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Going to the dogs: Dermatologic research in dogs may also benefit humans

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Just as dermatologic disorders such as atopic dermatitis and ringworm can affect both pets and their people, new research in this area can benefit both animals and humans as well. The people-pet connection Over the past 10 years, the idea of collaboration across different medical and scientific disciplines has garnered more support and interest. “Dermatologists, …

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False moisturizer claims may worsen skin conditions

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A review of some of the best-selling over-the-counter moisturizers finds that most products contain at least one allergen that could worsen the very skin condition it is designed to treat. The review, published online Sept. 6 in JAMA Dermatology, found that of 153 products, 88 percent contained at least one allergen …

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Philips Rolls Out New Three-In-One Skincare Device


Philips is introducing Philips VisaPure Advanced, a new three-in-one facial skincare tool. The new device works to remove impurities that have accumulated in pores resulting in lesser appearance of enlarged or clogged pores and blackheads, which can be caused by a number of factors including oily skin, clogging – by makeup …

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The implementation of knowledge dissemination in the prevention of occupational skin diseases

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Abstract Background Occupational skin diseases (OSD) have a high medical, social, economic and political impact. Knowledge dissemination from research activities to key stakeholders involved in health care is a prerequisite to make prevention effective. Objectives To study and prioritize different activity fields and stakeholders that are involved in the prevention …

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Derm Guideline Authors’ Financial Info Questioned

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Authors of recent dermatology clinical guidelines received an average of more than $150,000 in industry payments, which were not properly disclosed more than half the time, according to a retrospective review. The review showed that 40 of 49 authors of three American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) clinical practice guidelines received …

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Don’t ignore facial dynamics when using fillers

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Dermal fillers that include physicochemical properties proved to be effective in reducing acne scarring without compromising natural facial dynamics, researchers reported at the 2017 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting in Chicago on Thursday. “Facial dynamics is an increasing area of clinical focus extending beyond 3-D volume restoration, as …

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Lisa M. Donofrio, MD Takes Reins of ASDS/ASDSA

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Lisa M. Donofrio, MD, is the new President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA). Along with her fellow officers and the ASDS / ASDSA Boards of Directors, Dr. Donofrio assumed leadership of theASDS/ASDSA at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Chicago. Dr. Donofrio has been in …

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Clinicians persist in prescribing antibiotics for acne

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Prescribing systemic antibiotics for acne remains a common clinical practice, despite recommendations to reduce antibiotic use, according to an extensive database review. The results were published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. “Despite … recent recommendations regarding the importance of antibiotic stewardship and appropriate use of antibiotics …

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