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Wendy E. Roberts, MD, Named 2009-2010 President of the Women's Dermatologic Society

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS), now the nation's third-largest dermatology organization, announces the 2009-2010 presidency of Wendy E. Roberts, MD, who took office during the WDS 34th Annual Meeting Luncheon held recently in conjunction with the...

Avidas Pharmaceuticals Signs Agreement to Acquire North American Rights to Products That Address Chronic Dermatologic Conditions

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidas Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company which focuses on dermatology, women's health and endocrinology, today announced that it has acquired North American rights to several prescription and OTC dermatology produc...

Women's Dermatologic Society Announces Collaboration on 'America's Ethnic Skin: An Al Roker Health Special'

A televised skin health program, the first of its kind, addresses the special concerns, challenges and issues affecting an increasingly diverse America, airing on NBC Local Television Stations on Saturday, May 24, 2008. SAN FRANCISCO, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented television hea...

Dr. Lance H. Brown President-Elect of Dermatologic Society of Greater New York Fights Misconceptions About Sun Protection and Skin Care in Support of Skin Cancer Awareness Month - May

NEW YORK, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Skin Cancer Foundation: Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. More than 1 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually. One in five Americans and one in three Caucasians will develop skin cancer in their...

The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Releases New Procedure Survey Data

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New study results released today by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) show the top procedures performed by dermasurgeons are skin cancer repair and reconstruction surgeries. According to the 2007 Procedure S...

Lynchburg, VA Dermatologist Janet G. Hickman, MD Honored With Rose Hirschler Award from Women's Dermatologic Society

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) proudly announces that Janet G. Hickman, MD, was honored with the prestigious Rose Hirschler award during its annual luncheon at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting held recently in San Antonio, Texas. (Ph...

Suzanne M. Connolly, MD Named 2008-2009 President of Women's Dermatologic Society

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) is pleased to announce the 2008-2009 presidency of Suzanne M. Connolly, MD, who took office at the recent WDS luncheon during the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Connolly mo...

L'Oreal USA Announces Three-Year Support of Women's Dermatologic Society Foundation Community Outreach

BEAUTY COMPANY GRANT TO FUND DERMATOLOGISTS' 'PLAY SAFE IN THE SUN' CAMPAIGN SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- L'Oreal USA, a subsidiary of the L'Oreal Group, announced that they have granted the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) Foundation $1...

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Supports Current Labeling of Allergan's Botox(R) Products

Expert Available for Comment ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), a 5,000 member specialty organization of leaders in the field of cosmetic and medically necessary skin surgery, is aware of the pet...

UltraShape(TM) Non-Invasive Fat Reduction and Body Contouring Clinical Study Results Presented at American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Annual Meeting

YOQNEAM, Israel and SAN RAMON, California, October 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of an independent multi-treatment clinical study of the UltraShape Contour I, the first clinically proven non-invasive focused ultrasound solution for body contouring, will be presented at the American Society for De...
Dermatologic in Medical Technology

Radiesse Provides Greater Patient Satisfaction Than Either Juvederm or Perlane as Reported in a 205-Patient Clinical Trial Published in the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioForm Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFRM ) today announced the publication of a multi-center, randomized, blinded comparative study of nasolabial fold treatments reporting higher patient satisfaction with its Radiesse(R) dermal filler than repor...

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

.... Important Product Safety Information dermatologic Toxicity: dermatologic toxicities occurred in 89 percent of patients and ...eiving Vectibix monotherapy. Withhold Vectibix for dermatologic toxicities that are grade 3 or higher or are consi...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

... in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 16,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical a...

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

... in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 16,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical a...

CuraGen Updates CR011-vcMMAE Data at ASCO

... progression-free survival (PFS) was 4.4 months. Tumor shrinkage was observed in 58% of patients, and 20 patients had best response of stable disease. dermatologic adverse events consisting of rash, alopecia, and pruritus were the most common toxicities in this study. Other adverse events included fatigue, diarrh...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...ylactic use of systemic steroids (1-2 mg/kg) for 1-2 weeks concomitantly with imatinib should be considered at the initiation of therapy. Bullous dermatologic reactions (eg, erythema multiforme and Stevens-Johnson syndrome) have also been reported. In some cases, the reaction recurred upon rechallenge. Sever...

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

...shed in the May issue of Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, a peer-reviewed dermatologic publication. "We are extremely pleased that the University of Califor...PLC. "As one of the most highly-respected and well-read publications in the dermatologic field, there is no better means to substantiate and communicate this scient...

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

... in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 15,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical a...

Clinician Reports Fast Healing of Intractable Wounds Using MEDIHONEY(R)

...ressings in the Home Care Setting (Tim Larson, Cleveland Clinic, OH) Active Leptospermum Honey: Treatment for Various Lower Extremity dermatologic Issues (Tracey Vlahovic, Temple University , PA) Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: Using Active Leptospermum Honey for W...

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

... in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 15,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical a...
Dermatologic in Medical Products

SmartLite Derm

Description:... SmartLite Derm is a KTP laser, very compact and lightweight, with emission wavelength of 532 nm (frequency doubled Nd:YAG) for dermatologic treatments. All the parameters are selectable by the comfortable color LCD Touch-screen. Maximum power is 5 W, spot sizes available are 0.3, 0.5, 0.7...
Company:DEKA Research & Development Corp.

