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Free samples of prescription drugs may seem like a great deal for patients. But even when doctors think they're doing patients a favor by handing out the freebies, the real beneficiaries are the drug manufacturers, according to new research in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
Every "free" sample comes with a price. Dermatologists who accept free tubes and bottles of brand-name drugs are likelier to prescribe expensive medications for acne than doctors who are prohibited from taking samples, a study reports Wednesday.
According to a study published today in JAMA Dermatology , branded and branded generic drugs accounted for 79 percent of the prescriptions written nationally by dermatologists compared with 17 percent at an academic medical center without samples.
Dermatologists with access to free drug samples are more likely than those without access to samples to write prescriptions for drugs that are more expensive, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Whether you'll be wearing a strapless or a long-sleeved wedding gown , your body is just as important as your pretty little face.
Spring has sprung and health has been on the minds of many people in the Conway community.
Many of us will slather on the sunscreen to avoid sunburns during the summer, but Gundersen Health System dermatologist Dr. Karl Noll said you can also burn during the spring.
The unit at 366 W. State St., owned by Phil Cuthbert, has been vacant more than 25 years, and last housed DiMarzio Realty.
The new layout was designed with ease of use in mind and highlighting our areas of dermatological expertise including strategic and regulatory consulting, clinical development, generics, program and project management, and global partnering.
Seasonal allergies -- also referred to as hay fever or allergic rhinitis -- affect more than 36 million people in the U.S. Seasonal allergies typically are caused by an allergic reaction to mold or pollen, both of which are present in the air at higher levels during the spring.
Y Non is recovering from a rare skin disorder thanks to treatment at a national dermatology hospital in central Vietnam.
Hawaii dermatologist Dr. Alex S. Carcamo has bought a practice that he originally opened for U.S. Dermatology in Kapolei and reopened the office on Monday as its new owner.
This week, Paul Brewer, a board-certified dermatologist in Beaufort, discusses spots you commonly miss when applying sunscreen and whether a base tan really protects your skin.
New photographs of aging TV dermatologist Dr. Zizmor - once the "world's foremost" - have shocked the online community this week.
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. , a development-stage oncology and dermatology biopharmaceutical company, announced today that it has entered into an advisory agreement with China's Tririver Capital to help identify distribution and joint venture partners for the Company's novel oncology drug PV-10 in China, as well as other therapeutics that ... (more)
Many nurse practitioners have asked me about dermatology protocols. They are no different from other protocols and should be an outline of your practice agreement with your supervising or collaborating physician.