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April 2018 Blog Posts (9)

What Causes Skin Cancer Besides the Sun?

Traditional skin cancer prevention teaches us that the disease is mainly associated with increased sun exposure. However, there are a number of other health factors that can provoke skin cancer. As the diagnosis rates continue to climb, taking into account how conditions like human papillomavirus (HPV), alcohol consumption, and ineffective sun…


Added by Julie Morse on April 26, 2018 at 8:06pm — No Comments

Cosmetic Surgery Apps Normalize Body Modification Procedures for Youth

A series of choose-your-own-plastic-surgery adventure apps are under scrutiny for provoking negative body image concepts amongst children and teens. Apps with names such as “Beauty Clinic Plastic Surgery,” “Nose Doctor Fun Kids Game,” and “Little Skin Doctor Treatment Game” are programs where users can give virtual characters face-lifts,…


Added by Julie Morse on April 26, 2018 at 8:02pm — No Comments

How Effective are Over-the-Counter Skin Rollers?

Skin rollers, or dermarollers, are controversial cosmetic devices that claim to boost collagen, firm skin, and increase circulation and oxygen with tiny needles. However,…


Added by Julie Morse on April 22, 2018 at 3:58pm — No Comments

How Can Dermatologists Be Better Photographers?

Photography is often an integral part of a dermatologist’s job; however, accurately capturing a patient’s biopsy, lesion, or cosmetic results can be a challenge for dermatologists and clinicians who lack photography training or face time constraints. Here are some …


Added by Julie Morse on April 22, 2018 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Derm Residents Hone Their Diagnostic Skills Through Portrait Study

Dermatology residents are sharpening their diagnosis skills through art criticism exercises. At Yale University’s Dermatology Grand Rounds on April 4, 2018, residents examined ten paintings by Lam Qua, a 19th century Chinese oil…


Added by Julie Morse on April 12, 2018 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Psoriasis Treatment Receives FDA Approval

Mumbai-based Sun Pharma has just received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for ILUMYA (tildrakizumab-asmn), a medication that reduces redness in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who qualify for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

The approval comes on the heels of data published from a Phase-3 reSURFACE clinical development program.…


Added by Julie Morse on April 12, 2018 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Revance Therapeutics Expands Commercial Team to Gear Up for Product Launch of Neuromodulator RT002

NEWARK, Calif.--April 2, 2018 via Business Wire

Revance Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVNC), a biotechnology company developing neuromodulators for use in treating aesthetic and underserved therapeutic conditions, today announced the appointments of Dustin Sjuts as Vice President of Strategy and Sales, Aesthetic and Therapeutic; Ben Putman as Vice President of Digital; and Marc Korenberg as Senior Director of Commercial Operations. In addition,…


Added by Nadine D. Tosk on April 11, 2018 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Dermatology Startup Delivers Personalized Retinoid Prescriptions

In an era where drones can deliver groceries and Postmates can drop off virtually any product to our front doors, it only makes sense that the dermatology industry would figure out a way to hop on the trend of automated delivery services. Enter DearBrightly: a Y…


Added by Julie Morse on April 6, 2018 at 4:38pm — No Comments

L’Oréal Gets Futuristic at its New Space at 10 Hudson Yards

L’Oréal, one of the largest beauty companies in the world with over 30 brands in its portfolio, has gone high tech with its new 10 Hudson Yards office on the West Side of Manhattan. Their 400,000-square foot headquarters features an impressive series of amenities including an expansive terrace where workers can talk shop or just hang out and enjoy stellar views of the Hudson…


Added by Julie Morse on April 6, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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