 2009 at the 1...
New Study Suggests Rx Estrogen Delivery Through the Skin May Show Safety Benefits as Opposed to Oral Delivery
NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Transdermal delivery of estrogen therapy available by prescription "seems not to alter" the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), or blood clotting, in postmenopausal patients when compared to oral delivery, a new study suggests. The study was conducted by res...
Research Shows VASER(R) Lipo Results in Excellent Skin Tightening
LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Preliminary findings from a multi-center clinical study measuring postoperative skin
retraction in VASER Lipo patients shows 40% to 60% tightening. Patients in the study underwent body contouring treatments in one or more body areas with the VASER Lipo S...
New Study Using Combination of Bioengineered Skin and Stem Cells Shows Promise in Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease that leads to thickening and severe scarring of skin
as well as thickening and failure of internal organs, including the lungs, heart, kidneys and intestines. The disease -- which the Scleroderma Foundation esti...
New Study Published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Finds DOT Microablative CO2 Laser Optimum for Skin Rejuvenation
DALLAS, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published by Deborah S. Sarnoff, M.D. et al in the February issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology explores the new generation of carbon dioxide (CO2) laser skin
resurfacing technologies, specifically, the SmartXide DOT(TM) laser. DOT utilizes a...
Trius Completes Enrollment in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Evaluating Torezolid (TR-701) in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
180 Patient Trial of 2nd Generation Oxazolidinone Enrolls in Four Months
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Trius Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the completion of enrollment in its randomized, double-blind Phase 2 clinical trial testing the oral dosage form of torezolid (also known as TR...
EpiDerm's Skin Irritation Test Fully Validated in European Union
Significant milestone met in development and validation of non-animal alternative test methods
ASHLAND, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MatTek Corporation today announced that the ECVAM Scientific Advisory Committee (ESAC) endorsed the scientific validity of the Modified EpiDerm Skin
Topical Treatment for Cold Sores Achieves Efficacy of Oral Drugs; Represents Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Skin Infections
Data to be presented at annual ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at NanoBio Corporation
have demonstrated for the first time in humans that a novel topical
treatment for cold sores (herpes labialis), NB-001, speeds healing of
lesions as effe...
Pivotal Phase III Data Confirm the Efficacy and Safety of Arpida's Intravenous Iclaprim in Treating Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Iclaprim also achieved high eradication rates for the most common
pathogens, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
REINACH, Switzerland, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arpida (SWX:
ARPN) today presented the combined results from two pivotal Phase III
DOT Therapy: Newest Breakthrough Technology in Laser Skin Resurfacing
- Dr. Robert Weiss, Director of Maryland Laser, Skin
Institute, Introduces DOT Therapy to his practice -
BALTIMORE, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Weiss, M.D., board certified
dermatologist, is among the first physicians in the U.S. to offer his
patients DOT Therapy (Dermal Optical T...
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase 2 Trial for RX-3341 In Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
- Company Reports Favorable Phase 1 RX-3341 Results -
NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
("Rib-X" or the "Company"), a development-stage company focused on the
discovery and development of novel antibiotics for the treatment of
Forest Laboratories Announces Positive Results from Phase III Clinical Studies of Ceftaroline for the Treatment of Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Company's Next-Generation Cephalosporin Effective Against Difficult-to-Treat Skin
Infections, Including Those with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc.
(NYSE: FRX ) today announced posi...
deCODE Discovers Novel Genetic Links Between Pigmentation Traits and Risk of Skin Cancer
Discoveries help to detail how some fair coloring traits contribute to risk
cancer; findings will be integrated into the deCODEme(TM) service
REYKJAVIK, Iceland, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In two papers published
today, deCODE scientists and academic colleagues from Europe and the U.S.
Foamix and Galderma to Develop Medicated Foam for Certain Skin Diseases
NESS ZIONA, Israel and SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France, April 29 /PRNewswire/
-- Foamix Ltd, a global leader in the development of dermatological foam
medications and Galderma, a worldwide specialty pharmaceutical company
focused on dermatology, today announced that they have signed an agreement
Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
FRANKLIN, Mass., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Echo
Therapeutics (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE) today announced positive results
from its human feasibility study of the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, Echo's
next-generation, needle-free, non-invasive skin
permeation medium for its
Data Demonstrate that Obagi Medical Products' Condition & Enhance Skin Care System is an Effective Complement to Facial Rejuvenation Procedures
Study of more than 2,500 patients shows marked improvement of skin
texture, color and overall appearance
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Obagi Medical Products,
Inc. (Nasdaq: OMPI ), a leader in topical aesthetic and therapeutic skin
health systems, announced ...
Male Birth Control Pill, Blackberry Extract for Gingivitis, Skin Cancer and Digestive Health Top List of New Medical Discoveries
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition Kicks-Off in San Diego November 11 - 15
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 American Association of
Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting and Exposition starts today at the
San Diego Conve...
