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Treatment for Facial Redness Associated With Rosacea Now Available in the UK

MirvasoA 3 mg/g gel an alpha-2 adrenergic agonist indicated for the symptomatic treatment of the redness associated with rosacea in adult patients, is now available in the UK.


Related Topix: Alphagan, Brimonidine (generic), Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Free samples of prescription drugs are costly to patients, study says

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Acne Vulgaris, Health

Free Drug Samples Prompt Skin Doctors To Prescribe Costlier Meds

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Startups, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Pharma Marketing Blog

More Free Rx Drug Samples, More Branded Drug Prescriptions. Duh

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pleasanton, CA

PhysOrg Weblog

Dermatologists with access to sample drugs write costlier prescriptions, study finds

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Startups, Stanford University, Health Insurance, Health

Bride's Magazine

Say Goodbye to Cellulite, Scars & More: How to Get Wedding-Ready Skin

Whether you'll be wearing a strapless or a long-sleeved wedding gown , your body is just as important as your pretty little face.


Related Topix: Wedding, Medicine

Log Cabin Democrat

Wellness sweeps UCA campus

Spring has sprung and health has been on the minds of many people in the Conway community.


Related Topix: Conway, AR, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

Innocutis Introduces Dexter the Dystrophic Nail to Educate the Public ...

Nail Dystrophy affects a vast portion of the U.S. population and the medical community has had limited treatment options to effectively address this growing problem.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Taking care of your skin

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

Daily Chronicle

Sycamore artists showcase 'Faces Around Town'

The unit at 366 W. State St., owned by Phil Cuthbert, has been vacant more than 25 years, and last housed DiMarzio Realty.


Related Topix: Sycamore, IL, Painting, Arts, Medicine

Applied Clinical Trials

Dermatology Development Experts bioskin Continues U.S. Expansion, Launches New Website

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.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Montgomery Advertiser

Dr. Porcia Love: Allergies troublesome for skin, too

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Home Gardening, Home, Eczema

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese girl beats rare skin disorder to walk again

Y Non is recovering from a rare skin disorder thanks to treatment at a national dermatology hospital in central Vietnam.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vietnam, World News

Sys-Con Media

SkinCeuticals Announces The Launch Of The Brand's First US Flagship Location

Located in midtown , this unique institution merges cutting-edge skincare technology with the best in medical advances.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii dermatologist reopens former Kapolei practice under new ownership

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Arlington, TX

The Island Packet

Professional Opinion: What spots do we miss when applying sunscreen?

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Skin Cancer, Cancer, Health, Sundown, Bullfrog, Sunscreens (generic), Opinion

Medical Daily

Dr. Zizmor, Notorious TV Dermatologist, Doesn't Have The Greatest Skin 25 Years Later

New photographs of aging TV dermatologist Dr. Zizmor - once the "world's foremost" - have shocked the online community this week.


Related Topix: Medicine

Customer Interaction Solutions

Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Signs Agreement with China's Tririver Capital

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)


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Liver Cancer


A Sample Dermatology Protocol

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Accutane, Isotretinoin (generic), Nursing

Bangor Daily News

TAMC to host "Dermatology and You: Learning to Love the Skin You're In"

Dermatology and You: Learning to Love the Skin You're In, will be the topic of TAMC's April Community Lunch and Learn/Healthy Aging Luncheon, set for the Caribou Inn and Convention Center on Friday, April 25. Entertainment and other activity will begin at 10:00 a.m., with lunch and the presentation to follow at 11:00 a.m. Nathan S. Ubelhoer, DO, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Caribou, ME, Osteopathy, University of New England, New England College