AHFS Drug Information

Features:...istry and stability Scientific coverage of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics Complete lists of commonly available prescription, OTC, ophthalmic, and dermatologic drugs, in addition to vitamins and parenteral nutrition products Over 1,200 drug monographs covering tens-of-thousands of drug products Over 70,000 ...
Company:Skyscape, Inc.
Dermatologic in Medical Definition

Fat transfer

... Shiffman, M.A., Mirrafati S. Fat Transfer Techniques: The Effect of Harvest and Transfer Methods of Adipocyte Viability and Review of the Literature. dermatologic Surgery 27 (9,) pp 819-826. (2001) ^ Mendieta, C.; Gluteoplasty. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Volume 23, Number 6 Nov/Dec 2003 Issue, Pages 441-45...
Dermatologic in Medical Dictionary

Oncology

...ons, educational events, ... Oncology cancer articles covering symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment, ... Clinical Procedures in Oncology . dermatologic Malignant Neoplasms ... CancerNetwork provides research and opinion on the screening, early detection, ... More from Oncology NEWS Today Blog .....

Induration

...hyperemia, or neoplastic infiltration, or (b) an area or part of the body that has undergone such a reaction. Most often this term is used to describe dermatologic findings. Information about induration in the free online English dictionary and ... induration of the arteries. Lou Gehrig's disease. Osteosc...

Emergency Medicine

...medicine ... Magazine offers insight into problems in emergency depts/primary care: trauma, heartattack, stroke, gastrointestinal dysfunction, dermatologic disorders, and more. Emergency Medicine articles covering diagnosis, lab studies, imaging, procedures, ... Special Aspects of Emergency Med...
Dermatologic in Biological News

Columbia geneticists uncover new gene involved in determining hair texture and density in humans

... genetic hair types, and to learn more about the genetic underpinnings of different hair textures. Much of Dr. Christiano's research has focused on dermatologic variants found in Pakistani families, as they often represent ideal subjects for genetic analyses as they tend to be relatively homogeneous, with clos...
Dermatologic in Biological Technology

Radiesse(R) Dermal Filler Featured Prominently in Journal of Dermatologic Surgery Special Issue on Fillers

Five Published Articles Demonstrate Safety, Effectiveness, and Collagen Stimulating Properties of Radiesse SAN MATEO, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioForm Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFRM ) today announced the publication of five studies in the June 2008 issue of the...

Board Certified Dermatologist and President-Elect of the Dermatologic Society of Greater New York, Dr. Lance H. Brown Takes His Comprehensive Practice to East Hampton, NY

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing increasing demand for a higher level of dermatologic treatment in the Hamptons, Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Lance H. Brown has expanded his Manhattan practice to include an office at 386 Montauk Highway in Wainscott. His telephone number there is 6...

Elsevier Launches Ten New eBook Specialty Collections on MD Consult

.../www.mdconsult.com ), its online clinical reference tool. This launch provides online availability of market-leading specialty content in Dermatology, dermatologic Surgery, Family Medicine, General Radiology, Geriatric Medicine, Hand Surgery, Neonatology, Otolaryngology, Pathology, and Shoulder Surgery. "T...

Photos: 'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Launches Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Campaign to Advocate That Patients Shouldn't Let Psoriasis Impact Personal Style

... in Schaumburg, Ill., the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), founded in 1938, is the largest, most influential, and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 15,000 physicians worldwide, the Academy is committed to: advancing the diagnosis and medical, surgical a...

Oncology Biomarker KRAS to be Discussed at FDA Panel Meeting

... Important Product Safety Information dermatologic Toxicity: dermatologic toxicities occurred in 89 percent of patients and ...eiving Vectibix monotherapy. Withhold Vectibix for dermatologic toxicities that are grade 3 or higher or are consi...

Recognized Dermatology Expert Dr. Zoe Draelos Joins Histogen Scientific Advisory Board

...enting her writing endeavors, Dr. Draelos serves on 8 editorial boards, including Cosmetic Dermatology, The International Journal of Cosmetic Science, dermatologic Surgery, and Dermatology Times. She also serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr. Draelos is a fellow and past board ...

SkinMedica Launches TNS Essential Serum(TM)

...ca SkinMedica is a privately held specialty company marketing both prescription and aesthetic products that improve the appearance of skin and treat dermatologic conditions and diseases. SkinMedica's Desonate(R) (desonide) Gel 0.05% is indicated for the treatment of mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis; EpiQuin(R...

Advanced Viral Announces Phase IIb Wound Healing Trial for AVR123

...rate and quality of healing of wounds. According to the protocol, patients enrolled in the study will include individuals with a variety of wounds and dermatologic conditions. AVR123 is a topical formulation of ARV118 which is currently being investigated for the systemic treatment of cancer related clinical ca...

DermTech and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, Initiate Study to Understand Effects of Vitamin D as a Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Young Adults

...non-invasive diagnostic for melanoma and other major diseases. It is also being studied in the context of tracking treatment efficacy for a variety of dermatologic and other conditions, including the effects of drugs on skin at the molecular level in advance of observable clinical results. DermTech is actively pu...

Lilly to Acquire ImClone Systems in $6.5 Billion Transaction

...ently discontinue ERBITUX where ILD is confirmed dermatologic Toxicities -- In clinical studies of ERBITUX, dermatologic toxicities, including acneform rash, skin drying a...28 days - Monitor patients receiving ERBITUX for dermatologic toxicities and infectious sequelae - Sun ...
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