Phase 3 Data Show New Anti-TNF, Golimumab, Significantly Improved Arthritis, Skin and Nail Manifestations in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis
Golimumab Achieved Primary and Major Secondary Endpoints in the Largest Phase 3 Biologic Trial Completed to Date in Psoriatic Arthritis
BOSTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with active psoriatic arthritis
receiving monthly subcutaneous (SC) injections of golimumab (CNTO 148)
New Topical Therapy Safely Treats Serious Skin Infections Without Systemic Side Effects
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new topical lotion that
penetrates the skin
deeply enough to target and eliminate serious skin
infections, but without being systemically absorbed, has shown a high
degree of safety and tolerability in patients with onychomycosis, or
New Data Show Ceftobiprole as Effective as Combination Therapy in Treating Patients With Complicated Skin Infections, Including MRSA
CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical
Research & Development, L.L.C., today announced that the investigational
antibiotic ceftobiprole was as effective as commonly used combination
therapy in treating patients with complicated skin
infections caused by a
Saving Lives of Florida Residents Who Develop Skin Cancer Each Year: The Key is Early Detection and Treatment
Tallahassee Dermatologist Encourages Regular Skin
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Once every two hours a
Florida resident is diagnosed with a new case of melanoma skin
according to the American Cancer Society. A local dermatologist is working
to decrease t...
Saving Lives of California Residents Who Develop Skin Cancer Each Year: The Key is Early Detection and Treatment
San Diego Dermatologist Promoting Regular Skin
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Once every ninety minutes a
California resident is diagnosed with a new case of melanoma skin
according to the American Cancer Society. A local dermatologist is working
to decrease this...
Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin
BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many women, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can alleviate the physical symptoms associated with the change of life. But despite the initial hype generated by post-menopausal women who noticed a marked improvement in their skin's appea...
Glycerin Proven to Improve Bruising and Swelling Caused By Trauma to Skin
Study Findings Confirm Glycerin Accelerates the Healing Process
in Damaged Tissue and Cells
MANDEVILLE, La., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today , a leading expert in the field of non-surgical skin
rejuvenation announced results from a study demonstrating that glycerin helps to spee...
Study in Cell by Magen BioSciences Co-Founder David E. Fisher
Identifies New Roles in Skin Cancer Prevention for Key Tumor
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 8, 2007 - Magen BioSciences,
Inc., a specialty dermatology company, today announced the
publication of a paper in the March 9, 2007 issue of the journal
Cell by its co-founder and board member, David E. Fisher, M.D.,
Ph.D., that identifies two new functions fo...
AGI Dermatics Data Shows the 8 Oxo-Guanine Repair Enzyme OGG1
Encapsulated in Liposomes, Reduces MMP-1 and TNF-alpha in UV
Irradiated Skin Cells
Clinical Data Presented at the Society for Investigative
FREEPORT, N.Y., May 16, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AGI
Dermatics today announced new clinical research that the
8-oxo-guanine DNA glycosylase (OGG1) encapsulated in liposomes
enhances DNA repair and reduces MMP-1 and TNF-alph...
Researchers Discover Gene For Rare Skin Disorder
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2007-Researchers funded in part by the
National Institutes of Health have identified the gene that
accounts for most cases of Goltz syndrome, a rare skin
that can also affect bone and eye development.
The cases appear to result from a defect in the gene known as
Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases
...diseases like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, endophthalmitis and retinoblastoma. Working much like an organ-specific transdermal skin
patch, the tiny cup isolates the medication targeted to the eye from being absorbed into the blood stream. This new delivery system is a safe and non-...
Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
...based chemotherapy, including known events such as skin
toxicity, hypomagnesemia and diarrhea.
Orig...o, dermatitis acneiform, pruritus, erythema, rash, skin
exfoliation, paronychia, dry skin, and skin
fissures. Subsequent to the development of severe ...
New Powder Speeds Healing of Difficult Foot Wounds
...en sores on the feet as a result of inflammatory bowel disease, diabetes or skin
cancer. The study results will be released at the American Podiatric Medic...for further interventions that are sometimes needed, including options like skin
grafts or the use of sutures.
"My colleagues and I are excited to ...
Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy
...and/or repeated appearance of new metastases despite various therapies. The vaccine treatment was well-tolerated, with most patients experiencing mild skin
irritation and redness at the injection site.
"The one-year and projected five-year survival rates of 85% and 54%, respectively, are remarkable...
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 s...ding to the loss of critical moisture. Recognizing skin
lipids require different care than skin
proteins, Dove developed its latest liquid cleansi...
Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler
...Artefill are not absorbed by the body and therefore provide the support the skin
needs for long lasting natural feeling results. This is different from temp...y over time and require repeat injections to maintain wrinkle correction. A skin
test is required prior to treatment or approximately four (4) weeks ahead o...
R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023
...step, patch tests were conducted to obtain data on skin
irritation. Using RK-023 preparation and a placebo...pen 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 patc...
FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent
...n a sugar pill included dizziness, flu-like symptoms, diarrhea, cough, and tiredness. Other less common reactions to TEKTURNA and TEKTURNA HCT include skin
rash and, additionally with TEKTURNA, cough.
The foregoing release contains forward-looking statements that can be ide...
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 oc...o ask their HCP about how to recognize symptoms of skin
and liver problems. VIRAMUNE should be discontinue...duce your chances of getting a potentially serious skin
rash. Patients who have a...